Olympic gold medallist Carolina Marín of Spain is relishing the "special" chance to add to her growing medal collection at a venue which bears her name as she prepares to compete at the European Badminton Championships in her home town of Huelva.
It has been reported that an LGBT Pride House will be set up in Saint-Petersburg for this summer's FIFA World Cup in Russia.
The Confederation of North, Central America and Caribbean Association Football (CONCACAF) has cancelled its Women's Under-17 Championship after at least 25 people were killed in violent protests across the host country of Nicaragua.
Spain has lost the hosting rights to a major continental weightlifting competition because of its political stance over Kosovo.
Filipino boxer Leopoldo Cantancio, a two-time Asian Games medallist, has been killed in a motorcycle crash, it has been announced.
An investigation into suspected doping from Russian international Ruslan Kambolov has been closed by world football's governing body due to a lack of evidence, it has been claimed.
Brazil lift Copa América Femenina for seventh time as Argentina collapse sees Chile qualify for FIFA World Cup
Brazil have defeated Colombia 3-0 to be crowned 2018 Copa América Femenina champions and cement their positions as one of the favourites for the FIFA World Cup in France next year.
Russia's Aleksandra Soldatova produced a dominant performance at the International Gymnastics Federation Rhythmic Gymnastics World Cup as she swept all five individual gold medals on offer in Tashkent.
Rafael Nadal held onto his status as world number one as he beat Japan's Kei Nishikori in straight sets in the final of the Monte Carlo Masters.
China claimed two more gold medals on the final day of the China Open - the second leg of this year’s International Swimming Federation (FINA) Artistic Swimming World Series.
New Russian pairing Oleg Stoyanovskiy and Igor Velichko earned their first gold medal on the International Volleyball Federation (FIVB) Beach World Tour as they defeated fellow countrymen Viacheslav Krasilnikov and Nikita Liamin in the four star Xiamen Open 21-18, 21-19.
Cuba finished top of the medals table at the Pan American Judo Championships in Costa Rica with a total of 12 medals, including five golds.
The Indian Tigers recorded their second World Series of Boxing (WSB) victory in two days as they dispatched the China Dragons 4-1 in Rohtak.
A solo effort by Luxembourg’s Bob Jungels, riding for Quick-Step Floors, earned victory in the Liège-Bastogne-Liège on a day when Anna van der Breggen retained her women’s title.
Defending champions the United States will meet the Czech Republic for the Fed Cup title after both teams came through their respective semi-finals today.