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Freund closing in on Ski Jumping World Cup title after fourth consecutive win

By Daniel Etchells

Severin Freund is well positioned to win the overall Ski Jumping World Cup title ©Getty ImagesGermany's Severin Freund took yet another major step towards winning the overall Ski Jumping World Cup title after securing his fourth consecutive victory in Oslo.

China, Switzerland and Russia top standings at end of second day of World Women's Curling Championship

By Michael Pavitt

Anna Sidorova led Russia to two victories on the second day of action in Sapporo ©World Curling FederationChina, Switzerland and Russia are the only teams boasting unbeaten records at the ZEN-NOH World Women's Curling Championship in Sapporo following completion of the first three fixtures. 

Pakistan and West Indies qualify for Cricket World Cup quarter-finals as luck of the Irish runs out

By Michael Pavitt

Pakistan ended Ireland's hopes of reaching the Cricket World Cup last eight ©AFP/Getty ImagesIreland's hopes of qualifying for the Cricket World Cup quarter-finals came to an end as they fell to defeat to Pakistan in their final Pool B match in Adelaide after the West Indies had leapfrogged them after they beat the United Arab Emirates in Napier.

Australia to take on England in INAS Cricket Series

By Duncan Mackay

A new tournament featuring cricketers with intellectual disability is due to start in Melbourne tomorrow ©Victoria CricketA cricket tournament between Australia and England for players with intellectual disabilities is due to begin in Victoria this week as part of a festival designed to showcase players with impairments.  

New Zealand continue stunning form at World Rugby Women's Sevens Series

By Michael Pavitt

New Zealand are looking to maintain their position at the top of the overall standings ©World RugbyNew Zealand continued their sparkling World Rugby Women's Sevens Series as they cruised through to the quarter-final phase in Atlanta today. 

Surprise package China reach final at Hockey World League Round 2 event

By Daniel Etchells

China got the better of hosts South Africa to earn a place in the final against France ©FIHChina's men pulled off a shock semi-final win against hosts South Africa at the Hockey World League (HWL) Round 2 event in Cape Town.

Maas and Korpi's crowned World Cup champions after final slopestyle event of season

By Michael Pavitt

Cheryl Maas was crowned World Cup champion after winning in the Czech Republic ©Getty ImagesThe Netherlands' Cheryl Maas was crowned International Ski Federation (FIS) snowboard freestyle World Cup champion after earning victory in the women's slopestyle event at Spinleruv Mlyn in the Czech Republic.

Shiffrin edges closer to slalom history after latest World Cup triumph

By Daniel Etchells

Mikaela Shiffrin will look to make skiing history at the World Cup Finals in Méribel, France next week ©Getty ImagesAmerican Mikaela Shiffrin remains firmly on course to make skiing history after securing a third consecutive slalom World Cup victory in Åre, Sweden.

Assar defends Nigerian Open title in Lagos

By Michael Pavitt

Omar Assar defended his men's singles title in Lagos ©Getty ImagesEgypt's Omar Assar has defended his Nigeria Open men's singles title at the GAC Group 2015 International Table Tennis Federation (ITTF) World Tour in Lagos.
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