Austrian lugers Rupert Brüggler and Tobias Angerer have announced their retirement from the sport, according to the Austrian Toboggan Federation.
Patrick O’Kane Junior ReporterFollow @@sportingpat
Recent articles by Patrick
South Korea President Moon Jae-in said Lee Kee-heung could play a pivotal role in the future of the country's sport after his election as a member of the International Olympic Committee (IOC).
The Athletes' Village for the International University Sports Federation (FISU) Summer Universiade has been officially opened just days before competition gets under way in Naples.
Germany are gunning for a podium finish and a spot at next summer's Tokyo 2020 Paralympic Games when the International Wheelchair Basketball Federation's Women's European Championship begins in Rotterdam tomorrow.
International Olympic Committee (IOC) President Thomas Bach told world leaders at the G20 Summit that the power of the Olympics could unite a fragile world as Tokyo prepares to host the Olympic and Paralympic Games next summer.
Hurley and Imboden reign in Toronto as United States continue to dominate at Pan American Fencing Championships
The United States' dominance of the Pan American Fencing Championships was underlined on day two with victories for Race Imboden and Kelley Hurley in Toronto.
Argentina set up a mouth-watering semi-final against hosts Brazil at the Copa América with a much-improved 2-0 victory against Venezuela at Maracanã Stadium in Rio de Janeiro.
British Olympic Association and British Paralympic Association move into new central London headquarters
The British Olympic Association (BOA) and British Paralympic Association (BPA) have moved into their new headquarters in central London.
Three-times Olympic champions Australia will face reigning world champions Netherlands in a battle to secure the International Hockey Federation Women's Pro League Grand Final crown on Saturday.
Oka wins all-around title as Japan dominate opening day of Artistic Gymnastics Junior World Championships
Japan claimed the first gold medal of the inaugural Artistic Gymnastics Junior World Championships in Hungarian city Győr as they won the men's team title.
A thunderous free-kick from Marco Ilaimaharitra clinched a historic victory for Madagascar as they defeated Burundi 1-0 in Alexandria to record a first-ever major tournament win.
Austria has been confirmed as the location for the world's fastest marathon runner, Eliud Kipchoge, to make a second attempt at becoming the first athlete to complete the event in under two hours.
United States will send 20 athletes to the World Para Athletics Junior Championships in Nottwil, Switzerland, US Paralympics Track and Field has announced.
An expected heatwave across Europe this weekend will give competitors in Slovenia an extra challenge as the third International Canoe Federation (ICF) Canoe Slalom World Cup of the season begins in Tacen, Ljubljana.
Patrick Baumann and Nat Indrapana posthumously received the Olympic Order on the final day of the IOC Session at the Swiss Tech Convention Center in Lausanne.