Olympic champion Sohrab Moradi broke the overall men’s 94 kilograms weightlifting world record to headline a busy eighth day of sporting action at the 2017 Asian Indoor and Martial Arts Games here in Turkmenistan’s capital.
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An educational kiosk has been set up at the 2017 Asian Indoor and Martial Arts Games' (AIMAG) Athletes’ Village here in an attempt to increase awareness of anti-doping.
Hosts Malaysia’s men’s goalball team dethroned five-time Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) Para Games champions Thailand as action at the 2017 edition of the multi-sport event reached its conclusion today in Kuala Lumpur.
Denmark’s Viktor Axelsen beat top seed Son Wan Ho of South Korea today to book his place in the men’s singles final of the Badminton World Federation Japan Open.
Qatar’s Hamad Ali M A Al Attiayah claimed the individual equestrian jumping title here today as action in the sport at the 2017 Asian Indoor and Martial Arts Games came to an end.
The International Basketball Federation (FIBA) has described a so-called "calendar proposal" by Euroleague Commercial Assets (ECA) to move the 2019 Basketball World Cup from September to July as "simply not serious and therefore unacceptable".
Russian-born figure skater Lubov Ilyushechkina will be able to compete for Canada on the international stage after being granted citizenship.
Wales Rugby League (WRL) is offering opportunities for three volunteers to travel with the country’s team to the 2018 Commonwealth Championship in Australian town Redcliffe.
Marjan Salahshouri won the women’s individual poomsae title on day seven of the 2017 Asian Indoor and Martial Arts Games as Iran comfortably finished top of the final taekwondo medal standings.
Wang twice breaks 100m breaststroke Games record on first day of Ashgabat 2017 short course swimming
China’s Wang Lizhuo twice broke the Asian Indoor and Martial Arts Games record for the men’s 100 metres short course swimming breaststroke event on his way to winning the gold medal at Ashgabat 2017 here today.
West Indies’ Kraigg Brathwaite has been given permission to continue bowling in international cricket after the sport's world governing body confirmed the off-spinner’s action has been found to be legal.
America’s Cup winning skipper Glenn Ashby and laser radial world champion Marit Bouwmeester are among the nominees for the 2017 Rolex World Sailor of the Year Awards.
French Sports Minister Laura Flessel has said the country’s team for the Pyeongchang 2018 Winter Olympic Games will not travel to South Korea if its security cannot be guaranteed.
The International Boxing Association (AIBA) has officially opened the team registrations for the 2017 Women’s Junior and Youth World Championships, which are scheduled to be held in Indian city Guwahati from November 19 to 26.
Turkmenistan National Olympic Committee secretary general Azat Muradov believes the ongoing 2017 Asian Indoor and Martial Arts Games (AIMAG) here have made the world aware of the country’s capability to host major sporting events.