By Nick Butler and Michael Pavitt in Sapporo
David Douillet, the double Olympic judo champion and former French Sports Minister, is to challenge Denis Masseglia for the Presidency of the French National Olympic and Sports Committee (CNOSF).
Kazakh biathletes Yan Savitskiy and Galina Vishnevskaya have fiercely criticised their treatment at the World Championships in Austria after winning Asian Winter Games gold medals here today.
Calgary's Bid Exploration Committee (CBEC) has launched an online survey to gauge the opinion of residents of the city and the Bow Valley Corridor on a potential bid for the 2026 Winter Olympic and Paralympic Games.
A new rule preventing one country winning all three medals in any event here at the Asian Winter Games in Sapporo has been introduced as a compromise to ensure higher participation, insidethegames has been told.
Michael Phelps is set to testify at a Congressional Sub-Committee hearing in the United States next week, looking into the country’s anti-doping system.
Rio 2016 Olympic silver medallists John-John Dohmen of Belgium and Dutchwoman Naomi Van As have been named the men's and women's Player of the Year respectively at the Hockey Stars Awards in Chandigarh in India today.
Triple world champion wrestler Adeline Gray will miss the entire 2017 season to recover from injury.
The European Karate Federation (EKF) held an Executive Committee meeting in Sofia to analyse progress of the sport around the continent.
Action will begin tomorrow at the third edition of the International Military Sport Council (CISM) World Winter Games in Sochi.
USA Weightlifting has bolstered its staff with the addition of two new members in Mike Gattone and Suzy Sanchez.
Lee Seung-Hoon clinched his fourth gold of Sapporo 2017 as the South Korean star won the men’s mass start event on the final day of speed skating competition at the Asian Winter Games.
Japan were left celebrating for the second consecutive day at Sapporo Teine as Emi Hasegawa claimed women’s giant slalom gold at the Asian Winter Games here today.
Yuki Kobayashi won a second gold medal of the Asian Winter Games here on a day of Japanese success in cross-country skiing.
International Paralympic Committee (IPC) President Sir Philip Craven praised the Japanese Government for their "Universal Design 2020" action plan after a meeting with Prime Minister Shinzō Abe.