Australia are favourites to win the International Table Tennis Federation (ITTF) Oceania Tokyo 2020 team qualification tournament in Melbourne.
Max Litchfield triumphed in the men's 400 metres individual medley to earn Britain's first gold medal of the European Short Course Swimming Championships in Glasgow.
Fiji, South Africa and the United States all survived scares to claim wins on the opening day of the World Rugby Sevens Series event in Dubai.
Riders will continue to pursue Olympic qualification points, as Cambridge hosts the fourth event of the International Cycling Union (UCI) Track World Cup season.
Sweden and hosts Japan earned places in the main round at the International Handball Federation Women's World Championship, despite having mixed fortunes in the penultimate round of group matches.
The United States continue to dominate the World Rugby Women's Sevens Series, with a win in their opening game at the Dubai event.
The World Taekwondo Grand Prix Final is set to take place in Moscow over the coming two days, providing the last opportunity for vital ranking points prior to the Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games.
Olympic champions Martine Grael and Kahena Kunze topped 49erFX qualifying at the 49er, 49erFX and Nacra 17 World Championships in Auckland.
Luciano Rossi has called on members of the International Shooting Sport Federation (ISSF) to reject any attempt to centralise the power onto a single body within the organisation, prior to a vote on its new constitution this week.
Gender equality, non-discrimination and anti-doping were among the topics discussed at a joint meeting of the International Olympic Committee (IOC) Executive Board and International Volleyball Federation (FIVB) Executive Committee here.
Karate will demonstrate why it "deserves" to be a core Olympic sport when it features at the 2022 Summer Youth Olympic Games in Dakar, World Karate Federation (WKF) President Antonio Espinós has claimed.
Kenya could introduce criminal penalties for athletes caught doping it has been claimed, as an Athletics Kenya conference focused on anti-doping got underway.
UEFA President Aleksander Čeferin has criticised the negative impact of the video assistant referee (VAR) system on football but insisted the European governing body would not ditch the use of the technology.
There are no obstacles to Tahiti hosting surfing at the 2024 Olympic Games in Paris but more work needs to be done on the proposal before a key meeting next week, senior International Olympic Committee (IOC) official Christophe Dubi has claimed.
Lithuania's Danas Rapšys broke the European Short Course Swimming Championships men's 400 metres freestyle record to win gold on the opening day of competition in Glasgow.