The Estonian Mixed Martial Arts Federation (EMMAF) has been accepted as a member of the Estonian Olympic Committee (EOC), with mixed martial arts (MMA) being recognised as a sport in Estonia.
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The 2022 World Triathlon Multisport Championships in Townsville in Australia are now due to be held in August, with thousands of athletes expected to participate.
UK Athletics has reached an agreement with the London Legacy Development Corporation (LLDC) to move the Anniversary Games away from the London Stadium - built for the 2012 Olympics - because of increased costs arising from the COVID-19 pandemic.
The Japanese Government has extended and expanded a COVID-19 state of emergency, meaning the measures will be in place in Tokyo and other prefectures until at least the end of May - 53 days before the Olympic Opening Ceremony.
American skiing great Lindsey Vonn has supported the International Olympic Committee's (IOC) stance of prohibiting podium protests, but insisted she supports athlete activism in the build-up to the Beijing 2022 Winter Olympics.
Verona is set to host the opening round of the 2021 International Cycling Union (UCI) BMX Supercross World Cup season this weekend in Italy, with 2018 world champion Laura Smulders one of the favourites in the women's event.
Silvana Tirinzoni's Switzerland and Anna Hasselborg's Sweden confirmed their countries' spots at the Beijing 2022 Winter Olympics as well as the World Women's Curling Championship playoffs on day seven of competition at the WinSport Arena in Calgary.
The Hangzhou 2022 Asian Games Organising Committee has signed a sponsorship agreement with the New Oriental Education and Technology Group, who will act as the official online education service for the Asian Games.
The Vanuatu Teqball Federation (VTF) has been approved as a member of the Vanuatu Association of Sports and National Olympic Committee (VASANOC) at the governing body's Annual General Meeting (AGM).
The International Ski Federation (FIS) has confirmed there are four applications to host the 2027 Alpine World Ski Championships - with the competition expected to go to Crans Montana, Garmisch-Partenkirchen, Narvik or Soldeu.
Hawaii's John John Florence scored the first 10-point ride of the season on the opening day of competition at the World Surf League (WSL) Championship Tour leg in Margaret River.
Former Sports Minister of Nigeria Solomon Dalung has stated Benin City in the south of the country has the capabilities to host a future edition of the African Games.
India has withdrawn its canoeing and kayak teams from the ongoing Olympic qualifiers in Thailand following new COVID-19 restrictions put in place for Indian arrivals.
Chinese swimmer Sun Yang could still compete at the Tokyo 2020 Olympics, despite being left off the entry list for Chinese National Championships.