Kaori Sakamoto 1st Japanese woman to repeat at skating worlds
Kaori Sakamoto is the first Japanese woman to defend her title at the figure skating world championships. Her victory came in her native Japan at the same arena where she finished fifth at the 2019 worlds.
Ukraine pushes for continued Russian Olympic exclusion
Ukraine renewed its push to keep Russian athletes out of the Olympics on Friday ahead of an International Olympic Committee board meeting next week which is expected to set the framework for their return to international sports events.
What to know, and how to watch the PHF Isobel Cup Final
The Minnesota Whitecaps take on the Toronto Six on Sunday night on ESPN2. Here are the key players, stats, quotes and more.
Hockey Canada adds Doug Armstrong, Steve Yzerman for worlds
Doug Armstrong will serve as Hockey Canada's general manager for the upcoming world championships, while Steve Yzerman and Shane Doan also have been added.
Track organizers ban transgender women from elite competitions
World Athletics has banned transgender women from elite competitions if they have gone through male puberty. The track and field governing body also lifted its doping sanctions against Russia, which remains excluded over the invasion of Ukraine.
Gymnastics watchdog posts new goals with eye on 2028 Games
Created to help protect athletes after the USA Gymnastics sexual abuse scandal, the sport's international investigations agency has set new safeguarding standards with a view to the 2028 Los Angeles Olympics.