Former world number ones Nicol David of Malaysia and Laura Massoro of England were defeated in their first games of the Professional Squash Association (PSA) Hong Kong Open.
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Germany's world jumping champion Simone Blum has received the Best Athlete Award at the 2018 International Equestrian Federation (FEI) Awards in Bahrain's capitalManama.
A snowstorm forecast to hit Stubai in Austria this weekend has forced organisers of the International Ski Federation (FIS) Freestyle Skiing World Cup to change the schedule of the competition set to start tomorrow.
Australia are the team to beat at the World Cup of Golf with Australian golfer Marc Leishman the top seed at the competition due to start tomorrow in Melbourne.
USA Luge will begin the new season this weekend at the International Luge Federation (FIL) Luge World Cup opener in Innsbruck with a new look team after seven retirements.
A group of 14 Canadian businesses participated in the ParaTough Cup at the McGill University in Montreal with a weight training gym called UPT Crossfit emerging eventual winners in a competition designed to help raise funds for aspiring Paralympic athletes.
SASCOC hope youngsters competing at Africa Union Sport Council Region 5 U20 Games will follow in footsteps of Semenya and van Niekerk
The South African Sports Confederation and Olympic Committee (SASCOC) are confident that the Africa Union Sport Council (AUSC) Region 5 U20 Games next month will help prepare young South African talent for success in future international competitions.
UK Anti Doping (UKAD) have suspended British sprinter Nigel Levine from all sport for four-years after he tested positive for banned performance-enhancing drugs.
Japan and Mexico's Group B tie ended as a 1-1 draw which was enough for both teams to progress to the quarter-finals of the FIFA Under-17 Women's World Cup in Uruguay.
Cameroon got their second win in as many games to lead Group A at the Women's Africa Cup of Nations in Ghana.
Egypt's Mohamed Elshorbagy and Nour El Sherbini got their title defences underway after winning their opening games at the Professional Squash Association (PSA) Hong Kong Open.
The qualifying round of the Badminton World Federation Syed Modi International saw eight Indian players make it into the first round in front of a home crowd.
International Sambo Federation (FIAS) President Vasily Shestakov was awarded The Order of Alexander Nevsky at a celebration marking the 80th anniversary of the sport.
Australian Paralympians Kurt Fearnley and Simon Patmore have been named as finalists in the Para-Performance of the Year and Male Athlete of the Year categories at the Australian Institute of Sport (AIS) Sport Performance Awards.
French TV channel L'Equipe have signed a media rights agreement with the International Hockey Federation (FIH) for this month's Hockey Men's World Cup in the Indian city of Bhubaneswar.