Italian swimming star Federica Pellegrini will open an online auction of memorabilia to raise funds for the fight against the coronavirus pandemic.
Greg Ireland has been appointed as the new head coach of the Italian men's ice hockey team.
Rugby union's Under-20 World Championship has been cancelled by World Rugby because of the coronavirus pandemic.
The Italian Olympic Committee (CONI) has suspended all sport in the country, including football matches in Serie A, until April 3 at the earliest due to the coronavirus outbreak, it has been announced.
England's Six Nations games against Italy on March 14 and 15 have been postponed because of the coronavirus outbreak.
The Italian Government has tonight issued an order that all sport in the country must be played behind closed doors until April 3 because of the coronavirus outbreak.
There are no plans to postpone any more Six Nations matches and those that have been postponed will be fulfilled when possible, organisers have said.
Three players from third-division side Pianese have tested positive for coronavirus and Juventus' under-23 team is in quarantine as the coronavirus outbreak continues to wreak havoc on Italian football.
The fixtures between Ireland and Italy in the men's, women's and under-20 Six Nations, scheduled for next month, have been postponed because of the coronavirus outbreak.
Five Italian fencers secured top-three finishes at a trio of International Fencing Federation (FIE) World Cup events.
Elements of the Olympic Charter have been hot topics of discussion in recent months.
Omar Visintin and Michela Moioli made it gold for Italy in both the men's and women's finals in leg three of the International Ski Federation (FIS) Snowboard Cross World Cup in Big White, Canada.
Elena Curtoni recorded her first International Ski Federation (FIS) Alpine Ski World Cup win in Bansko, Bulgaria, leading a trio of Italians who swept the podium in the second women's downhill of the weekend.
China's and Russia's men's teams and South Korea's and Italy's women's sides have booked their places at the World Curling Championships.
South Korea and Italy have both qualified for the playoffs of the women's event at the World Curling Federation World Qualification Event in Lohja.