Australia progressed to the Japan Rugby World Cup quarter-finals in turgid fashion, overcoming minnows Georgia in Pool D at Shizuoka Stadium 27-8.
Iran secured a second successive victory at the International Volleyball Federation Men's World Cup, as Olympic champions Brazil maintained their 100 per cent record in Hiroshima.
Launch of 2021 IAAF World Championships overshadowed by Nike closure of NOP as Salazar-coached banned runner attends ceremony
The Nike Oregon Project (NOP) has been closed down in the wake of the four-year ban imposed this month by the United States Anti-Doping Agency (USADA) on its head coach Alberto Salazar.
A Court of Appeal has declared the United States Olympic and Paralympic Committee (USOPC) was not negligent in a sexual abuse case against former USA Taekwondo coach Marc Gitelman, as a law suit against the organisation was resurrected in California.
Britain's 11-year-old world skateboard bronze medallist Sky Brown has been forced to withdraw from the Association of National Olympic (ANOC) Committees World Beach Games, due to start here tomorrow.
Thailand's Ratchanok Intanon has been cleared of doping violations after the Badminton World Federation (BWF) Ethics Hearing Panel found she had eaten contaminated meat.
Kenya's Eliud Kipchoge, who is seeking to run the first sub-two-hour marathon tomorrow in Vienna, has likened his quest to becoming "the first man on the moon".
Top-seeded Chinese Xu Xin beat France's Simon Gauzy in four games to reach the second round of the men's singles event at the International Table Tennis Federation (ITTF) German Open in Bremen.
Hungary's triple Olympic champion Katinka Hosszú could make it 300 victories on the International Swimming Federation World Cup circuit in Berlin, which starts tomorrow.
Four-time Olympic champion Simone Biles rewrote the history books again, as she became the first woman to win five all-around titles at the International Gymnastics Federation (FIG) Artistic Gymnastics World Championships in Stuttgart.
Thailand's Kunlavut Vitidsarn moved a step closer to claiming a third successive men's singles title at the Badminton World Federation World Junior Championships by beating Chinese Taipei's Liao Jhuo-Fu in the last 16 in Kazan.
The impending threat of Typhoon Hagibis has caused Tokyo 2020 organisers to bring forward to tomorrow the BMX cycling test event due to have taken place over the weekend.
Yang Liu of China stunned welterweight defending champion Chen Nien-chin of Chinese Taipei here at the International Boxing Association (AIBA) Women's World Championships.
History was made at Tehran's Azadi Stadium as 4,600 women were permitted entry for the first time in almost 40 years to watch Iran's FIFA World Cup 2022 qualifier against Cambodia.
Reigning Olympic champion Liam Heath heads the list of five canoeists named today by the British Olympic Association (BOA) for the Tokyo 2020 Games.