The President of the Global Association of International Sports Federations (GAISF) Raffaele Chiulli has praised the success of the ongoing Tokyo 2020 Olympics and celebrated the Games' role in promoting friendship between countries, people and cultures as part of the United Nations (UN) International Day of Friendship.
The Canadian Paralympic Committee (CPC) and Wheelchair Rugby Canada (WRC) have selected 12 players to its wheelchair rugby team for the Tokyo 2020 Paralympics, with three members of the squad set to make their debuts.
U SPORTS, the governing body for university sport in Canada, has celebrated four of its former International University Sports Federation (FISU) champions winning medals at the Tokyo 2020 Olympics.
Egypt’s taekwondo medallists at Tokyo 2020 Hedaya Malak and Seif Eissa have been honoured by the Egyptian Olympic Committee.
A new metro line supposed to connect key sites for the 2024 Olympic and Paralympic Games will not be ready in time, the operator of the Grand Paris Express project has confirmed.
Canadian lugers Natalie Corless and Caitlin Nash will focus on the individual event before the Beijing 2022 Winter Olympics as there is no luge doubles category at the Games.
The Donostia San Sebastián Klasikoa returns tomorrow after last year’s race was cancelled because of the COVID-19 pandemic, although a number of high profile cyclists will be absent with the event falling during a congested period that also featured the Tour de France and the Tokyo 2020 Olympics.
A "made-up" story involving weightlifters from China and India has been so widely reported throughout Asia that it has led to claims of athletes from three nations being involved in medal reallocations.
The Association of Tennis Professionals (ATP) has partnered with three universities to boost its education resources, offering opportunities to all its members.
A new worldwide foundation, Para Football, has been formed to bring together the International Federations (IFs) governing the formats of football for persons with disabilities.
The Russian far eastern city of Khabarovsk played host to a training camp organised by the International Boxing Association (AIBA) earlier this month.
Russian 10th seed Sergey Karjakin mounted a comeback to progress to the semi-finals of the Chess World Cup following a tiebreaker win over American 31st seed Sam Shankland in Sochi.
Hosts Austria will face holders Germany in the final of the Women’s Fistball World Championship in Grieskirchen.
Ukraine sit comfortably at the top of the medal table on the opening day of the International Mixed Martial Arts Federation (IMMAF) Youth World Championships in the Bulgarian capital Sofia with eight titles, following the conclusion of the Youth C competition.
Italy's Mattia Cesana and Ireland's Eve McMahon are one step closer to clinching gold medals in the boys' and girls' races at the International Laser Class Association (ILCA) 6 Youth World Championships in Circolo Vela Arco in Italy on the penultimate day.