Sona Stanovska starred on day one of junior competition at the International Canoe Federation Under-23 and Junior Canoe Slalom World Championships in Ivrea.
Germany's Lisa Unruh reached the women's recurve final on home soil at the Archery World Cup in Berlin.
Abdellah Remouche claimed hosts Algeria's first gold medal of the 2018 African Youth Games after winning the men's under 100-kilograms judo event in Algiers today.
Chinese athletes started strongly on home soil as the World Fencing Championships opened in Wuxi.
Austrian Jessica Pilz will bid for a second successive victory over Janja Garnbret of Slovenia when the two athletes renew rivalries at the International Federation of Sport Climbing World Cup in Briançon.
The Rugby World Cup Sevens begins in San Francisco tomorrow, featuring knock-out matches from the very beginning for the first time.
Canada's Michelle Li became the latest seeded player to exit the women's singles event at the Badminton World Federation Singapore Open as she was comfortably beaten by Japan's Minatsu Mitani.
Hosts Japan had an extremely successful first day at the World University Karate Championships in Kobe, ensuring their representation in five out of a possible six finals.
Top DJ Martin Solveig will be in residence at the Louis II Stadium tomorrow night as the IAAF Diamond League circuit reaches Monaco - and if the sets he plans to mix are anything like as compelling as the mix of top class action on show in the Principality, he will be doing very well.
The unified Korean pairs have officially made their debut at the 2018 International Table Tennis Federation (ITTF) Korea Open, where the main draws started today in Daejeon.
Chilean shot putter Natalia Duco has been provisionally suspended having tested positive for a banned substance in April, the country's athletics federation has confirmed.
The World Baseball Softball Confederation (WBSC) has added Mexico's top professional baseball leagues as associate members of the governing body.
The International Basketball Federation (FIBA) has banned 13 players and fined the national federations of The Philippines and Australia after a mass brawl broke out in a World Cup 2019 Asian qualifier between the two countries earlier this month.
New Zealand lead in two of the most hotly contested fields at the Youth Sailing World Championships after the third day of racing in Texas today.
Hosts the United States enjoyed a successful end to the International Shooting Sport Federation World Cup campaign as they claimed gold and bronze in the mixed team event at the season finale in Tucson.