Japanese Prime Minister Shinzō Abe is set to declare a month-long state of emergency over the coronavirus pandemic, two weeks after the Tokyo 2020 Olympic and Paralympic Games were postponed until 2021 because of the COVID-19 outbreak.
Prince Albert II said he hopes the coronavirus pandemic can encourage people to realise the importance of global unity after recovering from the illness.
Serbian footballer Aleksandar Prijović has received a three month sentence of home detention after breaking a curfew imposed due to the coronavirus pandemic.
Football Federation Australia (FFA) have confirmed their Football For Fires fundraising match will now take place in October due to the coronavirus pandemic.
The National Olympic Committee of Uzbekistan has briefed the country's leadership on how its athletes are coping during the COVID-19 pandemic.
International Olympic Committee (IOC) President Thomas Bach has encouraged people to stay active, strong and healthy during the coronavirus crisis, before celebrating Tokyo 2020 as a festival of resilience and solidarity.
Members of the World Sailing Board of Directors are set to discuss whether the organisation's elections later this year can go ahead during its latest meeting tomorrow.
Athletes across the six major disciplines governed by the International Swimming Federation (FINA) are being asked to give their preference on the new dates for the 2021 World Championships.
There are at least 143 new coronavirus cases in Tokyo as the spread of the virus in the Japanese capital continues to grow exponentially.
Organisers of the United States Olympic trials for athletics are working with partners to refine the dates for the event, following the postponement of the Tokyo 2020 Olympics to 2021.
Olympic gold medallist Abhinav Bindra has urged the National Rifle Association of India (NRAI) to delay finalising the Indian shooting team for Tokyo 2020 after the Games were postponed by a year due to the COVID-19 pandemic.
Rafael Callejas, the disgraced ex-President of Honduras who was a member of FIFA's Marketing and Television Committee before pleading guilty in a corruption probe, has died in the United States.
United World Wrestling has confirmed the top seeds for men’s Greco-Roman events for the rescheduled Tokyo 2020 Olympics, with Japan’s Kenichiro Fumita heading into a home Games among the favourites to win gold.
She was the first woman ever to represent Iran in a weightlifting World Championships, and now Poupak Basami is making her mark again - in helping the medical effort against COVID-19.
International Mixed Martial Arts Federation (IMMAF) Chief Executive Densign White has criticised the Global Association of International Sports Federations (GAISF) and the World Anti-Doping Agency (WADA) amid its protracted battle for recognition.