The secretary general of Taipei City Government has been named chief executive of the 2017 Summer Universiade in Taiwan’s capital.
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North Korea’s Yun Chol Om broke his own clean and jerk world record on day two of the International Weightlifting Federation (IWF) World Championships here to ensure the successful defence of his men’s 56 kilogram title.
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Former football manager Dany Ryser, who guided Switzerland to success at the FIFA Under-17 World Cup in 2009, has been honoured at the fourth edition of the Swiss Olympic Coach Awards in Ittigen.
A joint commitment to developing a revised Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) between World Rugby and the International Rugby Players' Association (IRPA) has been agreed at the second annual Rugby Athletes' Commission (RAC) in a bid to ensure the sport’s continual growth.
India’s new Pro Wrestling League (PWL) has agreed a deal with Asian broadcaster Multi Screen Media (MSM) which will see the annual event showcased until 2019.
Saudi Arabia’s Mansour Abdulrahim M Al Saleem topped the standings in the men’s 56 kilogram Group B on the opening day of the International Weightlifting Federation (IWF) World Championships here today.
Wawrinka sets up last-four clash with fellow Swiss Federer after overcoming Murray at ATP World Tour Finals
Switzerland’s Stan Wawrinka claimed a straight-sets win over home favourite Andy Murray at the ATP World Tour Finals at the O2 Arena in London to set up a last-four encounter with compatriot Roger Federer tomorrow.
Lene Nielsen led hosts Denmark’s women’s team to victory on the opening day of the Le Gruyère European Curling Championships 2015, claiming a 7-2 win over Scotland in Esbjerg.