The Netherlands made a winning start to the Africa/Europe qualification event for the Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games by overcoming the Czech Republic in Parma.
World Rugby chairman Sir Bill Beaumont is confident that the 2019 Rugby World Cup will be one of the great editions on every level, with more than 96 per cent of tickets for the event now sold.
Arina Averina found herself in the unusual position of leading her twin sister Dina, as she topped the clubs qualifying on the third day of the Rhythmic Gymnastics World Championship in Azerbaijan.
Fabien Lamirault of France recovered from a faltering start at the Para European Table Tennis Championships in Sweden to claim the class 2 title – and the Tokyo 2020 place on offer to all gold medallists.
Home player Shi Yuqi was jeered by the crowd, as he was blown away in just 15 minutes on his injury comeback at the Badminton World Federation China Open.
China's men followed their women's example, retaining the team title at the Asian Table Tennis Championships in Indonesia with a 3-0 win over second seeds South Korea.
Japan top the rankings in the women's competition at the World Wrestling Championships, but both their finalists settled for silver as golds went to the United States, North Korea, Azerbaijan and Russia.
United States and China are the only undefeated sides, following the fourth round of matches at the International Volleyball Federation Women's World Cup in Japan.
Defending champions Russia regained momentum today after their opening defeat at the Blind Football European Championships in Rome, defeating Greece 4-0.
Cavalor has signed a deal to become the official nutrition partner of the International Equestrian Federation (FEI) and title partner of the FEI Best Groom Award.
Canadian ice hockey player Shea Theodore has spoken of the "miracle" he experienced after recovering from testicular cancer, which had been detected in a drugs test.
World Lacrosse has announced its most comprehensive digital viewing and broadcast plan for the Men's Indoor World Championship, starting tomorrow (September 19) in Vancouver, British Colombia.
The Swedish Olympic Committee (SOK) has backed the Faroe Islands' bid for Olympic Games inclusion.
The Australian Olympic Committee (AOC) has named the team for next month's inaugural World Beach Games in Qatar.
Young people living in poverty will receive equipment donated by a campaign led by 2020 World Floorball Championships organisers.