Defending champions Russia battled to a narrow victory over Denmark to reach the semi-finals at the Women's Youth World Handball Championship in Kielce in Poland.
Fiji doubled up with a pair of victories in the women's tournament on day two of the Hockey Series event in Vanuatu.
The United States and Japan won gold medals on the final day of the International Federation of Sport Climbing Youth World Championships in Moscow.
World number one Simona Halep completed victory in her delayed match at the Cincinnati Masters to book her place in the third round on a rain affected day.
Britain’s newly-installed individual champion David Smith set out in pursuit of a second gold medal today at the Boccia World Championships in Liverpool.
Germany's men's and women's teams had a winning start on day one on their home ground of Hamburg when the International Wheelchair Basketball Federation (IWBF) World Championships got underway.
Ukraine dominated the podium on the fourth day of competition at the European Para Swimming Championships in Dublin, claiming six of the 19 golds on offer in the Irish capital's National Aquatics Centre.
Saudi Arabia continued their pursuit of a successful title defence at the International Federation For Athletes With Intellectual Impairments World Football Championships as they booked their place in the final with victory over France in Sweden.
Switzerland’s Sandra Graf clinched gold in the women’s H4 time trial event at the Para Cycling Road World Cup at Baie Comeau in Quebec.
Amelie Delabre scored a first-half penalty as hosts France knocked defending champions North Korea out of the FIFA Under-20 Women's World Cup.
Belarusian Katsiaryna Halkina will be hoping to use home advantage as she bids to defend her International Gymnastics Federation World Challenge Cup crown on home soil in Minsk this weekend.
Miho Nonaka's extraordinary consistency in the this year’s International Federation of Sport Climbing Bouldering World Cup series means she arrives at the final stop in Munich with a narrow five-point lead in the overall standings over fellow Japanese climber Akiyo Noguchi.
Top seeds David Horn of the United States and Paola Longoria of Mexico have reached the semi-finals of the International Racquetball Federation World Championships in San José.
Netball New Zealand (NNZ) have signed a sponsorship agreement with drinks firm Frucor Suntory.
Tove Alexandersson of Sweden and Daniel Hubmann of Switzerland are at the top of the International Orienteering Federation's World Cup rankings following the World Championships in Latvia.