Ramin Tabatabaei, the President of the Islamic Republic of Iran Basketball Federation (IRIBF), has set reaching the quarter-finals as the men's team's goal at the Tokyo 2020 Olympics.
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Kee Ha has been elected the new President of Taekwondo Canada at the organisation's Annual General Meeting (AGM).
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Construction has been completed on China's National Biathlon Centre and National Cross-Country Centre, which will feature prominently during the Beijing 2022 Winter Olympics and Paralympics.
Joan Mills has been announced as the new President of England Netball.
Egyptian duo Mohamed ElShorbagy and Nour El Tayeb won the first Professional Squash Association (PSA) Tour titles up for grabs since the coronavirus-enforced break, triumphing at the Manchester Open.
Belgium's men extended their lead atop the International Hockey Federation (FIH) Hockey Pro League standings with an emphatic 6-1 win over Germany as the competition returned following a six-month hiatus brought about by the coronavirus pandemic.
Swiss prosecutors have requested a 36-month prison sentence for ex-FIFA secretary general Jérôme Valcke and a 28-month term for Paris Saint-Germain President Nasser Al-Khelaifi at their corruption trial.
The International Federation of Teqball's (FITEQ) application for full Global Association of International Sports Federations (GAISF) membership has been unanimously approved by the group's Council.
The top seeds are through to the finals at the Professional Squash Association (PSA) Manchester Open.