Abderrahman Samba of Qatar produced the outstanding performance in Shanghai today, in the second of the season’s International Association of Athletics Federations Diamond League meetings, as he held off the huge talent of United States runner Rai Benjamin to win the 400 metres hurdles in 47.27sec - his second fastest time.
Zaferes earns third successive WTS title as US sweep podium in Yokohama – and Brownlee wins in Cagliari
Katie Zaferes of the United States today won her third consecutive World Triathlon Series (WTS) event as she held off all comers in Yokohama, while in Cagliari Britain’s Rio 2016 champion Alistair Brownlee and team-mate Sophie Coldwell earned wins in the World Cup – the International Triathlon Union’s second tier event.
Reigning Olympic champion Giles Scott sealed victory at the Finn European Championships in Greece's capital Athens.
Russia secured the team title with another dominant performance as the first medals were awarded at the Rhythmic Gymnastics European Championships in Baku.
Australia’s Caleb Ewan emerged the winner of a bunch sprint on the eighth stage of the Giro d’Italia in Pesaro.
Rafael Nadal avenged his Madrid Open defeat to Stefanos Tsitsipas as Czech Republic's Karolína Plíšková set up a meeting with Britain's Johanna Konta in the women's final at the Italian Open.
Yuxi Chen claimed gold in the women’s 10 metres platform final at the International Swimming Federation (FINA) Diving World Series in London.
Slovenia's Tadej Pogačar became the youngest winner of an International Cycling Union WorldTour stage race as he wrapped up overall victory at the Tour of California.
Switzerland’s Martin Fuchs claimed victory at the Longines Global Champions League in Madrid.
Dutch star Mathieu van der Poel and world champion Kate Courtney claimed short track wins as the International Cycling Union Mountain Bike World Cup season began in Albstadt.
Brooks Koepka is on the verge of defending his United States Professional Golfers' Association (PGA) Championship title as he will take a record-breaking seven-shot lead into tomorrow's final round.
Argentina's women continued their impressive run of form in the International Hockey Federation Pro League as they beat Britain in a shootout in London.
World champion Irina Zaretska of Azerbaijan progressed to the final of the women's under-68 kilograms kumite division on the second day of the Karate 1-Series A competition in Istanbul.
Defending champion Richard Kruse will face China’s Wu Zhuosheng in his opening bout at the International Fencing Federation Foil Grand Prix series in Shanghai.
Olympic champion Park Sang-young claimed another major victory as he beat Russian Nikita Glazkov to win the Men's Épée World Cup in Paris.