Brazil thrashed Uruguay 9-1 to take top spot in Group A at the South American Football Confederation qualifiers for this year's FIFA Beach Soccer World Cup in Rio de Janeiro.
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Lima 2019 Pan American and Parapan American Games organisers have formally begun the Soy Lima 2019 campaign, which aims to promote sport and Para sport values among students.
India's Saurav Ghosal and Hong Kong's Annie Au both won comfortably their opening matches at the Asian Individual Squash Championships in Kuala Lumpur.
South Africa crushed Uganda 18-0 on the first day of the Baseball Africa Cup in front of a home crowd in Johannesburg.
German champion Pascal Ackermann triumphed in front of his home crowd at the Eschborn-Frankfurt on the International Cycling Union's World Tour.
Malaysia delighted the home crowd with a narrow 2-1 victory over Wales to reach the semi-finals of the International Hockey Federation (FIH) Series Finals in Kuala Lumpur.
FIFA World Cup winner Iker Casillas suffered a heart attack at FC Porto's training ground this morning – but is now in a stable condition.
International Table Tennis Federation (ITTF) chief executive Steve Dainton has described this year's World Championships in Budapest as a "wonderful success".
UK Sport chief executive Liz Nicholl has announced her intention to stand for the position of President of the International Netball Federation (INF).
The Argentine Olympic Committee's (COA) women in sport commission has held its first meeting of the year.
Swimming Canada and the Canadian Olympic Committee have announced four athletes who will compete in the open water 10 kilometre marathon at the Lima 2019 Pan American Games.
England's Judd Trump has a 7-1 lead heading into the second session of his quarter-final against Scotland's Stephen Maguire at the World Snooker Championship in Sheffield.
Germany extended to three matches their winning run after beating the United States 2-1 in the women's International Hockey Federation (FIH) Pro League.
France's Arthur Forissier beat defending champion Ruben Ruzafa of Spain to win the International Triathlon Union (ITU) Cross Triathlon World Championship in Pontevedra.
Turkish athletes attended an Olympic day organised by the Turkish Olympic Committee (TOC) in a bid to inspire new generations to live and play by Olympic values.