Sports mascots for the Hangzhou 2022 Asian Games have been unveiled by the Organising Committee (HAGOC).
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Nagornyy tops all-around qualifying as Russian men fill top three places at European Artistic Gymnastics Championships
Russia’s Nikita Nagornyy, the 2019 European all-around champion, leads the men’s all-around rankings after today’s qualifications at the European Artistic Gymnastics Championships in Basel.
Bulgaria’s Polina Trifonova beat the odds to qualify for the women’s singles knockout stages at the International Table Tennis Federation (ITTF) European Olympic Singles Qualification Tournament which got underway in Guimarães in Portugal.
Britain’s Michael Beckett, who had drawn level on points with leader Filip Jurišić of Croatia yesterday, moved imperiously into the lead in men’s racing at the International Laser Class Association (ILCA) Vilamoura International Championship in Portugal.
Diane Modahl, who was sent home from the 1994 Commonwealth Games in Victoria following a doping charge of which she was belatedly and completely cleared, has been named as one of two new members of the Commonwealth Games England Board.
An independent panel looking into allegations of bullying at British Judo has not upheld the claim but has made a number of recommendations for changes within the organisation.
Yvette Félix, an assistant coach at the Haitian Football Association (FHF), has been banned from the game for five years by the FIFA Ethics Committee for failing to protect the physical and mental integrity of various female players who were under her authority at the National Training Centre.
Brazilian Olympic dressage rider Leandro Aparecido Da Silva, who was filmed riding and mistreating his daughter's small pony last year, has received a three-year ban from an International Equestrian Federation (FEI) tribunal.
Savannah Vanderwier marked her Archery World Cup debut in Guatemala City with a stand-out win over fellow American and top seed Paige Pearce, to reach Saturday's (April 24) compound final fours.
Russia's Ian Nepomniachtchi stretched his lead to a point after round ten of the International Chess Federation (FIDE) Candidates Tournament in Yekaterinburg as the only victor of the day.
The overnight three-point lead held by Croatia's Filip Jurišić disappeared on day three of the International Laser Class Association (ILCA) Vilamoura International Championship in Portugal, the European qualification event for Tokyo 2020.
Two players who partnered for world silver in 2019 suffered shock defeats in the men’s singles group stage at the International Table Tennis Federation (ITTF) European Olympic Singles Qualification Tournament which started today at Guimarães in Portugal.
A freakish coating of snow appeared overnight in Lexington ahead of the Kentucky Three-Day Event that gets fully underway tomorrow following today’s horse inspections - but this is a minor trial for a competition that has already reversed an earlier cancellation.
UK Sport survey shows 75 per cent of sports fans happy to attend live events within next four months
A total of 97 per cent of sports fans responding to UK Sport’s Return To Major Sports Events survey have said they will attend live events again, and 75 per cent felt comfortable doing so within the next four months, in line with Government plans to ease restrictions.
John Furlong, the President and chief executive of the 2010 Vancouver Winter Olympics and Paralympics, has said that if the Games were to return in 2030 they would take place largely at existing venues and require only private funding.