Australia’s hopes of adding to its 15 Winter Olympic medals at Beijing 2022 have been boosted by a new world-class freestyle skiing facility in Brisbane.
Russia's Veronika Chumikova secured an emotional late win by fall to book her Tokyo 2020 place as women's freestyle wrestling took centre stage on the second day of the United World Wrestling (UWW) World Olympic Games qualifier in Sofia, Bulgaria.
The top seed at the Association of Tennis Professionals Madrid Open Rafael Nadal suffered a surprise defeat on home turf as he was dumped out at the quarter-final stage in the Spanish capital by fifth seed Alex Zverev.
France’s Magda Wiet-Hénin and Italy’s world champion Simone Alessio were among those earning places in the Tokyo 2020 taekwondo competition tonight at the European Qualification Tournament in the Bulgarian capital of Sofia.
Hosts Russia finished top of the medals table at the International Judo Federation’s Kazan Grand Slam with four golds - with the most emphatic win coming in the concluding men’s +100 kilograms category from Tamerlan Bashaev.
Colombia’s Egan Bernal, Spain’s Mikel Landa and Britain’s Simon Yates are among the favourites to be crowned winner of the 2021 Giro d’Italia, with the three-week Grand Tour set to begin in Turin tomorrow.
Britain, Czech Republic and Slovakia celebrated team success on the second day of the European Canoe Association (ECA) Canoe Slalom European Championships in Ivera.
The host nation dominated the final day of racing at the Asia and Oceania Olympic and Paralympic qualifier on the regatta course due to hold Tokyo 2020 rowing events.
The World Squash Federation (WSF) Board has awarded the 2022 Men's World Junior Team and Individuals Championships to Russia for the first time, with competition set to take place in St. Petersburg.
Twenty-year-old home athlete Glenda Morejón will be a focus of attention when she races in the women’s 20 kilometres event at the Pan American Race Walking Cup that starts tomorrow at Guayaquil in Ecuador.
China will not compete in the baseball event at the delayed Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games after the country withdrew from next month's final qualifier in Chinese Taipei.
World Skate has announced a four-year agreement with the Mediapro Group, which is expected to develop and market the governing body’s international events.
The Estonian Mixed Martial Arts Federation (EMMAF) has been accepted as a member of the Estonian Olympic Committee (EOC), with mixed martial arts (MMA) being recognised as a sport in Estonia.
Racing gets underway at the 65th Finn Gold Cup in Porto tomorrow, which also offers a final opportunity to qualify for the Tokyo 2020 Olympics for one European and one African sailor.
The 2022 World Triathlon Multisport Championships in Townsville in Australia are now due to be held in August, with thousands of athletes expected to participate.