This week the cricketers of the West Indies fell only 29 runs short of a remarkable one day international victory against England in Grenada.
A total of 10 national governing bodies in England are to be given more funding to help keep people in sport, it has been announced.
England bounced back from their defeat to South Africa with victory over Australia in a repeat of the 2018 Commonwealth Games final but fell short of the five-goal margin required to clinch the Netball Quad Series title in London.
Commonwealth Games gold medallists England suffered a shock defeat to South Africa in the latest round of the Netball Quad Series in London.
England progressed to the cross-over games at the expense of Ireland today as they beat them 4-2 in their final Pool B match at the International Hockey Federation (FIH) Men’s World Cup in Bhubaneswar.
England's hopes of winning eight of the 10 finals at the European Union Boxing Championships in Vallodolid in Spain were only half realised – but it was a great night for twins Pat and Luke McCormack, who won two of their nation's four golds.
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.
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 Rugby League World Cup will, for the first time, stage men's, women's and wheelchair tournaments at the same time when England hosts the 2021 edition - making it "the most inclusive" edition ever.
Australia completed the clean sweep as they overcame New Zealand 60-55 to clinch the Quad Series title in Melbourne.
Australia got partial revenge for their defeat to England in the Commonwealth Games final with a hard-fought victory over their arch-rivals at the Netball Quad Series.
Egypt retained their Women's World Team Squash Championships title with victory over England in the final in Dalian in China.
Commonwealth Games champions and hosts England will take on Scotland at next year's Netball World Cup in Liverpool after organisers conducted the draw for the tournament.
Egypt and England progressed to the final of the Women's World Team Squash Championships with victories over Hong Kong and France respectively in China.
Commonwealth Games champions England recorded their biggest win over hosts New Zealand as the Netball Quad Series began in Auckland.