Commonwealth Games gold medallists Paul Drinkhall and Liam Pitchford from England have crashed out of the International Table Tennis Federation (ITTF) European Championships in Alicante today, losing to 13th seeds, Russia’s Kirill Skachkov and Alexander Shibaev respectively.
Japan won four of the five gold medals on offer on the second and last day of women’s finals at the United World Wresting (UWW) Junior World Championships in Trnava in Slovakia.
Iran’s Gholaamali Baratzadeh, celebrating his 33rd birthday, and and the overall Bouldering World Cup champion of 2018, Jernej Kruder of Slovenia, flashed all four routes in the men’s qualifying round of the adidas Rockstars event in Stuttgart.
The Netherlands knocked Britain off the top of the podium for the first time at European, world and Paralympic championship level as they won the Para dressage team competition at the International Equestrian Federation (FEI) World Equestrian Games in Tyron.
Hosts Uganda have won the International Federation of University Sport (FISU) World University Netball Championships in Kampala today, winning a thrilling final against the defending champions South Africa by just one point.
Russia dominated the day’s proceedings at the International Wheelchair and Amputee Sports Federation (IWAS) European Wheelchair Fencing Championships in Terni in Italy as they earned three gold medals.
Olga Górnas-Grudzien, strong favourite in the women’s Hansa 303 event at the Para World Sailing Championships at Sheboygan in the United States, has dropped dramatically from contention after being ruled to have used illegal equipment.
Russia’s Ruslan Gritsan and Sweden’s Nadia Larsson won the respective men’s and women’s middle-distance events as action begun today at the third and final round of the Mountain Bike Orienteering (MTBO) World Cup in Odemira in Portugal.
Defending champions United States of America will seek a 10th win in the International Basketball Federation (FIBA) Women’s Basketball World Cup due to in Spain tomorrow and runs until Sunday week (September 23).
Chinese city Weihai is set to be the setting for the 12th stop of the 2018 International Triathlon Union (ITU) World Cup season this weekend with both the men’s and women’s races filled with big-name talent.
Competition is due begin tomorrow at the International Cycling Union (UCI) Trials World Cup event in Antwerp in Belgium.
Double Olympic champion Lizzy Yarnold and the rest of the Great Britain skeleton squad collected a clean sweep of awards at the 2018 Team GB Ball in London.
International Canoe Federation joins United Nations "Clean Seas" campaign to tackle plastic pollution
The International Canoe Federation (ICF) has joined the United Nations (UN) Environment’s "Clean Seas" Campaign it has been announced.
Russia warned by IAAF and IPC bans will not automatically be lifted following WADA decision to make them compliant
Russia have been warned by the International Association of Athletics Federations (IAAF) and International Paralympic Committee (IPC) not to expect their bans by those organisations to be automatically lifted following the decision by the World Anti-Doping Agency (WADA) to lift their suspension on the country.
The World Anti-Doping Agency (WADA) has failed to protect the integrity of sport by reinstating Russia and the decision "casts a dark shadow over the credibility" of the organisation, vice-president Linda Helleland has admitted.