The McLaren report on weightlifting corruption states that the President of Azerbaijan, Ilham Aliyev, personally wrote to Tamás Aján to thank him for delaying the suspension of certain athletes who had tested positive for steroids.
Tokyo 2020 has confirmed it will not stage any one-year-to-go celebration events for the postponed Olympic and Paralympic Games due to the coronavirus pandemic.
American hammer thrower Gwen Berry has said United States Olympic and Paralympic Committee (USOPC) chief executive Sarah Hirshland has apologised for "not understanding the impact her decisions had on me" after she was placed on probation for a podium protest at Lima 2019.
The women's 400 metres world champion, Bahrain's Salwa Eid Naser, has been provisionally suspended by the Athletics Integrity Unit (AIU) for whereabouts failures.
A decision on whether the postponed Tokyo 2020 Olympic and Paralympic Games can go ahead should be made no earlier than March, according to a senior Organising Committee official.
This year's World Team Table Tennis Championships are set to be postponed until next year after the sport's global governing body asked South Korean organisers to find new dates for the event in the early months of 2021.
The National Basketball Association (NBA) plans to restart its 2019-2020 season on July 31 in Orlando, with just the 22 teams in playoff contention competing.
The International Olympic Committee (IOC) reaffirmed its commitment to sustainability on World Environment Day.
The Japan Cycling Federation (JCF) has picked six athletes to represent the host nation at the Tokyo 2020 Olympics, now postponed to 2021.
Zambian captain Barbra Banda revealed the team are aiming for the semi-finals in the Olympic women's football contest in Tokyo next year.
A meeting of the heads of delegations for the Chengdu 2021 Summer World University Games will be held from April 19 to 23 next year in Chengdu ahead of the event.
The International Luge Federation (FIL) is set to establish a COVID-19 working group to analyse the impact of the coronavirus pandemic on its events in the 2020-2021 season.
The International Ski Federation (FIS) Council has updated its environmental pact, the Mainau Manifesto, to improve its support of sustainability.
British Curling has announced its wheelchair curling squad for the 2020-2021 season, with Paralympic bronze medallist Gregor Ewan returning to the fold.
Global transport and logistics company Kuehne+Nagel has been announced as the official logistics partner for the Rugby League World Cup 2021 (RLWC2021).