The United States' double Olympic basketball gold medallist Kobe Bryant died today in a fatal California helicopter crash that killed four others.
New Zealand were the victors in the inaugural Netball Nations Cup in London.
Robert Paxton, twice a world open singles silver medallist, earned his first title in Norfolk tonight as he beat fellow Englishman Nick Brett by the narrowest of margins.
Suzanne Schulting of The Netherlands earned two more gold medals as the International Skating Union (ISU) Short Track European Championships reached their conclusion.
Francesco Friedrich’s four-man bobsleigh team won a head-to-head German battle against Johannes Lochner after posting the fastest time of the weekend in the International Bobsleigh and Skeleton Federation (IBSF) World Cup in Königssee, Germany.
Mikaela Shiffrin won a second International Ski Federation (FIS) Alpine Ski World Cup gold of the weekend in the super-G, following her downhill triumph two days prior.
Dutch world Cyclo-cross champion Mathieu van der Poel earned victory on home soil today in the race named in honour of his illustrious father – the Grand Prix Adri van der Poel – in Hoogerheide.
Kamil Stoch was back on top of the podium in front of a home crowd at the International Ski Federation (FIS) Ski Jumping World Cup in Zakopane.
Spain have kept hold of their European Men's Handball Championship crown after defeating Croatia 22-20 in a close final.
Sergey Bida of Russia lived up to his billing as top seed by winning the International Fencing Federation (FIE) Épée Grand Prix in Qatari capital Doha.
Norway's Jarl Magnus Riiber maintained his dominance of this season’s International Ski Federation (FIS) Nordic Combined World Cup as he earned his eighth victory of the season at the newly renovated German venue of Oberstdorf.
Maren Lundby of Norway regained her lead in the International Ski Federation (FIS) Ski Jumping World Cup standings after triumphing in the Romanian town of Rasnov.
Hong Kong's Ng Ka Long Angus won the men's singles final at the Badminton World Federation (BWF) Thailand Masters to claim his first title for three years.
Julia Taubitz of Germany took the lead in the International Luge Federation (FIL) World Cup standings after triumphing in the sprint event in Sigulda.
Quentin Fillon Maillet earned his first individual victory of the season in the International Biathlon Union (IBU) World Cup as he won the men’s 15km mass start event in Pokljuka.