China's defending champion Ju Wenjun defeated Russian challenger Aleksandra Goryachkina for the second game in a row to move within one victory of reclaiming her title at the Women's World Chess Championship.
England's Greg Harlow and Nick Brett beat Scotland's Paul Foster and Alex Marshall in the open pairs final as action continued today at the World Indoor Bowls Championships in Norfolk.
Australia bounced back from their defeat to the West Indies by claiming a 10-wicket win over debutants Nigeria at the International Cricket Council Under-19 World Cup in South Africa.
South Africa's Daryl Impey will bid to become the first man to win the Tour Down Under for the third straight year when the Australian stage race begins tomorrow.
Japan's Akane Yamaguchi is the top seed in the women's singles event at the Badminton World Federation (BWF) Thailand Masters in Bangkok, where action is due to begin tomorrow.
US Biathlon says it has taken a big step in organisational management with the hiring of Olympian Sara Studebaker-Hall to a new role as director of operations.
Hockey Canada has announced a long-term media rights extension with Canadian television channels TSN and RDS.
World Taekwondo Europe (WTE) has announced that height categories will be used for cadet athletes at next month's Turkish Open, instead of the usual weight divisions.
The schedule for the 2020 International Wheelchair Basketball Federation (IWBF) Afro Paralympic Qualifiers has been released.
The Teqball Federation of Zambia (TFZ) has officially been launched at Barca Academy in Lusaka.
United States Paralympics Cycling announced their 26-strong team for the 2020 season, with the roster boasting five reigning world champions.
Table Tennis Australia (TTA) has named Melissa Tapper and Jake Ballestrino as co-captains of their national Para-squad for 2020.
Russia have accused UK Anti-Doping (UKAD) of creating "a wall of mistrust" after they revealed they would block any attempts by the World Anti-Doping Agency (WADA) to seize samples given by Sir Mo Farah during an investigation into athletes trained by the Briton's disgraced former coach Alberto Salazar.
The International Boxing Association (AIBA) promised during the organisation's first Americas Continental Forum here to find ways to help small National Federations attend international competitions.
Zambia are set to use the training facilities in Asahi in the run up to this year's Olympic Games after signing a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with the city.