Aussie athletes' preparations will be hampered by financial concerns.
If you are travelling to Papua New Guinea, you don't need to pack a phrasebook, you need to bring an entire library.
Stefanos Tsitsipas' next career goals are to play in the Davis Cup and Olympics.
Kenya and Ethiopia beat Seychelles and Somalia 5-0 and 4-0 respectively.
Argentina is considering hosting the 2026 Winter Olympics.
As well as medals, Doha will be the first opportunity for competitors to qualify for the 2020 Olympics.
The 32-year-old Jamaican, a passionate football fan, has been on trial at the club since August as he attempts to make an audacious switch to a second professional sport after one of the most decorated careers in athletics.
Hassan Wario and five others will be charged in relation to the loss of a total of more than 55 million shillings meant for athletes who competed in the 2016 Olympics.
The IOC unveiled its first team of refugees in 2016 in an effort to raise awareness of the issue and it was one of the feel-good stories of the Rio de Janeiro Olympics that year.
The IOC welcomes the savings, saying more should be done to make sure the Games budget is balanced or even profitable for organisers.
The Kuwait Olympic Committee has been banned since October 2015 after the government was accused of interference with a new sports law.
Former Olympic 200m freestyle champion Federica Pellegrini had been contemplating retirement, but decided against it.
Kelly Sotherton originally finished fifth in the Beijing Olympics but moved up after Ukraine’s Liudmyla Blonska and Russian Tatiana Chernova were disqualified for doping.
According to John Coates of the IOC, when the Olympics come to Tokyo in 2020, the risks of disaster will have to be taken into account
Having been UEFA's director of communications, Lee enjoyed perhaps his greatest moment in the same role for London's successful 2012 Olympic bid when they upset favourites Paris.
Two-time Olympic taekwondo champion Steven Lopez has been handed a life ban by the US Center for SafeSport following an allegation of sexual misconduct.
Guus Hiddink is expected to become the coach of China's Olympic football team.
Indonesia's hosting of the Asian Games may prove to be a stepping stone towards hosting the Olympics.
Widodo said the Asian Games have proved the country has the ability to host the world's most prestigious multi-sports event.
Shanghai aspires to become a global sporting capital, and it would like to do so by hosting an Olympics in the future.
She hopes to one day see squash included at the Olympics.
2012 Olympian Ross and and Kocian, who competed in the 2016 Rio Games did not join more than 150 victims who confronted Nassar at his trial as they had not come to terms with the abuse.
Japan are planning on using the Asian Games as preparation for the 2020 Olympics, which will be held in Tokyo.
Golf's schedule will see dramatic restructuring next year with the return of golf to the Olympic sports lineup.