Next month's 9th Asian Indoor Athletics Championships scheduled to be held at Hangzhou in China is the latest event to be affected by the coronavirus outbreak after it was announced it would no longer be taking place there.
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The United States' double Olympic basketball gold medallist Kobe Bryant died today in a fatal California helicopter crash that killed eight others, including his 13-year-old daughter.
Participants and spectators attending the Olympic Torch Relay in Fukushima prefecture have been promised that it is safe and they will not be exposed to radiation.
China has withdrawn as host of the qualifying tournament for the women's Olympic football at Tokyo 2020 because of the coronavirus outbreak and the event next month has been relocated to Sydney, the Asian Football Confederation (AFC) has announced.
This year's Hong Kong Marathon has been cancelled because of fears over the coronavirus outbreak, it has been announced.
Kostornaia victory ensures Russian gold medal clean sweep at ISU European Figure Skating Championships
Russia completed a clean sweep of every gold medal at the International Skating Union (ISU) European Figure Skating Championships in Graz for the first time in 14 years when, as expected, they won the women's singles and, more unexpectedly, claimed the title in the ice dance.
Wates Construction has been officially confirmed as the main contractor for the £73 million ($94 million/€85 million) Sandwell Aquatics Centre being built in time for the 2022 Commonwealth Games in Birmingham.
Cinque Mulini to be presented with World Athletics Heritage Plaque before latest Cross Country Permit race
A World Athletics Heritage Plaque is to be presented tomorrow to organisers of the Cinque Mulini, the latest leg of the World Athletics Cross Country Permit series, to mark one of the oldest and most famous races in Europe.
The National Stadium in Beijing is among several public buildings to have been closed by Chinese authorities as they battle to contain the outbreak of the coronavirus which is sweeping across the country.
Australia today qualified for their first Olympic men's football tournament for 12 years with a hard-fought 1-0 victory over Uzbekistan in the third place playoff at the Asian Football Confederation (AFC) Under-23 Championships in Bangkok.
UK Athletics has appointed former Premier League general secretary Nic Coward as its interim chief executive after Zara Hyde Peters failed to take up the post following allegations about her husband.
Australian Genevieve Duff has been appointed by the International Paralympic Committee (IPC) as the acting director of a new department focussing on athlete classification.
Britain's Paralympic Games gold medallist Paul Blake has announced his retirement from athletics at the age of 30.
Boikova and Kozlovskii lead Russian clean sweep in pairs at ISU European Figure Skating Championships
It was Russia's night at the International Skating Union (ISU) European Figure Skating Championships in Graz as Aleksandra Boikova and Dmitri Kozlovskii led a medal clean sweep in the pairs and Alena Kostornaia ended the short programme ahead in the women's singles with team-mates in second and third.
Sir Bill Beaumont today officially confirmed he will be seeking a second four-year term as chairman of World Rugby.