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 Asian and Oceania boxing qualifying event for this year's Olympic Games in Tokyo will now be held in Amman in Jordan, it was announced today.
Hydrogen fuel is set to be used for the Torch Relay and cauldrons at the Tokyo 2020 Olympic and Paralympic Games.
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".
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.
Former Australian Open wheelchair tennis doubles champion receives two-year ban for whereabouts failures
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.
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.
Boikova and Kozlovskii lead Russian clean sweep in pairs at ISU European Figure Skating Championships
It was Russia's night at the International Skating Union (ISU) European Figure Skating Championships in Graz as Aleksandra Boikova and Dmitri Kozlovskii led a medal clean sweep in the pairs and Alena Kostornaia ended the short programme ahead in the women's singles with team-mates in second and third.
Slovenia made table tennis history today, qualifying for the Olympic Games team event for the first time, at the International Table Tennis Federation World Qualification Tournament in Gondomar in Portugal.
Holders Spain held off a late charge from Slovenia to book their place in the European Men's Handball Championship final, where they are set to face Croatia following their thrilling win over Norway.
Hungary delighted the home crowd by reaching the final of the Men's European Water Polo Championship in Budapest.
Egypt will face hosts Tunisia in the final of the African Men's Handball Championship, after the semi-finals were concluded today.