Australia's Olympic athletes will be given extra-protective condoms to guard them from the Zika virus at Rio 2016.
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Italy's Gianluca Brambilla held onto the overall lead at the Giro d'Italia as Slovenia's Primoz Roglic triumphed in the stage nine time trial.
Cuba's Olympic champion Idalys Ortiz claimed a confidence boosting win ahead of her title defence at Rio 2016 at the International Judo Federation (IJF) Almaty Grand Prix in Kazakhstan.
There was a tame end to the men's competition at the International Volleyball Federation (FIVB) Antalya Open as an injury gifted the title to Latvians Aleksandrs Samoilovs and Janis Smedins without a point being played.
Hosts Japan made it two wins out of two at the International Volleyball Federation (FIVB) Women's Rio 2016 qualifier in Tokyo.
Ticketek Australia has been appointed as the official ticket agent of the Gold Coast 2018 Commonwealth Games.
The United States have named a shooting squad of five debutantes for the Rio 2016 Paralympics.
British Curling coach Dave Hay is parting company with the team skipped by Olympic bronze medal winner Eve Muirhead.
New Zealand have added 16-year-old Hamish McLean to their swimming squad for the Rio 2016 Paralympics.
Germany's Ronny Hornschuh has been appointed as the new head coach of Switzerland's ski jumping team.
The President of the Botswana National Olympic Committee (BNOC) has held a meeting with a former leader of the country.
A new subway line in Rio de Janeiro - billed as one of the major legacy projects of this year's Olympics - will only open four days before the Games begin.
Russian Sports Minister Vitaly Mutko says his country is "sorry" for the doping crisis which has put the Rio 2016 participation of its athletics team at risk.