Multiple Russian national champion Irina Avvakumova has announced she will not be competing in any International Ski Federation ski jumping events in the 2018-2019 season as she takes a break from the sport.
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New Zealand's Rhys Thornbury has announced his retirement from skeleton.
American Anastasija Zolotic, who won silver at the Buenos Aires 2018 Youth Olympic Games in the under-49 kilograms taekwondo competition, has revealed she did so despite suffering a fractured hand in her first round fight at the Oceania Pavilion.
Four-time Olympic champion Simone Biles has said that speaking out about suffering sexual abuse by former USA Gymnastics doctor Larry Nassar has been "empowering" and she hopes "it might encourage other people" to tell their stories.
Dutch rower Corne de Koning has won the International Paralympic Committee's Athlete of the Month award for September after finishing an unbeaten season at the World Championships in Plovdiv, Bulgaria.
Italy upped their tally of gold medals to six at the World Artistic Skating Championships at the Vendéspace rink in Mouilleron-Le-Captif.
Egypt's world number ones are through to the semi-finals at the Professional Squash Association (PSA) US Open held at Drexel University's Daskalaskis Athletic Center.
The Bobsleigh and Skeleton Federation of Ghana have announced Vernon Darko as their new President.
China continue to dominate the top of the medal table at the Asian Para Games as they took their total to 39 golds after only two days of competition in Jakarta.
The top eight seeds, including Roger Federer and Novak Djokovic, received a bye in the first round of the Shanghai Masters but other top names suffered early exits at the Qizhong Forest Sports City Arena.
Next year's International Wheelchair Basketball Federation (IWBF) European Championships Division A will split into separate men and women's competitions, it has been announced.
Final tickets for the annual New York Gold Medal Gala are being sold as the U.S. Ski & Snowboard Foundation hopes to raise funds for the national team.
The International Association of Athletics Federations (IAAF) has revealed new regulations for IAAF label road races in the hope it will improve the quality of events.
Ahmed Shehzad has been banned for four months by the Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) after he "inadvertently consumed" a prohibited substance.
Sri Lanka to open school sports centres to produce more international medallists after Asian Games failure
Sri Lankan Prime Minister Ranil Wickremesinghe has announced the Government plan to open 500 sports centres in schools to help produce more international medallists.