By Max Winters at the Taiwan Sport University Arena and Michael Pavitt at the Main Press Centre in Taipei
Taipei Mayor Ko Wen-je has pledged to have no leniency should protestors effect the running of the Summer Universiade following the disturbances outside yesterday’s Opening Ceremony.
Taipei 2017 Organising Committee chief executive Su Li-chiung has condemned the protests at last night's Opening Ceremony and promised stricter safety measures for the rest of the Universiade.
Russia's bid to be reinstated by the International Paralympic Committee (IPC) in time for Pyeongchang 2018 has been boosted after 14 countries wrote a letter expressing their support for them.
An inspection visit to 2019 Africa Cup of Nations host Cameroon has been postponed by the Confederation of African Football (CAF) after auditing firm PricewaterhouseCoopers (PWC) withdrew.
British aerial skier Lloyd Wallace is "conscious and comfortable" after he suffered a crash while training in Switzerland.
Olympic medallists Rasul Chunayev of Azerbaijan and South Korean Kim Hyeon-Woo will begin their pursuit of their second titles at the United World Wrestling (UWW) World Championships when the 2017 edition of the event begins here tomorrow.
Alpine Skiing World Cup champion Marcel Hirscher is expected to be out of action until December after breaking his left ankle.
Cyclist Shane Perkins has had his switch from Australia to Russia green-lighted after the latter nation’s President Vladimir Putin signed a decree granting him citizenship.
Spain’s Damián Quintero remains top of the World Karate Federation (WKF) world rankings on the back of some strong performances in recent months.
Two Universiade records were broken on the opening day of swimming competition at Taipei 2017 here today.
Om Yun-chol set three Summer Universiade records to claim the first of a hat-trick of weightlifting gold medals for North Korea as they finished top of the day one medals table here.
On an afternoon when Sir Mo Farah ran and won his final track race on British soil, Qatar’s high jumper Mutaz Essa Barshim produced the stand-out performance at the International Association of Athletics Federations’ (IAAF) Diamond League in Birmingham.
Germany became the first side to advance to the semi-finals of the EuroHockey Championships in Amsterdam thanks to a 1-0 win over the defending women’s champions England.
Germany’s Ingrid Klimke earned the first big individual title of her career as she won the International Equestrian Federation (FEI) European Eventing Championships in Poland - but her country’s run of three team successes was brought to an end by Great Britain.