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BAM boss asks shuttler Jin Wei to be left alone after...

19-year-old suffering from stomach ailment to miss SEA Games next month.

Kipchoge yet to make Tokyo 2020 plans, targets full recovery

The 34-year-old will decide which race to run after getting enough rest.

‘Extraordinary’ Ramos set to become Spain’s most capped player

33-year-old skipper also eyeing Tokyo Olympics and other records as he looks to play until 40.

Test marathon gives Tokyo a taste of what to expect at...

Organisers have been sweating over how to protect athletes from heatstroke and keep spectators cool during the Olympics.

Climbers hoping to boost Japan’s medal count at 2020 Games

The Japanese Olympic Committee say they are targeting 30 gold medals on home soil.

Relief for Tokyo 2020 after smooth triathlon mixed relay test

The mixed relay, a new event for Tokyo 2020 involving two men and two women, was won by France in a photo finish from Great Britain after a nail-biting final sprint.

Tokyo 2020 paratriathlon test shortened due to bad water quality

The International Triathlon Union shelved the swimming leg after tests showed levels of e-coli more than double the acceptable standard.

Ex-Olympian, hockey coach Lawrence van Huizen dies, aged 89

His son Stephen and late brother Peter also played hockey for Malaysia.

Weightlifting doping scandal snarls Thai Olympic medal machine

After nine lifters were suspended following drug tests, Thailand is facing a crisis in its most successful Olympic sport, less than a year away from the 2020 Games.

Tokyo 2020 construction worker dies, heatstroke suspected

The 50-year-old man was found lying on the ground under a scorching sun at the site where he had been laying electric cables.

Semenya out of World Championships after Swiss court reverses reprieve

Semenya ran the quickest ever 800-metres on United States soil at the Prefontaine Classic Diamond League meeting on June 30 in a time of 1:55.70.

Momota, Yamaguchi raise Olympic hopes with Japanese sweep

Kento Momota credits the crowd for lifting him towards victory.

Lochte to swim at US nationals after 14-month ban

Lochte's claim to have been robbed by armed men in Rio aroused an international controversy and led to a 10-month ban in 2016 and 2017.

Tokyo 2020 medal designs unveiled

Designer Junichi Kawanishi did not expect his design to be selected.

One year before games, Tokyo better prepared for Olympics than any...

According to Olympic chief Thomas Bach, Tokyo is better prepared than any other previous hosts.

Sun set to shine in Gwangju despite CAS cloud

Victory in the 400m would give Sun membership of an exclusive club as a winner of four or more world titles in one men's event.

Jamaica’s ‘spoilt’ male sprinters need to work harder, says Bolt

Olympic sprint legend Usain Bolt claims the Caribbean nation's 'spoiled' young sprinters lack the discipline to train and the hunger for success.

Boxing body excluded by IOC from Tokyo 2020

AIBA's exclusion is due to issues surrounding its finances and governance.

Lessons we can learn from our forgotten sports heroes

Malaysia has produced many talented sportsmen over the years but few of us remember them or their sacrifices. We should, for they have much to teach us.

In Paris suburb, residents brace for Olympic village upheaval

Residents and businesses residing in the impoverished northern Paris suburb face the possibility of moving out once the 2024 Olympics and its many participating athletes arrive in the city.

US Olympic swimmer Adrian returns to pool after cancer fight

The 30-year-old announced in January that he had been diagnosed with cancer, saying it was caught early and his prognosis was good.

Olympic champion Park wants to defend her title in Tokyo

Park was not sure if she would compete in Tokyo 2020 but decided it was worth a try as the tournament got closer.

Rise and shine, early start for marathon at Tokyo 2020

Last time Japan hosted the Summer Olympics, in 1964, the competition was held in October to avoid the hot summer conditions.

LeBron out for World Cup, says 2020 Olympics ‘possibility’

The 34-year-old forward says he will begin production on the movie 'Space Jam 2' during this off-season.