Asian champions South Korea upset the 2015 World Championship silver medallists Netherlands with a 24-22 victory in their opening match at the Women's Handball World Championships.
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Russia dominated the opening day of the International Federation of Fitness and Bodybuilding (IFBB) World Fitness Championships here – but Kosovo’s Gentiana Beqa provided the emotional highpoint.
Competitors from 52 countries converged here today for this weekend’s International Federation of Fitness and Bodybuilding (IFBB) World Fitness Championships.
New Zealand’s Beauden Barrett has been voted World Rugby’s Player of the Year for the second successive year at the World Rugby Awards at the Salle des Etoiles in Monaco.
Nanjing was today named as host for the International Association of Athletics Federation’s (IAAF) 2020 World Indoor Championships.
The ban on Russian track and field athletes from international competition has been maintained by the International Association of Athletics Federations Council (IAAF) meeting in Monaco today.
The transfer of allegiance system, which has seen many athletes switching nationality in recent years, will remain frozen while the International Association of Athletics Federations (IAAF) working group continues examining the process.
Mutaz Essa Barshim and Nafissatou Thiam have been named as the World Athletes of the Year at the International Association of Athletics Federations (IAAF) annual awards night here.
The proposed new rankings system that will be discussed at the two-day International Association of Athletics Federations (IAAF) Council meeting due to start here tomorrow might in future replace the voting system for the World Athlete Awards that take place tonight.
The question of whether to lift the current ban on Russia’s track and field athletes tops the agenda here for this weekend’s 212th International Association of Athletics Federations Council (IAAF) meeting – and the indications are it will remain in place.
In what was their first-ever appearance in the A-Division of the European Curling Championships, Turkey's women recorded a historic win by defeating Russia's defending champions 7-6.
China's Chen Xingtong completed an audacious run from the qualifying tournament to the women's singles final at the International Table Tennis Federation Swedish Open in Stockholm with victory over second seed and compatriot Zhu Yuling.
David Goffin registered a shock win over world number two Roger Federer to earn a meeting with Bulgaria's Grigor Dimitrov of Bulgaria in tomorrow's final of the Association of Tennis Professionals (ATP) World Tour Finals.
Russia's Vladimir Morozov earned two gold medals to carry the men's series title race to a final day at the International Swimming Federation (FINA) World Cup in Singapore.
South Korea's short track speed skaters laid down a big marker before Pyeongchang 2018 as Hwang Dae-heon and Choi Min-jeong won overall 1,500 metre titles at the fourth and final International Skating Union Short Track World Cup event of the season in Seoul.