Hosts Denmark and defending champions France both began their European Women's Handball Championship campaigns with wins, although a coronavirus outbreak is already threatening one team's involvement.
The World Baseball Softball Confederation (WBSC) has spoke about the development of its two sports in its "2020 End of Year Review" series, stating its optimism, despite the year being blighted by the COVID-19 pandemic.
Beijing 2022 and the International Ski Federation (FIS) has decided that all Olympic test events for skiing will not be staged during the 2020-2021 season, including the 2021 FIS Freestyle Ski, Snowboard, Freeski World Championships.
The National Basketball Association (NBA) has reported that 48 basketball players from the league have tested positive for COVID-19 since testing resumed last week.
The New York City Half Marathon has been cancelled for the second successive year as COVID-19 cases and deaths continue to hit record levels in the United States.
A memorial garden is set to be created at London's Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park as a tribute to key workers and those that lost their lives to coronavirus.
Lake Placid in New York will host the upcoming National Women’s Hockey League (NWHL) season in a bio-secure environment due to the COVID-19 pandemic.
Organisers of the first Games of the Commonwealth of the Independent States (CIS) have confirmed the new dates for the event in Kazan after it was postponed until 2021 because of the coronavirus crisis.
The inaugural World Baseball Softball Confederation (WBSC) Under-18 Women's Softball World Cup has been postponed to August and September 2021 - a year later than originally planned.
The British Olympic Association (BOA) has provided an insight into the financial strains to which COVID-19 has exposed National Olympic Committees (NOCs), warning that any late decision to cancel the postponed Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games altogether might cast doubt over its ability to “continue as a going concern."
Next year's European Sitting Volleyball Championships in Turkey have been pushed back by five months due to the coronavirus pandemic and recent developments regarding a COVID-19 vaccine.
Indian Sports Minister Kiren Rijiju has stated that athletes heading to the Tokyo 2020 Olympics and their support staff will be given priority for a COVID-19 vaccine when one is available.
Hockey Canada has been forced to place players, coaches and staff into quarantine after two positive coronavirus tests were recorded at the national junior team selection camp.
Next year's Boat Race between teams from the University of Oxford and the University of Cambridge will be held on the Great Ouse at Ely on April 3.
Croatia’s venue for next year’s European Figure Skating Championships has been turned into an emergency hospital in response to the coronavirus pandemic.