Italy’s Kristian Sbaragli sprinted to victory on stage 10 of the Vuelta a España as The Netherlands' Tom Dumoulin preserved his overall lead.
By track cycling standards it was not really a close finish, but Victoria Pendleton lost out by just a head when making her debut as a duly-licensed horse-racing jockey in England today.
Serbia inflicted a first defeat on Russia at the International Volleyball Federation (FIVB) Women’s World Cup after coming from behind to claim a 3-2 victory in Sendai.
The second day of the World Rowing Championships in Aiguebelette, France, has seen more intense racing in heats across several disciplines.
The inaugural British Swimming Awards have been launched in recognition of the achievements by the National Governing Body’s athletes throughout the season.
Nigeria were crowned as continental champions for the first time after beating Angola 74-65 to win this year's AfroBasket.
Kazakhstan's world bronze medalist Kayrat Yeraliyev got his campaign off to a perfect start wth a closely contested victory on the fifth day of action at the ASBC Asian Confederation Boxing Championships in Bangkok today.
Hosts China came from behind against South Korea to make it two wins out of two at the International Basketball Federation (FIBA) Asia Women’s Championship in Wuhan.
Japan enjoyed the perfect end to the 2015 World Judo Championships as they claimed gold in both the men’s and women’s team competitions here today.
Hosts England secured their second women’s EuroHockey Championships title with a 3-1 shootout victory over Olympic champions The Netherlands in a dramatic final which brought the event to a thrilling close here today.
The storm which had turned the track into a stream two hours before the final session of the 15th International Association of Athletics World Championships may have passed, but electricity remained in the Bird’s Nest stadium tonight as Chinese athletes, perhaps inspired by the unlikely silver earned by their men’s 4x100 metres sprinters the previous night, added two more of the same colour.
Japan’s Takuto Otoguro and the United States’ Jarod Verklereen came out victorious in their respective 54 kilograms and 63kg category finals to stem Russia’s plans for a rout on the final day of freestyle events at the Cadet Wrestling World Championships in Sarajevo.
Tom Dumoulin claimed stage victory and took the overall lead on another extraordinary stage of the Vuelta a España in which Britain's Tour de France champion Chris Froome fought back and was denied victory in the final 50 metres.
Gunes in stunning form as Turkish star scoops superb gold on final day of FINA World Junior Championships
Turkish star Viktoria Gunes rounded off her International Swimming Federation (FINA) World Junior Championships campaign in Singapore on the final day in style, clocking a women’s 200 metres breaststroke time that would have seen her claim gold at the senior World Championships in Kazan.