Irish hockey captain David Harte has emerged as the latest candidate for election to the International Olympic Committee (IOC) Athletes' Commission at Tokyo 2020.
Olympic and world champion triple jumper Christian Taylor, founder of the The Athletics Association, will join other key members in meeting World Athletics President Sebastian Coe in Monaco this week.
World Athletics has announced that $2.5 million (£1.9 million/€2.2 million) will be made available for a "comprehensive integrity programme" in road running in 2020.
Herning in Denmark has been awarded the 2022 World Championships for jumping, dressage, para-dressage and vaulting by the International Equestrian Federation (FEI).
The European Union of Gymnastics (UEG) will change its name to European Gymnastics on April 1 next year following approval at the General Assembly in the Bulgarian capital of Sofia.
Japan produced the ideal warm-up for next year’s baseball competition at Tokyo 2020 as they beat South Korea to become global champions at the World Baseball Softball Confederation Premier12 event.
Stefanos Tsitsipas fought back from a set down against Dominic Thiem to claim a deciding set tie-break and win the season-ending Association of Tennis Professionals (ATP) Finals in London.
China and South Korea moved a step closer to booking a place at Tokyo 2020 after they qualified for the International Basketball Federation Women's Olympic Qualifying Tournaments.
Top seed Fan Zhendong clinched back-to-back titles on the International Table Tennis Federation World Tour after beating qualifier Zhao Zihao in the final of the Austrian Open in Linz.
Home hero Lee Cheuk Yiu achieved a fairytale victory at the Badminton World Federation Hong Kong Open by defeating Indonesia's Anthony Sinisuka Ginting in today's men's final.
Top seeds South Korea overcame Hungary to win the team event at the first International Fencing Federation (FIE) Men's Sabre World Cup of the season in Cairo.
World champion Brittany Bowe set a track record to win the women’s 1,000 metres event on the final day of the International Skating Union (ISU) Speed Skating World Cup in Minsk.
Hosts Spain are favourites in the first of the controversial, new-style Davis Cup finals in Madrid this week.
Defending champions Scotland suffered their first defeat of the European Curling Championship as Russia earned an impressive victory in Helsingborg.
Hosts Japan eased to a 7-3 victory over the United States to secure the gold medal at the United World Wrestling Women's World Cup in Narita.