The National Stadium in Beijing is among several public buildings to have been closed by Chinese authorities as they battle to contain the outbreak of the coronavirus which is sweeping across the country.
NBC Olympics has extended its partnership with Snapchat for this year's Olympics and Paralympic Games after previously working together for Rio 2016 and Pyeongchang 2018.
Australian Genevieve Duff has been appointed by the International Paralympic Committee (IPC) as the acting director of a new department focussing on athlete classification.
Paralympics to remain on free-to-air television in UK after addition to list of "crown jewel" sporting events
The Summer and Winter Paralympic Games will remain on free-to-air television in the United Kingdom after the Government added it to the list of protected sporting events.
Wates Construction has been officially confirmed as the main contractor for the £73 million ($94 million/€85 million) Sandwell Aquatics Centre being built in time for the 2022 Commonwealth Games in Birmingham.
As devastating bushfires continue to rage, climate protesters been been making their point at the Australian Open.
UK Athletics has appointed former Premier League general secretary Nic Coward as its interim chief executive after Zara Hyde Peters failed to take up the post following allegations about her husband.
Team GB have appointed two artists-in-residence for the Tokyo 2020 Olympic and Paralympic Games.
Chengdu 2021 has launched a campaign which will see 20,000 special Summer World University Games lottery tickets given to passengers arriving at the Chinese city.
World number one and top seed Rafael Nadal reached the last 16 of the Australian Open in Melbourne today in far easier fashion than his long-time rival Roger Federer had in the previous day’s nightcap.
Kostornaia victory ensures Russian gold medal clean sweep at ISU European Figure Skating Championships
Russia completed a clean sweep of every gold medal at the International Skating Union (ISU) European Figure Skating Championships in Graz for the first time in 14 years when, as expected, they won the women's singles and, more unexpectedly, claimed the title in the ice dance.
Australia today qualified for their first Olympic men's football tournament for 12 years with a hard-fought 1-0 victory over Uzbekistan in the third place playoff at the Asian Football Confederation (AFC) Under-23 Championships in Bangkok.
Trinidad and Tobago's Andrew Lewis booked his place at Tokyo 2020 in a dramatic medal race at the Sailing World Cup in Miami.
Spain clinched the Women's European Water Polo Championship title after narrowly defeating Russia in Budapest.
Hungarian brothers Shaolin Sándor Liu and Shaoang Liu earned a gold medal each at the International Skating Union (ISU) Short Track European Championships in Debrecen, Hungary.