Veteran Dani Alves will skipper Brazil at the Tokyo Olympics with Neymar left out at Thursday's squad announcement.
Grand slam winner Dominic Thiem cited a run of poor form as he announced he would not compete for Austria at this year's Olympics in Tokyo.
After she withdrew from the French Open last month, Naomi Osaka will not feature at Wimbledon but will be back for the Tokyo Olympics.
Los Angeles Lakers star LeBron James will help promote his new movie over the next few months instead of competing at the Olympic Games.
Roger Federer and Serena Williams turn 40 in the coming months, and the tennis landscape will be strikingly different when they retire.
British sprinter Adam Gemili feels the IOC is showing double standards over its plans to sanction BLM protests at medal ceremonies.
Kylian Mbappe spoke about his short and long-term objectives as France prepare for Euro 2020.
Fresh concerns over the Olympic Games have been raised with Tokyo set to enter a state of emergency.
The group stage draw for the men's Olympics football tournament in Tokyo has thrown up a rematch of the 2016 final.
Daisuke Shindo caddied for Hideki Matsuyama for six seasons, and has revealed his delight after his 'brother in arms' won the Masters.