World players' union FIFPro have promised they will stand by their athletes if they make a political statement at this year's Olympic Games in Tokyo.
Hamilton’s attempts to bring the 2030 Commonwealth Games to the city have received a fresh boost after the community group behind the bid was invited to submit the second part of its hosting proposal by March 9.
Eleven-time world champion canoeist Laurence Vincent-Lapointe has been cleared to return to competition after it was ruled she did not knowingly take a banned substance.
Controversial tennis champion Margaret Court has been presented with a trophy at the Australian Open, to mark the 50-year anniversary of her calendar year Grand Slam.
A rehearsal at Chiba’s Makuhari Messe Convention Center on the outskirts of Tokyo has given a taster of a segment, expected to last 10 minutes.
Next month's 9th Asian Indoor Athletics Championships scheduled to be held at Hangzhou in China is the latest event to be affected by the coronavirus outbreak after it was announced it would no longer be taking place there.
The South African Sports Confederation and Olympic Committee (SASCOC) voted for gender equity on its Board among a number of other constitutional changes.
Brazil's Olympic judo champion Rafaela Silva is set to fight her two-year doping ban at the Court of Arbitration for Sport (CAS).
Newly-uncovered archive documents have confirmed persistent allegations that drug-use entered into the upper levels of sport in New Zealand sport around the time of the 1972 Olympic Games in Munich.
Russian snowboarder Nikita Avtaneev had his two-year ban for failing to report his whereabouts multiple times confirmed by the Russian Snowboarding Federation (RSF).
Ten cities will host Gold level athletics meetings across four continents as part of the pilot year for the World Athletics Continental Tour in 2020.
The International Cycling Union (UCI) has decided, as of this season, to make more resources available through the anti-doping programme set up for its Women’s WorldTeams.
Tokyo 2020 has signed up fitness and sports equipment company Technogym as an official supporter.
Canada's Jim Baba and Kevin Quinn have been named as the respective technical delegates for the baseball and softball competitions at Tokyo 2020.
The International University Sports Federation (FISU) have announced a new scholarship in partnership with the School of International Education in the second of three scholarship opportunities.