Russia's Dmitri Aliev won the gold medal in the men's singles at the International Skating Union (ISU) European Figure Skating Championships in Graz after overnight leader Michal Březina missed the opportunity to lift the title.
Nick Kyrgios mimicked world number one Rafael Nadal today, ahead of a potential fourth-round meeting between the pair at the Australian Open.
It has been a day of drama at the International Table Tennis Federation (ITTF) World Qualification Tournament in Gondomar, with the women of North Korea claiming a spot at this year's Olympic Games in Tokyo.
Russia beat holders The Netherlands in a penalty shootout to book their place in the Women's European Water Polo Championship final in Budapest, where they will face Spain.
Japan and South Korea won two gold medals each on the opening day of the International Judo Federation Tel Aviv Grand Prix.
Japan, Bahrain and South Korea completed the semi-final line-up at the Asian Men's Handball Championship as group play concluded in Kuwait.
Russia's Vlad Khadarin and Australia's Tess Coady won their slopestyle events, as action concluded today at the International Ski Federation (FIS) Snowboard World Cup in Seiser Alm in Italy.
Norway's Johannes Thingnes Bø marked his return from paternity leave by winning the men's 20 kilometres individual event at the International Biathlon Union (IBU) World Cup in Pokljuka in Slovenia.
Australia's Richie Porte won stage three of the Tour Down Under after a superb climbing performance, taking over the general classification lead in the process.
China's Shi Yuqi beat Malaysia's Liew Daren in straight games today, to move a step closer to claiming the men's singles title at the Badminton World Federation (BWF) Thailand Masters in Bangkok.
The Women's World Chess Championship match has been sent to tiebreaks, after Russian challenger Aleksandra Goryachkina triumphed in her must-win encounter in Vladivostok today.
Scotland's Julie Forrest beat England's Janice Gower today to complete the successful defence of her women's singles title at the World Indoor Bowls Championships in Norfolk.
Australia beat England in a last-ball thriller to book their place in the Super League quarter-finals at the International Cricket Council Under-19 World Cup in South Africa.
Skiers are honing their final preparations before the famous International Ski Federation Alpine Skiing World Cup weekend at Kitzbühel in Austria, where super-G, downhill and slalom titles are on the line.
Bansko, Bulgaria, is the 12th host in this year's women's International Ski Federation (FIS) World Cup tour, with a double whammy of downhill.