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Goalkeeper stars as wild cards Germany join top seeds in World Handball quarter-finals

By Mike Rowbottom

Germany's keeper Carsten Lichtlein played a starring role as his wild card team beat Egypt 23-16 to earn a quarter-final against hosts Qatar ©Qatar2015Germany, who began the World Handball Championships among the four lowest-seeded nations after getting a wild card entry following Australia's removal, will contest a semi-final place with the host nation Qatar after a 23-16 round-of-16 win over a hugely talented Egyptian team in Doha today.

South Korea seal place in Asian Cup final with dominant win over Iraq

By Liam Morgan

Lee Jeong-Hyeop scored the opener for South Korea after 20 minutes as his side reached the final of the Asian Cup with a 2-0 win over IraqSouth Korea booked their place in the final of the Asian Cup with a commanding 2-0 win over Iraq at Stadium Australia in Sydney.

Djokovic surges through to quarter-finals of Australian Open with another commanding win

By Liam Morgan

Novak Djokovic marched through to the quarter-finals of the Australian Open with a straight sets win over Gilles Muller ©Getty ImagesNovak Djokovic reached his 23rd consecutive Grand Slam quarter-final with a straight sets win over Luxembourg's Gilles Muller at the Australian Open in Melbourne.

Democratic Republic of Congo and Tunisia through to Africa Cup of Nations quarter-finals

By Emily Goddard

Ahmed Akaïchi ensured it was a draw for Tunisia ©Getty ImagesThe Democratic Republic of Congo and Tunisia have both booked their places at the Africa Cup of Nations quarter-finals after a 1-1 draw in Equatorial Guinea.

High profile Lithuanians try out goalball as country prepares to host European Championships

By Liam Morgan

Double Olympic discus champion Virgilijus Alekna was one of the famous sportsmen to try their hand at goalball ©Getty ImagesFamous Lithuanian sportsmen, politicians and leaders in the arts have tried their hand at goalball for the first time at an event organised to promote the sport ahead of the 2015 International Blind Sports Association (IBSA) Goalball European Championships in Kaunas in July.

Preparations for CPISRA World Games continue with football site visit

By Michael Pavitt

Preparation for three new football fields will begin in February ©CPISRAA site visit has taken place in Nottingham ahead of this year's Cerebral Palsy Football Under-19 World Championships.

Canada and Germany pick up first golds of 2015 IPC Nordic Skiing World Championships

By Paul Osborne

Andrea Eskau secured Germany's first gold medal of the 2015 IPC Nordic Skiing World Championships ©Getty ImagesCanada and Germany secured their first gold medals of the 2015 International Paralympic Committee (IPC) Nordic Skiing World Championships on the opening day of cross-country action in Cable, United States.

Congo and Equatorial Guinea earn surprise African Nations Cup quarter-final berths

By Michael Pavitt

Equatorial Guinea celebrate progression to the African Nations Cup quarter-finals, following their victory against Gabon ©AFP/Getty ImagesCongo and hosts Equatorial Guinea defied pre-tournament predictions at the African Nations Cup, as both sides qualified for the quarter-finals with victories in their final Group A matches.

Egypt retain men's and women's team titles at 2015 ITTF-Africa Senior Championships

By Paul Osborne

Egypt have won both the men's and women's team titles at the 2015 ITTF-Africa Senior Championships in Cairo ©ITTFEgypt have retained both their men's and women's team titles at the 2015 International Table Tennis Federation (ITTF)-Africa Senior Championships in Cairo.
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