Germany and Italy both secured places at the 2020 World Mixed Doubles Curling Championship, winning their two playoff games today at the qualifier in Scotland.
Germany, Turkey and Italy completed perfect records in the round-robin stage as the line-up for the play-offs was decided at the World Curling Federation World Mixed Doubles Qualification Event in Scotland.
Portugal won the FIFA Beach Soccer World Cup for the third time as they beat Italy 6-4 in today's final in Paraguay.
Olympic silver medallist Sebastian Samuelsson anchored Sweden to victory in the first race of the International Biathlon Union World Cup season in Östersund.
Olbia in Italy has been awarded the hosting rights for the 2021 International Judo Federation (IJF) Junior World Championships.
France and hosts Brazil confidently claimed the last two semi-final places at the FIFA Under-17 World Cup today, with Spain and Italy exiting the competition.
Diego Duarte scored an 86th-minute winner as Paraguay stormed back from 2-0 down to defeat Argentina and reach the FIFA Under-17 World Cup quarter-finals in Brazil.
There were goals aplenty at the men's FIFA Under-17 World Cup in Brazil, with Argentina defeating Cameroon in the game of the day in Group E.
Two of football's powerhouses began their campaigns at the men's FIFA Under-17 World Cup in Brazil, with Spain and Argentina drawing 0-0 in Group E.
Turkish and Italian karatekas earned two titles each on the opening day of the World Karate Federation (WKF) Cadet, Junior and Under-21 Championships in Santiago.
Francesco Nespeca equalled the world record in the PT3 as Italy earned podium sweeps in two mixed trap standing events at the World Shooting Para Sport Championships in Sydney.
Lost among the spate of bans announced by FIFA in recent weeks was the fact that one of its former, most senior officials was about to return from his own suspension.
Giosue Zilocchi and Danilo Fischetti could face a daunting Rugby World Cup debut after the two props were called up to Italy's squad for their final pool match against defending champions New Zealand.
Germany and Italy won the men's and women's team titles, respectively, as action continued at the European Field Archery Championships in Slovenia.
Rugby World Cup 2019 is going out of this world, quite literally, with a broadcast in space.