Home team India marked their first appearance in the International Hockey Federation (FIH) Pro League in ideal fashion, as they got the 2020 competition underway with a 5-2 victory over The Netherlands.
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Home hero Sun Yang produced the goods on the opening day of the inaugural 2020 International Swimming Federation Champions Swim Series in Beijing, China, touching ahead of rival Danas Rapšys to win the men’s 200 metres freestyle.
Federica Brignone and Petra Vlhová, respectively Olympic bronze medallist and world champion in the giant slalom, could not be separated in a dramatic race at the International Ski Federation (FIS) Alpine Skiing World Cup in Sestriere.
The winning run went on today for Austria's Eva Pinkelnig at the International Ski Federation Ski Jumping World Cup in Japan, as she took gold the women's team event
Home player Anthony Ginting has made tomorrow's men’s final at the Badminton World Federation Indonesia Masters in Jakarta, after defeating Denmark’s Viktor Axelsen.
Reigning world cross country champion Hellen Obiri will face the fellow Kenyan she narrowly beat to the world 5,000 metres title last year, Margaret Kipkemboi Chelimo, in tomorrow's Cross Internacional de Itálica in Santiponce, Seville.
China topped the men’s rankings and earned the first playoff place at the World Curling Federation World Qualification Event in Finland after winning both their final round-robin games.
Mixed pairs competition at the World Indoor Bowls Championships in Norfolk began with a shock today as the defending champions Robert Paxton and Ellen Falkner were beaten in their opening quarter-final.
Women's recurve world number one Kang Chae Young is not in action in the penultimate leg of the Indoor Archery World Series that started today in France – but her fellow South Korean archers opened qualifying with a flourish in that discipline.
Hosts Germany won both their opening pool matches by huge margins at the Men's EuroHockey Indoor Nations Championship in Berlin, and are certain to be involved in tomorrow's semi-finals at the Horst-Korber Sportzentrum.
Spain have made a strong start to the defence of their title in the European Handball Federation (EHF) European Men;s Handball Championship, co-hosted for the first time in three countries - Austria, Norway and Sweden.
Iran’s Mohammadhossein Mohammadian produced an immense performance in taking the freestyle 97 kilograms title on day three of the United World Wrestling Ranking Series event in Rome.
Japan's Ryoyu Kobayashi, whose hopes of retaining his overall title in the International Ski Federation Ski Jumping World Cup dipped with his mid-series form, indicated he is on the rise again in Titisee-Neustadt today.
Hosts South Africa were beaten by Afghanistan in today's opening match of the International Cricket Council (ICC) Under-19 World Cup.
Italy's double Paralympic gold medallist Giacomo Bertagnolli completed a hat-trick of wins on the third and final day of slalom racing, at the World Para Alpine Skiing World Cup in Prato Nevoso.