The World Players Association (WPA) has urged the International Olympic Committee (IOC) to improve efforts to prevent this year's rescheduled Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games from becoming a coronavirus "super-spreader" event.
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A positive coronavirus case has been linked to the Tokyo 2020 Olympic Torch Relay for the first time as organisers continue to face challenges in holding the event against the backdrop of a pandemic.
Brazilian Para athletes in athletics, swimming and weightlifting took part in two virtual meetings on food and nutrition.
International Olympic Committee (IOC) President Thomas Bach has claimed National Olympic Committees (NOC) are "helping each other" in a bid to get athletes vaccinated against COVID-19 ahead of this year’s rescheduled Tokyo 2020 Olympics.
France’s Julian Alaphilippe returned to winning ways when he claimed the men’s La Flèche Wallonne title for the third time in his career, while Anna van der Breggen of The Netherlands won the women’s race for the seventh successive year to extend her all-time record.
Cerebral Palsy Sport (CP Sport) has launched a new online club finder platform in a bid to enable more people with cerebral palsy the opportunity to connect with a club and find a sport to suit them when COVID-19 restrictions ease in England.
The Government of Canada has announced a major investment in sport which is expected to play an important role in helping the sporting community recover from the coronavirus pandemic.
World Rugby is looking to create new emerging nations competitions by 2022, "unify" the men's international 15s and sevens calendars and launch a plan to "accelerate" diversity and inclusion across all levels of the game.
Defending Olympic men's football champions Brazil will open their Tokyo 2020 campaign against Germany in a repeat of the Rio 2016 final.
Athletes could be tested for coronavirus every day at this year's rescheduled Tokyo 2020 Olympics and Paralympics with organisers reportedly looking to use saliva-based tests to spot possible infections.
The South African Sports Confederation and Olympic Committee (SASCOC) has announced Veldskoen Shoes as the official off-field shoe sponsor for the country's Olympic and Paralympic teams ahead of Tokyo 2020.
Sixteen reigning champions will bid to defend their titles at this week’s European Wrestling Championships in Polish capital Warsaw.
Lasha Bekauri overcame Beka Gviniashvili in all-Georgian men’s under-90 kilogram final to win gold on the final day of this year’s European Judo Championships in Portuguese capital Lisbon.
Greece’s Stefanos Tsitsipas defeated Russia’s Andrey Rublev in straight sets to capture the Monte-Carlo Masters title.
International Testing Agency (ITA) director general Ben Cohen has stressed the "core" of his team will remain intact at this year’s Tokyo 2020 Olympics despite a reduction in anti-doping accreditations.