By Duncan Mackay, Nick Butler, Liam Morgan and Philip Barker in Lillehammer
International Association of Athletics Federations (IAAF) President Sebastian Coe has held his first meeting with Dmitry Shlyakhtin, new head of the All-Russia Athletics Federation (ARAF).
Brazilian President Dilma Rousseff and Rio de Janeiro Mayor Eduardo Paes have claimed that the current outbreak of the Zika virus will not affect this year's Olympic and Paralympic Games.
Sepp Blatter and Michel Platini's appeals against their eight-year bans from football will be heard next week.
A series of 12 measures have been agreed by the International Equestrian Federation (FEI) and the Emirates Equestrian Federation (EEF) which aim to tackle problems in endurance racing in the country and allow events to continue.
A process to select new projects to fund through the International Olympic Committee's (IOC) anti-doping research programme has begun, with applications to officially open on March 1.
Football superstar Neymar is to front a soon-to-be-launched Rio 2016 project which will encourage participants to create their own charm bracelet, or fita as they’re known in Brazil, holding their "dreams and goals".
Commonwealth Games Scotland (CGS) has published its General Selection Policy and Standards document which will be used to determine the country's team for the Gold Coast 2018.
Britain's Paralympic gold medallist David Smith has been forced to end his bid to compete at Rio 2016 due to requiring surgery on a tumour to his spine.
The Swaziland Olympic and Commonwealth Games Association (SOCGA) reportedly spent around SZL 800,000 (£34,700/$50,300/€44,700) in preparing their team for 2015 All-Africa Games.
Japan's Ryo Aono and China's Xuetong Cai were crowned as the overall Snowboarding Halfpipe World Cup champions after winning the men's and women's events respectively at the season ending competition in Sapporo today.
San Francisco 49ers head coach Chip Kelly will join a tour of American military bases in Europe and the Middle East as part of a programme organised by Military Appreciation Partnerships (MAP).
Changes introduced to try to lessen influence of UK Athletics in organisation of 2017 IAAF World Championships
Niels de Vos will move from chief executive to a new role and a co-chair will be appointed to serve alongside Ed Warner following the announcement of a new structure for the group organising the International Athletics Association Federation (IAAF) World Championships in London next year.
The Confederation of North, Central American and Caribbean Association Football (CONCACAF) has decided not to publicly support one of the five candidates for the FIFA Presidency following a meeting in Miami.
European Championships bronze medallist Helle Simonsen of Denmark has tested positive for a banned substance after she took a herbal remedy as a pregnancy aid, it has been announced.