England footballer Tyrone Mings defended taking the knee before games on Tuesday following the UK Home Secretary Priti Patel calling it 'gesture politics'.
Lebanon will proceed to the third round of matches [Getty]
Several countries in the Middle East went on to the third and final round of qualifiers for the 2022 Qatar World Cup.
Mo Salah [Getty]
The head of Egypt's Olympics squad has squad said he has yet to receive a response from Liverpool on the matter.
Azerbaijan and Turkey are allies with strong cultural ties, meaning a strong presence of local and travelling fans is expected.
Son converted a penalty in the 66th minute and appeared to say “Chris, stay strong, I love you", 
Sonny Saad gave Lebanon a surprise lead in Goyang after just 12 minutes but it was erased early in the second half by a Song Min-kyu header.
Turkish fans -- getty
The opening match of the European Championship will be played in the capital of Italy, the first country outside of Asia to get struck by the pandemic and the first in the world to implement a nationwide lockdown.
The biggest crowd to gather in Italy for a year and a half will witness an Azzurri squad aiming for the title play a Turkey team aiming to spring a surprise on Friday at Stadio Olimpico in Rome.
Dozens of free sports hijabs have been issued by Finland's Football Association to encourage greater diversity in the sport.
The Tokyo 2020 Olympic stadium
The team has 29 athletes across 12 sports, including a 2016 Olympic medallist who left Iran citing institutional sexism.
England manager Gareth Southgate has vowed players will continue to take the knee before games in response to the uproar.