World Sailing vice-president Scott Perry praised the "outstanding" work of the Organising Committee during the Opening Ceremony for the World Cup Final in Spanish city Santander.
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A new Board was elected by the Boccia International Sports Federation (BISFed) during the governing body's General Assembly in Hong Kong.
World number one Sir Andy Murray paid tribute to the victims of the recent terrorist attacks in London and Manchester after he booked his place in the quarter-finals of the French Open at Roland Garros today.
FIFA have claimed they are "in regular contact" with the Organising Committee of the 2022 World Cup in Qatar after a number of countries severed diplomatic ties with the country today.
The Irish Athletic Boxing Association (IABA) has been threatened with further funding cuts after it became embroiled in another bitter row over selection and governance.
Polish athlete Konrad Bukowiecki has announced he plans to sue the makers of a supplement he took which caused a positive drugs test following last year's World Junior Championships.
Italy and England both sealed their place in the semi-finals of the FIFA Under-20 World Cup as they overcame Zambia and Mexico respectively in South Korea.
Qatari companies Nakheel Landscapes and Gulf Contracting have been awarded the contracts to build team training sites for the 2022 World Cup.
A total of €650,000 (£569,000/$733,000) in development funding has been made available for Para-sport projects after the Agitos Foundation launched the fifth edition of their grant support programme.
American pair Phil Dalhausser and Nick Lucena beat Russian pair Viacheslav Krasilnikov and Nikita Liamin of Russia to clinch the men's title at the International Volleyball Federation (FIVB) Beach World Tour event in Moscow.
India began the defence of their International Cricket Council (ICC) Champions Trophy title with a comfortable victory over Pakistan at Edgbaston in Birmingham after the match went ahead amid heightened security following a terrorist attack in London last night.
Belgium continued their impressive run of form at the International Volleyball Federation (FIVB) World League as they recorded their second consecutive victory by beating the United States in Novi Sad.
Ireland's miserable start to their World Rugby Under-20 Championship campaign continued as they were beaten by Scotland at the AIA Stadium in Kutaisi.
Switzerland enjoyed a dominant outing at the International Triathlon Union (ITU) World Cup as they won both the men's and women's races in Cagliari.
Athletics Integrity Unit (AIU) chairman David Howman has warned the body will be "relentless" in their pursuit of athletes who cheat and claimed the organisation's establishment will be a "defining moment" in the future of the sport.