France narrowly lose to Olympic champions Russia in the opening game of the European Women's Handball Championships in front of a home crowd.
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New Zealand won all three of their games on the opening day of the second stage of the HSBC World Rugby Women’s Sevens Series to stay on track for their fifth successive title from the competition.
Sweden are in the lead after the first day of the trios qualifying event at the Men's World Tenpin Bowling Championships in Hong Kong.
The International Olympic Committee (IOC) received the Power, Together Award at the Women Leaders' Global Forum for its work in promoting gender balance in sport.
Austrian athletes will look to continue last weekend's success at the Luge World Cup in Innsbruck when Whistler in Canada hosts this weekend's event.
Mary Hardwick has been appointed as the chair of British Triathlon and is due to replace current head Ian Howard in July 2019.
Eight winners were announced on the final episode of the United States Olympic Committee's (USOC) television show which aims to find future Olympic stars.
Belarusian Railways will increase the frequency of its inter-city rail services during the European Games due to take place in its capital Minsk next year.
More than 4.5 million applications have been made for tickets for the Rugby World Cup 2019 in Japan since ballots started in January 2018, it has been revealed.
Rob Pettifer has been named by Swimming Canada as the head coach for pool swimming at next year's Pan American Games in Lima.
The National Ice Skating Association (NISA) have begun their rebrand as British Ice Skating at the British Figure Skating Championships taking place in Sheffield.
The International Federation of Fitness and Bodybuilding (IFBB) has announced the second Open Balkan Cup will take place in June next year after the inaugural competition was successfully held in Serbia.
Ireland won three major accolades at the World Rugby Awards here to top off the most successful year in their history.
New Zealand beat Fiji 10-0 to qualify for the semi-finals as winners of Group B at the Oceania Football Confederation (OFC) Women's Nations Cup in New Caledonia.
Thomas Pieters and Thomas Detry won the World Cup of Golf in Melbourne to hand Belgium a first-ever victory.