New Zealand's Chef de Mission for Tokyo 2020 Rob Waddell believes organisers in Japan are "several steps ahead" of where Rio 2016 were with a little under a year until the Games.
Tickets for the Tokyo 2020 Paralympics will go on sale for the first time from tomorrow in host nation Japan.
USA Gymnastics is reportedly investigating coach Maggie Haney over allegations of emotional and verbal abuse of athletes.
The Russian Olympic Committee (ROC) has confirmed it will invite International Association of Athletics Federations (IAAF) President Sebastian Coe to its 40th anniversary celebrations of the Moscow Olympics next year.
In an open letter to athletes and delegates at the 2019 African Games, athlete-led organisation Global Athlete publicly backed Nigerian sprinter Blessing Okagbare after she spoke up about athlete rights ahead of competition in Rabat, Morocco.
United World Wrestling (UWW) President Nenad Lalović has hailed the success of the body's Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with World Taekwondo and the Taekwondo Humanitarian Foundation (THF).
Morocco's King Mohammed VI has been awarded the Olympic African Order of Merit as his country hosts the ongoing African Games.
England ladies survived a scare against Belarus to book their place in the semi-finals of the EuroHockey Nations Championship in Antwerp.
London 2012 Olympic road race champion Marianne Vos is favourite to defend her International Cycling Union Women's World Tour Ladies Tour of Norway title when action begins in Østfold tomorrow.
The 2019 World Taekwondo World Cup Team and Poomsae Championships start in Wuxi tomorrow, with the two events being held simultaneously for the first time.
Double Olympic gold medallist Ester Ledecká has received the Czech Republic's highest sports award for her history-making performance at last year's Winter Olympic Games in Pyeongchang.
Nigeria Olympic Committee President Habu Gumel rallied his country's African Games athletes with a "we are here to win" vow as the continental championships began in Rabat.
The Colombian Olympic Committee (COC) and the University of Applied and Environmental Sciences (UDCA) in Bogotá are developing a research project entitled "Governance and Legitimacy in Colombian Sports Federations".
Fiji Association of Sports and National Olympic Committee (FASANOC) chief executive Lorraine Mar has defended the organisation after the country's football chief criticised the choice of winner for a top award.
Mikhail Zakharov has been re-appointed as the head coach of the Belarus men's ice hockey team.