More than half of Swedes would like the country to host the Winter Olympic and Paralympic Games, according to a new poll released here today by Stockholm Åre 2026.
A group of 51 women are suing the United States Olympic Committee (USOC) for failing to prevent sexual abuse carried out by former USA Gymnastics team doctor Larry Nassar, according to reports in the US press.
New Zealand's futsal goalkeeper Atta Elayyan was among the victims of the terrorist attack in Christchurch, it has been reported.
The International Swimming Federation (FINA) is withdrawing its doping case against Dutch swimmer Kira Toussaint after a re-test showed that the first results from her sample were incorrect.
FIFA’s Council has approved India as hosts for the 2020 Under-17 Women’s World Cup during a meeting in Miami.
American fencer Ibtihaj Muhammad has criticised attitudes in France towards the hijab, a debate becoming increasingly bitter in the build-up to the 2024 Olympic and Paralympic Games in Paris.
Japan Gymnastics Association (JGA) have submitted a bid to host the 2023 Artistic Gymnastics World Championships in Tokyo.
The International Volleyball Federation (FIVB) and marine conservation group Ghost Fishing Foundation have launched Good Net, a project recovering discarded fishing nets from oceans and recycling them into volleyball nets for local communities.
The International Basketball Association (FIBA) 2019 World Cup draw has been made in the Chinese city of Shenzhen with the country set to host the competition in August and September.
Røiseland and Bø complete dramatic Norwegian relay sweep as 16,000 watch IBU World Championships in Östersund
Norway completed a clean sweep of relay events at the International Biathlon Union World Championships as Marte Olsbu Røiseland and then Johannes Thingnes Bø brought home gold in the women’s and men’s races.
Big guns Sweden and Canada misfire on opening day of World Women’s Curling Championships in Silkeborg
Sweden’s Olympic champions made a faltering start to the World Women’s Curling Championships at Silkeborg in Denmark today as they lost 9-3 in their opening round robin match to China - but normal service resumed in the evening’s second session as they beat Latvia 8-5.
Mikaela Shiffrin, who will tomorrow attempt to become the first skier to win titles for the overall, slalom, super-G and giant slalom, warmed up ideally in Andorra with her 16th International Ski Federation Alpine Ski World Cup win of the season in the slalom - an event in which she was already seasonal champion.
The International Ski Federation Freestyle Ski Big Air World Cup season ended in Québec in Canada today with Canadian teenager Elena Gaskell sealing the overall women’s title.
Reigning world champion Eva Samková beat Lindsey Jacobellis in a straight shoot-out for the overall International Ski Federation Women’s Snowboard Cross World Cup title at the final event of the season in Veysonnaz.
Jarl Magnus Riiber finished third in today’s Gundersen at the final International Ski Federation Nordic Combined World Cup of the season in Schonach, meaning it is now impossible for the Norwegian to set a new record for most wins in a single season.