Japanese skateboarder Yuto Horigome believes a home crowd will enhance his performance at Tokyo 2020, where the sport is set to make its Olympic debut.
French basketball player Vincent Poirier says he would choose an Olympic gold medal at Tokyo 2020 over winning the National Basketball Association (NBA) Finals, following suggestions that NBA stars will not be able to compete in Japan next year.
Famous speed skating coach Ab Krook, who was previously in charge of the Dutch men's and women's national teams, has passed away at the age of 76 after suffering a stroke.
FIG vice-president Titov standing for third term as Russian Artistic Gymnastics Federation President
Vasily Titov has declared his intention to run for re-election as President of the Russian Artistic Gymnastics Federation (FSGR).
The Italian National Olympic Committee (CONI) is set to give out its Leonardo Committee Degree Awards for 2020, recognising young people who show Italian excellence in the run-up to the Milan Cortina 2026 Winter Olympics.
The Executive Committee of the European Karate Federation (EKF) has agreed to postpone the 2021 EKF Cadet, Junior and Under-21 Championships in Tampere in Finland due to the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic.
Spain's Antoni Ponce produced a dominant display at the World Para Swimming World Series in Berlin as he won eight gold medals.
The Swedish Floorball Federation (SFF) has announced its intention to bid for the 2024 Men's World Floorball Championship, with Malmö proposed as the host city.
Parasport Sweden is on the lookout for people to join a reference group designed to improve its new website ParaMe.
Nigeria is poised to become the first country in Africa to be made an affiliate member of the International Rugby League (IRL).
The Global Esports Federation (GEF) has announced Sports Innovation Lab as its new global supporter for content strategy.
World Rowing has announced the dates of three of the five continental qualifiers for the 2021 World Rowing Indoor Championships (WRICH).
Boccia UK has launched a new scheme to try and uncover three potential stars of the future, with the target to earn them selection for either Paris 2024 or a future Paralympic Games.
Kim Andersen and Quanhai Li will next week contest a run-off for the World Sailing Presidency, after beating off the challenges of two other candidates in the first round of a bitter and keenly-contested race.
Japanese Prime Minister Yoshihide Suga intends to "make sure" the Olympic and Paralympic Games take place in Tokyo next year.