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.
Russia's Kateryna Lagno edged closer to a home triumph at the Women’s World Chess Championship after winning the second game of the final against China's Ju Wenjun to take a 1½-½ lead.
International Sambo Federation (FIAS) President Vasily Shestakov was awarded The Order of Alexander Nevsky at a celebration marking the 80th anniversary of the sport.
The World Chess Championship remains deadlocked at 4-4 after defending champion Magnus Carlsen of Norway and US challenger Fabiano Caruana produced their eighth consecutive draw at the match venue in central London.
Three home players made it through to the second round of the Professional Squash Association (PSA) Hong Kong Open today.
Czech pilot Martin Sonka ended what has been a dramatic season by earning a dramatic overall victory in the Red Bull Air Race World Championship.
Hosts West Indies beat England by four wickets in the final game of Group A to finish top and set-up a semi-final tie with Australia at the International Cricket Council Women's World Twenty20.
Defending champion Magnus Carlsen and challenger Fabiano Caruana began the second half of their 12-game World Chess Championship match in central London in familiar fashion today as they produced their seventh consecutive draw.
Egypt's world number one Mohamed Elshorbagy has insisted his best is yet to come this season as he targets his fourth Hong Kong Open title.
Martin Sonka, one of three men in with a chance of winning the 2018 Red Bull Air Race World Championship title, gave himself an edge before tomorrow's season finale in Texas as he finished second in qualifying in front of his two rivals.
India beat tournament favourites Australia by 48 runs to finish top of Group B at the International Cricket Council Women's World T20 tournament in the West Indies.
Kateryna Lagno booked her place in the final of the Women's World Chess Championships in Khanty-Mansiysk.
Defending champion Ju Wenjun progressed to the final of the Women's World Chess Championships in Khanty-Mansiysk.
England beat South Africa and hosts West Indies defeated Sri Lanka to reach the semi-finals of the International Cricket Council Women's World Twenty20 tournament.
The three pilots at the top of the 2018 Red Bull Air Race World Championship standings have flown to Texas for the season finale, with all three in with a chance of taking the title.