Holders Sweden and hosts Russia began the Men's Bandy World Championship with thumping victories in Khabarovsk today.
The 2018 UEFA Futsal Championship will begin tomorrow in Ljubljana, with Spain bidding to win the title for the eighth time.
Mark Dawes, who broke through to the world’s top 16 two years ago, has become World Indoor Bowls champion at the age of 35 after winning hugely competitive final against Robert Paxton on a tie-break at a packed International Arena at the Potters Leisure Resort near Great Yarmouth.
Australia showed why they are favourites for the Commonwealth Games gold medal at the Gold Coast in April with a 67-48 victory today over neighbours New Zealand at Ellis Park in Johannesburg to clinch the Quad Series title.
Sri Lanka beat the West Indies by three wickets to secure the plate title at the International Cricket Council Under-19 World Cup in New Zealand.
Sweden are set to begin their defence of the Men’s Bandy World Championships when the group stage of the tournament begins tomorrow in Russia.
Mohammadreza Korouyeh Safdarian made history at Rabenstein in Italy this evening becoming the first Iranian athlete to win an Ice Climbing World Cup gold medal.
Local hero Wayne Willgress, the wildcard entry from Norfolk Bowls Club in Norwich who had beaten three former world champions en route to the semi-finals of the Word Indoor Bowls Championships at Great Yarmouth, was shown the exit in today’s semi-final by Robert Paxton.
Australia claimed victory in the final of the Asia-Oceania Qualifying Tournament for the World Men's Floorball Championships in Jeju today.
South Africa kept alive their hopes of a fifth place finish at the International Cricket Council Under-19 World Cup by comfortably beating hosts New Zealand today in Christchurch.
Russia's Anton Nemov defeated his compatriot Ivan Spitsyn to win the men's speed competition at the Ice Climbing World Tour leg in Rabenstein.
Wildcard entry Wayne Willgress stunned world number one Greg Harlow to reach the semi-finals of the men's singles at the World Indoor Bowls Championships in Great Yarmouth.
India claimed a comfortable victory over Bangladesh in Queenstown to book their place in the International Cricket Council Under-19 World Cup semi-finals.
Thailand and Japan both qualified for the World Men's Floorball Championships after winning their play-off matches at the Asia-Oceania Qualifying Tournament in Jeju Island today.
Defending singles champion Jo Edwards is among the 10 players named on Bowls New Zealand's squad for this year's Commonwealth Games in Gold Coast.