Schoolchildren in areas hosting next year's 2020 Olympic and Paralympic Games in Tokyo will grow flowers that will be used in security screening areas at venues during the Games.
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The Russian Olympic Committee (ROC) has replaced 10 athletes in its European Games athletics team for Minsk 2019 with those with a neutral status approved by the International Association of Athletics Federations (IAAF).
FIFA has asked Saudi-backed satellite broadcaster BeoutQ to stop airing pirated feeds of the 2019 Women's World Cup from Qatari network BeIN Sports.
Australia only dropped one game out of seven matches on the first day of the World Squash Federation (WSF) World Doubles Squash Championships in Gold Coast.
Rio 2016 Olympic gymnastics champion Uladzislau Hancharou has been included in the 221-strong team representing host nation Belarus at the upcoming Minsk 2019 European Games.
Belgium's Pieter Devos defeated Ireland's Paul O'Shea in a jump-off at the International Equestrian Federation (FEI) Nations Cup event in Poland to increase pressure on France in the overall standings.
An Opening Ceremony marked the completion of Sea Forest Waterway, the Tokyo 2020 Olympic and Paralympic Games venue for rowing and canoeing events.
Mexico dented New Zealand's chances of retaining the World Baseball Softball Confederation Men's Softball World Championship title after defeating them in Havlíčkův Brod.
The United States won their first World Rugby Women's Sevens Series round and confirmed their place at the Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games.
A statue of footballer Nilla Fischer in Linköping has been vandalised while she represents Sweden at the 2019 FIFA Women's World Cup in France.
World champion and two-times European artistic gymnastics gold medallist Nina Derwael is the star of the 50-strong Belgian team for the Minsk 2019 European Games.
Chile claimed their second win in as many matches at the women's International Hockey Federation (FIH) Series Finals in Hiroshima after stunning higher-ranked Japan 3-1.
Australia are considered the favourites in all three events at the World Squash Federation (WSF) World Doubles Squash Championships taking place on their home courts in Gold Coast.
Irish Sports Minister Shane Ross has confirmed that former Olympic Federation of Ireland (OFI) President Pat Hickey will not represent the country at the European Games here after receiving an invitation to attend from the European Olympic Committees (EOC).
Cyprus' National Olympic Committee (COC) have announced that 39 of their athletes will compete at the Minsk 2019 European Games here, including seven Olympians.