Europe lead defending champions the United States by one point after a hard-fought opening day at the Solheim Cup at Gleneagles, Scotland.
Slovakia's Danka Barteková came out on top in the women's senior skeet final at the European Championship Shotgun in Lonato del Garda.
Jailed former FIFA vice-president Juan Ángel Napout has been banned for life for his role in the widespread corruption scandal.
Japan start title defence with flourish as India shock Kazakhstan in Asian Men's Volleyball Championship
Japan, bidding for a third Asian Men's Volleyball Championship in a row at this year's event in Iran, got their campaign off to a formidable start with a convincing win against Hong Kong China, as unseeded India shocked second seeds Kazakhstan.
Frenchman Rémi Cavagna claimed an impressive victory at the conclusion of a dramatic and controversial 19th stage of the Vuelta a España.
The World Taekwondo Grand Prix, being held for the first time in Japan, produced an opening day of drama at the Chiba Port Arena.
Sensory technology is being used for the first time here at the International Boxing Association (AIBA) Men's World Championships as a result of the partnership between the Russian Boxing Federation (RBF) and Statisport.
Gasol stars as Spain earn historic win over Australia to secure FIBA World Cup final against Argentina
Spain earned an historic victory over Australia to reach the final of the International Basketball Federation (FIBA) World Cup in China, prevailing 95-88 in the first-ever double-overtime elimination game in the competition.
The 2019 United World Wrestling (UWW) World Championships are set to begin in Kazakhstan's capital Nur-Sultan, where the first berths for Tokyo 2020 will be allotted to the nations of the top-six finishers in each Olympic weight class.
Argentina's Youth Olympic champion Brian Arregui recorded a unanimous victory in his opening welterweight bout of the International Boxing Association (AIBA) Men's World Championships here in Russia.
Morocco's Ramzi Boukhiam and New Zealand's Billy Stairmand earned provisional continental qualification slots for Tokyo 2020, as the last standing surfers from Africa and Oceania, respectively, at the World Surfing Games in Miyazaki, Japan.
Five cities across Japan will start their customary hosting of the International Volleyball Federation (FIVB) Women's World Cup.
Former International Gymnastics Federation (FIG) President Bruno Grandi has died at the age of 85.
By Nancy Gillen at the Yekaterinburg-Expo
CSKA Moscow secured their first win of the Gloria Cup basketball tournament, as they ended Turkish side TOFAŞ Bursa's hopes of winning the championship in Antalya.