Australia and hosts Thailand both qualified for the quarter-finals, as Group A concluded at the Asian Football Confederation Under-23 Championship.
Hosts China were the dominant force on the opening day of the International Swimming Federation Champions Swim Series event in Shenzhen, winning five of the 15 gold medals up for grabs.
China's back-to-back world champions Zheng Siwei and Huang Yaqiong won their-first round clash, as mixed doubles action opened the Badminton World Federation (BWF) Indonesia Masters today.
England's Les Gillett and Scotland's Alex Marshall will meet in the last-16 of the open singles event at the World Indoor Bowls Championships in Norfolk, after both came through first-round matches today.
France's Camille Serme dumped out Egyptian world number one Raneem El Welily to reach the semi-finals of the Professional Squash Association Tournament of Champions in New York City.
The International Mixed Martial Arts Federation (IMMAF) has welcomed Venezuela as its latest international observational member.
French star Martin Fourcade will have the chance to extend his advantage over rival Johannes Thingnes Bø at the Biathlon World Cup in Ruhpolding, with the Norwegian still on paternity leave.
The Vanuatu Association of Sports and National Olympic Committee (VASANOC) is this month hosting training in sports nutrition and injury prevention.
The National Olympic Committee of Tajikistan held a three-day training seminar as part of the battle against doping.
The University of Pittsburgh has announced a Victory Heights initiative, involving a series of projects aimed at providing student athletes with top-level competition and facilities.
Organisers of the 2020 World University Cross-Country Championships in Moroccan city Marrakech have extended the registration deadline as one of the measures to increase participation.
The second leg of the 2020 World Para Alpine Skiing World Cup season begins in Prato Nevoso tomorrow.
Japan's Haruka Wakasugi and China's Mingyuan Yang are among the five nominations for the International Paralympic Committee (IPC) Allianz Athlete of the Month for December 2019, following their performances at the International Blind Sports Federation (IBSA) Goalball Asia-Pacific Championships in Chiba.
The Northern Ireland Commonwealth Games Council (NICGC) has called for expressions of interest as they seek to appoint a Chef de Mission for Birmingham 2022.
The organisers of this year's European Universities Games in Belgrade say there has been "big interest" in the event, with the first round of registrations closing tomorrow.