Weightlifting has been given approval by the International Olympic Committee (IOC) to extend its Tokyo 2020 qualifying period by a year, until the end of April 2021.
Tokyo 2020 chief executive Toshirō Mutō has downplayed suggestions from John Coates that October will be a pivotal month in assessing whether the postponed Olympic and Paralympic Games can go ahead next year.
Danil Lysenko could be banned for up to eight years after several former Russian Athletics Federation (RusAF) officials obstructed an investigation into the world indoor high jump champion, according to Russian Anti-Doping Agency director general Yury Ganus.
Timothy Cheruiyot will lead a team of five Kenyan runners in a virtual 2000 metres race as part of the Impossible Games, a behind-closed-doors Diamond League event primarily in Oslo.
The Badminton World Federation (BWF) has moved the 2020 World Junior Championships back by four months because of the coronavirus pandemic.
The International Paralympic Committee (IPC) has extended the deadline for the International Wheelchair Basketball Federation (IWBF) to reclassify players to ensure the sport retains its place at the postponed Tokyo 2020 Paralympic Games.
The first World Archery summer summit will be held on Sunday (May 31), with a focus on the attitude an archer requires to win and how to achieve excellence in competition.
British Athletics, Cycling and Rowing teaming up with children's TV show Blue Peter to Train to Tokyo
Members of Britain's athletics, cycling and rowing teams have linked up with iconic children's television programme Blue Peter for a challenge to run, cycle and row the distance from the programme's studios in Manchester to Tokyo.
Robert Fegg has been appointed head coach of the USA Luge national team after Bill Tavares stepped back from the role.
The Italian Winter Sports Federation (FISI) celebrated winning the International Ski Federation (FIS) Snowboard World Cup Nations Cup for the first time.
Female membership of the 30 International Olympic Committee (IOC) Commissions has risen to 47.7 per cent.
International Olympic Committee (IOC) President Thomas Bach has consulted with around 100 members on the consequences of the coronavirus pandemic.
Sam Coffa, the 84-year-old Australian who lost his seat on the International Weightlifting Federation (IWF) Executive Board three years ago, has been asked to become "honorary advisor" to the Board a week before the publication of the McLaren Report into alleged corruption in the sport.
This year's Boston Marathon has been cancelled, after race organisers decided it was "not feasible" to hold the event in 2020 because of the coronavirus pandemic.
Relations between Olympic hosts China and West still in freefall as allies join US in condemning proposed Hong Kong law
Tensions between the United States and China, the next Winter Olympic host, ratcheted steadily upwards this week, as provocative legislation edged closer to enactment in both countries.