Indian Sports Minister Kiren Rijiju has stated that athletes heading to the Tokyo 2020 Olympics and their support staff will be given priority for a COVID-19 vaccine when one is available.
The German Olympic Sports Federation (DOSB) has reacted positively to German Government spending pledges designed to preserve and protect sport during and after the COVID-19 pandemic.
Russian tennis player Karen Khachanov has revealed that he has tested positive for COVID-19 after flying to the United Arab Emirates for pre-season training.
USA Boxing has announced the postponement of its 2020 National Championships due to the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic, and has moved the event to 2021.
The 2021 Australian Open could be postponed after concerns were raised over tennis players' ability to arrive in Australia and complete the mandatory quarantine period before the Grand Slam.
International Paralympic Committee (IPC) President Andrew Parsons reports that no "stone is being left unturned" in the organisation of the postponed Tokyo 2020 Paralympics as he again expressed confidence in preparations for the Games.
A survey from Seton Hall University's sports poll has shown that 67 per cent of Americans would not attend indoor sporting competitions as a spectator without a vaccine for COVID-19.
The Asian Paralympic Committee (APC) Executive Board met for its latest meeting via video conference and discussed its new strategic plan, as well as preparations for the upcoming 2022 Asian Para Games.
USA Triathlon has announced a new initiative to support race directors and prevent the spread of COVID-19, by encouraging triathletes to compete in their local area rather than travelling across the country.
The opening event of the International Bobsleigh and Skeleton Federation (IBSF) World Cup season has already run into COVID-19 problems, with the Russian bobsleigh team forced to withdraw following an outbreak.
The Brisbane International, one of the warm-up tennis tournaments for the Australian Open, will take place elsewhere in Australia in 2021 in a bid to curb the spread of COVID-19.
Easing of travel restrictions and swift vaccine distribution among planned measures to ensure Tokyo 2020 goes ahead
Discussions are underway to create "more flexible" travel arrangements for those accredited to cover next summer's proposed Tokyo 2020 Olympics and Paralympics.
To announce, in the midst of a coronavirus pandemic, that the postponed Tokyo 2020 Olympics and Paralympics will go ahead next summer "no matter what happens" sounds very much like creating a hostage to fortune - and a significant one at that.
The investigation into doping in weightlifting, cases arising from the Moscow Laboratory database and the impact of COVID-19 on the global system are set to be among the main topics on the agenda when the World Anti-Doping Agency (WADA) Executive Committee meets remotely tomorrow.
Sergio Garcia, winner of The Masters in 2017, will not take part in this year's tournament after testing positive for COVID-19.