A total of 1,005 players from around the world will receive financial relief from the newly established FIFA Fund for Football Players through its first phase of grants.
Swiss Olympic has pushed for all athletes to be vaccinated against coronavirus as the country prepares to ease restrictions.
The British and Irish Lions' tour to South Africa is set to be played behind closed doors, with matches held in either Cape Town, Johannesburg or Pretoria, following a revised schedule.
Financial services group Value Casa de Bolsa has been named as the latest sponsor of Mexico's team at the Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games.
Aberdeen is set to host the latest major curling event to be held during the COVID-19 pandemic when the city stages the World Mixed Doubles Championship from tomorrow.
Germany dominated the final day of the International Canoe Federation (ICF) Canoe Sprint World Cup in Szeged in Hungary, with 38-year-old Max Hoff shedding tears of joy after qualifying for a fourth Olympics.
The final places for the rowing event at the Tokyo 2020 Olympics were secured following a dramatic day on the water in Lucerne.
Colombia’s Egan Bernal earned victory on the ninth stage of the Giro d’Italia in Campo Felice to assume the overall race lead.
Rafael Nadal defeated world number one Novak Djokovic to win a record 10th Italian Open title, while Iga Świątek was victorious in the women's final to ensure that both French Open singles champions ended this event in style.
Britain won the concluding trap mixed team event at the International Shooting Sport Federation (ISSF) Shotgun World Cup in Lonato in Italy.
Aleksandr Bondar's dominance in the men's 10-metre platform was in contrast to Germany's nail-biting win in the women's 3m synchronized springboard as diving events concluded at the European Aquatics Championships in Budapest.
Germans Annika Schleu and Christian Zillekens edged Belarussians Volha Silkina and Ilya Palazkov to secure mixed relay gold at the International Modern Pentathlon Union (UIPM) World Cup final in Hungarian city Székesfehérvár.
Belgium thrashed the winless United States 6-1 to ensure they finished the two-game Hockey Pro League series with the minimum six points.
Spain claimed the first International Basketball Federation (FIBA) 3x3 Women’s Series stage of the 2021 season with victory in Mies in Switzerland.
American Carissa Moore eased through her heat at the World Surf League (WSL) Championship Tour in Rottnest Island, but Tatiana Weston-Webb was forced into the elimination round.