Hosts South Africa and Kenya claimed victories on the opening day of the inaugural Rugby Africa Women's Cup in Johannesburg.
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Three UnIted States crews progressed to the finals of their respective competitions on the third day of the World Rowing Junior Championships in Tokyo, which is doubling as a test event for next year's Olympic Games.
Four-time Olympian Chris Stokes has been awarded the Order of Distinction in the rank of Officer by the Government of Jamaica.
The cruise ships which provided a unique Athletes' Village at the 2019 International University Sports Federation Summer Universiade have left their temporary station in Naples.
Fears for the welfare of athletes at Tokyo 2020 have increased after a construction worker was reported to have collapsed and died from heatstroke while working at a construction site for next year's Olympic and Paralympic Games.
The United States beat Australia to set up a meeting with Canada in the final of the Women's Under-19 World Lacrosse Championship in Peterborough in Ontario.
The International Olympic Committee (IOC) has sent a letter to the Italian National Olympic Committee (CONI) raising serious concerns for its role in the future of Italian sport and issued a warning of suspension should the issues not be rectified promptly.
A team of eight taekwondo athletes from Nepal have travelled to Japan for a training session as they prepare for the 2020 Paralympic Games in Tokyo.
Former Lawn Tennis Association (LTA) community director Mike Bain has been appointed as the chief executive of England Handball.
A proposal to reduce the length of curling matches from 10 ends to eight will top the agenda at the forthcoming World Curling Congress and Annual General Assembly.
British duo Kerenza Bryson and Myles Pillage won the first title of the week at the European Modern Pentathlon Championships as they claimed gold in the mixed relay competition in Bath in England.
Chinese Taipei edged a high-scoring match against Suriname to reach the semi-finals of the International Korfball Federation World Korfball Championship in Durban in South Africa.
France's Yun Pouliquen leads the men's field after the first day of competition at the RS:X Windsurfing Youth World Championships in Saint Petersburg.
Taekwondo coaches from the Kenya Taekwondo Federation (KTF) will be sent into schools in a bid to improve the quality of the sport in the country.