The Rhein-Ruhr bid to host the 2025 edition of the Summer World University Games held an online meeting with the International University Sports Federation (FISU) to discuss their plans.
The New Zealand Olympic Committee (NZOC) has welcomed what it calls the "increased clarity" around the Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games following a conference call with the International Olympic Committee (IOC).
Malawi's taekwondo athlete Yamikani Guba has donated uniforms to his country's national governing body.
Jörg Kapfer has been elected as President of the Austrian Bodybuilding and Fitness Federation, it has been announced.
Eduardo Paes - the former Mayor of Rio de Janeiro - has been accused of committing passive corruption and bid fraud during the construction of a venue for the 2016 Olympic and Paralympic Games.
Tour de France organisers have reportedly set a May 15 deadline to decide whether this year’s race can take place as planned, amid the coronavirus pandemic.
Paralympic shot put champion Niko Kappel has said the Tokyo Olympic and Paralympic Games should not go ahead if there is no cure for COVID-19.
There have been at least 68 new COVID-19 cases in Tokyo today - the biggest daily jump yet.
The World Anti-Doping Agency (WADA) has said more than 3,000 corrective actions were implemented by signatories to the WADA Code last year, as the organisation published its first Code Compliance annual report.
The President of the International Cycling Union (UCI), David Lappartient, has said the organisation is seeking to build a new calendar that will not extend the season "beyond what is reasonable".
The President of the Sports Union for Athletes with Down Syndrome (SUDS) Geoff Smedley has died from coronavirus.
International Federation of Sport Climbing (IFSC) European Championships could be postponed for the second time due to the coronavirus pandemic.
The International Table Tennis Federation (ITTF) has suspended all of its international events until the end of June and frozen its rankings because of the ongoing coronavirus pandemic.
World Olympians Association (WOA) President Joël Bouzou has called on athletes to take a leading role with society to support people during the coronavirus pandemic.
Meetings of the International Gymnastics Federation (FIG) Executive Committee and Council have been postponed because of the coronavirus pandemic.