The Netherlands picked up what could prove to be a vital come-from-behind win against host Italy at the Volleyball Nations League in Rimini.
China's former Canadian heptathlete Zheng Ninali won at the World Athletics Challenge Combined Events meeting in Arona in Tenerife today after taking over the lead from Britain’s Holly Mills in the last two heptathlon disciplines of the shot put and 800 metres.
Argentina's match against Venezuela at the International Basketball Federation (FIBA) Women's AmeriCup in Puerto Rico has been postponed due to "inconclusive" COVID-19 test results in the team's camp.
Last-minute hosts Brazil swept aside a COVID-19-inflicted Venezuela to make a winning start to the defence of their Copa América title in Brasília.
The remaining six places for the karate tournament at this year’s Tokyo 2020 Olympics were decided on a dramatic last day at World Karate Federation's final qualifier in French capital Paris.
Twelve years after he won his first International Modern Pentathlon Union (UIPM) world title, Hungary’s 36-year-old Adam Marosi added a second today in Cairo, earning an automatic quota place for the Tokyo 2020 Olympics in so doing.
Austrian siblings Anna-Maria and Eirini Alexandri led the way as nine duets booked Tokyo 2020 spots at the International Swimming Federation's (FINA) Artistic Swimming Olympic Games Qualifying Tournament (ASOGQT) in Barcelona.
Both of the Tokyo 2020-bound home teams in the 49er and 49erFX classes won gold on the last day of racing at World Sailing's World Cup Series event at the Dutch venue of Medemblik.
England began their UEFA European Championship campaign with a 1-0 victory on home soil against Croatia - the team who knocked them out of the last FIFA World Cup in the semi-finals.
The hosts won two golds on the second night of Greco-Roman contests that concluded the United World Wrestling’s Poland Open in Warsaw.
Guinea recorded their first win at the African Women’s Handball Championship in Cameroon today to secure a place in the knockout rounds.
Serbia’s Novak Djokovic came from two sets down to beat Greece’s Stefanos Tsitsipas and claim his second French Open title in sensational fashion in Paris.
Japan claimed the mixed team gold medal without losing a bout on the eighth and final day of the World Judo Championships at the László Papp Budapest Sports Arena.
Kumar Sangakkara, the first overseas cricketer to become President of the prestigious Marylebone Cricket Club, is one of 10 inducted into the International Cricket Council (ICC) Hall of Fame to celebrate the inaugural World Test Championship final which begins on Friday (June 18) in Southampton.
There was a sense of déjà vu in Amstelveen as hosts The Netherlands beat Germany 2-0 to regain the women’s EuroHockey Championship crown.