Tokyo 2020's Executive Committee has taken the decision to scrap the Olympic and Paralympic emblem designed by Kenjiro Sano and conduct a Japan-wide competition for a new design in the wake of plagiarism allegations.
South Korea end search for first win at FIBA Asia Women's Championship with success against Thailand
South Korea picked up their first win of the International Basketball Federation (FIBA) Asia Women’s Championship in Wuhan as the 2013 losing finalists comfortably beat Thailand in Group A.
Defending champions Japan began the 2015 International Basketball Federation (FIBA) Asia Women’s Championship campaign with victory over South Korea in a rematch of the 2013 final on the opening day of the event in Wuhan, China.
Azerbaijan’s Leyla Gurbanova continued her dominance of the women’s 52 kilograms division as she added the Cadet Wrestling World Championships title to the junior crown she won in Brazil just two weeks ago in Sarajevo.
Frontrunners Russia completed the first round of the International Volleyball Federation (FIVB) Women's World Cup in Japan with an unbeaten record following a straight-sets victory against Cuba.
Russia go from strength to strength at FIVB Volleyball Women's World Cup with emphatic win against Argentina
Favourites Russia continued to exert their dominance at the International Volleyball Federation (FIVB) Women's World Cup in Japan with a comprehensive straight-sets victory against Argentina.
Chinese Taipei's Wong claims Rio 2016 place at International Equestrian Federation Olympic qualifier
Chinese Taipei’s Isheau Wong clinched the sole individual Rio 2016 berth in jumping on offer at the Group G International Equestrian Federation (FEI) Olympic Games qualifier staged in the German city of Hagen, while Japan and Australia claimed the last two team places.
Russia overcame Kenya in straight sets to preserve their unblemished record at the International Volleyball Federation (FIVB) Women's World Cup in Japan, while China tasted defeat for the first time at the hands of the United States.
Taiwan's premier sports network Videoland has been awarded broadcast rights in the country for the World Baseball Softball Confederation (WBSC) Premier12 event which is set to debut later this year, it has been announced.
Japan recovered from a disappointing opening day of women’s competition at the Junior Wrestling World Championships, winning three gold medals to capture the team title in Salvador da Bahia, Brazil.
Fiji claim second Pacific Nations Cup title with thrilling win over Samoa as Rugby World Cup draws closer
Fiji secured their second Pacific Nations Cup crown with a hard-fought 39-29 victory over Samoa in a pulsating final at the Swangard Stadium in Burnaby, Canada, to bring the event to a dramatic close.
Five women’s and six men’s individual quota places for for next year's Olympic Games in Rio de Janeiro were taken up during the third elimination round of recurve competition at the World Archery Championships in Copenhagen.
Two-horse race for 2022 Winter Olympics and Paralympics reminiscent of 1981 Summer Games vote between Nagoya and Seoul
Almaty and Beijing are entering the home straight of the contest to the 2022 Winter Olympic Games. The election in Kuala Lumpur will be the first two-horse race in an Olympic host city election for 34 years.
Lloyd hat-trick guides United States to third Women's World Cup crown with emphatic 5-2 win over Japan
Carli Lloyd’s first-half hat-trick helped the United States clinch their third FIFA Women’s World Cup title in style as they breezed to a crushing 5-2 win over Japan in a thrilling final at the BC Place Stadium in Vancouver tonight.
Japan set-up a rematch of the 2011 FIFA Women’s World Cup final with the United States as Laura Bassett’s late own goal handed them a tense 2-1 victory over England at the Commonwealth Stadium in Edmonton.