Japanese Prime Minister Shinzō Abe and Tokyo Governor Yuriko Koike have agreed to cooperate on handling the COVID-19 pandemic safely ahead of the nation's hosting of the Tokyo 2020 Olympics and Paralympics next year.
The 2022 Invictus Games in Düsseldorf will now be delayed by a year due to the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic, following the same decision for the 2020 edition.
Russian modern pentathlete Svetlana Lebedeva has tested positive for COVID-19 and is now unable to join the rest of the national team at its training camp.
A new survey polling Japanese residents has found that 77 per cent of those questioned believe that the Tokyo 2020 Olympics and Paralympics "cannot be held" next year.
The Russian Anti-Doping Agency (RUSADA) has collected more than 90 doping samples during its testing of athletes in mid-June.
The Mexican Baseball League (LMB) has cancelled its season for the first time in its history, just three days after the celebration of its 95th anniversary.
The Professional Squash Association (PSA) has announced the cancellation of the 2020 Necker Mauritius Open as a result of the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic.
Major League Baseball (MLB) announced the cancellation of this year's All-Star Game in Los Angeles due to the coronavirus pandemic.
Prague has stepped in to replace London as hosts of this year's European Canoe Slalom Championships after the event in the British capital was cancelled due to the coronavirus pandemic.
The Yokohama leg of this year's Junior Grand Prix of Figure Skating has been cancelled because of the COVID-19 pandemic.
Coronavirus cases in next year's Olympic and Paralympic host city Tokyo continue to rise, with the city confirming 124 cases today.
Practically every update from the International Olympic Committee (IOC) and Tokyo 2020 on the postponed Olympic Games provides more questions than answers.
Great Britain Wheelchair Rugby (GBWR) has decided not to pursue playing outdoors, despite the easing of Government restrictions allowing for it to explore that opportunity.
The International Ski Federation (FIS) Council has confirmed that the 2021 Alpine World Ski Championships in Cortina d'Ampezzo will remain in their original slot in the calendar.
The International Canoe Federation (ICF) has confirmed José Perurena's term as President has been extended following the postponement of its Congress because of the coronavirus crisis.