Belgian cyclist Antoine Demoitie has died after he was struck by a motorbike following a fall during the Gent-Wevelgem race in Belgium, police said.
Iraqi officials say the death toll from a suicide bombing at a soccer stadium that was claimed by the Islamic State group has climbed to 41, with another 105 people wounded.
Barcelona squandered the chance to go 11 points clear in La Liga on Sunday after blowing a two-goal lead in the space of six minutes in a 2-2 draw at Villarreal that was overshadowed by a controversial penalty.
Brazil's Defense Minister Aldo Rebelo has downplayed risks of massive protests during the Olympic Games in Rio de Janeiro, despite the country's economy and political crisis and a mushrooming scandal at state-run oil giant Petrobras.
Lionel Messi continued his impressive run by scoring two goals in Barcelona's 4-0 win over Eibar on Sunday, keeping his team unbeaten and maintaining a comfortable lead entering the final stretch of the Spanish league.
Greece's government has canceled the Greek Cup a day after a semifinal was stopped because of fan violence.
Europe's Gianni Infantino on Friday won the presidency of FIFA with a convincing win over Asian rival Sheikh Salman bin Ebrahim Al Khalifa and vowed to lead the scandal tainted body into a new era.
Sepp Blatter and Michel Platini have had their bans from football reduced from eight to six years by the FIFA appeal committee.
Luis Suarez and Neymar kept Barcelona on course to retain its Spanish league title with goals in another win on Saturday, as the European titleholders warmed up to visit Arsenal in the Champions League.
Former FIFA secretary general Jerome Valcke became the latest high-profile soccer official to be kicked out of the sport when he was banned for 12 years on Friday after causing "considerable financial damage" to its scandal-plagued governing body.
The Obama administration confirmed for the first time Friday that Hillary Clinton's home server contained closely guarded government secrets, censoring 22 emails that contained material requiring one of the highest levels of classification. The revelation comes three days before Clinton competes in the Iowa presidential caucuses.
Tennis authorities vigorously denied suppressing match-fixing claims on Monday after a bombshell report alleging widespread corruption cast a shadow over the start of the Australian Open.
Barcelona superstar Lionel Messi is targeting an unprecedented fifth Ballon d'Or award in Zurich on Monday, with the Argentine heavily favoured to reclaim the prize from three-time winner Cristiano Ronaldo.
There is definitely something different about Real Madrid since Zinedine Zidane took over.
An ethics tribunal of scandal-plagued FIFA on Monday banned Sepp Blatter and Michel Platini for eight years saying they had abused their positions over a 2 million Swiss francs payment made to Platini.