By Nancy Gillen in Yekaterinburg
Beijing 2022 has unveiled a panda and Chinese lantern child as mascots for the Winter Olympic and Paralympics Games.
Egyptian weightlifters to miss 2019 World Championships and potentially Tokyo 2020 following suspension
Egypt will not be represented at the 2019 International Weightlifting Federation (IWF) World Championships here in Pattaya following the suspension of the country's national federation.
Lausanne 2020 has received the flame for the Winter Youth Olympic Games in Athens after the lighting ceremony at the Panathenaic Stadium.
Queensland Premier Annastacia Palaszczuk has said the Australian state will abandon plans to bid for the 2032 Summer Olympics and Paralympics if the opportunity for long-term benefits is not proven.
American middle-distance runner Alysia Montano has thanked whistleblower Yulia Stepanova as she prepares to receive two medals retrospectively at the International Association of Athletics Federations (IAAF) World Championships.
The Japan Swimming Federation has announced tough qualifying times for the host nation's Olympic Games team at Tokyo 2020.
South African sprinter Carina Horn has been suspended by the Athletics Integrity Unit (AIU) after failing a drugs test.
China's women earn seventh successive team gold, and Tokyo 2020 place, at Asian Table Tennis Championships
The women's team event came to a conclusion at the Asian Table Tennis Championships in Indonesia, with China earning a seventh consecutive gold at the expense of second seeds Japan, confirming Tokyo 2020 entry.
Reigning Olympic champion Carolina Marin re-announced herself as a major force on the international stage with a first-up victory over Nozomi Okuhara at the Badminton World Federation (BWF) China Open.
The 2019 International Weightlifting Federation (IWF) World Championships are due to begin here in Pattaya tomorrow, with Georgia's Lasha Talakhadze and Russia's Tatiana Kashirina among the athletes looking to make their mark.
The Netherlands will hope to build on their European Baseball Championship success by winning the crucial Africa/Europe qualification event for the Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games.
World Taekwondo President Chungwon Choue believes that 4D cameras being introduced for Tokyo 2020 will bring added excitement to the sport.
Japanese video gaming giant Nintendo has released a new trailer for the upcoming Mario & Sonic at the Olympic Games Tokyo 2020 title.
Defending champions Russia lost their opening match as the Blind Football European Championships began in Rome today.