By Nick Butler and Michael Pavitt in Sapporo
A leading official from the Palestine Olympic Committee (POC) visited Sapporo to look at proceedings during the Asian Winter Games and work on getting the country involved in future snow sport events.
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.
Henrik von Eckermann brought the International Equestrian Federation (FEI) Jumping World Cup Western European League to a successful close on home ground in Gothenburg today.
Germany produced a dominant performance to successfully defend their men’s team title at the International Ski Federation (FIS) Nordic Ski World Championships in Lahti today.
Latvia’s Martins Dukurs claimed his fifth global skeleton crown today after triumphing at the International Bobsleigh and Skeleton Federation (IBSF) World Championships in Königssee.
Olympic champion Natalie Geisenberger led a German clean sweep at the last leg of the International Luge Federation (FIL) World Cup season to secure a record-breaking 38th individual victory in Altenberg.
Canada’s Mikael Kingsbury and Australia’s Britteny Cox capped off their dominant International Ski Federation (FIS) Freestyle Skiing World Cup seasons by claiming victories in the respective men’s and women’s dual moguls competitions in Chinese resort Thaiwoo today.