A record 85 countries have registered to take part in the International Esports Federation (IESF) Esports World Championship, qualifiers for which start next month.
Seventh seed Joelle King of New Zealand was surprisingly beaten as the third round of the El Gouna Squash Open got underway.
Hosts Senegal started the defence of their Beach Soccer Africa Cup of Nations title with a convincing victory over Uganda on the opening day of action in Saly.
Twenty-one people have been confirmed dead after extreme weather hit an ultramarathon race in China.
Top seeds Nour El Sherbini and Mohamed ElShorbagy got their El Gouna International Squash Open campaigns off to flying starts with straight game victories, while there was a shock defeat for Marwan ElShorbagy.
Jeremy Edwards has been appointed to the new position of chief of operations at the Asia Pacific Rugby League Confederation (APRLC), following three years as the International Rugby League's (IRL) general manager for the southern hemisphere.
Malaysian Sivasangari Subramaniam stunned world number 10 Tesni Evans with a five-game triumph on day two of the El Gouna International Squash Open in Egypt.
The International Teqball Federation (FITEQ) has thrown its weight behind the United Nations Alliance of Civilizations (UNAOC) #OneHumanity campaign.
Twenty people attended the first-ever international seminar for sambo coaches, which was held across four days.
Former champion Grégory Gaultier marked his return to the El Gouna International Squash Open with an opening round triumph against world number 44 Nathan Lake in Egypt.
Elaine Rice has been appointed as Northern Ireland's netball head coach for a fourth time, as the team bids to qualify for the Birmingham 2022 Commonwealth Games.
Cricket's Asia Cup will not take place in 2021 because of the coronavirus crisis.
The International Mixed Martial Arts Federation (IMMAF) has created an athlete influencer panel to educate youngsters about social media use.
The El Gouna International Squash Open that is due start in Egypt tomorrow will be a vital indicator for the three big events that will conclude the season - and will also represent another new step in the battle to keep elite sport happening during the COVID pandemic.
The England and Wales Cricket Board (ECB) has reported a loss of £16.1 million ($22.5 million/€18.5 million) for the past financial year, with the impact of the coronavirus pandemic reducing the organisation's cash reserves to £2.2 million ($3.1 million/€2.5 million).