Brazil has selected three taekwondo athletes for the Pan American qualifier for the Tokyo 2020 Paralympic Games.
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Britain's Olympic canoeing gold medallist Etienne Stott has been found guilty of a public order offence after taking part in a climate change protest with Extinction Rebellion last year.
World Taekwondo Europe (WTE) has announced that height categories will be used for cadet athletes at next month's Turkish Open, instead of the usual weight divisions.
Holders Qatar made it to the semi-finals of the Asian Men's Handball Championship by beating Iran in Kuwait.
Ireland's Sam Bennett won the first stage of the Tour Down Under today, following an exciting sprint finish.
World number one Rafael Nadal eased through his first-round tie on day two of the Australian Open.
International University Sports Federation (FISU) Executive Committee member Leopold Senghor has been named Senegal's director of high competition.
Australian snowboarder Ben Tudhope has been named International Paralympic Committee (IPC) Allianz Athlete of the Month for December.
Australian Open organisers should consider moving the tournament to March or November, a climate change lobby group has warned.
A Qatari sheikh is one of two show jumpers from the country to have failed a drugs test for cannabis, with the national team's Tokyo 2020 Olympic place now under threat.
Riyadh will host the final of the 2020 International Basketball Federation (FIBA) 3x3 World Tour.
France's Tokyo 2020 hopefuls Camille Lecointre and Aloise Retornaz began Olympic year with a strong first day in the women's 470 class at the Sailing World Cup in Miami.
Qatar defeated South Korea as the main round of the 2020 Asian Men's Handball Championship began in Kuwait.
China's defending champion Ju Wenjun defeated Russian challenger Aleksandra Goryachkina for the second game in a row to move within one victory of reclaiming her title at the Women's World Chess Championship.
World number one Ashleigh Barty recovered from a nervous start on day one of the Australian Open as she bids to become the first home singles winner of the tennis Grand Slam for 42 years.