Competition favourites Japan narrowly beat Russia 3-2 in their opening match at the Badminton World Federation (BWF) Sudirman Cup in Nanning.
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Sweden have qualified for the quarter-finals of the International Ice Hockey Federation (IIHF) World Championships in Slovakia after defeating Latvia.
Uganda defeated Botswana to start the International Cricket Council (ICC) World Twenty20 Africa Qualifier and Regional Finals with a win.
Swiss Olympic has selected 78 athletes from 14 sports to compete in June's European Games in Minsk.
British biscuit brand McVitie's has become an official partner of Team GB with little more than a year to go until the Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games.
No fewer than 27 teams will compete in the International Blind Sports Federation (IBSA) Goalball International Qualifier which offers places at the Tokyo 2020 Paralympic Games.
Sixteen teams are preparing to participate in the first week of the second International Volleyball Federation (FIVB) Women's Nations League starting tomorrow.
The International Cricket Council (ICC) Men's Cricket World Cup 2019 winners will receive $4million (£3.1m/€3.6m) in prize money.
American TJ Buchanan has been appointed as World Lacrosse's first director of sport development.
Olympic champion Zhao Shuai retained his world title as his country, China, won two golds on the final day of the World Taekwondo Championships here.
Thailand's Witsanu Huadpradit beat world champion David Smith in the quarter-final of the Hong Kong Boccia World Open on his way to victory in the BC1 category.
Bianca Walkden's world title victory has continued to provoke debate here at the World Taekwondo Championships with Chinese Taekwondo Federation President Guan Jianmin and GB Taekwondo performance director Gary Hall both wading into the controversy.
International Olympic Committee (IOC) President Thomas Bach attended the evening session of the penultimate day of action here at the 2019 World Taekwondo Championships.
Britain's Jade Jones added a women's under-57 kilogram world title to her two Olympic gold medals in front of a home crowd here at the World Taekwondo Championships.
GB Taekwondo held a gender equality breakfast in collaboration with UK Sport during the World Championships here to encourage an increase of female representation in coaching, administration and media.