Hosts and defending champions Mexico got off to a winning start on the opening day of the International Basketball Federation (FIBA) Men's Americas Championship thanks to a 84-66 win over Dominican Republic.
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The second day of the World Rowing Championships in Aiguebelette, France, has seen more intense racing in heats across several disciplines.
USA Fencing has selected five athletes for the upcoming Wheelchair World Championships due to take place in Egers in Hungary next month.
Nigeria were crowned as continental champions for the first time after beating Angola 74-65 to win this year's AfroBasket.
Gold for Czech Drahoninsky on final day of World Para Archery Championships as Great Britain claim podium sweep
David Drahoninsky tasted World Para Archery Championships glory for the first time after triumphing in the W1 men's category on the final day of competition in Germany.
Russia claimed six medals - two of them gold - as the World Para Archery Championships continued in Donaueschingen in Germany.
Japan dominated the opening day of women's events at the Cadet Wrestling World Championships, claiming a superb five medals in Sarajevo.
More than 100 reports of "suspicious financial activity" now received as part of 2018 and 2022 World Cup bid process probe
Swiss authorities have now uncovered more than 100 reports of suspicious financial activity relating to the awarding of the 2018 and 2022 FIFA World Cups to Russia and Qatar respectively.
The UK's first disabled strongman event is due to take place on Saturday (August 29) at the Northwood Stadium in Stoke-on-Trent, it has been announced.
The doors of a new environmentally friendly student accommodation development are set to be opened in Lillehammer ahead of the 2016 Winter Youth Olympic Games.
Japan and Ireland have booked their place at next season's HSBC World Rugby Women's Sevens Series after coming through qualification in Dublin this weekend.