Work has been completed on the basketball venue in Shaoxing, one of the co-hosting Chinese cities for next year's 19th Asian Games, and construction is well underway on four other sites that will host baseball, rock climbing, volleyball and football training.
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Britain’s world number one Joseph Choong moved smoothly through today’s qualification for Saturday’s (March 27) men’s final at the opening International Modern Pentathlon Union (UIPM) World Cup of the season in Budapest.
Esteban Chaves, second behind overall race leader Adam Yates in yesterday’s third stage of the Volta a Catalunya, went one better today.
Australia’s Grace Brown earned a full reward for a bold solo breakaway as she won the Classic Brugge-De Panne women’s race today.
Irish pair Robert Dickson and Sean Waddilove remain on course to earn their country the last European 49er quota place for the Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games as they remain third at the Lanzarote International Regatta heading into tomorrow’s final day.
The French Judo Federation (FFJ) has withdrawn its team from the Tbilisi Grand Slam that starts tomorrow as a precautionary measure following a positive COVID-19 test within its party in Georgia.
Marita Kramer maintained her recent dominant form as she topped qualifying for tomorrow’s normal hill competition at Chaikovsky, which is staging the final women’s Ski Jumping World Cup of the season.
The Saudi Arabian Football Federation (SAFF), one of five bidders to host the Asian Football Confederation (AFC) Asian Cup in 2027, has outlined how a successful staging could accelerate the development of the women’s game in the Kingdom and wider Asian region.
The New Zealand Olympic Committee (NZOC) has welcomed its Government’s announcement that athletes set to compete at this summer’s Tokyo 2020 Games will be eligible for early vaccinations.
Japan’s 13-year-old Natsu Ohta got the opening International Modern Pentathlon Union (UIPM) World Cup of the season in Budapest off to a sensational start today as she finished joint top of the women’s qualifying on her debut in senior competition.
Ireland’s Sam Bennett, riding for Deceuninck-Quick Step, earned his first one-day International Cycling Union (UCI) WorldTour victory today as he sprinted clear in the final stages of the 45th Classic Brugge-De Panne race.
Irish pair Robert Dickson and Sean Waddilove strengthened their challenge for the final European place in the Tokyo 2020 49er class sailing event as a third place and a win kept them third overall at the Lanzarote International Regatta.
Nika Križnar will go into tomorrow’s last Women’s Ski Jumping World Cup of the season in Chaikovsky defending a narrow five-point overall lead over Japan's Sara Takanashi.
British Skeleton is on the look-out for the next Lizzy Yarnold or Amy Williams after launching a nationwide talent identification campaign seeking women who can win gold at the Milan Cortina 2026 Winter Olympics.
The Canadian Olympic Committee (COC) has been named as one of Canada’s 2021 best workplaces for women by the Great Place to Work Institute Canada.