The Russian Athletics Federation (RusAF) has been given a major boost in its campaign to be readmitted to World Athletics with the new administration being told that it if fulfils its promises then the process could begin as early as next March.
Japan will reportedly allow "large-scale" overseas visitors to enter the country for next year's Olympic and Paralympic Games in Tokyo without mandatory vaccinations or quarantine periods.
Athletes could be tested for coronavirus every four to five days during their time at the Tokyo 2020 Olympics and Paralympics, as part of countermeasures.
Next year's Australian Open will reportedly take place from February 8 to 21 to incorporate a period of quarantine for players.
The World Anti-Doping Agency (WADA) has expressed satisfaction over additional financial contributions it has received from the Governments of India, China, Saudi Arabia and Egypt which total almost $2.6 million (£1.9 million/€2.1 million).
Minsk could be set to lose another major event following the controversial re-election in August of Alexander Lukashenko as Belarus President, which has sparked widespread protests across the country.
The global governing body for parkour has called on the International Olympic Committee (IOC) to reject an application from the International Gymnastics Federation (FIG) to include the sport at Paris 2024.
Former Olympic decathlon champion Rafer Johnson - who also held the distinction of lighting the Olympic Cauldron during the Los Angeles 1984 Opening Ceremony - has passed away aged 86.
World Rugby chief executive Brett Gosper is to leave the organisation early next year and head National Football League (NFL) operations in Europe and the United Kingdom.
The Russian Anti-Doping Agency (RUSADA) has set a deadline of March 31 for officials to apply for the position of director general as the organisation begins its search to find the successor to Yuri Ganus.
Sweden, Norway and Finland will all skip this month's International Ski Federation (FIS) Cross-Country World Cup events over coronavirus fears.
The Commonwealth Games Federation (CGF) Coordination Commission is to hold a series of virtual meetings this week to hear updates on preparations for Birmingham 2022.
The Badminton World Federation (BWF) has denied it has confirmed the events that will form part of the rescheduled qualification system for the postponed Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games.
UEFA President Aleksander Čeferin met with European Parliament President David Sassoli this week as the pair pledged their commitment to working together to promote inclusion and solidarity in European football.
A memorial garden is set to be created at London's Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park as a tribute to key workers and those that lost their lives to coronavirus.