The coronavirus pandemic has already forced the postponement of the Tokyo Olympics and could yet lead to a cancellation, Thomas Bach warned.
IOC president Thomas Bach says "extraordinary circumstances call for extraordinary measures" affter the Tokyo Games postponement.
Professional sport in the UK moved a step closer to returning on Wednesday as the government approved phase one of a return to training.
On the anniversary of Roger Bannister's four-minute mile, we look back at famous landmark feats in sport.
Roger Bannister and Shaquille O'Neal should remember May 6 fondly, while Feyenoord made European football history.
Athletes will be able to apply for financial help thanks to a fund set up by World Athletics and the International Athletics Foundation.
Yoshiro Mori has made it clear the Olympics will not be moved back further to 2022 if plans to stage the Games next year have to be shelved.
There will be no European Athletics Championships this year, but plans for an exhibition event in Olso were revealed on Thursday.
On the 73rd anniversary of Jackie Robinson's MLB debut, we take a look at sport's great trailblazers.
Jackie Robinson's impact is remembered every year on April 15, which is an emotional day for Liverpool fans.