Japanese Prime Minister Shinzō Abe has lifted the country's state of emergency after a decline in the number of COVID-19 cases in the Tokyo 2020 host nation.
Indian hockey legend and three-time Olympic gold medallist Balbir Singh Senior has died at the age of 96.
The European Boxing Confederation (EUBC) has paid tribute to Albania's national team coach Skender Kurti after his death from coronavirus.
Korean Teqball Association President Yoo Song-geun has revealed his hopes for a unified team with North Korea.
The International Luge Federation (FIL) has awarded next year's European Championships to Sigulda in Latvia.
Danish doubles specialist Mads Conrad-Petersen has announced his retirement after the Badminton World Federation Thomas Cup finals were postponed until October because of the coronavirus pandemic.
American softball player Cat Osterman has said she wants to help the next generation of players after coming out of retirement before Tokyo 2020.
New Zealand marathon runner Daniel Jones has said he wants to extend his stay in Kenya during the lockdown period, to help with preparations for the Tokyo 2020 Olympics.
The World Curling Federation (WCF) has paid tribute to Hall of Fame member Jean-Paul Bidaud after the Swiss official passed away.
Concrete handprints made by late basketball star Kobe Bryant have fetched $75,000 (£62,000/€69,000) at an auction in Beverly Hills.
Olympic gold medallist Ola Vigen Hattestad has been hired as the new head coach of the Norwegian elite women's cross-country skiing team.
The International Waterski and Wakeboard Federation (IWWF) has announced that this year's Cableski World Championships have been pushed back to 2021 due to the COVID-19 pandemic.
Morinari Watanabe has confirmed he will stand for a second term as President of the International Gymnastics Federation (FIG) when the organisation holds its elections.
Japan's Economy Minister Yasutoshi Nishimura has said the coronavirus state of emergency will be lifted in Tokyo tomorrow, with 14 new COVID-19 cases reported in the Japanese capital today.
The head coach of the United States women's basketball team, Dawn Staley, has cast doubt over whether she would attend the postponed Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games without a significant improvement in containing the coronavirus pandemic.