Defending champions France, beaten in their opening match at the International Handball Federation (IHF) Women's Handball World Championship in Shibuya in Japan suffered further disappointment today as they were held 19-19 by Brazil.
Japan clinched both team synchronised titles to continue their superb performance at the Trampoline Gymnastics World Championships in Tokyo.
It was an incredible day for South Korean speed skaters at the International Skating Union World Cup Short Track in Nagoya, Japan.
A new training facility which caters for athletes of both Olympic and Paralympic sports has opened in Japan in time for Tokyo 2020.
Hosts Japan eased to a 7-3 victory over the United States to secure the gold medal at the United World Wrestling Women's World Cup in Narita.
Japan and the United States will meet in the final of the United World Wrestling Women's World Cup after both teams topped their groups in Narita.
Japan, Mexico and South Korea all maintained their unbeaten records at the World Baseball Softball Confederation Premier12 as super round action began today.
China continued their dominance of the International Table Tennis Federation Team World Cup by retaining their men's and women's titles in Tokyo.
China will have the chance to retain their men's and women's titles at the International Table Tennis Federation Team World Cup after they reached their respective finals in Tokyo.
Defending champions China swept aside the United States to reach the semi-finals of the women's event at the International Table Tennis Federation Team World Cup in Tokyo.
Japan will have the chance to defend their men's title at the Pacific-Asia Curling Championships after they beat hosts China 7-5 in the semi-finals in Shenzhen.
World number one side Japan defeated Chinese Taipei to top Group B in the opening round of the World Baseball Softball Confederation Premier12 as defending champions South Korea claimed a second win in Group C.
Last year's silver medallists Japan will have another chance to claim gold at the Pacific-Asia Curling Championships, after their semi-final win over Hong Kong in Shenzhen today.
Chinese Taipei will face off against Japan in the battle to win Group B as the opening round of the World Baseball Softball Confederation Premier12 continued in Taichung.
Hosts China, Japan and South Korea have all qualified for the women's semi-finals at the Pacific-Asia Curling Championships, after the sixth session of round-robin games in Shenzhen.