World-renowned Chinese concert pianist Lang Lang has been appointed as a publicity ambassador for the 2022 Asian Games in Hangzhou.
Senior Norwegian Olympic and Paralympic Committee and Confederation of Sports (NIF) official Tore Øvrebø is hopeful a new national sports centre set to be constructed in the country will be completed by 2023.
Kenya has been awarded the hosting rights for this year's African Junior and Youth Weightlifting Championships.
Finland's triple Olympic ice hockey medallist Lasse Kukkonen has announced his retirement from the sport.
The Republic of Congo's Mauve Binocha Mahongou won the African stage of the International Sambo Federation's (FIAS) online tournament.
The Russian Athletics Federation (RusAF) is requesting the deadline for it to pay half of a $10 million (£8 million/€9 million) fine to World Athletics - which is today - is postponed indefinitely, claiming it does not have the funds available to complete payment at the present time.
Uzbekistan has entered the race to host the 2027 Asian Cup with five bidders now confirmed for the men's football tournament.
Lausanne 2020 has projected an operating surplus of CHF400,000 (£340,000/$422,000/€377,000) from this year's Winter Youth Olympic Games after revealing the financial results of the event.
An open letter, released on behalf of six victims, has called on USA Swimming to "dismantle" a culture of sexual abuse within the organisation.
China's World Anti-Doping Agency (WADA) vice-president Yang Yang has called for calm amid an escalating feud between the drugs watchdog and the White House.
A decision on the possible postponement of the 2021 Alpine World Ski Championships in Cortina d'Ampezzo is set to be made by the International Ski Federation (FIS) Council tomorrow.
A funeral and commemorative event has been held in Oslo, in recognition of the life of former European Athletics President Svein Arne Hansen, who died last month at the age of 74.
Former FIFA deputy secretary general Markus Kattner has been banned from football for 10 years after being found guilty of conflicts of interest and abusing his position.
American three-time Olympic champion Tianna Bartoletta has hit out at her compatriot Christian Coleman for his attitude towards a provisional anti-doping suspension.
Dutch short track speed skating world champion Lara van Ruijven is "fighting for her life" after falling ill during a training camp in the French Pyrenees.