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The International Association of Athletics Federation has announced that the Polish region of Silesia will host its World Relays event in 2021

The European Olympic Committees (EOC) has confirmed that the Malopolska region and the city of Krakow, Poland, will host the third edition of the European Games in 2023

Poland appears set to host the third edition of the European Games after the European Olympic Committees (EOC) confirmed the country as the sole bidder for the multi-sport event in 2023

European Athletics has today (Friday) awarded its 2021 Indoor Championships to Torun, two years on from the Polish city suffering defeat in its efforts to land the 2019 event.

Italy, Poland and Portugal are set to contend hosting rights for the finals of the inaugural Uefa Nations League, a new tournament for national team friendly matches organised by football’s European governing body.

The Ekstraklasa, the top tier of club football in Poland, has engaged the Lagardère Sports agency in a move designed to enhance its esports offering.

The International Motorcycling Federation (FIM) has launched a new national team speedway event, with the Polish city of Wroclaw set to host the finale of the inaugural edition.

The Badminton World Federation (BWF) has announced that the Swiss city of Basel will host the World Championships for para-badminton and able-bodied athletes in 2019, marking the first time that both events have been held concurrently in the same location.

Gian Franco Kasper has announced his intention to pursue a sixth term as president of the International Ski Federation (FIS).

The International Cycling Union (UCI) has finalised the calendar for its 2017-18 Track Cycling World Cup, with the addition of a new event in Minsk taking the series to five rounds for the first time in nearly a decade.

The International Cycling Union (UCI) has revealed the schedule for this year’s rounds for the 2017-18 Track Cycling World Cup series, with Poland, Canada and Chile announced as new host countries.

The European Union of Gymnastics (UEG) has confirmed that the Polish city of Szczecin will host its 2019 Artistic Gymnastics Championships for men and women.

The International Canoe Federation (ICF) has announced that Lake Bagsvaerd in Denmark will host its Canoe Sprint World Championships in 2021, while the Slovakian capital of Bratislava is to stage its Canoe Slalom World Championships in the same year.

United World Wrestling, the sport’s global governing body, has announced the addition of a new junior competition to its 2017 calendar.

Poland and the Czech Republic are planning a joint bid for the 2030 winter Olympic and Paralympic Games, according to Polish officials.

The International Skating Union (ISU) has announced that the 2017 edition of its European Speed Skating Championships will take place in Heerenveen in the Netherlands after Warsaw was forced to withdraw its hosting rights for the event.

Uefa, European football’s governing body, has ordered Polish Ekstraklasa team Legia Warsaw to play its next home Champions League match against Spanish Liga club Real Madrid behind closed doors as a punishment for crowd trouble in an earlier match.

Organisers of the Champions Hockey League (CHL) have announced that the pan-European ice hockey competition is to expand in order to include a Polish team in the 2016-17 season.

The Polish city of Gdynia has seen off competition from two rival bids to land the 2019 Youth Sailing World Championships.

The International Handball Federation (IHF) has named Denmark, Sweden and Poland as hosts of three tournaments to determine the final qualifiers for the men’s national team event at the 2016 Olympic Games in Rio de Janeiro.

The International Association of Athletics Federations (IAAF) has awarded its 2016 World Race Walking Team Championships to Rome and confirmed Bydgoszcz as the new host city of this year’s World U20 Championships, after stripping the two events from Russia.

Bydgoszcz appears set to host athletics’ 2016 World U20 Junior Championships after the International Association of Athletics Federations (IAAF) confirmed the Polish city as the only candidate to have submitted a formal bid to stage the event.

The International Volleyball Federation (FIVB) has outlined plans for the restructuring of its beach volleyball events programme, while Poland has been confirmed as the host country for next year’s Volleyball World League Finals.

International Association of Athletics Federations (IAAF) president Sebastian Coe has praised the support of national associations after confirming that the world governing body has received seven letters of interest in staging two events that were stripped from Russia.

The International Handball Federation (IHF) has awarded its 2021 Men’s World Championship to Egypt, while the 2023 edition of the national team competition will be co-hosted by Poland and Sweden.

Motorcycling’s Speedway World Championships has extended its agreement with Gorzów, Poland, one of its host cities.

Champions Hockey League organisers are targeting Poland as the next expansion market for the pan-European club ice hockey competition by stating they intend to extend a wild card offer to the domestic champion for the 2016-17 edition of the CHL.

The International Handball Federation (IHF) has confirmed the countries that have been shortlisted as potential hosts for its men’s World Championships in 2021 and 2023.

Belarusian authorities are discussing launching a joint bid with Poland for the 2021 winter Universiade multi-sport event, according to the BelTA news agency.

Uefa has awarded its 2017 European Under-21 Championship to Poland, one of a number of hosting decisions made by European football’s governing body.

Women’s tennis star Agnieszka Radwanska has penned an endorsement deal with financial management and human resources software company Workday.

The International World Games Association (IWGA) has rescheduled the dates for its 2017 World Games in Wroclaw, Poland to avoid the multi-sport event clashing with that year’s International Association of Athletics Federations (IAAF) World Championships.

Confédération Européenne de Volleyball (CEV), the governing body of volleyball in Europe, has awarded hosting rights for the 2017 men’s European Championship to Poland and the women’s European Championship of the same year to Azerbaijan and Georgia.