Jamaica's Jaheel Hyde provided the highlight of a frantic day of athletics action inside the Nanjing Olympic Sports Centre Stadium as he set a world youth record in the men's 110 metres hurdles at the Summer Youth Olympic Games.
Themes of using sport to overcome wider differences have been showcased once again by the first successful crossing of the Taiwan Straits by swimmers from China and Taiwan, following the example set by the mixed nationality teams competing here at the Summer Youth Olympic Games.
Swimming action ended with a splash here at the Summer Youth Olympic Games, with nine newly-crowned gold medallists bringing a conclusion to the week-long swim-fest inside the Nanjing Olympic Sports Centre Natatorium.
International Olympic Committee (IOC) communications director Mark Adams has claimed here that the Summer Youth Olympic Games is receiving widespread worldwide coverage.
Thomas Bach made a rock star-like appearance at the Sports Lab here at Nanjing 2014 today as four demonstration sports try to make a good enough impression to help them gain a place on the full Olympic programme.
In little more than an hour, weightlifter Sara Ahmed and swimmer Akram Ahmed secured a golden double for Egypt, and the first two victories for African athletes at these Summer Youth Olympic Games.
The Brazilian men's 4x100 metre medley relay team was prevented from competing in the event's heats during yesterday's morning swimming session at the Nanjing 2014 Summer Youth Olympic Games, Brazilian media have claimed.
Europe secure equestrian title as Iranian taekwondo player wins historic first female gold at Nanjing 2014
A second successive day of consistent jumping propelled Europe to the first equestrian gold medal of Nanjing 2014 here today as national allegiances were put to one side in a show of sporting camaraderie.
French Olympic Committee (CNOSF) President Denis Masseglia has raised concerns over the scale of the Summer Youth Olympic Games here, and whether a future host will be able to match an event that he claims is "almost at the level of the Olympic Games".
In the highest calibre display of sport yet seen here at the Summer Youth Olympic Games, 17-year-old table tennis superstar Fan Zhendong battled his way to singles gold over Japan's Yuto Muramatsu in a match with deep tactical, rather than political, overtones.