Romania’s chances of competing at this year's Olympic Games in Tokyo took another hit again when it was announced that another of its London 2012 lifters had tested positive.
Hockey Canada has announced a long-term media rights extension with Canadian television channels TSN and RDS.
Spain set up a quarter-final clash with defending champions Serbia at the Men's European Water Polo Championships in Hungary.
Hosts Tunisia booked a place in the semi-final of the African Men's Handball Championship after defeating Morocco.
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.
Holders Spain are through to the semi-finals of the European Men's Handball Championship after maintaining their unbeaten record with victory over Belarus.
Qatar defeated South Korea as the main round of the 2020 Asian Men's Handball Championship began in Kuwait.
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.
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.
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.
World number one Ashleigh Barty recovered from a nervous start on day one of the Australian Open as she bids to become the first home singles winner of the tennis Grand Slam for 42 years.
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.
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.
Russia broke Germany's dominance of the luge events with victory in the mixed team relay at the Winter Youth Olympic Games in St Moritz.
Margaret Court has said she wishes the media would "stick to tennis" amid a row over plans to celebrate her achievements at the Australian Open.