The Tokyo 2020 Organising Committee has today confirmed the competition schedule for the postponed Paralympics, due to take place from August 24 to September 5 in 2021.
Tokyo has not experienced the levels of heat that had been predicted to mar the Olympic Games in the Japanese capital, now postponed to 2021.
Denmark will host the Tour de France Grand Depart in 2022 after a change in the race dates made it impossible for Copenhagen to stage the marquee cycling event next year.
While pandemic-related lockdowns and travel restrictions have played havoc with many sports' schedules, the enforced isolation of individuals and family groups in many leading economies appears to have created conditions in which esports can prosper all the more.
Zimbabwe’s 1980 gold medal-winning hockey captain Ann Grant has revealed how a journal written by team members 40 years ago has helped them celebrate the anniversary of their victory despite coronavirus-related restrictions on physical gatherings preventing a reunion.
America's leading male gymnast Sam Mikulak has announced he will retire after next year's Olympic Games in Tokyo.
The AG Memorial Van Damme Diamond League athletics meeting will be held behind closed doors due to the COVID-19 pandemic.
Posthumous award for tango-loving "fat one" Selvetti, South America’s first Olympic weightlifting medallist
Humberto Selvetti, the first South American and first native Spanish speaker to win an Olympic weightlifting medal, is top of the list of athletes who will be inducted into the Pan American Weightlifting Federation (PAWF) Hall of Fame at a gala to be held on August 22.
Helsinki 1952 Olympic wrestling bronze medallist Khalil Taha has died of kidney disease aged 88.
The Hungarian Government is making cuts of around HUF 5.7 billion (£14.8 million/$19.3 million/€16.5 million) to the budgets for the nation's top Olympic sports due to the COVID-19 pandemic.
The Palau National Olympic Committee (PNOC) has held a youth sports festival to encourage the return of physical activity and celebrate Olympic Day.
The Russian Boxing Federation (RBF) has paid tribute to coach Alexander Nikolaev who died of coronavirus.
USA Luge head coach Robert Fegg has been happy with the recent preparations for the United States national team as they have adapted to the challenges posed by the COVID-19 pandemic.
International Blind Sports Federation (IBSA) Goalball has established a new body designed to aid youth development in the sport and is searching for experts to join it.
Carina Edlinger, a bronze medallist at the Pyeongchang 2018 Paralympics, has found a new guide, Daniel Bauer.