China has withdrawn as host of the qualifying tournament for the women's Olympic football at Tokyo 2020 because of the coronavirus outbreak and the event next month has been relocated to Sydney, the Asian Football Confederation (AFC) has announced.
This year's Hong Kong Marathon has been cancelled because of fears over the coronavirus outbreak, it has been announced.
British Sports Minister Nigel Adams said the prospect of India missing the Birmingham 2022 Commonwealth Games over the absence of shooting was "absolutely bonkers".
Participants and spectators attending the Olympic Torch Relay in Fukushima prefecture have been promised that it is safe and they will not be exposed to radiation.
Iran's only female Olympic medallist Kimia Alizadeh has said she plans to compete for Germany after fleeing her home country.
The Italian town of Assisi has been announced as the host of the second International Boxing Association (AIBA) Continental Forum.
Australian sport is in the middle of another row over ball-tampering - this time with tennis player John Millman at the centre following his five-set defeat to Roger Federer at the Australian Open.
Ugandan Olympians from as far back as Rome 1960 gathered for a reunion in Kampala.
Ashleigh Barty kept her bid for a historic home triumph at the Australian Open alive by reaching the quarter-finals at Melbourne Park.
Switzerland’s Daniel Yule claimed the men’s slalom title on the closing day of the prestigious International Ski Federation (FIS) World Cup at Kitzbühel in Austria as men’s overall leader Henrik Kristoffersen of Norway had a relative off-day.
Julia Taubitz of Germany took the lead in the International Luge Federation (FIL) World Cup standings after triumphing in the sprint event in Sigulda.
Quentin Fillon Maillet earned his first individual victory of the season in the International Biathlon Union (IBU) World Cup as he won the men’s 15km mass start event in Pokljuka.
Germany's Daniel Bohnacker claimed his first International Ski Federation (FIS) Ski Cross World Cup win since 2011 after a tight encounter in Sweden's Idre Fjäll.
Norway locked out the podium as Johannes Høsflot Klæbo won the men's sprint ahead of his two team mates at the International Ski Federation (FIS) Cross-Country World Cup event in the German resort of Oberstdorf.
Hosts New Zealand have won their home leg of the men's World Rugby Sevens Series at FMG Stadium in Hamilton after a 27-5 win over France.