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Dutch Olympian Madiea Ghafoor has been arrested in Germany after police allegedly found 50 kilograms of methamphetamine and ecstasy worth around €2 million (£1.8 million/€2.2 million) in the boot of her car.
Third seed Nozomi Okuhara and fourth seed Akane Yamaguchi will meet in an all-Japanese women's singles final at the Badminton World Federation (BWF) Japan Open in Tokyo, a competition doubling as a test event for next year's Olympic Games.
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North Korea's non-compliance status has been lifted by the World Anti-Doping Agency (WADA) after the country's anti-doping committee enlisted the help of China to correct its issues.
A new campaign which aims to "bring the country together" has been launched in Britain to mark one year to go until the Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games.
Haiti beat Grenada 2-0 as the Confederation of North, Central American and Caribbean Association Football (CONCACAF) qualifying process for the Tokyo 2020 men's Olympic tournament continued.
Italy, Switzerland and hosts Russia secured places at this year's FIFA Beach Soccer World Cup at the UEFA qualifier in Moscow.
Sweden continued their successful run of form with victory at the International Equestrian Federation Jumping Nations Cup in Britain today.
Dublin City University has been named as the first winner of the Student Sport Ireland Sports College of the Year award.
Colombian Egan Bernal moved into the overall lead as he took the yellow jersey from Frenchman Julian Alaphilippe after adverse weather forced organisers to stop the 19th stage of the Tour de France around 30 kilometres from the finish in Tignes.
Top seeds Anders Mol and Christian Sørum of Norway progressed to the quarter-finals at the International Volleyball Federation Beach Volleyball World Tour Tokyo Open, a test event for next year's Olympic Games.
Russia's Anton Chupkov broke the world record on his way to retaining his 200 metres breaststroke title as Caeleb Dressel and Regan Smith of the United States produced superb swims to set new global marks at the World Aquatics Championships in Gwangju.