International Sambo Federation (FIAS) President Vasily Shestakov is hoping the World Sambo Championships here in Cheongju can be a catalyst for the sport's development as FIAS targets Olympic Games inclusion.
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International Sambo President (FIAS) Vasily Shestakov was presented with an honorary doctorate degree by representatives of Yong In University ahead of the FIAS Congress here in Cheongju.
Russian sambists should not expect to revel in the same successes as 2018, when the International Sambo Federation (FIAS) World Sambo Championships begin here in Cheongju tomorrow.
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Chinese Taipei will face off against Japan in the battle to win Group B as the opening round of the World Baseball Softball Confederation Premier12 continued in Taichung.
Spain have claimed the first gold medal of the International Cycling Union (UCI) Urban Cycling World Championships by clinching the team trials gold in Chengdu.
An Irish retailer has launched a "Here for Ireland" initiative as it seeks to drum up support for Irish athletes in the build-up to Tokyo 2020.
South Korean Ambassador to Nigeria Lee In Tae has claimed more support will be given to develop taekwondo in Nigeria as the sport's popularity grows in the African country.
The Demonstration group on Blind Sambo will put on a performance for their international colleagues here in Cheongju, as part of the World Sambo Championships.
European champions The Netherlands overcame Nigeria to book their place in the quarter-finals of the FIFA Under-17 World Cup in Brazil.
Top seeds Japan needed a late comeback to defeat Venezuela, as they began their World Baseball Softball Confederation Premier12 campaign with victory in Taichung.
Germany's Nina Reichenbach will bid for a third successive elite women's trials title, as the International Cycling Union (UCI) Urban Cycling World Championships get underway in Chengdu tomorrow.
The United States won a crucial match against Dominican Republic to join Mexico in qualifying for the super round of the 2019 World Baseball Softball Confederation Premier12 in Tokyo.
Raneem El Welily will face compatriot Nour El Sherbini in the final as she bids to reclaim the Professional Squash Association Women's World Championship title at the foot of the iconic Great Pyramid of Giza.
The International Table Tennis Federation's (ITTF) Executive Committee has given the green light for the governing body to become World Table Tennis from 2021, at its meeting in Chengdu.