The Asian/Oceanian Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games boxing qualifying event will now be held in Amman, Jordan.
Sir Bill Beaumont today officially confirmed he will be seeking a second four-year term as chairman of World Rugby.
Tokyo marked six months until the start of the 2020 Olympic Games with a fireworks display and the first lighting of the Olympic rings monument, recently installed at Odaiba Marine Park.
The power and influence of athletes on the running of the United States Olympic & Paralympic Committee (USOPC) was extended today, with the signing of an agreement guaranteeing the Athletes' Advisory Council (AAC) "professional, independent operational support".
Hydrogen fuel is set to be used for the Torch Relay and cauldrons at the Tokyo 2020 Olympic and Paralympic Games.
With exactly six months to go before Tokyo 2020 begins, a new forecast suggests hosts Japan may be on course to hit their 30 gold-medal target.
The Tokyo 2020 Organising Committee of the Olympic and Paralympic Games has unveiled the uniforms to be worn by technical officials during competition.
Lake Placid 2023 Winter World University Games receives boost as $147 million proposed for Olympic venue upgrades
Organisers of the 2023 Winter World University Games in Lake Placid have received a boost, after New York Governor Andrew Cuomo proposed $147 million (£112 million/€133 million) in capital funding for the State's Olympic Regional Development Authority (ORDA) to keep upgrading winter sports venues.
South African wheelchair tennis player Lucas Sithole has received a two-year ban for failing three times in a 12-month period to file whereabouts information.
Norway's Kjetil Jansrud won the men’s super-G title today, as the prestigious International Ski Federation Alpine Skiing World Cup weekend at Kitzbühel in Austria got underway.
Mikaela Shiffrin of the United States earned only the second International Ski Federation (FIS) Alpine Skiing World Cup downhill victory of her career, triumphing in the Bulgarian town of Bansko.
Slovenia made table tennis history today, qualifying for the Olympic Games team event for the first time, at the ITTF World Qualification Tournament in Gondomar, Portugal.
Defending women's champion Naomi Osaka was beaten in the third round of the Australian Open today by 15-year-old United States prodigy Coco Gauff, while 38-year-old legend Serena Williams also exited the tournament.
Germany's Denise Herrmann shot clean for the first time in her career on her way to winning the women's 15 kilometres individual event, at the International Biathlon Union (IBU) World Cup in Pokljuka in Slovenia.
Egypt will face hosts Tunisia in the final of the African Men's Handball Championship, after the semi-finals were concluded today.