International Olympic Committee (IOC) President Thomas Bach is expected to visit Japan in May to attend the Tokyo 2020 Olympic Torch Relay and meet Prime Minister Yoshihide Suga.
United States President Joe Biden declared his support for Japan staging the postponed Tokyo 2020 Olympic and Paralympic Games during a meeting with Japanese counterpart Yoshihide Suga.
The chief executive of the Centre for Sport and Human Rights, Mary Harvey, has said athletes have real concerns about the Beijing 2022 Winter Olympics, stressing organisers need to be transparent in addressing alleged human rights abuses in China.
Muju in South Korea has been confirmed as the host city for the first World Taekwondo Grand Prix Challenge.
Jordanian boxer Rashed Al Swaisat reportedly underwent brain surgery after suffering a serious injury during the Youth World Championships in Kielce.
The Chinese economy is back to powering ahead after its brief derailment following the emergence of COVID-19.
A giant skateboard is set to visit 40 towns across New Zealand in 41 days in a bid to get people behind the country’s Olympic team ahead of Tokyo 2020.
Six badminton players have tested positive for COVID-19 at the Badminton Association of Malaysia (BAM) centre of excellence.
The decision by the Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) to send a team to Birmingham 2022 is a major boost to Commonwealth Games organisers.
World Karate Federation (WKF) has announced a series of measures to protect athletes from coronavirus during the European qualifier for this year’s rescheduled Tokyo 2020 Olympics.
A venue used for the Lake Placid 1980 Winter Olympics and set to feature during the 2023 Winter World University Games could become a regular stop on the cross-country skiing and biathlon World Cup circuits, it is hoped.
Hungary's Michelle Gulyas claimed her first International Modern Pentathlon Union (UIPM) World Cup medal with victory in the women's event in Sofia.
Janja Garnbret of Slovenia and the Czech Republic's Adam Ondra laid down a marker prior to this year's Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games by winning the respective women's and men's bouldering events at the Sport Climbing World Cup in Switzerland.
Anna Shcherbakova won the women's singles event to seal victory for Russia at the International Skating Union World Team Trophy in Osaka.
Natalia Kuczewska of Poland continued her strong start to her International Boxing Association Youth World Championships debut by reaching the semi-finals of the women's light flyweight division in Kielce.