An ancient prize awarded to an 1896 Olympic champion has been returned to Greece after its discovery amongst the treasures of a Nazi archaeologist.
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Tributes have been paid to Norma Enriqueta Basilio, the Mexican woman who lit the cauldron at the 1968 Olympic Games, who has died age 71.
International Olympic Committee (IOC) Athletes' Commission chair Kirsty Coventry has admitted she came under pressure to emulate the on field protests made by her fellow Zimbabweans Henry Olonga and Andrew Flower.
Qatar Olympic Committee (QOC) President Sheikh Joaan bin Hamad Al-Thani has invited Greek athletes to train and prepare at the Aspire Zone in Doha.
Asian Games showjumping gold medallist Ali Al Khorafi has told insidethegames how he will be motivated by what he described as a "black line" in Kuwait's sports history.
Qatar were away to a winning start in the Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games men's handball Asian qualifiers in front of their home crowd, with an emphatic 49-14 victory over Hong Kong, China at the Duhail Sports Arena in Doha.
The International Cricket Council (ICC) has boosted the prize fund for T20 World Cups to $1 million (£773,500/€893,300) for the winners of both men's and women's tournaments.
The Association of National Olympic Committees (ANOC) have named the winners of the 2019 Order of Merit here today.
With exactly a year to go until the West Indies begin their defence of the men's International Cricket Council T20 World Cup in Australia, six places in the finals are on offer at the World Qualifier in the United Arab Emirates.
American boxer Patrick Day has died, age 27, after suffering a brain injury during a super welterweight bout against Charles Conwell in Chicago.
Brazil produced a magical samba to win the very last gold medal at these inaugural Association of National Olympic Committees World Beach Games.
Germany's Florian Gruber made the most of his expertise in light winds to win gold in the men's kitefoil at the inaugural Association of National Olympic Committees World Beach Games.
The "super over" is to continue in international limited overs matches but International Cricket Council (ICC) officials have decided to modify the ruling in the wake of criticism following the men’s World Cup final in July.
Blessing Joy Onyebuchi won Nigeria’s first gold medal of these Association of National Olympic Committees Beach Games after a thrilling encounter with Hungary’s Zsanett Németh in the women’s over-70 kilograms beach wrestling.
World champion Daniela Moroz of the United States won the kitefoil at the Association of National Olympic Committee World Beach Games but was even more excited by the prize she received along with the gold medal.