Home player Georgii Karpov beat England’s Farouk Mohammed Hassan in straight games today to set up a round-two clash with second-seeded Indonesian Shesar Hiren Rhustavito at the Badminton World Federation (BWF) Russian Open in Vladivostok.
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The 2019 World Para Dance Sport Championships in Bonn have received a major boost, thanks to the sponsorship of one of Germany’s largest private funding organisations, Aktion Mensch.
FairSport, an independent foundation striving to eradicate doping in sport, has described the decision of the Court of Arbitration for Sport (CAS) to uphold Russian Deputy Prime Minister Vitaly Mutko’s appeal against a lifetime ban from the Olympic Games as an "absolute travesty and mockery of justice".
The Asian Karate Federation (AKF) is set to hold an Executive Committee meeting and Congress in Tashkent over the coming two days, prior to the start of its Senior Championship in Uzbekistan's capital on Friday (July 19).
Hosts Israel comfortably beat Germany as action began today at the 2019 Women's European Lacrosse Championship in Netanya.
Leading athletes in the men’s sabre and women epée events learned who they would face in the last 64 as action began today at the World Fencing Championships in Budapest.
China capped an impressive performance at the International Wheelchair and Amputee Sports Federation (IWAS) Wheelchair Fencing World Cup in Warsaw by claiming an additional two gold medals today.
Malaysian badminton players Zulfadli Zulkiffli and Tan Chun Seang have lost their appeals to the Court of Arbitration for Sport (CAS) against their career-ending bans for match-fixing, it has been confirmed by the sport’s world governing body.
Ukraine’s Mariana Shevchuk won the women’s up to 55 kilograms gold medal on day three of the World Para Powerlifting Championships in Kazakhstan’s capital Nur-Sultan.
Two-times Olympian Ana Sátila is among the headline names in a star-studded field for this week’s International Canoe Federation (ICF) Junior and Under-23 Canoe Slalom World Championships in Kraków.
The Russian Olympic Committee (ROC) has included an expenditure item of RUB₽30 million (£382,000/$479,000/€425,000) in its budget to provide legal protection for the interests of the country's athletes, it has been revealed.
Trinidad and Tobago will be represented by 98 athletes in 18 sports at the 2019 Pan American Games in Lima, it has been announced.
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