Olympic individual silver medallist Sofya Velikaya struck gold on home soil as she triumphed in the women's event at the International Fencing Federation Sabre Grand Prix in Moscow.
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A record 103 athletes from 32 countries are set to compete at the International Surfing Association (ISA) World Longboard Surfing Championship in France this week.
Berit Kjøll pulled off a stunning two-vote victory as she was elected President of the Norwegian Olympic and Paralympic Committee and Confederation of Sports (NIF) at its General Assembly in Lillehammer.
Pakistan Hockey Federation claim country should be given "special treatment" in Tokyo 2020 qualification bid
Pakistan Hockey Federation (PHF) secretary general Asif Bajwa has claimed the country should be given "special treatment" in its bid to qualify for next year's Olympic Games in Tokyo.
Britain's double world champion Sammi Kinghorn claimed gold in the women's 400 metres T53 event to complete a hat-trick of victories at the World Para Athletics Grand Prix in Arizona.
Hosts France and Turkmenistan enjoyed successful outings as they produced dominant displays at the Paris Sambo Grand Prix.
Olympic bronze medallist Damian Warner of Canada broke his own 100 metres decathlon world record as he finished the opening day at the Götzis Hypo-Meeting in Austria in pole position.
France got their FIFA Under-20 World Cup campaign off to a winning start as an intervention from the video assistant referee helped the 2013 champions to a 2-0 victory over Saudi Arabia in Poland.
The United States, Fiji and New Zealand booked their places at next year's Olympic Games in Tokyo by reaching the quarter-finals of the World Rugby Sevens Series event in London.
Frenchman Boladé Apithy stunned world number one Eli Dershwitz to claim gold at the International Fencing Federation Sabre Grand Prix in Moscow.
Sven Mollekleiv is favourite to take over from Tom Tvedt as President of the Norwegian Olympic and Paralympic Committee and Confederation of Sports (NIF) when the organisation holds elections at its General Assembly tomorrow.
World champions Serhii Yemelianov and Maryna Mazhula secured gold medals for Ukraine on the final day of the International Canoe Federation Paracanoe World Cup in Poznań.
A total of 30 students have been selected to participate in this year's United States Olympic Committee (USOC) Finding Leaders Among Minorities Everywhere (FLAME) programme.
The involvement of professional bodies in the boxing tournament at next year's Olympic Games appears to have moved a step closer after the World Boxing Association (WBA) revealed a desire to help organise the sport at Tokyo 2020.