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Hosts Poland back on track with win over Italy at Volleyball World Championships

By Gary Anderson

Polish fans inside the Atlas Arena in Łódź celebrate after watching their side defeat Italy ©Getty ImagesPoland got their Volleyball World Championship campaign back on track but did not have it all their own way against Italy, while Brazil recorded win number 100 in the tournament's history.

Aru beats Froome to stage win as Briton moves into second at Vuelta a España

By Gary Anderson

Italy's Fabio Aru moves up to fifth overall in the Vuelta a España after his second stage win ©AFP/Getty ImagesItaly's Fabio Aru held off the challenge of Britain's Chris Froome to take the stage 18 win on the Vuelta a España as the Team Sky rider moved up to second on general classification after a gruelling summit finish on Monte Castrove.

South Korean shoots lowest ever round in major to lead Evian Championship

By Gary Anderson

South Korea's Hyo-Joo Kim created history by shooting the lowest round in major history ©Getty ImagesSouth Korea's Hyo-Joo Kim made history on the first day of the Evian Championship as her score of 61 was the lowest ever round in a men's or women's major after she fired her way around the Evian Resort Golf Club in Évian-les-Bains in 10-under-par.

World's best judoka gear up for Zagreb Grand Prix

By Emily Goddard

Colin Oates is among the top judoka preparing to compete in Croatia this weekend ©Getty ImagesSome of the world's best judoka, including this year's Commonwealth Games champions Nekoda Smythe-Davis and Colin Oates, are preparing for the start of the Grand Prix in Zagreb, which gets underway tomorrow.

Million players the target as SportAccord World Mind Games launch online tournament

By Duncan Mackay

The SportAccord World Mind Games are due to take place in Beijing in December ©SportAccordA target of a million gaming enthusiasts has been set by organisers of this year's SportAccord World Mind Games as they launched their online tournament to be run in conjunction with the event in Beijing. 

Japan claim two gold medals on first day of women’s action at Wrestling World Championships

By Gary Anderson

Japan claimed two gold medals on the first day of women's freestyle competition at the Wrestling World Championships ©United World WrestlingJapanese wrestlers won two of four gold medals on offer as the women's freestyle competition got underway at the Wrestling World Championships in Tashkent.

"Miracle On Ice" Olympic ice hockey gold medallist Suter dies aged 57

By Emily Goddard

Bob Suter has died aged 57 ©Getty ImagesBob Suter, a member of the Lake Placid 1980 "Miracle On Ice" Olympic gold medal winning ice hockey team, has died suddenly at the age of 57 of an apparent heart attack.

Prince Harry gets Invictus Games underway at spectacular Opening Ceremony

By Gary Anderson

The Invictus Games are underway after the Opening Ceremony in Queen Elizabeth Park ©Getty ImagesThe inaugural Invictus Games are officially underway after a spectacular Opening Ceremony in the Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park attended by members of the Royal Family, including Prince Harry, who has been the driving force behind the event over the past six months.

Tokyo 2020 President meets Putin as joint Russia-Japan cooperation pact proposed

By Duncan Mackay

Tokyo 2020 President Yoshirō Mori has invited Russian leader Vladimir Putin to the Olympics and Paralympics in the Japanese capital ©The KremlinTokyo 2020 Yoshirō Mori today held talks with Russian President Vladimir Putin in Moscow and invited him to the Olympics and Paralympics in the Japanese capital.
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