The United States' double Olympic basketball gold medallist Kobe Bryant died today in a fatal California helicopter crash that killed four others, including his 13-year-old daughter.
China has withdrawn as host of the qualifying tournament for the women's Olympic football at Tokyo 2020 because of the coronavirus outbreak and the event next month has been relocated to Sydney, the Asian Football Confederation (AFC) has announced.
British Sports Minister Nigel Adams said the prospect of India missing the Birmingham 2022 Commonwealth Games over the absence of shooting was "absolutely bonkers".
Participants and spectators attending the Olympic Torch Relay in Fukushima prefecture have been promised that it is safe and they will not be exposed to radiation.
Iran's only female Olympic medallist Kimia Alizadeh has said she plans to compete for Germany after fleeing her home country.
This year's Hong Kong Marathon has been cancelled because of fears over the coronavirus outbreak, it has been announced.
The Italian town of Assisi has been announced as the host of the second International Boxing Association (AIBA) Continental Forum.
Australian sport is in the middle of another row over ball-tampering - this time with tennis player John Millman at the centre following his five-set defeat to Roger Federer at the Australian Open.
Ugandan Olympians from as far back as Rome 1960 gathered for a reunion in Kampala.
Ashleigh Barty kept her bid for a historic home triumph at the Australian Open alive by reaching the quarter-finals at Melbourne Park.
Spain have kept hold of their European Men's Handball Championship crown after defeating Croatia 22-20 in a close final.
Egypt claimed their seventh African Men’s Handball title in Tunisia tonight as they defeated the hosts and defending champions 27-23 and earned a Tokyo 2020 place in so doing.
Hong Kong and South Korea earned places at this year's Olympic Games in Tokyo after winning the men and women's International Table Tennis Federation (ITTF) World Team Qualification Tournament respectively in Gondomar.
Hungary defeated Spain in a penalty shootout to win the Men's European Water Polo Championship in Budapest.
Suzanne Schulting of The Netherlands earned two more gold medals as the International Skating Union (ISU) Short Track European Championships reached their conclusion.