Kenya's Nicholas Bett, the 400 metres hurdles world champion in 2015, has died in a car accident at the age of 28.
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Cyprus became the first team through to the second round of the Beach Tennis World Team Championships in Moscow today.
Argentina thrashed hosts Sweden at the 2018 International Federation for Athletes with Intellectual Impairments (INAS) Football World Championships in Kristinehamn today.
Russian Olympic Committee (ROC) President Stanislav Pozdnyakov believes the crisis in Russian sport has been reversed and that they are now "moving in the right direction" in alignment with the International Olympic Committee (IOC).
Olympic champions Santiago Lange and Cecilia Carranza Saroli impressed in the Nacra 17 class as Polish windsurfers endured a mixed day at the World Sailing Championships in Denmark.
Michal Kwiatkowski powered to a home victory on an uphill finish on stage four of the Tour of Poland to take the overall lead in Szczyrk.
Defending champions Russia were among the winners today as the Women's Youth World Handball Championship began in Polish city Kielce.
Forty-one riders have been subjected to targeted drug tests at the Volta a Portugal in what is believed to be part of premeditated operation.
National camps taking place in Melbourne and Sydney have been used as an indication of the progress being made in improving the standards of visually impaired football in Australia.
South Africa's Caster Semenya should now be officially confirmed as a double Olympic and triple world 800 metres champion after Russian rival Mariya Farnisova's disqualification was upheld following an unsuccessful appeal.
Reigning Athens Marathon champion Samuel Kalalei has become the latest Kenyan runner embroiled in a doping case after being suspended in connection with banned blood booster erythropoietin (EPO).
Olympic Council of Asia (OCA) President Sheikh Ahmad Al-Fahad Al-Sabah has joined other sporting officials in paying tribute to Thailand's Nat Indrapana following his death at the age of 80.
Olympic silver medallists Mathew Belcher and Will Ryan moved within a point of the overall lead after winning today's only men's 470 race at the Sailing World Championships.
Italy will be chasing another title when the Beach Tennis World Team Championships opens in Moscow tomorrow.
Russia scooped the final gold medal of the World Junior Modern Pentathlon Championships in the mixed relay today in Kladno.