Paris Saint-Germain annihilated Anderlecht 4-0 to maintain their 100 per cent record in the group stages of this season's Uefa Champions League. Barcelona, Besiktas, Manchester City and Manchester United are the only other sides to have won their first three games.
During the last round of qualifiers for the 2018 World Cup in Russia, France advanced along with debutants Iceland. England, Spain and Germany will also be there. Panamanian president Juan Carlos Varela called a national holiday after the team secured the country's first appearance at the finals.
Team Europe - boasting five of the world's top 10 players - got the better of a Rest of the World squad during the inaugural edition of the Laver Cup. The competition is the brainchild of 19 time Grand Slam champion Roger Federer to pay tribute to Rod Laver who is the only man to have won at all four Grand Slam venues in a calendar year on two occasions.
Former world number one Maria Sharapova made her first appearance at a Grand Slam event since her return in April from a 15 month ban for doping. She reached the last 16 at the US Open in New York serving notice that she will be a force on the circuit in 2018.
After a spate of retirements due to injury in the men's first round, Roger Federer and Novak Djokovic - two of the biggest names in tennis - urge organisers of the Grand Slam tournaments to rethink their policy on compensating players who might take to the courts carrying an injury.
In this week's Sports Insight, RFI's Dhananjay Khadilkar takes a look at the prospects of different teams at the Champions Trophy cricket tournament. This is the eighth tournament, which features the world’s top eight teams. India and England are the strong favourites to win this two-week long tournament.
After three days in Los Angeles assessing the American city's bid to stage the 2024 summer Olympics, the International Olympic Committee's evaluation commission descended on the French capital to scrutinise Paris's vision for the extravaganza.
Juventus can claim a record sixth consecutive Serie A title on 14 May and their 33rd overall. They are also in Wednesday's final of the Coppa Italia and next month's Uefa Champions League - their second in three years. Success in all three competitions and especially in Europe would allow Massimo Allegri to finally eclipse his predecessor Antonio Conte.