By Liam Morgan, Michael Pavitt and Philip Barker in Lausanne
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.
Chinese Grammy-nominated concert pianist Lang Lang has been announced as an image ambassador of next year's Summer World University Games in Chengdu.
International Olympic Committee (IOC) President Thomas Bach has paid tribute to the winners of the IOC Coaches Lifetime Achievement Awards, Malcolm Arnold and Ulla Koch, who received commemorative statuettes in a ceremony at Lausanne's Olympic Museum.
Colombian swimmer Daniel Giraldo has won the Americas Paralympic Committee (APC) Athlete of the Month award for December.
The winning run went on today for Austria's Eva Pinkelnig at the International Ski Federation Ski Jumping World Cup in Japan, as she took gold the women's team event
Home player Anthony Ginting has made tomorrow's men’s final at the Badminton World Federation Indonesia Masters in Jakarta, after defeating Denmark’s Viktor Axelsen.
Four of the top five-ranked teams in the world are ready to compete at the inaugural Netball Nations Cup in England, with action starting tomorrow.
Reigning world cross country champion Hellen Obiri will face the fellow Kenyan she narrowly beat to the world 5,000 metres title last year, Margaret Kipkemboi Chelimo, in tomorrow's Cross Internacional de Itálica in Santiponce, Seville.
The penultimate event of the 2019-2020 International Cycling Union (UCI) Cyclo-cross World Cup season takes place tomorrow in Nommay Pays de Montbeliard in France.
Spain have made a strong start to the defence of their title in the European Handball Federation (EHF) European Men;s Handball Championship, co-hosted for the first time in three countries - Austria, Norway and Sweden.
The Ghana Taekwondo Federation (GTF) visited the Ambassador of the Embassy of the Republic of Korea, Kim Sungsoo, to formally introduce the four-member World Taekwondo Peace Corps (TPC).
Australia is set to begin a campaign to win a third consecutive Paralympic Games gold medal, when they compete in the 2020 Wheelchair Rugby Quad Nations in Leicester next month.
Controversial Australian politician Pauline Hanson has launched a major campaign against Queensland's proposed bid for the 2032 Olympic and Paralympic Games.
Climate activist Greta Thunberg issued a warning to world leaders that climate change demonstrations will not go away, as a march swept through Lausanne during the Winter Youth Olympic Games here.