Competition favourites Japan narrowly beat Russia 3-2 in their opening match at the Badminton World Federation (BWF) Sudirman Cup in Nanning.
Sweden have qualified for the quarter-finals of the International Ice Hockey Federation (IIHF) World Championships in Slovakia after defeating Latvia.
Uganda defeated Botswana to start the International Cricket Council (ICC) World Twenty20 Africa Qualifier and Regional Finals with a win.
Walker and Burnett reclaim top spots in men's singles sections at World Bowls Atlantic Championships
England's Jamie Walker and Scotland's Darren Burnett moved back to the summit of sections one and two, respectively, as the men's singles continued at the World Bowls Atlantic Championships in Cardiff today.
Hosts China dominated day two of the International Gymnastics Federation (FIG) World Challenge Cup in Zhaoqing, winning all five finals that were held.
AIBA confident of remaining Tokyo 2020 tournament organisers after meeting with IOC Inquiry Committee
Interim International Boxing Association (AIBA) President Mohamed Moustahsane says the organisation is confident of remaining the Olympic governing body for the sport after leading an eight-person delegation in a meeting with the International Olympic Committee (IOC) in Lausanne today.
More than 10 top weightlifters, including a 2010 Commonwealth Games gold medallist, have been recalled from the Indian national training camp in Patiala and provisionally banned after testing positive for performance-enhancing drugs.
France's financial prosecutor has recommended that Lamine Diack, the former President of the International Association of Athletics Federations (IAAF), and his son Papa Massata Diack stand trial for alleged corruption and money laundering.
Slovenian town Celje is set to host a short track speed skating development camp later this year.
Sixteen teams are preparing to participate in the first week of the second International Volleyball Federation (FIVB) Women's Nations League starting tomorrow.
World Pro Ski Tour (WPST) has appointed Jon J. Franklin, former winter sports vice-president at IMG Media, as its new chief executive.
The International Cricket Council (ICC) Men's Cricket World Cup 2019 winners will receive $4million (£3.1m/€3.6m) in prize money.
American TJ Buchanan has been appointed as World Lacrosse's first director of sport development.
Brazilian football legend Ronaldinho will take part in the demonstration of teqball at next month’s African Beach Games on the island of Sal in Cape Verde.
Badminton World Federation (BWF) secretary general Thomas Lund says he is pleased with the response to the launch of AirBadminton.