The World Chess Federation (FIDE) and the Ugra Chess Federation have officially signed an agreement confirming Russian city Khanty-Mansiysk as host of the 2020 Chess Olympiad.
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Nadia Comăneci has been named as an ambassador for the 2017 European Artistic Gymnastics Championships, due to be held in Cluj-Napoca in Romania in April.
Around 1,000 female ice hockey players took part in the second Global Girls' Game, where a number of matches were consecutively played over two days in 38 countries on six continents.
South Korea have become the first men's team to secure their place in the knock-out rounds of the 2017 World Junior Curling Championships at the Gangneung Indoor Ice Rink.
Tim Reddish, the outgoing chairman of the British Paralympic Association (BPA), has said he is "proud" of the organisation as he prepares to step down following eight years at the helm.
Experts on the Olympic disciplines of jumping and eventing and the non-Olympic event of endurance will address the International Equestrian Federation (FEI) Sports Forum this year.
The International Paralympic Committee (IPC) and its development arm the Agitos Foundation have launched a new education project in Tokyo called "I'm Possible".
Sweltering conditions may pose a threat to athletes and spectators at the Tokyo 2020 Olympic and Paralympic Games, according to Japanese Government officials.
The Vietnam Taekwondo Federation (VTF) has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with leaders of South Korea’s Geoje City, who will offer support in the future development of the sport in the country.
The round robin stage of the 2017 World Junior Curling Championships continued at the Gangneung Indoor Ice Rink today as three teams moved level at the top of the women's standings.
iPro Sport has been named as the "preferred hydration partner" of the Professional Squash Association (PSA) Canary Wharf Squash Classic, due to to take place between March 6 and 10 in London.
Rio 2016 gold medallist Ernst Van Dyk is hopeful that one of the oldest world records in Para-athletics could be under threat as the Abbott World Marathon Majors series begins in Tokyo on Sunday (February 26).
An Egyptian court has upheld the death sentences of 10 people convicted for rioting at a football match that killed 74 fans and injured more than 500 in 2012.
Jamie Dantzscher, an Olympic bronze medallist in the team all-around women's event at Sydney 2000, has become the latest to make claims of sexual abuse against a former USA Gymnastics team doctor.
Sarah Keane, the new President of the Olympic Council of Ireland (OCI), has apologised to the families of athletes who failed to get tickets for last year's Olympic Games in Rio de Janeiro following the scandal that embroiled former leader Patrick Hickey.