A record high of 224 daily coronavirus cases in the Olympic and Paralympic host city of Tokyo has been attributed to increased testing.
Jean-Michel Blanquer has become France's most senior politician for sport following a cabinet reshuffle.
The International Paralympic Committee (IPC) Governing Board approved an updated and balanced budget for 2020.
The completion date for work to revamp the Alexander Stadium, which is due to host the athletics and Opening and Closing Ceremonies of the 2022 Commonwealth Games, has been pushed back to just three months before the event.
Turkish weightlifter and 2010 world champion Mete Binay has had his results from the London 2012 Olympic Games disqualified by the International Olympic Committee (IOC) after a reanalysis of a sample from the Games showed a positive test for a banned substance.
The Hellenic Sailing Federation (HSF) has filed a lawsuit against Olympic windsurfing gold medallist Nikos Kaklamanakis for comments he made in the Greek Parliament.
Klaus Schormann will remain International Modern Pentathlon Union (UIPM) President until at least 2021 after the organisation's Congress was postponed.
Coach Kim Kyu-bong and team captain Jang Yun-jung have been handed life bans by the Korea Triathlon Federation (KTF) after team-mate Choi Suk-hyeon took her own life.
Norway's Finn Christian Jagge, who took a surprise Winter Olympic title in the slalom at the 1992 Albertville Games, has died at the age of 54 after suffering from an acute illness.
Asian Games sponsor Loong Air has unveiled a plane which has been decked out in Hangzhou 2022 livery.
The International Paralympic Committee (IPC) has appointed new members to its independent Board of Appeal of Classification (BAC), which makes decisions following protests.
Adam Roczek is set to remain President of the European University Sports Association (EUSA) until next year after the organisation postponed its 2020 General Assembly due to the coronavirus pandemic.
The best young male weightlifter in Austria will not compete for his homeland again after a serious breakdown in relations with his national federation.
Allyson Felix won the 150 metres showdown against Olympic 400m champion Shaunae Miller-Uibo tonight in a live link-up, seven-venue Inspiration Games that appeared briefly – but erroneously – to have produced an unfeasible world 200m best from Felix’s fellow American Noah Lyles.
The International Hockey Federation (FIH) has announced that the FIH Pro League will resume on September 22 with men's and women's matches between Germany and Belgium.