Paris Saint-Germain chairman and beIN Media Group chief executive Nasser Al-Khelaifi was in talks to buy one of the companies accused of bribery in South America, a court in New York City has heard during the ongoing trial of three former officials accused of corruption.
England's women scraped through to Sunday's World Cup semi-finals in Sydney but not before suffering a shock 22-16 defeat to the Cook Islands in their final group game.
The World Karate Federation (WKF) calendar was unveiled in Madrid and includes dates for events such as the World Championships and the Karate 1-Premier League.
Moldova’s Daniel Cataraga was among the victors on the opening day of the Under-23 World Wrestling Championships at Bydgoszcz in Poland.
More than 70 matches were played on the first day of the Badminton World Federation (BWF) Hong Kong Open as qualifying rounds in all five categories were completed.
All but one of the top five from day one managed to hang onto their spots despite having to compete in difficult conditions at the International Kiteboarding Association World Championships in Oman.
Sweden became the first team to qualify for the medal round as they thrashed Hungary 13-1 in the women's tournament at the European Curling Championships in St Gallen.
The International Table Tennis Federation (ITTF) Team World Cup in London is set to attract an international audience of 500 million people and is seen as a chance to increase the popularity of the sport in Britain.
India enjoyed a successful day at the International Boxing Association Women’s Youth World Championships as five of their athletes progressed to the quarter-finals on home soil in Guwahati.
A company established to advise on good governance in sport has been set up by ousted former FIFA ethics chiefs Hans-Joachim Eckert and Cornel Borbély.
A two-year extension to a partnership between the International Equestrian Federation (FEI) and the University of Glasgow has been announced as the parties look to develop their Global Endurance Injuries Study (GEIS).
England Netball has announced a partnership with LRG Fitness, an online gym which provides tailored HIIT (High Intensity Interval Training) and conditioning workouts.
Bob Howden has been re-elected as British Cycling President for a further three years, having stood unopposed for the position.
Finnish company Stora Enso have signed a deal with the International Ski Federation (FIS) to sponsor its Nordic World Ski Championships in Seefeld in Austria in 2019.
Guam's Richard Lai, Julio Rocha of Nicaragua and Venezuela's Rafael Esquivel have been banned for life by FIFA after they pleaded guilty to corruption charges in the United States.