Olympic champions Germany opened their account at the 2019 FIFA Women's World Cup with an unconvincing 1-0 victory against China in Rennes.
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France narrowly defeated higher-ranked Scotland on the first day of the International Hockey Federation (FIH) Women's Series Finals in Banbridge.
The International Association of Athletics Federations (IAAF) Council has approved a new out-of-competition drug testing funding scheme for road races during their meeting here.
Sweden's Tove Alexandersson and Gustav Bergman won the women's and men's middle-distance events, respectively, on the first day of the International Orienteering Federation (IOF) World Cup in Helsinki.
IAAF overturns Athletics South Africa decision to ban Russian amateur runners from competing in Comrades Marathon
The International Association of Athletics Federations (IAAF) reversed a decision made by Athletics South Africa (ASA) to ban Russian athletes from competing in the Comrades Marathon after it was found they were amateur and not affiliated to the Russian Athletics Federation (RusAF).
Mexico's Rodrigo Gonzalez will aim to achieve his second consecutive victory in front of his home crowd at the International Triathlon Union (ITU) Triathlon World Cup event in Huatulco.
FIFA and French Development Agency sign agreement to create positive change in African society through football
FIFA and the French Development Agency (AFD) have signed a landmark agreement which will see the two organisations use football as a vehicle for education and social change in Africa.
Russia's recently-crowned men's over-80 kilogram world champion Vladislav Larin earned gold at the World Taekwondo Grand Prix Series opener in Rome.
Hosts France overwhelmed South Korea to triumph 4-0 in the first game of the 2019 FIFA Women's World Cup.
Russia hopeful of IAAF lifting ban after paying outstanding bill but new reports of suspended coaches working could delay reinstatement
A possible reinstatement of the Russian Athletics Federation (RusAF) will again be the key topic at this weekend's International Association of Athletics Federations (IAAF) Council meeting here - with optimism that the three-and-a-half-year ban would be lifted after paying an outstanding $3.2 million (£2.5 billion/€2.8 million) bill offset by fears the suspension could be extended again after after fresh reports of discredited Russian coaches remaining active.
FIFA and the United Nations Entity for Gender Equality and the Empowerment of Women (UN Women) signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) on the final day of the Women's Football Convention in Paris.
Germany's Daniel Deusser will look to capitalise on his home victory last week with another triumph at the Longines Global Champions Tour (LGCT) event in Cannes.
Women's Hockey World Cup silver medallists Ireland will welcome seven teams to Banbridge for the first International Hockey Federation (FIH) Women's Series Finals.
New Zealand's multi-Paralympic and world champion Sophie Pascoe has been shortlisted for the International Paralympic Committee (IPC) Athlete of the Month award for May.
The Austrian Bobsleigh and Skeleton Federation (ÖBSV) have named Wolfgang Stampfer as the new coach of their national team.