World champion Magnus Carlsen and Sam Shankland each took a major step towards the Chess World Cup semi-finals today in Sochi, winning their opening last-eight games.
Fifteen countries are set to compete across three disciplines when the African Sambo Championships begins in Cairo, Egypt tomorrow.
IOC accused of "cold indifference to genocide" as Congressional body quizzes US-based TOP sponsors on Beijing 2022
The International Olympic Committee has been accused of showing "cold indifference to genocide" at a Congressional Executive Committee on China (CECC) hearing which today grilled United States-based Olympic sponsors.
Refugee Olympic Team (EOR) Chef de Mission Tegla Loroupe could miss the chance to lead the squad at the delayed Olympic Games here as she is still in Doha after testing positive for COVID-19.
The rules on the use of cannabis by athletes should be reviewed, World Athletics President Sebastian Coe has said in the wake of the case that meant Sha'Carri Richardson, winner of the women’s 100 metres at the US Olympic trials, missing Tokyo 2020.
UK Anti-Doping (UKAD) has appointed director of strategy and education Emily Robinson to serve as interim chief executive, effective from the end of August.
The International Olympic Committee has issued new guidelines to encourage gender-equal, fair and inclusive coverage at the Tokyo 2020 Olympics, which features record female participation.
Birmingham 2022 has appointed Rosterfy as the official provider of the workforce management systems for the Commonwealth Games.
Naomi Osaka has suggested the weight of expectation proved too much for her as she suffered a shock straight-sets defeat to Markéta Vondroušová of the Czech Republic at the Tokyo 2020 Olympics here.
The Russian Olympic Committee (ROC) women's team ended the United States' reign of dominance to complete the artistic gymnastics team double on a night where the legendary Simone Biles was forced to withdraw from the final due to a "medical issue".
Japan successfully retained the Olympic softball title they last won 13 years ago by beating the United States 2-0 in today's gold-medal game.
Brazil's Italo Ferreira and American Carissa Moore wrote themselves into the history books today by winning the first-ever Olympic surfing titles here at Tokyo 2020.
Serbia’s Milica Mandić secured Olympic taekwondo gold for the second time - nine years after winning her first - after seeing off South Korea’s Lee Da-bin, while there was more gold medal success for ROC at the Tokyo 2020 Games here.
Five years after losing the Rio 2016 women’s under-63 kilograms final to Slovenia’s Tina Trstenjak, French judoka Clarisse Agbegnenou defeated the same opponent here this evening to earn the only gold her career has been missing.
Jolanda Neff led home a Swiss clean sweep in the Tokyo 2020 women's cross-country mountain bike event in Izu, with the gold medallist winning by more than a minute.