Hadi Saei, Iran's most successful Olympian, has stepped down from his role as technical director of the Islamic Republic of Iran Taekwondo Federation.
Nick Springer, a two-time Paralympian and Beijing 2008 gold medallist in wheelchair rugby, has died at the age of 35.
The International Paralympic Committee (IPC) has appointed Colleen Wrenn in the newly-created role of chief Paralympic Games delivery officer.
The International Blind Sports Federation (IBSA) Football Committee has been forced to postpone its Euro Challenge Cup tournament for developing teams until the summer of 2022.
Four-time champion John Higgins came from behind to beat qualifier Tian Pengfei at the World Snooker Championship in Sheffield.
The Candidates Tournament, which will decide who faces Magnus Carlsen for the chess world title, resumed in Yekaterinburg after an interlude of more than a year today and Fabiano Caruana of the United States was the standout performer.
Sambists in Nicaragua held a demonstration of the martial art in the Central American country's capital city Managua.
The group seeking to bring the Commonwealth Games to Hamilton has formally abandoned its bid for the 2026 edition and will return its focus to the centenary Games in 2030.
UEFA and FIFA have reacted furiously to a move from 12 European clubs to launch "The Super League" - a new competition outside of the existing football framework which would not respect traditional promotion-relegation models - and pledged to do everything in their power to stop it.
Maren Lundby, Norway’s Pyeongchang 2018 ski jumping gold medallist, has called the decision by the International Ski Federation (FIS) not to introduce women's ski flying to its programme next season as "unbelievable".
World Archery has confirmed the withdrawal of South Korea from three Archery World Cup events ahead of the Tokyo 2020 Olympics due to travel restrictions caused by the coronavirus pandemic.
Former United States judoka Christina Yannetsos has described how she was adversely affected for several months after contracting COVID-19 while working on the medical frontline.
International Testing Agency (ITA) director general Ben Cohen has stressed the "core" of his team will remain intact at this year’s Tokyo 2020 Olympics despite a reduction in anti-doping accreditations.
The United States will seek a sixth successive gold at next month’s International Ice Hockey Federation Women’s World Championship in Canada under the guidance of a new interim coach, Joel Johnson.
The Americas baseball qualifier for the Tokyo 2020 Olympics is to take place from May 31 to June 5, the World Baseball Softball Confederation (WBSC) has confirmed.