By Michael Pavitt and Max Winters at the Main Press Centre in Taipei
The Taipei 2017 Summer Universiade was officially declared open this evening in a Ceremony that was briefly marred by protests.
Ireland’s Minister for Transport, Tourism and Sport has confirmed that the Moran Report looking into a ticketing scandal at Rio 2016 involving officials from the country will be sent to the Ethics Commission of the International Olympic Committee (IOC).
A Special General Assembly has been called for next month by the National Olympic Committee of Kenya (NOCK) to discuss when to hold another meeting to choose a new chairman and executive after the original election was postponed.
Cricket will not be included as part of Birmingham's bid for the 2022 Commonwealth Games, according to politicians in the city.
International University Sports Federation (FISU) President Oleg Matytsin has insisted the use of the name Chinese Taipei, rather than Taiwan, follows clear protocols set out in the Olympic Movement.
Four-time Olympic gold medallist and multiple world champion Sir Mo Farah has backed Birmingham's bid for the 2022 Commonwealth Games.
International Olympic Committee (IOC) President Thomas Bach claimed the Taipei 2017 Summer Universiade could be a milestone event for athletes as they look to progress their careers.
A former Olympian was shot in his foot by a ricocheting bullet as Spanish police gunned down five suspected terrorists during the attack in Cambrils on Thursday (August 17).
Bid chairman says Queen's Baton visit to Liverpool shows city's hunger to stage 2022 Commonwealth Games
Liverpool 2022 bid chairman Brian Barwick has said the latest Gold Coast 2018 Queen’s Baton Relay leg shows how much “appetite” there is in the city to stage the Games themselves.
International University Sports Federation (FISU) President Oleg Matytsin has praised Taipei 2017’s hospitality as being of a gold medal standard and believes organisers have everything in place for a successful Summer Universiade.
The Rio 2016 Animal Management Service - a unique project to protect critters found in the vicinity of the Olympic and Paralympic host city’s venues and keep them out of harm’s way - has wound down its work.
Russian Bobsleigh and Skeleton Federation (RBSF) President Alexander Zubkov has announced the appointment of Danil Chaban as head coach.
Argentina made a winning start to their men’s football campaign at the Taipei 2017 Summer Universiade, as they overcame South Korea at the Chang Gung University Stadium.
The South East Asian Games in Kuala Lumpur were officially declared open by Malaysian Prime Minister Najib Razak during a Ceremony described as glittering and spectacular by organisers.