History was made at Tehran's Azadi Stadium as 4,600 women were permitted entry for the first time in almost 40 years to watch Iran's FIFA World Cup 2022 qualifier against Cambodia.
Reigning Olympic champion Liam Heath heads the list of five canoeists named today by the British Olympic Association (BOA) for the Tokyo 2020 Games.
World number one Novak Djokovic continued his quest for a 34th Association of Tennis Professionals Masters 1000 crown by reaching the quarter-finals of the Shanghai Masters today.
Tennis ace Naomi Osaka is to confirm her Japanese citizenship in order to represent the host nation at next year's Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games.
Athletes as young as 15 will be among those taking part in the World Taekwondo Beach Championships, which start tomorrow on the Red Sea coast of Egypt in the scenic setting of Sahl Hasheesh bay.
Confederation of African Football (CAF) Executive Committee member Moses Hassim Magogo has been suspended for two months by FIFA for reselling tickets from the 2014 World Cup.
Olympic champions Brazil made it seven wins out of seven at the International Volleyball Federation Men's World Cup by beating the United States in straight sets in Japan.
International Surfing Association (ISA) President Fernando Aguerre has claimed Tokyo 2020 will show the most important change to the Olympic programme in decades, with four additional sports set to debut.
Austrian duo Lisa Berger and Christian Kargl lead the way at the halfway stage of the European Sailing Federation (EUROSAF) Mixed Offshore European Championship.
Bahrain-Merida rider Kristijan Koren and sports director Borut Božič have been given two-year bans following Operation Aderlass, the Austrian police investigation which uncovered a blood doping ring.
Leigh Dearden has become the latest rugby union player suspended from all sport by UK Anti-Doping (UKAD) following an Anti-Doping Rule Violation.
Kenya's women's rugby sevens team has been given an Olympic boost ahead of this weekend's Rugby Africa Women's Sevens tournament, with South Africa confirming they will not send a team to Tokyo 2020.
Recently-crowned Commonwealth and European Games champion Lauren Price of Wales progressed to the semi-finals of the International Boxing Association (AIBA) Women's World Championships here.
World Rugby has cancelled two Rugby World Cup fixtures this weekend, as Japan prepares to be hit by a violent typhoon.
The International Cycling Union (UCI) and Association of Professional Cyclists (CPA) have restated their determination to enhance rider safety at races and announced new measures, to be introduced in 2020.