Kim Jong-un, the Supreme Leader of North Korea, is seeking to open up the borders of the world’s most reclusive country by hosting World Junior Championships in both judo and weightlifting in 2017 and 2018, insidethegames has learned.
IAAF accused of trying to "muddy the waters" by anti-doping experts following defence of testing regime
Anti-doping expert Michael Ashenden has accused the International Association of Athletics Federations (IAAF) of attempting to "muddy the waters" by criticising his analysis of leaked data belonging to the world governing body.
Mexico has been suspended by the International Basketball Association (FIBA) as concerns grow over alleged Government inteference across Olympic sports, while a similar ban in place against Russia since July has been lifted.
There is “no special reason” why karate shouldn’t be chosen for inclusion at Tokyo 2020, World Karate Federation (WKF) President Antonio Espinos claimed here today, though he remains wary of some of the challenges the sport faces in the lead up to next year’s decision at the International Olympic Committee (IOC) Session in Rio de Janeiro.
Results of a consultation process contemplating the merits of a 2026 Winter Olympics bid will be unveiled by the Swiss Olympic Association (SOA) in March, it has been announced.
Singapore National Olympic Council (SNOC) President Tan Chuan-Jin has urged sports officials in the country to continue to “conduct ourselves and act above board at all times” in light of a series of scandals in world sport.
Japan’s reigning world kata champions Kiyou Shimizu and Ryo Kiyuna both lived up to their billing by claiming women’s and men’s gold respectively on the opening day of the World Karate Federation (WKF) Karate1 Premier League finale here.
Britain’s Giles Scott earned his third Finn Gold Cup title after two impressive results on the fifth day of the regatta saw his lead become insurmountable ahead of tomorrow’s medal race in Takapuna, New Zealand.
Sweden retain men's title at Le Gruyère European Curling Championships while Russia earn women's crown
Sweden successfully defended the men’s title at the Le Gruyère European Curling Championships after earning an extra end victory over Switzerland in the final at Esbjerg, Denmark.
Therese Johaug dominated the women's five kilometres test on another day of Norwegian success at the International Ski Federation (FIS) World Cup in Ruka, as Martin Johnsrud Sundby won the men's 10km event.
Hosts South Korea and France earned two gold medals on the final day of the International Judo Federation (IJF) Grand Prix season on the island of Jeju.
World two-man bobsleigh champions Francesco Friedrich and Thorsten Margis earned the opening victory of the International Bobsleigh and Skeleton Federation (IBSF) World Cup season after producing two impressive times in front of a home crowd in Altenberg, Germany.
Australia, Britain and The Netherlands all on target at FIH World League Final as Germany held again
Five-time world player of the year Jamie Dwyer scored a solitary winning goal as Australia opened their International Hockey Federation (FIH) World League Final account with a narrow 1-0 victory over Belgium, while Olympic champions Germany were held to a draw for the second game in succession.
Japan remain on course for Rio 2016 qualification as they came through the opening day of the second Asian rugby sevens regional Olympic qualifying event unbeaten on home turf in Tokyo.