Turkmenistan's capital Ashgabat, asked to host this year's World Weightlifting Championships at short notice, is making "significant progress" towards staging the event from November 1 to 10, it has been claimed.
Saudi Arabian players arrived safely in Rostov-on-Don for their second FIFA World Cup match tomorrow despite their plane catching fire mid-flight.
With less than 50 days to go before the start of the Glasgow 2018 European Championships, the first volunteers have been revealed at a special event.
The Australian Sports Anti-Doping Authority (ASADA) and the Sri Lankan Anti-Doping Agency (SLADA) have signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU).
The Olympic Channel has reached an agreement with eight sporting governing bodies and multi-sport organisations to collaborate on content.
A new line of Olympic heritage men's apparel by Lacoste has been launched with the first items celebrating the 50th anniversary of the Grenoble Winter Games and the Mexico City Summer Games.
China has started testing a driverless high-speed rail system that will be put in place around Beijing in time for the 2022 Winter Olympics and Paralympics.
Russia and Belarus plan to expand cooperation between their National Olympic Committees to enable joint events, as well as the future use by Russian athletes of Belarusian sports training facilities.
Swimmers employing the traditional Japanese style have put on a show in the Sumida River to promote their hopes of being allowed to join the Torch Relay for the 2020 Tokyo Olympic Games.
Hosts Russia have virtually guaranteed themselves a spot in the last 16 of the FIFA World Cup after beating Egypt 3-1 for a second successive victory today.
The reigning world champions Croatia lost to Spain in day two's stand-out result at the International Swimming Federation Men's Water Polo World League Super Final in Budapest.
South Korean fencer Bongil Gu has won his sixth Asian Fencing Championship gold after defeating compatriot Junghwan Kim in today's sabre final in Bangkok.
Denmark's world number one Stephan Hansen finished third in the men's compound qualifying round at the Hyundai Archery World Cup today in Salt Lake City, during tough windy conditions.
The men's singles has begun at the 2018 Badminton World Federation (BWF) Yonex Canada Open in Calgary.
United States have replicated their individual success in the team events with four successive gold medals at the Pan American Fencing Championships in Havana.