They may be considered a tier-two nation in rugby terms, but United States coach Gary Gold believes his country is more than ready to host the 2027 World Cup.
Russia look set to submit a bid for the 2021 International Ice Hockey Federation (IIHF) Women's World Championship.
A delegation including two World Taekwondo Council officials and 13 Member Federation representatives has visited the governing body's new headquarters in Seoul.
Tokyo 2020 official partner Panasonic organised a "Sport x Manga" exhibition to celebrate next year's Olympic Games in the Japanese capital.
American Simone Biles has rewritten the record books once more, at the International Gymnastics Federation Artistic Gymnastics World Championships in Stuttgart.
Wang Cong of China overcame lightweight top seed Mira Potkonen to reach the gold-medal bout here at the International Boxing Association (AIBA) Women's World Championships.
Ireland finally clicked into gear at the Rugby World Cup, battering Samoa 47-5 in Pool A at Fukuoka Hakatanomori Stadium, despite having centre Bundee Aki sent off.
Denmark overcame world champions Brazil to take control of Group A of the men’s beach handball competition on the first official day of competition at the Association of National Olympic Committees (ANOC) World Beach Games here today.
Kenya will go into the second day of the Rugby Africa Women's Sevens in Monastir in Tunisia confident of qualifying for the Olympics for the second consecutive Games after winning all their opening matches without conceding a point.
Vladimir Morozov raced to another two victories at the International Swimming Federation World Cup in Berlin.
Russian Daniil Medvedev reached his sixth consecutive tour-level final after beating Stefanos Tsitsipas of Greece in straight sets at the Shanghai Masters.
Bauke Mollema became the first Dutch rider for nearly 40 years to win Il Lombardia, the last of the five "Monuments" of the cycling season, with perfectly timed attack.
Day one of the second International Swimming League (ISL) meeting in Naples saw some outstanding performances, including a win for South African superstar Chad le Clos.
Top seed Xu Xin has made the men's semi-finals of the International Table Tennis Federation (ITTF) German Open, but had to work hard for it.
Kosovo's debut in the World Mixed Curling Championship has been put on hold after trouble getting to Aberdeen meant they had to forfeit their opening match.