Japanese star swimmer Rikako Ikee revealed she had been discharged from hospital for leukemia treatment and will now be targeting the Paris 2024 Olympic Games.
Commonwealth Games Australia (CGA) has pleged AUD$25,000 (£13,200/$17,200/€15,500) to the Red Cross Bushfire Appeal, as torrential downpours finally bring some relief to the ravaged terrain of eastern Australia.
International Olympic Committee (IOC) President Thomas Bach has paid tribute to the winners of the IOC Coaches Lifetime Achievement Awards, Malcolm Arnold and Ulla Koch, who received commemorative statuettes in a ceremony at Lausanne's Olympic Museum.
The Hellenic Olympic Committee (HOC) has announced that its highest award is to be presented to Artemis Ignatiou, the choreographer of the flame lighting ceremony in Ancient Olympia.
Chinese Grammy-nominated concert pianist Lang Lang has been announced as an image ambassador of next year's Summer World University Games in Chengdu.
Colombian swimmer Daniel Giraldo has won the Americas Paralympic Committee (APC) Athlete of the Month award for December.
Austria's Lisa Hirner won the first women's Nordic combined competition to be contested at an Olympic event, on a golden day for her country at Lausanne 2020.
Latvia's Gints Berzins celebrated victory in the men's luge competition, after posting the fastest two runs of the competition in St Moritz.
Belgium's Evy Poppe rose to the top of the women's snowboard slopestyle standings, after a superb final run of the competition at the Leysin Park and Pipe venue.
Estonian star Kelly Sildaru revelled in winning her first gold medal at an Olympic event, as the world halfpipe champion triumphed in the women's slopestyle competiton at Lausanne 2020.
South Korea's short track speed skaters have already set down a huge marker for the Beijing 2022 Winter Olympic Games, winning gold and silver in both the Lausanne 2020 Winter Youth Olympic men's and women's 1,000 metres.
Switzerland's Siri Wigger and Norway's Nikolai Holmboe earned titles on the first day of cross-country skiing competition at Lausanne 2020, with both athletes holding off the challenge of Swedish rivals.
Home hero Sun Yang produced the goods on the opening day of the inaugural 2020 International Swimming Federation Champions Swim Series in Beijing, China, touching ahead of rival Danas Rapšys to win the men’s 200 metres freestyle.
Germany's Mariama Jamanka is celebrating two-woman bobsleigh victory at the BMW International Bobsleigh and Skeleton Federation (IBSF) World Cup in Innsbruck in Austria.
China's and Russia's men's teams and South Korea's and Italy's women's sides have booked their places at the World Curling Championships.