By Nick Butler and Michael Pavitt in Sapporo
Four-time Olympic gold medallist Sir Mo Farah has reiterated he is "clean" following the leaking of a United States Anti-Doping Agency (USADA) report that suggested coach Alberto Salazar may have broken 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.
Over 530 athletes, 130 coaches and 100 volunteers gathered in the Argentinian capital of Buenos Aires to take part in a 10-day sport and educational camp as part of a nationwide talent selection programme and test event for the 2018 Youth Olympic Games.
The voting for the International Handball Federation (IHF) Player and Coach of the Year Awards is open until March 9.
Norwegian Olympic rower Nils Jakob Hoff, a medical student at the University of Bergen, has won World Rowing’s 2016 Filippi Spirit Award.
The inaugural World Taekwondo Federation (WTF) Beach Championships have been rescheduled to take place in Rhodes Island in Greece between May 5 and 6.
Mikaela Shiffrin extended her lead in the race for the overall International Ski Federation (FIS) Alpine Skiing World Cup title as she won today's alpine combined event in Crans-Montana in Switzerland.
Lin Yuemei set a world record en route to winning the women’s 10 metres air pistol title on another dominant day for China at the International Shooting Sport Federation (ISSF) World Cup in India’s capital New Delhi.
South Korea claimed an emphatic gold medal at home today as they defeated the United States in the men's final of the World Junior Curling Championships in the Gangneung Indoor Ice Rink.
Wilson Kipsang of Kenya won the men's elite race at the Tokyo Marathon today but narrowly missed out on the world record that was firmly in his sights.
Galina Vishnevskaya made it four golds in biathlon today at the Asian Winter Games with victory in the 12.5 kilometres mass start event.
Japan's Akira Lenting held off the close attentions of his Kazakh rivals to win the men’s 30 kilometre mass start cross-country competition at the Asian Winter Games.