Valeriia Shabalina was crowned 100 metres backstroke champion in the II1 category as the first medals of the 2019 International Federation for Athletes with Intellectual Impairments (INAS) Global Games were handed out in Brisbane.
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Members of the Canadian rugby team helped the rescue efforts in Kamaishi after their final Rugby World Cup pool match against Namibia was postponed amid safety concerns in the wake of Typhoon Hagibis passing over Japan.
Excitement is building among video game enthusiasts as the launch date for a special Tokyo 2020 video game that pits Mario against Sonic nears.
Nouran Gohar and Ali Farag secured an Egyptian double as the Professional Squash Association (PSA) U,S. Open Squash Championships came to a thrilling conclusion in Philadelphia.
Nikita Nagornyy was crowned world all-around champion as he claimed a second gold of the International Gymnastics Federation Artistic Gymnastics World Championships in Stuttgart.
Germany's women fought back from 3-0 down against Greece to reach the International Blind Sports Federation Goalball European Championship semi-finals in Rostock.
Lisa Berger and Christian Kargl were crowned champions of the inaugural European Sailing Federation Mixed Offshore European Championship, after winning the 48-hour offshore race from Venice to Trieste.
Two-time Paralympian Mike Peters has been announced as chief executive of the International Paralympic Committee (IPC).
Iran secured a second successive victory at the International Volleyball Federation Men's World Cup, as Olympic champions Brazil maintained their 100 per cent record in Hiroshima.
A Court of Appeal has declared the United States Olympic and Paralympic Committee (USOPC) was not negligent in a sexual abuse case against former USA Taekwondo coach Marc Gitelman, as a law suit against the organisation was resurrected in California.
Thailand's Ratchanok Intanon has been cleared of doping violations after the Badminton World Federation (BWF) Ethics Hearing Panel found she had eaten contaminated meat.
Hosts Germany recorded back-to-back victories to maintain their unbeaten start to the International Blind Sports Federation Goalball European Championships in Rostock.
Four-time Olympic champion Simone Biles rewrote the history books again, as she became the first woman to win five all-around titles at the International Gymnastics Federation (FIG) Artistic Gymnastics World Championships in Stuttgart.
History was made at Tehran's Azadi Stadium as 4,600 women were permitted entry for the first time in almost 40 years to watch Iran's FIFA World Cup 2022 qualifier against Cambodia.
Parapan American Games multi-medallists Nicholas Bennett and Olivia Meier have been named among 13 Para athletes who will receive CAD $10,000 (£6,140/$7,500/€6,800) funding through Petro-Canada's Fuelling Athlete and Coaching Excellence (FACE) programme.