Double Olympic gold medallist Aron Szilagyi has been elected President of the International Fencing Federation's (FIE) Athletes' Commission.
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Judoka Telma Monteiro was awarded the women's athlete of the year prize at the National Olympic Committee of Portugal's (COP) "Celebração Olímpica" gala.
The Albanian National Olympic Committee has offered support to three Alpine skiers in preparation for Pyeongchang 2018.
A celebration of the life of Canada's 13-time Paralympic medallist Lana Spreeman has been held in Calgary.
Constantino Iglesias has been elected as the new President of the Spanish Weightlifting Federation.
Cuba's double Olympic boxing bronze medallist Lázaro Álvarez says he has been handed a six-month ban by his country's National Federation for dyeing his hair.
Cagliari in Italy will host the 2017 International Blind Sports Federation (IBSA) Partially Sighted Football World Championships for players in the B2/B3 category.
United World Wrestling (UWW) has approved a new IT system to randomly assign referees to matches during competitions.
Double Commonwealth Games medallist Shelley Kitchen has been appointed as high performance programme manager at Squash New Zealand (SNZ).
Malaysia's four Paralympic medallists have received sponsorship backing to travel to the holy Islamic city of Mecca.
Para-triathlete Markus Häusling has died after losing his battle with amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS).
The Brazilian Sports Federation for the Visually Impaired (CBDV) has announced the dates for its annual international judo event.
World Chess Federation (FIDE) vice president Georgios Makropoulos has been re-elected as President of the Greek Chess Federation for an 11th time.
Paralympic champion Carlos Serrano has been named as Colombia's Para-athlete of the year.
Bulgarian Olympic Committee (BOC) secretary general Belcho Goranov was among the official guests at the 26th edition of the country's National Championship for Children and Youth At Risk.