By Liam Morgan, Michael Pavitt and Philip Barker in Lausanne
Commonwealth Games Australia (CGA) has pleged AUD$25,000 (£13,200/$17,200/€15,500) to the Red Cross Bushfire Appeal, as torrential downpours finally bring some relief to the ravaged terrain of eastern Australia.
Chinese Grammy-nominated concert pianist Lang Lang has been announced as an image ambassador of next year's Summer World University Games in Chengdu.
International Olympic Committee (IOC) President Thomas Bach has paid tribute to the winners of the IOC Coaches Lifetime Achievement Awards, Malcolm Arnold and Ulla Koch, who received commemorative statuettes in a ceremony at Lausanne's Olympic Museum.
Colombian swimmer Daniel Giraldo has won the Americas Paralympic Committee (APC) Athlete of the Month award for December.
Spain have made a strong start to the defence of their title in the European Handball Federation (EHF) European Men;s Handball Championship, co-hosted for the first time in three countries - Austria, Norway and Sweden.
Controversial Australian politician Pauline Hanson has launched a major campaign against Queensland's proposed bid for the 2032 Olympic and Paralympic Games.
Climate activist Greta Thunberg issued a warning to world leaders that climate change demonstrations will not go away, as a march swept through Lausanne during the Winter Youth Olympic Games here.
A large-sized Olympic rings monument has today been installed at Odaiba Marine Park, as the countdown to Tokyo 2020 continues.
The International Olympic Committee (IOC) will not only award the Winter Youth Olympics to countries who have hosted the main Games and the door is open for smaller nations to stage the event, according to a senior official at the organisation.
Tokyo 2020 have confirmed changes to both the Olympic and Paralympic men and women's individual triathlon course.
The Beijing 2022 Winter Olympic Games "Ice Ribbon" speed skating venue is due to host its first test events in June, after work on the main structure was completed.
The International Boxing Association (AIBA) is set to explain its ongoing reforms to the National Federations of more than 35 American countries at the first Continental Boxing Forum here tomorrow.
The Asian Football Confederation (AFC) has reportedly banned Iran from hosting Champions League football matches as controversy surrounding the country continues.
Digital installations from the Alibaba Cloud Gallery will greet spectators as they arrive at Narita International Airport for this year's Olympic and Paralympic Games in Tokyo.