Reigning Copa América champions Brazil showed why they are one of the pre-tournament favourites after they hammered Scotland 6-0 at the Cerebal Palsy Football World Championships at St George’s Park in Burton upon Trent in England.
Germany booked their place in the next round of the FIFA Women’s World Cup with a comfortable 4-0 win over minnows Thailand at the Winnipeg Stadium.
Russia claimed both the men’s and women’s artistic gymnastics team competition European Games gold medals here to firmly back up their billing as pre-tournament favourites.
Hosts Argentina and Olympic champions Germany both booked their spot at next year's Games in Rio de Janeiro with victories in the last four at the Hockey World League semi-final event in Buenos Aires.
Norwegian defender Maren Mjelde’s superbly-executed free-kick saw Norway frustrate two-time champions Germany with a 1-1 draw at the FIFA Women’s World Cup.
Germany set up Olympic gold medal rematch at Hockey World League event with victory over South Korea
Olympic champions Germany set up a rematch of the London 2012 gold medal contest with The Netherlands as they reached the last four of the Hockey World League semi-final event with a 2-0 win over South Korea in Buenos Aires, Argentina.
European Olympic Committees (EOC) President Patrick Hickey claimed here today that two cities have expressed an interest in replacing The Netherlands as hosts of the 2019 edition of the European Games.
The Netherlands have withdrawn from hosting the 2019 European Games, it was revealed here today.
Canada striker Christine Sinclair converted an injury-time penalty to give the host nation a dramatic 1-0 victory over China on the opening day of the FIFA Women’s World Cup at the Commonwealth Stadium in Edmonton.
Olympic champions Germany got their Hockey World League semi-final campaign off to a winning start with a comfortable 4-1 victory over Spain in Buenos Aires.
Favourites The Netherlands secured yet another women’s wheelchair tennis BNP Paribas World Team Cup title after a 2-0 victory over Japan in Antalya.
Chef de Mission, The Netherlands
The Netherlands was today officially awarded the 2019 European Games, which will be the second edition after the inaugural event in Baku, due to start next month.
Azerbaijan will play the world number one ranked team The Netherlands in the group stage of the women’s 3x3 basketball competition at the Baku 2015 European Games.