Alexis Pinturault of France triumphed on home soil in the rescheduled men's slalom at the International Ski Federation (FIS) Alpine Skiing World Cup in Val d’Isère.
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Olympic champions Japan won the women's team pursuit to the delight of the home crowd at the International Skating Union (ISU) Speed Skating World Cup in Nagano.
Kento Momota set a record of 11 titles in a single season as he won at the Badminton World Federation (BWF) World Tour Finals in Guanghzou.
France’s Maxime Pauty added team gold to individual silver at the International Fencing Federation Men's Foil World Cup, a competition doubling as a test event for the Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games.
World champion Olga Kharlan won gold at the the International Fencing Federation Women's Sabre World Cup in Salt Lake City.
German pairings dominated in the doubles event at the International Luge Federation World Cup in Whistler, but their limelight was shared by two 16-year-old home sliders who became the first women in the event's 62-year history to compete with men.
Sweden, seeking to earn a seventh consecutive title at the 12th International Floorball Federation Women's World Championships, demolished Germany 26-2 in Neuchâtel tonight to earn a semi-final meeting tomorrow with world ranked number two side Finland.
Many of the world's best big air exponents have gathered in Beijing for the International Ski Federation's Freeski World Cup events at the Shougang Park venue, that will also host the Beijing 2022 Winter Olympic Games.
Iceland maintained their winning progress today in the second round of the International Ice Hockey Federation’s (IIHF) pre-qualifying series for the 2022 Winter Olympic Games in Beijing.
Japan's Nao Kodaira and Yuma Murakami made the ideal starts to their home Speed Skating World Cup in Nagano, opening with wins in the 500 metres.
While the 16 top-ranked fencers enjoyed extra time to practise or relax, the rest of the field of 208 underwent the opening rounds of qualification at the International Fencing Federation Men's Foil World Cup in Tokyo - which doubles as an Olympic Games test event.
Home rider Alessandro "Itzi" Haemmerle and the Czech Republic's Eva Samkova were the winners, as the International Ski Federation (FIS) Snowboard Cross (SBX) World Cup got underway at the Austrian resort of Montafon.
The Netherlands beat Olympic champions Russia at the International Handball Federation (IHF) Women's World Championship in Japan, as a last-minute goal delivered a 33-32 win in the semi-final at the Park Dome Kumamoto.
Henrik Kristoffersen will seek a third podium finish in a row, as the men’s Alpine World Cup series reaches the French resort of Val d'Isère this weekend.
Kyrgyzstan, one of two teams to progress from the first round of the International Ice Hockey Federation’s (IIHF) pre-qualifying series for the 2022 Winter Olympic Games in Beijing, found the going tougher in their opening second round match in Romania.