Japanese Prime Minister Shinzō Abe celebrated the completion of the National Stadium in Tokyo at a ceremony formally unveiling the centrepiece of next year's Olympic and Paralympic Games.
Eliud Kipchoge has chosen the 2020 Virgin Money London Marathon as his first race since becoming the first human to run a sub-two hour marathon in Vienna in October, it was announced today.
The Netherlands recorded another last-gasp victory to clinch their maiden International Handball Federation (IHF) Women's World Championship title in Japan.
Kento Momota set a record of 11 titles in a single season as he won at the Badminton World Federation (BWF) World Tour Finals in Guanghzou.
China's Chen Meng overcame compatriot Wang Manyu to seal a record-equalling third consecutive women's singles title at the International Table Tennis Federation World Tour Grand Finals in Zhengzhou.
New Zealand edged out hosts South Africa in a low-scoring final to win the World Rugby Sevens Series event in Cape Town.
New Zealand celebrated back-to-back wins on the World Rugby Women’s Sevens Series circuit as they overcame rivals Australia in the final in Cape Town.
Alexis Pinturault of France triumphed on home soil in the rescheduled men's slalom at the International Ski Federation (FIS) Alpine Skiing World Cup in Val d’Isère.
Slovakia's Petra Vlhová took full advantage of the absence of American Mikaela Shiffrin as she triumphed in the parallel slalom event at the International Ski Federation Alpine Skiing World Cup in St Moritz.
Tiril Eckhoff of Norway's perfect shooting propelled her to a maiden pursuit victory at the International Biathlon World Cup in Hochfilzen.
Therese Johaug won the women's 10 kilometres freestyle on a successful day for Norway at the International Ski Federation Cross-Country World Cup in Davos.
Perrine Laffont of France and Canada’s Mikaël Kingsbury were the winners of the first dual moguls competitions of the season at the International Ski Federation (FIS) Freestyle Ski World Cup in Thaiwoo.
Olympic champions Japan won the women's team pursuit to the delight of the home crowd at the International Skating Union (ISU) Speed Skating World Cup in Nagano.
Ryoyu Kobayashi of Japan earned his first International Ski Federation (FIS) Ski Jumping World Cup win of the season in Klingenthal.
France’s Maxime Pauty added team gold to individual silver at the International Fencing Federation Men's Foil World Cup, a competition doubling as a test event for the Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games.