Carlo Tavecchio was elected president of the Italian football federation (FIGC) less than a month after he caused an outcry by referring to African players as "banana eaters".
Pre-tournament favourite Rory McIlroy recovered from a stumbling start to overcome a series of challengers and clinch his fourth major title by a shot at the PGA Championship.
Roger Federer eased into the final of the Rogers Cup with a 6-3, 6-4 win over Spain's Feliciano Lopez, putting the Swiss maestro on the brink of a landmark 80th career title.
FIFA President Sepp Blatter has challenged his critics to "take a risk'' and stand for election against him next year.
Spain midfielder Xavi, one of the most decorated footballers of all time who defined the nation's spectacularly successful 'tiki-taka' possession-based playing style, has retired from internationals at the age of 34.
Roger Federer launched his North American hard court campaign and bid for an 80th career title in impressive style blowing past Canadian Peter Polansky 6-2 6-0 and into the third round of the Rogers Cup.
The inaugural $1 million ATP Israel Open that had been scheduled to be held in Tel Aviv next month has been cancelled because of the conflict in the Gaza Strip.
A German court has halted a bribery trial against Bernie Ecclestone in exchange for his paying a $100 million fee, under the terms of a settlement struck agreed by prosecutors and the chief executive of Formula One.
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