Professional boxer Wilfred Seyi Ntsengue of Cameroon secured a place at this year's Olympic Games in Tokyo with victory over top seed David Ssemujju of Uganda in the middleweight box-off at the African qualifier in Dakar.
Liam Morgan Senior chief reporterFollow @LMorgan21
Recent articles by Liam
Twenty-time Paralympic Games medallist Benoit Huot was among the Paralympians to offer advice at the first Team Canada champions chat.
The World Anti-Doping Agency (WADA) has cancelled next month's Annual Symposium in Lausanne after Switzerland banned gatherings of more than 1,000 people because of the coronavirus outbreak.
Argentinian javelin thrower Braian Toledo has been killed in a motorcycle crash, months before he was set to represent his country at the Olympic Games in Tokyo.
Switzerland's Giulia Tanno has been crowned overall big air champion after organisers cancelled the final women's event of the season at the International Ski Federation (FIS) Freeski World Cup in Destne.
Britain's Joanna Muir claimed victory in the women's final at the season-opening International Modern Pentathlon Union World Cup in Cairo.
Former United States Olympic and Paralympic Committee (USOPC) chief marketing officer Lisa Baird has been appointed commissioner of the National Women’s Soccer League (NWSL).
Places at this year's Olympic Games in Tokyo will be on offer at the Pan American Sport Climbing Championships in Los Angeles this weekend.
Hosts the United States will aim for a third straight title on home soil when the World Rugby Sevens Series resumes in Los Angeles this weekend.
Olympic champion Marit Bouwmeester clinched the Laser Radial Women's World Championship title after only one race was possible in the gold-medal fleet on the final day in Melbourne.
South Africa broke the record for the highest score at the Women's T20 World Cup as they crushed Thailand by 113 runs in Canberra.
Chinese Olympic swimming champion Sun Yang has been banned for eight years after one of his entourage destroyed his blood vial with a hammer during an attempted drugs test in September 2018, the Court of Arbitration for Sport (CAS) announced today.
Spain's Aleix Heredia Vives topped men's qualification at the International Modern Pentathlon Union World Cup in Cairo.
Norway and Ukraine earned the relay spoils on the second day of the International Biathlon Union Open European Championships in Minsk.
A decision in the high-profile doping case involving controversial Chinese Olympic swimming champion Sun Yang will be announced by the Court of Arbitration for Sport (CAS) tomorrow.