The triple Olympic champion Pyrros Dimas and International Weightlifting Federation (IWF) Interim President Mike Irani have both spoken up for athletes' interests after Dimas decided against resigning from the IWF Executive Board.
The 2020 Badminton World Federation (BWF) World Junior Championships have been cancelled with organisers conceding it was "impossible" to plan the event in New Zealand due to the COVID-19 pandemic.
International Olympic Committee (IOC) President Thomas Bach has claimed "solidarity is more important now than ever" after Australian broadcaster Seven Network was awarded the rights to televise Beijing 2022.
German Olympic Sports Federation (DOSB) President Alfons Hörmann has revealed he is "confident" the Olympics and Paralympics will take place in Tokyo next year but suggested it could be without international spectators.
Cameras equipped with facial recognition software could be deployed at next year’s Olympic and Paralympic Games in Tokyo to combat the spread of coronavirus.
USA Wrestling insists it will not put its athletes in "harm’s way" after deciding against sending a team to Belgrade to compete at the 2020 World Wrestling Championships over "great" COVID-19 concerns.
The European Olympic Committees (EOC) Executive Committee has discussed making this year's General Assembly a solely online event, and a decision is set to be made in the near future.
The International Golf Federation (IGF) announced Dubai is to host the 2023 World Amateur Team Championships.
The International Equestrian Federation (FEI) has awarded 2021 European Championships in jumping and dressage to Germany after performing a U-turn on hosting continental competitions next year.
Guangzhou 2010 Asian Games taekwondo champion Wei Chen-yang was arrested for illegal drug possession.
The International Football Association Board (IFAB) Concussion Expert Group (CEG) has recommended extra substitutions for players with head injuries be trialed, potentially beginning in January.
The Scottish Government and sportscotland have launched an £8 million ($10.5 million/€8.87 million) fund to improve cycling facilities across the country, prior to Glasgow hosting the 2023 International Cycling Union (UCI) Cycling World Championships.
Reigning two-time world champion Nathan Chen headlines the line-up at Skate America in Las Vegas as the International Skating Union (ISU) Grand Prix of Figure Skating season is set to begin.
Russian biathletes Evgeny Ustyugov and Svetlana Sleptsova face a longer wait for their appeals against doping bans to be heard after the Court of Arbitration for Sport (CAS) postponed their hearings.
Jeddah in Saudi Arabia has been awarded the 2020 International Basketball Federation (FIBA) 3x3 World Tour final after two events were announced for before the end of the year.