Favourites New Zealand began their campaign to secure a spot in the Olympic football tournament at Tokyo 2020 with a 6-1 thrashing of Samoa at the Oceania qualifier in Fiji.
An attempt to harness the power of the Paris 2024 Olympic Games to build a Paris-based Davos of sport was launched this week at a reception in the French Residence in London's Kensington district.
New Zealand will aim to banish their demons from the 2016 Olympic Games qualification process, when they battle for a spot in the football tournament at Tokyo 2020 in Fiji.
Basketball star Stephen Curry will play for the United States at the Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games, following his country's disappointing showing at this month's International Basketball Federation (FIBA) World Cup.
Paris 2024 and Dakar 2022 have signed a wide-ranging agreement, leading to extensive cooperation between organisers of the two Games.
International Association of Athletics Federations President Sebastian Coe has praised the Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games marathon course, after a test event was held in the Japanese capital.
The Japan Swimming Federation has announced tough qualifying times for the host nation's Olympic Games team at Tokyo 2020.
The Netherlands will hope to build on their European Baseball Championship success by winning the crucial Africa/Europe qualification event for the Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games.
Japanese video gaming giant Nintendo has released a new trailer for the upcoming Mario & Sonic at the Olympic Games Tokyo 2020 title.
Queensland Premier Annastacia Palaszczuk has said the Australian state will abandon plans to bid for the 2032 Summer Olympics and Paralympics if the opportunity for long-term benefits is not proven.
Japanese Government Minister Kazuyoshi Akaba has called for increased collaboration between central and local authorities to help prepare for potential natural disasters.
David Rudisha has targeted a return to competition next year as the 800 metres world record holder attempts to bounce back from injury to earn a third Olympic title at Tokyo 2020.
International Olympic Committee (IOC) President Thomas Bach is confident a future bid for the Games from his home country of Germany could get off the ground despite the referendum defeats in Munich and Hamburg.
Triple Olympic gold medallist Sebastian Brendel of Germany was among the winners on the final day of the Tokyo 2020 canoe sprint test event.
Shogo Nakamura and Honami Maeda won the men's and women's races respectively at the Tokyo 2020 marathon test event.