By Nancy Gillen in Yekaterinburg
Beijing 2022 has unveiled a panda and Chinese lantern child as mascots for the Winter Olympic and Paralympics Games.
Egyptian weightlifters to miss 2019 World Championships and potentially Tokyo 2020 following suspension
Egypt will not be represented at the 2019 International Weightlifting Federation (IWF) World Championships here in Pattaya following the suspension of the country's national federation.
Lausanne 2020 has received the flame for the Winter Youth Olympic Games in Athens after the lighting ceremony at the Panathenaic Stadium.
Queensland Premier Annastacia Palaszczuk has said the Australian state will abandon plans to bid for the 2032 Summer Olympics and Paralympics if the opportunity for long-term benefits is not proven.
American middle-distance runner Alysia Montano has thanked whistleblower Yulia Stepanova as she prepares to receive two medals retrospectively at the International Association of Athletics Federations (IAAF) World Championships.
The Japan Swimming Federation has announced tough qualifying times for the host nation's Olympic Games team at Tokyo 2020.
South African sprinter Carina Horn has been suspended by the Athletics Integrity Unit (AIU) after failing a drugs test.
IWF Congress takes place with Anti-Doping Commission claiming decline in number of ineligible athletes at events
The International Weightlifting Federation (IWF) Anti-Doping Commission noted a decline in the number of ineligible athletes at the sport’s events as the world governing body held its Congress here today.
England's Galal Yafai recorded a unanimous victory at the International Boxing Association (AIBA) Men's World Championships to stun flyweight top seed and defending champion Yosvany Veitía of Cuba.
Japan's Kenichiro Fumita ensured he is going to be a very big deal at the Tokyo 2020 Games as he effectively regained his world wrestling title today in the Kazhakstan capital of Nur-Sultan.
Two-time Asian super heavyweight champion Jalolov impresses in first bout of AIBA Men's World Championships
Uzbekistan's two-time Asian super heavyweight champion Bakhodir Jalolov impressed in his first bout here at the International Boxing Championships (AIBA) Men's World Championships.
Averina settles for less than perfection with gold and bronze at Rhythmic Gymnastics World Championships
Dina Averina of Russia, seeking a third consecutive world all-around title at the Rhythmic Gymnastics World Championships in Baku, had to settle for gold and bronze in individual apparatus, as the first medals were awarded today.
China's women earn seventh successive team gold, and Tokyo 2020 place, at Asian Table Tennis Championships
The women's team event came to a conclusion at the Asian Table Tennis Championships in Indonesia, with China earning a seventh consecutive gold at the expense of second seeds Japan, confirming Tokyo 2020 entry.
Defending champions Japan start second phase of Asian Men’s Volleyball Championships with another win
Reigning champions Japan maintained their perfect record at the Asian Men's Volleyball Championship in Iran, defeating Pakistan 3-0 in the first of their second stage classification round matches.