Belarus has issued a series of special postage stamps to mark the European Games due to take place in Minsk later this year.
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Don Bragg, the 1960 Olympic pole vault champion, has died at the age of 83, the International Association of Athletics Federations has announced.
Ukraine are to skip the final International Luge Federation (FIL) World Cup event of the season in Russia this week, it has been revealed.
Nasrollah Sajjadi is set to return as Iran's Chef de Mission for next year's Olympic Games in Tokyo, it has been announced.
More Olympic and Paralympic sports in Britain are to receive financial help after Tokyo 2020 following the launch of a new funding strategy here today by Government agency UK Sport.
Former FIFA official Worawi Makudi's three-and-a-half-year ban has been overturned by the Court of Arbitration for Sport (CAS) after the former Football Association of Thailand (FAT) President won his appeal against allegations he had falsified documents.
Germany's Olympic rowing gold medallist Maximilian Reinelt has died while skiing in Switzerland aged only 30, it has been announced.
Airline SAS has announced it has signed a unique cross-border partnership with three Scandinavian National Olympic Committees (NOCs) as a principal partner in the run-up to and during next year's Olympic Games in Tokyo.
Tribute has been paid by the Ghana Olympic Committee (GOC) to Richard Oblitey Commey after he won the International Boxing Federation (IBF) lightweight world title earlier this month.
South Korea's President Moon Jae-in has used the first anniversary of the Opening Ceremony of the 2018 Winter Olympic Games in Pyeongchang to urge the country to continue its efforts to bring peace to the Korean Peninsula.
A total of 197 million people took part in winter tourism from November 2017 to March 2018, according to an annual report released by the China Tourism Academy.
Young athletes from areas hit by the earthquake and tsunami which devastated parts of Japan in 2011 are to be invited to next year's Olympic Games, the Tokyo Metropolitan Government have announced.
Bach hails Pyeongchang 2018 for its part in Korean peace process and promises IOC will continue to play role
Thomas Bach has used the impending first anniversary of last year's Winter Olympic Games in Pyeongchang to highlight the important role the event played in helping open the Korean peace process.
Iran has chosen Hadi Rezaei as its Chef de Mission for next year's Paralympic Games in Tokyo, it has been announced.