Colombian swimmer Daniel Giraldo has won the Americas Paralympic Committee (APC) Athlete of the Month award for December.
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Commonwealth Games Australia (CGA) has pleged AUD$25,000 (£13,200/$17,200/€15,500) to the Red Cross Bushfire Appeal, as torrential downpours finally bring some relief to the ravaged terrain of eastern Australia.
The World Taekwondo Demonstration Team is enjoying major television success, making the final of Italia's Got Talent.
Norway took a deserved gold in the women's 4x6 kilometres relay at the International Biathlon Union (IBU) World Cup in Ruhpolding, Germany, today.
Latvian Martins Dukurs delivered yet again at the BMW International Bobsleigh and Skeleton Federation (IBSF) World Cup, securing a 10th consecutive Innsbruck victory.
Sestriere in Italy is hosting the latest women's International Ski Federation (FIS) Alpine Skiing World Cup this weekend, with giant slalom and parallel giant slalom taking centre-stage.
The International Ski Federation (FIS) Freeski Slopestyle World Cup is in catch-up mode, with the second competition travelling to the stunning Seiser Alm course in the Dolomites, Italy.
The International Ski Federation (FIS) Cross-Country World Cup roadshow has landed in the Czech Republic’s Nové Město this weekend.
The fifth International Luge Federation (FIL) World Cup of the season is due to begin at Lillehammer in Norway tomorrow.
Nanjing, China, will once again host the World DanceSport Federation (WDSF) World Breaking Championship, organisers have confirmed.
The quarter-final line-up is complete at the Asian Football Confederation (AFC) Under-23 Championship in Thailand, with United Arab Emirates (UAE) coming out on top of Group D.
The Australian Open, the first Grand Slam tennis event of the year, is set to go ahead, despite serious concerns around air quality in the region.
It was another great day for Italy's double Paralympic gold medallist Giacomo Bertagnolli, at the World Para Alpine Skiing World Cup in Prato Nevoso.
Frenchman Martin Fourcade registered a remarkable 80th International Biathlon Union (IBU) World Cup victory in the men's 10 kilometres sprint in Ruhpolding, Germany.
The fifth event of the winter kicks off the second half of the BMW International Bobsleigh and Skeleton Federation (IBSF) World Cup season, on the Olympic sliding track in Igls above Innsbruck, Austria.