Anyone found guilty of ticket scalping faces up to a year in prison after legislation prohibiting ticket resales came into force in Japan.
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The Ice Hockey Federation of Ukraine has appointed Sergi Viter head coach of the national team.
United States and France made to wait for Pool A decider as wet weather delays FIBA 3x3 Women's Series in Turin
Torrential rain in Turin led to the overnight suspension of three matches at the International Basketball Federation 3x3 Women's Series event.
Gary Woodland climbed to the top of the leaderboard at the halfway stage of the US Open Golf Championship with a six-under-par round of 65 at Pebble Beach Golf Links in California.
Japan survived a late fightback from Scotland to record their first victory of the 2019 FIFA Women's World Cup as England booked their place in the knockout stage in France.
Men's top seeds Nikita Burmakin of Russia and Italian Tommaso Giovannini booked their place in the semi-finals of the International Tennis Federation Beach Tennis World Championships in Terracina, Italy with a 7-6, 6-4 victory against home pairing Simone Burini and Luca Cramarossa.
German duo Julius Thole and Clemens Wickler progressed to the last 16 of the men's International Volleyball Federation (FIVB) Beach World Tour in Warsaw after fourth seeds Nicholas Lucena and Philip Dalhausser were forced to withdraw from their Pool D match.
Ukrainians Marta Fiedina and Anastasiya Savchuk lived up to expectation as they took gold in the duet technical on the opening day of the International Swimming Federation (FINA) Artistic Swimming World Series Super Finals in Budapest, Hungary.
Reinier Vera and Yurisamdre Ramos homered as Cuba defeated the Philippines 11-2 in five innings to join New Zealand at the top of Group A on day two of the World Baseball Softball Confederation Men's Softball World Championship in Czech Republic.
Italian culture will dominate the Opening Ceremony of the 2019 Summer Universiade on July 3 as San Paolo Stadium in Naples is transformed to welcome more than 8,000 athletes.
Olympic judo champion Mijlinda Kelmendi will lead medal hopes for Kosovo at the European Games in Minsk.
Funchal in Madeira will host the 2020 World Para Swimming European Open Championships from May 17 to 23.
Ireland will be hoping to clinch a place at Tokyo 2020 as the International Hockey Federation Series Finals competition gets under way in Le Touquet-Paris-Plage, France.
Five-times Paralympic and World Championship medallist Will Waller has been appointed chief executive of the National Wheelchair Basketball Association.
Torrential rain has forced the International Triathlon Union to hold the World Mixed Relay Series event in Nottingham as a duathlon.