By Liam Morgan, Michael Pavitt and Philip Barker in Lausanne
Zambia are set to use the training facilities in Asahi in the run up to this year's Olympic Games after signing a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with the city.
At the very spot where the Lausanne 2020 medals are presented each night, bandy has made its pitch for full Olympic inclusion in Italy at Milan-Cortina 2026.
A total of 363 events and activities are taking place across 45 countries today as part of the ninth edition of World Snow Day.
Japan's Ryosuke Irie underlined his status as a Japanese hope for home gold at the Tokyo 2020 Olympics by racing to his second title at the International Swimming Federation Champions Swim Series leg in Beijing.
Home player Anthony Sinisuka Ginting came from behind to win the men's final at the Badminton World Federation Indonesia Masters in Jakarta.
India won a penalty shoot-out against The Netherlands to defeat them for the second consecutive day in the Men's International Hockey Federation Pro League.
Rankings leaders Alexander Bolshunov and Therese Johaug both made it two victories out of two as the International Ski Federation Cross-Country World Cup concluded in Nové Město.
Eva Pinkelnig continued her superb form in Japan as she won on the Women's Ski Jumping World Cup circuit for the third event in a row.
Reigning champion Ju Wenjun struck straight back against challenger Aleksandra Goryachkina to level the Women's World Chess Championship once more at 4½-4½.
Women's world number one Ashleigh Barty will carry home hopes at the Australian Open as the host nation looks to end its long wait for a singles champion at the opening Grand Slam of the tennis season.
Miami is hosting the second stop on the 2020 Sailing World Cup circuit from tomorrow, with the competition crucial for North American sailors.
The National Olympic Committee of Kenya (NOCK) is to hold a workshop in marketing and event tourism in a bid to improve its image and create a new revenue stream.
World Taekwondo (WT) has released a statement to clarify the situation with its member in New Zealand.
Liz Dunn is seeking to make history as the first woman to play for the United States wheelchair rugby team at the Paralympic Games.