The first Marathon Grand Championship (MGC) starts tomorrow, with the incentive of Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games spots up for grabs.
China has sent a strong line-up to the Asian Table Tennis Championships in Indonesia, where places at Tokyo 2020 will be up for grabs alongside continental titles.
Harry Warganegara has been appointed the Indonesian Olympic Committee's (KOI) Chef de Mission for the 30th Southeast Asian (SEA) Games in the Philippines.
China has stepped up its pursuit of medals at the 2022 Winter Olympic Games in Beijing with the appointment of biathlon legends Ole Einar Bjørndalen and Darya Domracheva as national team coaches.
Tristan Bangma and Patrick Bos of the Netherlands clinched the men's B title, as road races began at the International Cycling Union Para-cycling Road World Championships in Emmen, The Netherlands.
The International Triathlon Union (ITU) has announced Asiago as the 2020 Winter Triathlon World Championships host.
Olympic gold medallist Håvard Lorentzen is targeting a return to form in the upcoming speed skating season after enduring a difficult 2018-2019 campaign.
This year's World Sambo Championships in Seoul will offer a total prize fund of $216,000 (£173,000/€194,000).
A record number of countries have expressed an interest in this year's rugby league Festival of World Cups in Manchester.
Poland's Maciej Kurowski has been appointed head coach of the development programme at the International Luge Federation (FIL).
Japan's new Olympics Minister Seiko Hashimoto has dismissed calls from South Korea to ban the "Rising Sun" Flag at Tokyo 2020, as she became the latest official to comment on the row threatening to overshadow next year's Olympic Games.
Former International Gymnastics Federation (FIG) President Bruno Grandi has died at the age of 85.
World Rugby and ChildFund, the principal charity partner for Rugby World Cup (RWC) 2019, have confirmed a record-breaking £2 million has been pledged to the innovative ChildFund Pass It Back programme.
World Urban Games hosts Budapest "want to be European sport capital" - but rule out 2032 Olympic bid
The 2019 World Urban Games organising committee chairman says host city Budapest wants to be "one of the three most important sport capitals of Europe" - but has ruled out a bid for the 2032 Olympics.
Madeira has been announced as the host for the 2021 World Para Swimming Championships.