International Olympic Committee (IOC) President Thomas Bach is confident a future bid for the Games from his home country of Germany could get off the ground despite the referendum defeats in Munich and Hamburg.
Italy beat hosts Germany this evening to secure their place in the semi-finals of the European Baseball Championship.
German Olympic bobsleigh star Alois Schnorbus has been awarded the badge of honour in Sport by the German state of Nordrhein-Westfalen (NRW).
Germany and Romania defended their European Table Tennis Championships titles as both nations overcame Portugal in Nantes.
Four teams secure Tokyo 2020 berths as semi-final line-up decided at IWBF Men's European Championship Division A
Germany, Great Britain, Spain and Turkey secured qualification for the men's wheelchair basketball tournament at the Tokyo 2020 Paralympic Games today.
Great Britain and Spain finished top of their respective groups after making it a perfect five wins out of five at the International Wheelchair Basketball Federation Men's European Championship Division A.
Britain's women's team scored a golden goal winner to claim gold at the European Canoe Association Canoe Polo European Championships in Coimbra in Portugal.
Ingrid Klimke and SAP Hale Bob OLD jumped clear to successfully defend the individual title at the International Equestrian Federation (FEI) European Eventing Championships in Luhmühlen, and also help hosts Germany to victory in the team event.
Germany and New Zealand won the men's and women's eight finals to book their tickets to next year's Olympic Games in Tokyo as the World Rowing Championships concluded in Austria.
Michael Jung and Ingrid Klimke dominated the individual standings, as hosts Germany remained in first place in the team rankings after cross-country at the International Equestrian Federation European Eventing Championships in Luhmühlen.
Germany's Michael Jung has put himself in line for a fourth continental title, having taken the lead at the end of the dressage phase at the International Equestrian Federation European Eventing Championships.
Germany secured top spot in Pool D after earning their fifth consecutive victory at the European Volleyball Championship.
Hosts Estonia were joined by Austria, Finland and Germany in reaching the semi-finals of the 2019 World Team Disc Golf Championships in Alutaguse today.
Germany's Patrick Franziska has made the men's singles quarter-finals after battling to a seven-game victory over Japan's Jun Mizutani at the International Table Tennis Federation Czech Open in Olomouc.
Belarus and Germany claimed two titles on the first day of medal action at the international Canoe Federation Canoe Sprint World Championships in Szeged.