Canada overpowered Cuba as they began their campaign for a spot at the Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games with victory in the International Basketball Federation Women's Olympic Pre-Qualifying Tournament for the Americas.
The Netherlands claimed five of the available six gold medals on the first day of the International Skating Union (ISU) Speed Skating World Cup in the Belarusian capital.
Russians Alexander Samarin, Dmitri Aliev and Makar Ignatov lead the way in the men's competition, after the opening day of the Rostelecom Cup in Moscow.
Lucyna Kornobys and Joshua Cinnamo claimed shot put world titles, as several world records were broken on the final day of the World Para Athletics Championships in Dubai.
Home favourite Daisuke Fujihara has reached the quarter-finals of the Tokyo 2020 Para-badminton test event, the Japan Para Badminton International.
Sun Gang of China narrowly defeated Richard Osvath of Italy to claim gold in the men's foil A, at the International Wheelchair and Amputee Sports Federation (IWAS) Wheelchair Fencing World Cup in Amsterdam.
Tarek Momen of Egypt powered to victory at the Professional Squash Association (PSA) Men's World Championship in Doha.
The International Swimming League (ISL) will return at College Park in Maryland as four American-based teams target a place in the final match in Las Vegas in December.
Japanese Olympic champion Risako Kawai will headline the United World Wrestling (UWW) Women's World Cup in Narita.
Helsingborg is set to welcome teams for the 2019 European Curling Championships, with 26 countries competing in the Swedish city.
Belgium's Eli Iserbyt will seek to defend his overall International Cycling Union (UCI) Cyclocross World Cup lead, as the series resumes in the Czech Republic.
The United Arab Emirates will target a record medal haul as they prepare to host the Ju-Jitsu International Federation (JJIF) World Championships in Abu Dhabi.
Worldwide Olympic and Paralympic Partner Bridgestone has announced that the name for its barrier-less bus stop curb system, to be used at the Tokyo 2020 Athletes' Village, is PlusStop.
The Australian Olympic Committee (AOC) Olympics Unleashed programme won the Seven News Community Spirit Award, at the 2019 New South Wales Institute of Sport Awards in Sydney.
Exclusive: IOC accused of "hypocrisy" after moving marathon and race walks but staging other events in Tokyo
A contender for an Olympic medal in the race walks next year has claimed the International Olympic Committee (IOC) has moved his event and the marathon from Tokyo to Sapporo to try to protect itself, not because they are concerned about the health of the athletes.