The International Olympic Committee (IOC) has refused to recognise the election of Viktor Lukashenko as President of the National Olympic Committee (NOC) of the Republic of Belarus and Dmitry Baskov as a Board member.
The Court of Arbitration for Sport (CAS) has reduced Confederation of African Football (CAF) President Ahmad's ban from all football-related activity from five years to two.
The Tokyo 2020 Organising Committee, Japanese Government and Tokyo Metropolitan Government joined forces with the International Olympic Committee (IOC) and International Paralympic Committee (IPC) to reiterate their commitment to gender equality on International Women's Day.
A panel established by the Hungarian Olympic Committee (HOC) to look into the feasibility of staging the Olympics in capital Budapest in 2032 is to continue to do so while it awaits a meeting with the International Olympic Committee (IOC) to discuss the status of the Games.
The International Modern Pentathlon Union (UIPM) has been forced to move another of its marquee events in 2021, this time the Pentathlon World Cup Final, from South Korea to Hungary because of the coronavirus crisis.
World Athletics has launched the "#WeGrowAthletics" campaign to help the sport achieve gender equality.
The Asia and Oceania Olympic and Paralympic Continental Qualification Regatta is to proceed as planned in May after World Rowing received assurances that athletes will be allowed to enter Japan to take part.
Mark Pavelich, a member of the famous United States ice hockey team which masterminded the "Miracle on Ice", has died at the age of 63.
The International Basketball Federation (FIBA) has confirmed the participants at the 2022 AmeriCup after ruling that Cuba had forfeited three qualification matches, leading to Canada, Dominican Republic and the US Virgin Islands sealing places at the tournament.
Olympic gold medallist Lim Hyo-jun, who faces a ban from the South Korean national team due to sexual harassment, has reportedly applied for Chinese citizenship to allow him to compete at Beijing 2022.
A Romanian referee accused of racism during a Champions League match between Paris Saint-Germain and Istanbul Başakşehir in December has been suspended for the rest of the season by UEFA.
A striking statue of women’s sports pioneer Alice Milliat has been unveiled, to the strains of the Olympic Anthem, at the House of Sport in Paris.
Olympic champions Mikaël Kingsbury of Canada and France’s Perrine Laffont triumphed in the moguls events at the International Ski Federation Freestyle Ski World Championships in Almaty.
Jordi Xammar and Nicolás Rodríguez lead the men's event following the opening day of competition at the 470 World Championship in Vilamoura in Portugal.
Buenos Aires 2018 Youth Olympic champions David Ahman and Jonatan Hellvig progressed through the qualifying round to reach the main draw of the Katara Beach Volleyball Cup in Doha.