The second edition of the Mediterranean Beach Games officially began in Patras with the Opening Ceremony held in the Greek city.
Defending champion Novak Djokovic heads into the US Open as favourite to secure a 17th men's singles Grand Slam title.
Paralympics New Zealand (PNZ) marked the one-year-to-go celebrations before Tokyo 2020 by hosting the sixth edition of their Prime Minister's Dinner in Auckland.
The Australian Olympic Committee (AOC) has paid tribute to Olympic sprint champion Norma Fleming, who has died aged 84.
Spanish world champion Sandra Sánchez will be among 62 karatekas participating in the kata competition at October's Association of National Olympic Committees World Beach Games in Qatar.
The Argentine Olympic Committee (COA) held an event to celebrate the performances of their athletes at the Lima 2019 Pan American Games.
American ski racing official Allen Church has died aged 91, US Ski & Snowboard (USS) have announced.
The unlikely thawing in relations between Marius Vizer and Thomas Bach continued here, when the head of the International Judo Federation (IJF) was presented with a special award as the International Olympic Committee (IOC) President sent him his best wishes.
The International Gymnastics Federation (FIG) have announced Hiroshima as hosts of the first Parkour World Championships in 2020.
The International Skating Union (ISU) has given the green light to Icederby holding a test event in the Netherlands next month in the latest sign of cooperation between the two organisations.
Germany's Markus Rehm will attempt to break his own world record in the long jump tomorrow to mark one year to go until the start of the 2020 Paralympic Games in Tokyo.
The International Judo Federation (IjF) Championships, while always the biggest event of the sport's calendar, are even more highly anticipated this year for several reasons.
Tributes will be paid to Belarusian Para-rower Dzmitry Ryshkevich during the World Rowing Championships, after he died in a training incident at the age of 33.
The men's regional qualification football tournament for the Tokyo 2020 Olympics will take place in Guadalajara in Mexico, it has been announced.
The International Judo Federation (IJF) signed up to the Brighton plus Helsinki Declaration, an international treaty supporting full gender equity in sport, here today.