Argentina's injured midfielder Lanzini released from Olympic squad

Lanzini suffered a knee sprain in Argentina's 0-0 draw with Colombia on Thursday in a warm-up match for the Rio Games and missed the 3-1 friendly win over Haiti in Miami on Sunday.

CSA to introduce racial quotas on national level

CSA will seek to "move with the times" and set a minimum number of black players to be selected in all their national teams.


Bolivian medal-winning athletes will be rewarded up to $50,000

The president explained that a gold medal would see the athlete receive $50,000, silver medalists would get $40,000 and bronze medalists $30,000.


MAP: Rugby sevens makes Olympic debut

Here is an interactive map of key points about the Olympic rugby sevens.

Sundowns one point away from semi-finals

A point at Lucas 'Masterpieces' Moripe Stadium will suffice to seal first place in Group B and take the South African side to the semi-finals of the CAF Champions League.

Fifa bans Niersbach over German World Cup bid

The former president of the German Football Association resigned from the German federation amid accusations that he tried to buy the right to host the tournament.

Crusaders coach Blackadder: Lions can win Super Rugby title

Retiring Crusaders coach Todd Blackadder said the major hurdle the Lions would face would be if they had to travel to Wellington for the final.

Lions crush Crusaders to book Super Rugby semi spot

The win ensures a first ever Super Rugby semi-final for the Johannesburg-based side, who finished top of the South Africa Conference at the end of the regular season.

England beats Pakistan to level series

Pakistan, set a mammoth 565 to win, were bowled out for 234 in their second innings with more than a day left in the match.

Pakistan set 565 to clinch second Test

It was the second time that England had gorged themselves on Pakistan's attack, with opener Alastair Cook making 105 and Joe Root a Test-best 254.

Serena Williams withdraws from Rogers Cup

Top-seeded Serena Williams's withdrawal comes less than two weeks before the start the Olympics, where she is scheduled to represent the United States.

Venus targets 50th WTA title

Top-seeded Venus Williams defeats tenacious Alison Riske to reach the championship match, in which she will face third-seeded Briton Johanna Konta.

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