The International Cricket Council (ICC) has boosted the prize fund for T20 World Cups to $1 million (£773,500/€893,300) for the winners of both men's and women's tournaments.
Uganda will begin their bid to win a third consecutive Africa Netball Cup title tomorrow, when the 2019 edition gets underway in Cape Town.
Home world champion Liu Shiwen and seven other top seeds will await developments as the group action starts tomorrow at the International Table Tennis Federation Women's World Cup in Chengdu, China.
There is now a clear list of candidates to host the next International Hockey Federation (FIH) World Cup, from three different continents.
Reigning K2 world champion Vanda Kiszli led a gold-medal charge for Hungary on the opening day of the International Canoe Federation Marathon World Championships in Shaoxing, China, today.
Defending champions Japan eased past Sri Lanka 15-0 as the group stage concluded at the Asian Baseball Championship in Taiwan.
With exactly a year to go until the West Indies begin their defence of the men's International Cricket Council T20 World Cup in Australia, six places in the finals are on offer at the World Qualifier in the United Arab Emirates.
Australia won both omnium titles on day two of the Oceania Track Cycling Championships in Invercargill, New Zealand.
The Cook Islands will use this weekend's inaugural Downer Rugby League World Cup 9s event in Western Sydney as preparation for their upcoming Rugby League World Cup 2021 qualifier.
The International University Sports Federation (FISU) has praised preparations for its 2020 World University Waterski and Wakeboard Championships after an inspection of the competition site in Dnipro.
As many as 42 events feature on the 2019-2020 International Volleyball Federation (FIVB) Beach World Tour calendar, announced by the world governing body.
A new academic study has come to the conclusion that injuries among elite female ski jumpers, resulting in time loss from training and competition, are sustained on hills and that poor weather conditions could be a risk factor.
Overall speed champions will be crowned at the International Federation of Sport Climbing World Cup in Xiamen, which begins tomorrow.
American boxer Patrick Day has died, age 27, after suffering a brain injury during a super welterweight bout against Charles Conwell in Chicago.
A strong field has gathered in Las Vegas for Skate America - the opening leg of the Grand Prix of Figure Skating season.