Jean Castex, the interministerial delegate for the Paris 2024 Olympics and Paralympic Games, has been appointed to France's Ministry of Health to study containment scenarios related to the coronavirus pandemic.
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Three sporty robots known as the "smart triplets" have been officially unveiled as the mascots for the 2022 Asian Games in Hangzhou in China.
Russian ice hockey team Admiral Vladivostok has withdrawn its application to compete in the 2020-2021 campaign of the Kontinental Hockey League (KHL) because of the ongoing coronavirus pandemic.
Russian Boxing Federation launches headquarters and hotline to help country through COVID-19 pandemic
The Russian Boxing Federation (RBF) has launched a hotline and an operational headquarters to support the country's sporting communities, and the wider population, through the coronavirus pandemic.
The race director of the Tour de France Christian Prudhomme has said this year's edition will not take place "behind closed doors" despite the ongoing global coronavirus pandemic.
American Tamyra Mensah has the most points of any female wrestler in any weight category, according to the latest United World Wrestling (UWW) rankings.
Four Olympic Solidarity programmes, which support more than 1,600 athletes, have been extended through to the new dates of the Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games.
The Criterium du Dauphine, one of the main warm-up races ahead of the Tour de France, has been postponed due to the ongoing coronavirus pandemic.
A ban on smoking in restaurants in Tokyo, which was introduced in stages ahead of the Olympics and Paralympics, has been fully implemented by the Tokyo Metropolitan Government from today.
This year's edition of the Wimbledon Championships, one of tennis's biggest events, has been cancelled because of the coronavirus pandemic, the All England Club has announced today.
UEFA has postponed all national team football matches in June until further notice because of the ongoing coronavirus pandemic.
The New Zealand Olympic Committee (NZOC) has welcomed what it calls the "increased clarity" around the Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games following a conference call with the International Olympic Committee (IOC).
World Archery has launched an international search for archive content to add to its collection.
The International Kurash Association (IKA) has postponed all international, continental and national competitions because of the ongoing coronavirus pandemic.
The President of the Sports Union for Athletes with Down Syndrome (SUDS) Geoff Smedley has died from coronavirus.