Female football player Shirley Cruz will be Costa Rica's flag bearer for the 2019 Pan American Games Opening Ceremony here.
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The United States Olympic and Paralympic Committee (USOPC) have announced plans to launch two parallel campaigns promoting collegiate Olympic and Paralympic sport opportunities across the country.
The US Olympic and Paralympic Training Center will create conditions matching the weather in Tokyo to prepare athletes for the Olympic and Paralympic Games next year.
The International Paralympic Committee (IPC) has announced that a record 21 disciplines from 19 sports are set to be broadcast live from the Tokyo 2020 Paralympic Games.
The United States Olympic and Paralympic Committee (USOPC) have announced that 643 American athletes will compete here at the Pan American Games, including five-times Olympic swimming champion Nathan Adrian.
Star singer Luis Fonsi has claimed he is is "honoured" to be featuring in the Pan American Games Opening Ceremony here, but declined to reveal details about his performance.
Surfer Chelsea Tuach will carry her country's flag at the 2019 Pan American Games Opening Ceremony here with the Barbados Olympic Association (BOA) announcing a 31-strong team of athletes.
France's Delassus impresses to win junior K1 at ICF Junior and Under-23 Canoe Slalom World Championships
France's Anatole Delassus recorded a faster time than his under-23 counterparts in the junior K1 final to win gold at the International Canoe Federation (ICF) Junior and Under-23 Canoe Slalom World Championships in Kraków.
Top seed Kirsty Gilmour of Scotland reached the final of the Badminton World Federation (BWF) Russian Open after defeating Iris Wang of the United States in Vladivostok.
Road cycling is set to be the latest sport to feature in the "Ready Steady Tokyo" test event series for next year's Olympic and Paralympic Games.
Hungary's Kristóf Rasovszky will feature at the International Swimming Federation (FINA) Marathon Swim World Series event in Lac Saint-Jean after winning the men's five kilometres open water competition at the World Aquatics Championships in Gwangju last week.
Tunisia are aiming to win their 10th African Men's Volleyball Championship as they host the event in capital Tunis.
Puerto Rico and Dominican Republic earned their second consecutive wins at the Confederation of North, Central American and Caribbean Association Football (CONCACAF) Men's Olympic Qualifying Championships.
Italy finished a successful Naples 2019 Summer Universiade with a high after thrashing the United States in the final of the men's water polo.
International University Sports Federation (FISU) President Oleg Matytsin has admitted here that the Naples 2019 Summer Universiade struggled with logistical issues but that it was a "unique" Universiade.