By Nick Butler and Michael Pavitt in Sapporo
Alberto Salazar, the coach of four-time Olympic gold medallist Sir Mo Farah, is facing more questions about whether he broke anti-doping rules to boost the performance of some of his athletes.
Introducing greater flexibility to the sports programme for the Asian Winter Games is being considered as a means to ensure more countries win medals.
Sapporo's Asian Winter Games have been officially closed here at a Closing Ceremony today held on ice at which Olympic Council of Asia (OCA) vice-president Timothy Fok predicted how they will be "back again" soon.
A host for the next edition of the Asian Winter Games will be decided at September's Olympic Council of Asia (OCA) General Assembly in Ashgabat, it is hoped.
Norwegian Olympic rower Nils Jakob Hoff, a medical student at the University of Bergen, has won World Rowing’s 2016 Filippi Spirit Award.
Japan’s Shoma Uno claimed the final gold medal of the Sapporo 2017 Asian Winter Games as the home favourite narrowly won the men’s figure skating title here today.
Kazakhstan thumped Japan 7-0 here today to seal a second successive men’s ice hockey title here at the Asian Winter Games.
Bahrain Olympic Committee (BOC) board member Shaikha Hayat bint Abdulaziz Al Khalifa believes the country's participation in the upcoming Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC) Women's Games will further boost sporting development in the nation.
The World Anti-Doping Agency (WADA) has confirmed that there may be a lack of "sufficient evidence" needed to impose sanctions upon some Russian athletes identified in the McLaren Report.
Chinese President Xi Jinping has urged the country's performances in snow sports to match those in ice events by the time Beijing hosts the Winter Olympic and Paralympic Games in 2022.
Los Angeles 2024 chairman Casey Wasserman has said it is “disappointing” to see Budapest pull out of the bidding process for the Olympic and Paralympic Games.
The International Association of Athletics Federations (IAAF) has appointed three independent persons to its inaugural Vetting Panel, including Mark Pieth, the chair of the Independence Governance Committee that oversaw the reform process within FIFA between 2011 and 2013.
The International Gymnastics Federation (FIG) agreed to look into the development of a new discipline of the sport during Morinari Watanabe's first Executive Committee meeting as President of the governing body.
Legendary British middle-distance runner and former mile world record holder Derek Ibbotson has died at the age of 84.