Chinese Olympic swimming champion Sun Yang has been banned for eight years after one of his entourage destroyed his blood vial with a hammer during an attempted drugs test in September 2018, the Court of Arbitration for Sport (CAS) announced today.
Schools across Japan will be closed from next week to prevent the spread of coronavirus, it has been announced by the country’s Prime Minister Shinzō Abe.
Tokyo 2020 Torch Relay organisers have promised an announcement “at some point” next week after admitting to the possibility of shortening the event because of the outbreak of coronavirus.
The UAE Tour has been cancelled two stages before it was due to conclude because two members of staff at one of the competing teams were found to have coronavirus.
Yevgeny Yurchenko has been elected as President of the crisis-stricken Russian Athletics Federation (RusAF) at an Extraordinary Conference in Moscow.
World Rugby held a landmark workshop to help develop an equitable, safe and evidence-based, rugby-specific policy for transgender participation.
Ukraine’s Nadiya Mokhnatska claimed the first win of her career after coming out on top in the women's aerials event at the International Ski Federation (FIS) Freestyle Ski World Cup in Almaty.
New Zealand’s men’s team earned a dramatic victory over Olympic champions Argentina at the International Hockey Federation (FIH) Pro League in Christchurch, although their women’s side suffered a shoot-out defeat to the same opponents.
Japan ended Australia’s unbeaten record to earn a mental advantage over their rivals prior to their rematch in the World Baseball Softball Confederation Under-18 Men's Softball World Cup final.
The 2020 International Ski Federation (FIS) Nordic Junior World Ski Championships are set to begin in German town Oberwiesenthal.
South Africa broke the record for the highest score at the Women's T20 World Cup as they crushed Thailand by 113 runs in Canberra.
A request from the World Anti-Doping Agency (WADA) to hold the Court of Arbitration for Sport (CAS) hearing in the protracted Russian doping case in public has been rejected because of an "absence of an agreement between all parties concerned".
Mustapha Berraf has claimed his resignation as President of the Algerian Olympic Committee (COA) is "irreversible and irrevocable" after the body's Executive Committee initially refused to accept it.
Reviewing the international match calendar and reducing the disparity between different regions in the world are among the key aims in FIFA's new action plan.
Three candidates will be in the running to succeed Dmitry Shlyakhtin as President of the Russian Athletics Federation (RusAF) when the crisis-ridden body holds elections at an Extraordinary Conference in Moscow tomorrow.