Thomas Bach is set to be re-elected President of the International Olympic Committee (IOC) unopposed next year after the organisation confirmed the German as the sole candidate for the role.
It is hoped the return of the Olympic Rings to Tokyo Bay after safety and maintenance checks will help people "feel excited" about next year's Games.
Suleyman Mikayilov has urged his fellow International Boxing Association (AIBA) Presidential candidates to conduct their campaigns in a respectful manner in the days leading up to the vote.
The European Olympic boxing qualifying tournament for Tokyo 2020, which was suspended in March due to the coronavirus pandemic, is set to resume in London in April 2021.
Vancouver Mayor Kennedy Stewart has suggested one of his conditions for supporting a bid from the city for the 2030 Winter Olympic and Paralympic Games is that it be spearheaded by indigenous leaders.
The International Shooting Sport Federation (ISSF) has proposed a skeet mixed team event for inclusion at the 2024 Olympic Games in Paris.
Argentina's rugby skipper Pablo Matera has been stripped of the captaincy and suspended alongside two other players after the emergence of racist posts on Twitter.
International Table Tennis Federation (ITTF) chief executive Steve Dainton described the #RESTART series as "one of the most important things" the governing body has achieved.
Four countries still to sign UNESCO International Convention against Doping in Sport after Lebanon ratifies agreement
Only four countries have not yet signed the UNESCO International Convention against Doping in Sport after Lebanon became the 191st to ratify the agreement.
Items from the careers of Diego Maradona and Pelé are being auctioned this week, including a jersey from the Argentinian's testimonial match and a unique replica of the World Cup awarded to the Brazilian legend by FIFA.
The inaugural World Baseball Softball Confederation (WBSC) Under-18 Women's Softball World Cup has been postponed to August and September 2021 - a year later than originally planned.
FIFA President Gianni Infantino has reinforced the worldwide governing body's commitment to help end violence against women and children after renewing its Safe Home campaign.
Olympic swimming champion Kyle Chalmers has set his sights on defending his title at Tokyo 2020 after undergoing shoulder surgery.
Stéphane Nomis has been appointed as the new President of the French Judo Federation (FFJ) after winning an election against long-standing leader Jean-Luc Rougé.
Egyptian squash player Ali Farag has been voted as the World Games Athlete of the Month for November, it was announced today.