Francesco Ricci Bitti has stepped down as President of SportAccord Convention, handing over the reins to Patrick Baumann.
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Greece made history by reaching the semi-finals of EuroBasket Women for the first time ever.
China's Leng Pina completed a golden hat-trick at the International Weightlifting Federation Junior World Championships in Tokyo.
The Olympic Council of Ireland (OCI) has announced the formation of a new Athlete Commission for the 2017 to 2020 cycle.
Dutchman Koen Ridder has been appointed as the new chair of the Badminton World Federation (BWF) Athletes' Commission.
Ski and Snowboard Australia (SSA) have selected six teenagers for their snowboard cross emerging talent scheme.
Anders Larsson has been re-elected as chairman of the Swedish Ice Hockey Association.
Two-time Olympic champion luger Steffi Walter has died aged 54 after losing her battle against cancer.
Olympic gold medallist Daniel Igali has been re-elected as President of the Nigerian Wrestling Federation (NWF).
International Olympic Committee (IOC) President Thomas Bach will meet with United States counterpart Donald Trump tomorrow amid the ongoing Los Angeles bid for the 2024 Olympics and Paralympics.
The Professional Squash Association (PSA) has announced that the Women's Masters will return after a seven year absence in October.
Russian ice hockey goalkeeper Sergey Mylnikov, an Olympic champion, has died at the age of 58.
Japan's women successfully defended their East Asia Softball Cup title on home soil at the Hirosaki City Sports Park ballpark in Aomori Prefecture.
A feasibility study exploring a possible Innsbruck bid for the 2026 Winter Olympics and Paralympics has painted a positive picture with a referendum on the plans now looking likely.