Canadian Olympic Committee (COC) secretary general David Shoemaker has admitted there are concerns over the human rights situation in China, but played down suggestions the country may boycott the Beijing 2022 Winter Olympic Games.
The United States' Vincent Zhou is now targeting a medal at the Beijing 2022 Winter Olympics in figure skating, after nearly quitting the sport.
Television executive Antonio Marano has taken up the post of commercial director for Milan Cortina 2026.
The construction of the Beijing 2022 Winter Olympic and Paralympic Village is expected to be finished by June, according to Chinese officials.
In business, as in sport, sometimes it never rains but it pours, and in logging on to the Financial Times, website earlier this week, eyes were drawn to a headline proclaiming, "Chinese courier sets fire to himself in protest over unpaid Alibaba wages".
The Russian region of Bashkortostan is considering a bid for the 2030 Winter Olympic Games.
The chair of the International Olympic Committee (IOC) Coordination Commission for the Beijing 2022 Winter Olympics, Juan Antonio Samaranch, has praised the local Organising Committee for progress made in 2020 despite the COVID-19 pandemic.
The executive director of the National Hockey League Players Association (NHLPA) Donald Fehr believes National Hockey League (NHL) stars will feature at next year's Winter Olympic Games in Beijing.
Ukraine is considering launching a bid for the 2030 or 2032 Olympic Games, according to the country’s Youth and Sport Minister Vadym Huttsait.
Italian Winter Sports Federation (FISI) President Flavio Roda has urged Bormio to accelerate construction projects deemed essential to its plans to stage men's Alpine skiing races at the Milan Cortina 2026 Winter Olympics.
It has been suggested that a university be built in Cortina d'Ampezzo to take advantage of the town's joint hosting of the 2026 Winter Olympics.
China and Italy have agreed to support each other in hosting the Beijing 2022 and Milan-Cortina 2026 Winter Olympic Games.
Organisers of the 2022 Winter Olympic and Paralympic Games unveiled the pictograms for the event at a countdown ceremony in China today.
Bobsleigh athletes have ramped up calls for the sport to be added to the Paralympic programme, ahead of meeting early next year where its fate is set to be decided.
Beijing 2022 sustainability head Liu Xinping claimed "environmental friendliness" is a priority as preparations for the Winter Olympic and Paralympic Games continue.