By Nancy Gillen in Yekaterinburg
By Patrick O'Kane at the Gloria Sports Arena in Antalya
International Olympic Committee (IOC) President Thomas Bach is confident a future bid for the Games from his home country of Germany could get off the ground despite the referendum defeats in Munich and Hamburg.
The United States Olympic and Paralympic Committee (USOPC) has said it is cooperating with Government inquiries after it was reported American agencies were conducting a widespread investigation into the country's sports organisations.
The International Paralympic Committee (IPC) has suspended South Korean Para-ice hockey player and Paralympic medallist Yu Man-gyun for six months for an anti-doping violation.
Reigning world 200 metres champion Ramil Guliyev said he is using the Gloria Cup athletics meeting here as preparation for the International Association of Athletics Federations World Athletics Championships in Doha which begin later this month.
A two-day equality workshop has been held in Fiji by the Oceania National Olympic Committees (ONOC) Equity Commission.
Hosts Paraguay will play Japan in the opening match of the 2019 FIFA Beach Soccer World Cup following the draw for the tournament.
Everest Funeral Concierge have been confirmed as the title sponsor of the Canadian Senior Curling Championships for a sixth straight year.
Canadian referee Barbara Marian has been inducted into the Taekwondo Hall of Fame.
Camilo Pérez López Moreira has vowed to help the International Tennis Federation (ITF) increase its resources and development funding, should the International Olympic Committee (IOC) member be elected to the governing body's Board later this month.
GAISF President warns against "unnecessary" World Urban Games expansion as he praises first edition in Budapest
Global Association of International Sports Federations (GAISF) President Raffaele Chiulli said he is "very happy" with the inaugural World Urban Games here – but warned against "unnecessary" future expansion.
Trinidad and Tobago sprinter Michelle-Lee Ahye has been provisionally suspended by the Athletics Integrity Unit for three alleged whereabouts failures.
Canada's double Olympic bobsleigh champion Kaillie Humphries has alleged that head coach Todd Hays "verbally and mentally abused her" during the 2017-2018 season.
Uzbekistan powerlifter Navruzbek Abdurasulov has been given a four-year doping ban by the International Paralympic Committee (IPC).