Michael Shinohara celebrated victory on the first day of United World Wrestling’s Oceania Cadet, Junior and Senior Championships.
Ryo Kiyuna of Japan will face Damián Quintero in the men's kata final at the World Karate Federation (WKF) Karate1-Premier League in Rabat.
Italian Linda Cerruti triumphed in the solo free event at the International Swimming Federation (FINA) Artistic Swimming World Series in Kazan to prevent Russia from winning every availabe gold medal so far.
Israil Madrimov of Uzbekistan began the defence of his middleweight title with a comprehensive victory at the Asian Boxing Confederation Elite Boxing Championships in Bangkok.
Saudi Arabia’s Mansour Al-Saleem emerged men’s 55 kilogram champion as the Asian Weightlifting Championships began at Ningbo in China.
Russia kept pace with the United States at the top of Group B as they beat Latvia to claim their second win at the International Ice Hockey Federation Under-18 World Championship in Sweden.
Egypt's Mohamed Elshorbagy began his defence of the El Gouna International Squash Open title with victory over Hong Kong's Max Lee.
Switzerland's Christian Harmat claimed victory in the men's speed run event at the International Gymnastics Federation Parkour World Cup, held as part of the International Festival of Extreme Sports (FISE) World Series event in Hiroshima.
Mark Williams battled into the second round of the World Snooker Championship by holding off a fightback from Martin Gould in Sheffield.
Youssef Asmar claimed victory in front of his home crowd at the International Federation of Fitness and Bodybuilding (IFBB) Sweden Grand Prix.
Hosts The Netherlands will meet Belgium in the final of the first Under-19 World Korfball Championship after both sides came through their last four encounters in Leuwarden.
Chinese Table Tennis Association President Liu Guoliang has targeted further success in the men's and women's singles events at the World Championships starting in Budapest tomorrow.
Re-elected Asian Athletics Association President criticises UAE for skipping Asian Championships in Doha
Asian Athletics Association President Dahlan Al Hamad has criticised the United Arab Emirates for opting against sending athletes to the Asian Athletics Championships.
The Brazilian Olympic Committee (COB) held an event in Sao Paolo to mark 100 days to go until the Pan American and Parapan American Games in Lima.
The scoreboard from the "Miracle on Ice" match between the United States and the Soviet Union at the 1980 Winter Olympic Games will go on permanent display at the US Olympic Museum in Colorado Springs.