The Belarus biathlon team have appointed Yuri Albers as their head coach.
The International Ice Hockey Federation (IIHF) have announced that Moscow-based company SportConcept will be the official merchandiser for the Men's World Championships for three years from 2019.
The World Baseball Softball Confederation (WBSC) has continued to promote its new baseball5 discipline by taking it to Asia and the Americas.
The International Weightlifting Federation (IWF) sent a delegation to Tashkent to assess preparations for this year's World Junior Championships.
Former Moscow Laboratory director Grigory Rodchenkov has claimed positive doping tests in Russian football were ordered to be ignored.
European Sambo Federation (ESF) President Sergey Eliseev has said he is encouraged by the large spread of medal-winning nations at the 2018 European Sambo Championships, which were held in Athens this weekend.
Scotland's Laura Muir has been confirmed as the first official ambassador for the 2019 European Athletics Indoor Championships in Glasgow.
The Spanish Olympic Committee (COE) has elected retired Alpine skier Carolina Ruiz Castillo to its Board as a representative of winter sports.
Sweden retained their International Ice Hockey Federation (IIHF) World Championship title after a dramatic shoot-out win over Switzerland in Copenhagen.
France claimed two gold medals at the International Federation of Sport Climbing (IFSC) World Cup in the Chinese city of Tai'an.
Unseeded Colombian Miguel Angel Rodriguez caused a major upset in the final of the Professional Squash Association British Open by beating world number one Mohamed Elshorbagy to the trophy at the Airco Arena in Hull.
Britain's Simon Yates secured a solo victory on stage 15 of the Giro d'Italia to strengthen his grip on the general classification in Sappada.
Evandro Gonçalves and Andre Loyola completed a hugely successful week for hosts Brazil as the reigning world champions topped the podium at the International Volleyball Federation (FIVB) Beach World Tour event in Itapema.
Brazil earned their first International Equestrian Federation (FEI) Nations Cup Jumping victory at the French seaside resort of La Baule.
Pre-tournament favourite Rafael Nadal survived a scare against defending champion Alexander Zverev of Germany to emerge triumphant at the Italian Open in Rome today.