Breakdancing, karate, surfing, sport climbing and skateboarding have been confirmed as the additional sports on the programme for the 2022 Youth Olympic Games in Dakar, following approval from the International Olympic Committee (IOC) Executive Board.
International Olympic Committee (IOC) President Thomas Bach visited Dakar to assess preparations for the 2022 Summer Youth Olympic Games in Senegal's capital.
France comfortably progressed to the knockout stages of the men's FIFA Under-17 World Cup in Brazil, defeating South Korea 3-1 in Group C.
Nigeria defeated Senegal to successfully retain the International Basketball Federation (FIBA) Women's AfroBasket title in Dakar
Reigning champions Nigeria and hosts Senegal will meet for the second successive tournament in the final of the International Basketball Federation (FIBA) AfroBasket.
A freak early goal handed Algeria a 1-0 victory over Senegal in the final of the Africa Cup of Nations at Cairo International Stadium in Egypt.
Algeria’s hopes of a second Africa Cup of Nations title remain on course after they left it late to defeat Nigeria 2-1 in the semi-finals.
Senegal claimed the last available place in the semi-finals with victory over Morocco at the Women's African Volleyball Championship in Cairo.