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Korea outclass Taipei in men’s final to sweep team golds in Tokyo, Archery’s leading nation has won three of three events held so far

Tokyo, Japan, July 26, 2021: Oh Jin Hyek, Kim Woojin and 17-year-old phenom Kim Je Deok beat Chinese Taipei in a straight-set final to win the men’s team event at Tokyo 2020 and Korea’s third gold medal in three archery events at these Olympics.The trio – a mix of youth and experience

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Jun Mizutani and Mima Ito Secure Historic Mixed Doubles Gold in Tokyo

Tokyo, July 26, 2021: History has been made at the Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games after Japan’s Jun Mizutani and Mima Ito became the first pair to win table tennis Mixed Doubles gold at the Tokyo Metropolitan Gymnasium on Monday 26th July. In an extraordinary final which went the distance, Xu Xin and

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Korean women win ninth straight Olympic team title, they have still never been beaten at the Games

Tokyo, Japan, July 25, 2021: Korea defeated Italy, Belarus and then ROC in the final to secure its ninth consecutive Olympic Champion title in the recurve women’s team event and remain unbeaten at the Games since 1988. Kang Chae Young, Jang Minhee and An San were never threatened in Tokyo. “This gold

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IOC President’s speech – Tokyo 2020 Opening Ceremony

Tokyo, July 23, 2021: Please find below the full speech delivered by International Olympic Committee (IOC) President Thomas Bach during the Opening Ceremony of the Olympic Games Tokyo 2020 today, 23 July 2021. Your Majesty, the Emperor,Dear Athletes,Dear Prime Minister Suga Yoshihide,Dear Governor Koike Yuriko,Dear President of the Organising Committee and fellow

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IWF Launches New Website On The Day Of The Tokyo 2020 Opening Ceremony

Lausanne, July 23, 2021: On the day of the Opening Ceremony of Tokyo 2020, the International Weightlifting Federation has launched its new website, which can be found on iwf.sport. With the launch of this new website, IWF joined the effort made by the IOC, Tokyo 2020 and others to boost digital engagement

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IOC elects Brisbane 2032 as Olympic and Paralympic host

Tokyo, July 21, 2021: The secret ballot was held at the 138th Session in Tokyo, two days before the Opening Ceremony for the Olympic Games, under strict COVID-19 restrictions. The Session heard presentations by Brisbane 2032, including by video link-up from Australian Prime Minister Scott Morrison, as well as a final report

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Seven new members appointed to CGF Anti-Doping and Medical Commission

London, July 21, 2021: The Commonwealth Games Federation (CGF) Executive Board has confirmed seven new members for its Anti-Doping and Medical Commission following an open recruitment process that saw successful candidates appointed from all six regions of the Commonwealth. The new additions to the Commission will be Dr Sonia Johnson, Grenada, Dr

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Six-month countdown begins! AFC Women’s Asian Cup 2022 logo unveiled

Kuala Lumpur, July 20, 2021: With six months to go to the Continent’s most prestigious women’s national team football competition, the Asian Football Confederation (AFC) and the AFC Women’s Asian Cup India 2022TM Local Organising Committee (LOC) have today launched the tournament logo of the upcoming edition, which will be held from

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ONE Championship Returns with ONE: BATTLEGROUND on 30 July

Singapore, July 19, 2021: ONE Championship™ (ONE) today announced the full card for ONE: BATTLEGROUND, which will broadcast live from the Singapore Indoor Stadium on Friday, 30 July. In the main event, reigning ONE Strawweight Muay Thai World Champion Sam-A Gaiyanghadao defends his World Title against Thai phenom Prajanchai PK.Saenchai Muaythaigym. In

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ICC Men’s T20 World Cup groups announced

Dubai, July 16, 2021: The International Cricket Council (ICC) today announced the groups for the ICC Men’s T20 World Cup 2021 to be hosted by the BCCI in Oman and the United Arab Emirates from 17 October to 14 November. The groups, selected on the basis of team rankings as of 20