By Max Winters at the Taiwan Sport University Arena and Michael Pavitt at the Main Press Centre in Taipei
Taipei 2017 Organising Committee chief executive Su Li-chiung has condemned the protests at last night's Opening Ceremony and promised stricter safety measures for the rest of the Universiade.
Russia's bid to be reinstated by the International Paralympic Committee (IPC) in time for Pyeongchang 2018 has been boosted after 14 countries wrote a letter expressing their support for them.
British aerial skier Lloyd Wallace is "conscious and comfortable" after he suffered a crash while training in Switzerland.
Alpine Skiing World Cup champion Marcel Hirscher is expected to be out of action until December after breaking his left ankle.
Cyclist Shane Perkins has had his switch from Australia to Russia green-lighted after the latter nation’s President Vladimir Putin signed a decree granting him citizenship.
Spain’s Damián Quintero remains top of the World Karate Federation (WKF) world rankings on the back of some strong performances in recent months.
Two Universiade records were broken on the opening day of swimming competition at Taipei 2017 here today.
Om Yun-chol set three Summer Universiade records to claim the first of a hat-trick of weightlifting gold medals for North Korea as they finished top of the day one medals table here.
Nigeria bagged the first quarter-final spot at the 2017 Women’s AfroBasket after defeating Egypt 106-72 today.
Hosts Malaysia claimed four of the five wushu gold medals on offer as action continued today at the South East Asian (SEA) Games in Kuala Lumpur.
China’s Chen Long will be bidding for a third consecutive global crown at the Badminton World Federation World Championships in Glasgow, where action is due to begin tomorrow.
Asian Football Confederation (AFC) Championship winners Iran will take on Kyrgyzstan, Jordan and Tahiti in the group stage of the men's futsal tournament at the 2017 Asian Indoor and Martial Arts Games (AIMAG) in Ashgabat.
USA Curling have formed a partnership with nutritional supplements producer Thorne Research.
Veteran wheelchair basketball player Bo Hedges has said Canada’s main aim is to qualify for next year’s World Championships in Hamburg via the upcoming Americas Cup.