A main player in the creation of the Tokyo 2020 Opening and Closing Ceremonies has resigned after being found to have harassed colleagues.
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The German Taekwondo Union has named Alexander Bachmann and Ela Aydin as their respective men's and women's athletes of the year.
The Australian Olympic Committee (AOC) has described the response of athletes to the country's bushfire crisis as "inspiring".
Hosts Colombia and Argentina will lock horns in a winner-takes-all clash for a Tokyo 2020 spot tomorrow after both won their second matches at the Women's Volleyball South American Olympic Qualification Tournament.
The quarter-final line-up was completed at the Association of Tennis Professionals (ATP) Cup in Australia, as Spain, Argentina, Canada and Belgium all made it through following the last day of group action.
Hosts Thailand began with a big victory on day one of the Asian Football Confederation Under-23 Championship, which is doubling as a qualifier for the men's Olympic tournament.
South Korea and Kazakhstan qualified for the semi-finals at the Women's Volleyball Asian Olympic Qualification Tournament in Thailand, after the second day of group play.
Denmark's third seed Anders Antonsen was knocked out of the men's competition by home player Lee Zii Jia, as singles action began at the Badminton World Federation (BWF) Malaysia Masters.
The third game of this year's Women's World Chess Championship ended in a third draw to maintain the deadlock in Shanghai.
Norway's Olympic gold medallist Magnus Krog will see action for the first time this season, at the fourth leg of the Nordic Combined World Cup circuit in Val di Fiemme this weekend.
The International Blind Sports Federation (IBSA) has reported that last year's IBSA World Powerlifting and Bench Press Championships were a "great success".
Los Angeles Metro officials want to strike deals with the private sector to bridge a funding gap in time for the 2028 Olympics.
The Sydney Indoor Archery Festival will go ahead as planned this week despite the bushfire crisis in Australia, organisers have said.
Commonwealth Games Canada (CGC) has congratulated programmes and operations manager Kelly Laframboise for 30 years of service with the organisation.
The World Baseball Softball Confederation (WBSC) has announced that the Asian qualifier for the inaugural Baseball5 World Cup will be held in Kuala Lumpur.