A new survey of sports industry leaders includes a worrying message for the International Olympic Committee (IOC), with the Olympic Games and winter sports said to be "showing signs of slipping down the appeal rankings of global sports properties".
Japan have become the latest country to announce their support for the Pyeongchang 2018 Winter Olympics despite ongoing security tensions in the region and a dispute over a rogue map produced by organisers.
Los Angeles 2028 chairman Casey Wasserman has claimed that a United States attempt to host the 2026 Winter Olympic and Paralympic Games would "require a lot of conversation" with the Californian city before a bid is formally launched.
The Korea Federation of Banks is set to buy ₩1 billion (£654,000/$879,000/€746,000) worth of tickets for the Pyeongchang 2018 Winter Olympic Games to show support amid dismal sales figures so far.
The Tokyo 2020 Organising Committee has launched new graphics that are to feature on posters and banners across the city and during the planned 1,000 days to go celebrations.
South Korea's Foreign Ministry has claimed it is doing everything it can to guarantee the safety of the Pyeongchang 2018 Olympic and Paralympic Games.
The Russian International Olympic University (RIOU) has welcomed its fifth intake of students from 16 countries, including representatives of National Olympic Committees (NOCs) and sports industry organisations, for its Master of Sport Administration (MSA) course.
Korean Sport and Olympic Committee President Lee Kee-heung has expressed his belief that countries will attend the Pyeongchang 2018 Winter Olympics, despite security concerns.
Sir Craig Reedie, President of the World Anti-Doping Agency (WADA), has hinted that Russia is moving in the right direction to be declared compliant before next year's Winter Olympics in Pyeongchang.
The Japan Football Association (JFA) will appoint former Sanfrecce Hiroshima manager Hajime Moriyasu to coach the Japanese men's team at their home Tokyo 2020 Olympics, it has been reported.
Deloitte is to sponsor 10 Team USA athletes and the United States Para-ice hockey team at the Olympic and Paralympic Winter Games in Pyeongchang next year.
Fears that a warning from French Sports Minister Laura Flessel that her country could miss next year's Winter Olympic Games in Pyeongchang because of the security situation on the Korean Peninsula could trigger a domino effect have been eased after the United States revealed they have no doubts about taking part.
International Olympic Committee (IOC) President Thomas Bach has been welcomed to Marseille by French President Emmanuel Macron and Paris Mayor Anne Hidalgo, following the award of the 2024 Olympic Games last week.
Rodchenkov apologises for involvement in Russian doping and calls for strong IOC and WADA punishments
Former Moscow Laboratory director Grigory Rodchenkov has urged sports authorities not to "sweep Russia’s transgressions under the rug" and called for strong sanctions for the doping regime he helped engineer.
French Sports Minister Laura Flessel has said the country’s team for the Pyeongchang 2018 Winter Olympic Games will not travel to South Korea if its security cannot be guaranteed.