The International Esports Federation (IESF) have announced that they have opened the bidding process for the Esports World Championship in 2019.
Esports have been urged to unite and regulate itself properly before it makes its debut as a full medal sport at the 2022 Asian Games and to help its campaign to become an Olympic sport.
The German Olympic Sports Confederation (DOSB) held meetings in an attempt to pave the way for recommendations on organised esports in the country.
The German coalition Government has agreed to recognise esports as an official sport, as it continues its quest for acceptance in the Olympics.
The Pyeongchang 2018 Olympic Torch has continued its journey across South Korea this month in the build-up to next month's Winter Games, carried by the usual variety of citizens, including, where possible, celebrities.
International Olympic Committee (IOC) TOP sponsor Intel have announced plans to host an esports tournament in Pyeongchang, prior to the Winter Olympics.
FIFA and EA SPORTS have confirmed the launch of a global competitive gaming series, which will conclude with the first ever eWorld Cup Grand Final in 2018.
The Olympic Summit - essentially the International Olympic Committee (IOC) and a couple of close friends - issued a communique yesterday in which they decreed that competitive "esports" could be considered as a sporting activity. For some, it was as if Saint Peter had allowed the Devil through the Pearly Gates.
A meeting of leading stakeholders from the Olympic Movement has concluded that competitive esports "could be considered as a sporting activity".
The project manager of the esports demonstration event here at the 2017 Asian Indoor and Martial Arts Games has expressed his confidence that every country on the continent will have a fully-established national federation for the sport by the time it features as a full medal event at the 2022 Asian Games in Chinese city Hangzhou.
Voters on an insidethegames.biz poll have overwhelmingly ruled that e-sports should not be classed as a sport.
International Olympic Committee (IOC) President Thomas Bach has expressed reservations about whether e-sports can be considered a pursuit worthy of serious consideration for a place on the Olympic programme.