Gender equality has been achieved in weightlifting after the total number of female bodyweight categories was officially increased to eight at a meeting in Beijing.
Ashgabat in Turkmenistan is set to host its second Olympic Council of Asia (OCA) General Assembly in three years after being named as host for the 2017 event.
International Olympic Committee (IOC) President Thomas Bach believes clear criteria clarifying who is responsible for compliance issues must be introduced amid changes to the global anti-doping landscape.
Nagoya and Aichi in Japan were officially awarded the 2026 Asian Games at today's Olympic Council of Asia (OCA) General Assembly after a presentation which included a rendition of an Elvis Presley classic.
Skateboarding has been added to the programme for the 2018 Asian Games in Jakarta and Palambang following a late agreement between organisers and members of the Olympic Council of Asia (OCA) Coordination Commission.
Minsk has been awarded the 2019 European Figure Skating Championships, it has been announced.
Dutch cycling star Tom Dumoulin has claimed the use of therapeutic use exemptions (TUE) by Sir Bradley Wiggins "stinks" and that use of them is "like cheating".
The United States Olympic Committee (USOC) has announced that the inaugural Jesse Owens Olympic Spirit Award will be presented posthumously to Olympic champion and boxing legend Muhammad Ali.
Hosts Vietnam won four gold medals here in Danang today as Asian Beach Games action intensified across 11 different sports.
The first International Judo Federation (IJF) Grand Prix event following the Rio 2016 Olympic Games concluded in Zagreb today with Russia top of the medal table, as five more gold medals were awarded.
Ethiopia's Kenenisa Bekele won the Berlin Marathon today with the second quickest time in history but was left disappointed that he did not add another world record to his collection.
Brady Ellison, the most successful athlete in the tournament's history, won his fourth Archery World Cup Final gold medal as he defeated Sjef van den Berg of The Netherlands in the men's recurve competition in Odense in Denmark.
Malaysia's Lee Chong Wei won the Badminton World Federation (BWF) Japan Super Series title for the sixth time in his career after getting the better of Denmark's Jan Ø. Jørgensen at the Tokyo Metropolitan Gymnasium.
Egypt's Giana Lofty won her third gold medal of the season on finals day at the Karate1 Premier League in Hamburg.
Dutchman Niki Terpstra dramatically won the Eneco Tour after overnight leader Rohan Dennis crashed out on the seventh and final leg of the stage race today.