The Women's World Chess Championship Match in Shanghai started with a draw between defending champion, China's Ju Wenjun, and the challenger, Russia's Aleksandra Goryachkina.
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Olympic Alpine skiing gold medallist Sandro Viletta has expressed satisfaction that the Winter Youth Olympic Games is taking place in his home country Switzerland.
Lausanne 2020 has launched its mobile app which, they claim, will allow Winter Youth Olympic Games fans to follow the action in real time.
Gideon Sam has reflected on his tenure as President of the South African Sports Confederation and Olympic Committee (SASCOC) after he stepped down to be replaced by Barry Hendricks.
North Korea has withdrawn from the third round of the Olympic women's qualifying tournament in South Korea next month, the Asian Football Confederation (AFC) has officially confirmed.
Japan's flagship football match, the final of the Emperor's Cup, today officially inaugurated the New National Stadium in Tokyo built for this year's Olympic and Paralympic Games.
A third prominent law firm in Switzerland has been hired as part of the appeal by Russian Anti-Doping Agency (RUSADA) at the Court of Arbitration for Sport (CAS) to get a series of sanctions proposed by the World Anti-Doping Agency (WADA) overturned.
The high-speed railway line connecting Beijing and Zhangjiakou, the co-host city of the 2022 Winter Olympic Games, officially went into operation today.
African Games race walking gold medallist Lebogang Shange has tested positive for a banned anabolic steroid‚ the Athletics Integrity Unit (AIU) has announced.
France's World Cup winner Kylian Mbappe has revealed that he wants to play for this country at next year's Olympic Games in Tokyo.
India today agreed to drop its threat of boycotting the 2022 Commonwealth Games in Birmingham over the decision to exclude shooting from the programme.
Britain's Olympic medallist Dom Parsons has announced his decision to retire from skeleton after an historic 12-year career.
New Zealand's Maria Folau has retired from netball after playing 150 Tests for New Zealand, she has announced.
Canada's goaltender Eve Gascon pulled off 27 saves as her side beat North American rivals the United States 2-1 in their final Group A match at the International Ice Hockey Federation Under-18 Women's World Championship in Bratislava.
Mikaela Shiffrin of the United States chalked up her second victory of the weekend at the International Ski Federation (FIS) Alpine Ski World Cup in Lienz, adding victory in the slalom to her triumph in the giant slalom yesterday.