Malaysian badminton star Lee Chong Wei has early-stage nose cancer and is being treated in Taiwan.
Olympic gymnastics champion Simone Biles made a triumphant, if imperfect, return to competition Saturday, winning the senior all-around crown at the US Classic in Columbus, Ohio.
Polish track star Irena Szewinska, who won Olympic gold medals in three different events, died on Friday night aged 72, her husband and former coach Janusz Szewinski said.
British athletics great Christine Ohuruogu who was crowned 2008 Olympic champion in the women's 400 metres announced she is retiring on Saturday.
Multiple Olympic champion Usain Bolt will train with Borussia Dortmund on Friday as the retired Jamaican sprinter fulfils his ambition to workout with a major professional soccer team, the German club said on Thursday.
Senior officials from Pyongyang visiting South Korea on Sunday said North Korea was open to talks with the United States.
Switzerland's Dario Cologna crushed the field in the men's 15 km freestyle race to take his third successive Olympic title over the distance, winning gold in a time of 33:43.9 minutes
Ceresnak, who plays in the Czech league, said his slap shot had been the most important goal of his career.
South Korean President Moon Jae-in met with North Korea's ceremonial head of state Kim Yong-nam.
Pope Francis said on Wednesday the participation of North Korean athletes in the Olympics raised hopes for reconciliation on the Korean peninsula.
American Apolo Anton Ohno recalls the lift that racing at home in the 2002 Olympics in Salt Lake City gave him.
Norway’s double Olympic cross-country skiing gold medalist Petter Northug will not be going to Pyeongchang for next month’s Winter Olympics.
After the two Koreas struck a deal for the North to attend the Winter Games in the South.
North Korea will send a 230-strong cheering squad to the Winter Olympics in the South next month.
North Korea has proposed talks next week to discuss its plan to send a performing art troupe to the Pyeongchang Winter Olympics.
Vice President Mike Pence and second lady Karen Pence will lead the U.S. delegation to the Winter Olympics in Pyeongchang, South Korea.
North Korea agreed Tuesday to send a delegation to next month's Winter Olympics in South Korea, Seoul officials said.
North Korea's Olympic representative said Saturday the reclusive nation was "likely to participate" in next month's Winter Games in South Korea.
Japan has launched a campaign to convert unpopular Asian-style squat toilets into sit-on "western" models, as the nation prepares to welcome tens of millions of foreign tourists.
Kremlin spokesman Dmitry Peskov said on Monday that Russia would take measures to defend the interests of the athletes who were disqualified and stripped of medals.