Mahmoud Trezeguet scored the only goal of the game as hosts Egypt beat Zimbabwe in the opening match of the Africa Cup of Nations.
Romania clinched their second victory at the UEFA European Under-21 Championship in dramatic fashion as six goals in 17 minutes saw them beat England 4-2.
Former England captain Casey Stoney has blamed poor crowds at the FIFA Women's World Cup in France on organisers failing to promote the tournament effectively.
Alexis Sánchez scored for the second consecutive game as Chile qualified for the quarter-finals of the Copa América with a 2-1 victory against Ecuador in Salvador, Brazil.
Curaçao celebrated a maiden victory at the Confederation of North, Central American and Caribbean Association Football Gold Cup with a narrow win over Honduras.
Spain's FC Barcelona is set to receive the highest amount of FIFA Women's World Cup club payout money with 15 of the side's players having competed in the tournament's group stage.
Ajara Nchout's injury-time winner against New Zealand put Cameroon through into the round of 16 at the FIFA Women's World Cup in France.
Japan responded to their crushing defeat to Chile with a 2-2 draw against Uruguay at the Copa América in Brazil – a game in which they twice held the lead.
Hosts Tahiti claimed an 11-6 win over reigning champions Solomon Islands to join their opponents in qualifying for the final of the Oceania Football Confederation Beach Soccer Nations Cup.
Denmark kept their hopes of qualification to the knockout stage alive at the UEFA European Under-21 Championship by overcoming Austria in Udine.
Egypt are hoping that star striker Mohamed Salah will guide them to Africa Cup of Nations glory on home soil with this year's tournament kicking off tomorrow.
Costa Rica and Haiti progressed the knockout stage of the Confederation of North, Central American and Caribbean Association Football Gold Cup.
FIFA secretary general Fatma Samoura has been appointed to lead a group tasked with running the troubled Confederation of African Football (CAF) in the wake of corruption scandals at the continental body.
Bielik sinks Italy to put Poland on brink of UEFA European Under-21 Championships semi-finals and place at Tokyo 2020
Poland defeated hosts Italy 1-0 in Bologna to put themselves in the driving seat to reach the UEFA European Under-21 Championship semi-finals.
Lionel Messi's penalty rescued a point for Argentina as they came from behind to draw 1-1 with Paraguay and keep their Copa América hopes in their own hands.