Frankie Fredericks has temporarily stepped down from his role as a member of the International Association of Athletics Federations (IAAF) Council, according to the body's President Sebastian Coe.
Three athletes who believe they were cheated out of Olympic medals in the long jump event at Athens 2004 are calling for an investigation into the result to be launched after Russian competitors swept the podium.
USA Hockey are facing a race against time to field a team at their home Women's Ice Hockey World Championships after a number of players from college and under-18 teams turned down an offer to take the places of senior squad members who are set to boycott the tournament.
Hicham El Amrani has resigned as secretary general of the Confederation of African Football (CAF) as the fallout from Issa Hayatou's Presidential election defeat to Ahmad Ahmad continues.
The Sapporo 2017 Asian Winter Games held last month were "doping-free", according to the Olympic Council of Asia (OCA).
The Canadian Olympic Committee (COC) and Canadian Paralympic Committee (CPC) have expressed gratitude to the Government of Canada following the announcement that it would be increasing annual funding allocated to their Athlete Assistance Programme (AAP) by CAD$5 million (£3 million/$3.7 million/€3.5 million) over five years.
Harley Windsor is hoping to become the first Aboriginal Australian to reach the Winter Olympics by earning a qualifying place at this week's International Skating Union (ISU) World Figure Skating Championships - but his fate could ultimately rest on whether the mother of his Russian partner in the pairs, Yekaterina Alexandrovskaya, can learn English in time.
Russian athletes will wear ZA Sport designed kit if they participate at next year's Winter Olympic Games in Pyeongchang after ending a longstanding partnership with Bosco.
A petition has been launched by a group of Taiwanese and Japanese people in a bid to allow Taiwan's name to feature at the Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games.
A partnership agreement has been signed between the National Olympic Committees (NOCs) of Japan and Finland.
Yangon, the largest city in Myanmar with a population of more than five million people, has staged the third leg of the Kuala Lumpur 2017 Southeast Asian Games (SEA) "Rising Together" Baton Run.
Canada won their first World Women's Curling Championship title since 2008 and became the first team in the tournament's history to remain unbeaten at the Capital Gymnasium in Beijing.
Austria's Stefan Kraft clinched his first-ever overall International Ski Federation (FIS) Ski Jumping World Cup title after triumphing at the final event of the season on the flying hill in Planica in Slovenia today.
Movistar rider Alejandro Valverde of Spain wrapped up his second Volta a Catalunya title as he won stage seven with a calculated performance in Barcelona today.
Austria and Italy won the respective men's and women's team events as action at the International Ski Federation (FIS) Snowboard Cross World Cup final in Veysonnaz in Switzerland came to an end today.