Czech Republic's Jiří Prskavec secured his second world K1 title in a race where reigning Olympic champion Joe Clarke failed to secure a place on the British team for Tokyo 2020 at the Canoe Slalom World Championships in Spain.
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Japan claimed a three-point victory over China to clinch their fourth consecutive International Basketball Federation Women's Asia Cup title in Bangalore.
Organisers of next month's International Federation for Athletes with Intellectual Impairments (INAS) Global Games in Brisbane have promised the largest anti-doping programme in the history of the event.
Japan's orld number one Kento Momota secured his eighth title of the year as he beat Chinese Taipei’s Chou Tien Chen in the final at the Badminton World Federation (BWF) Korea Open in Incheon.
Tokyo 2020 has voided nearly 7,000 tickets for next year's Olympic Games after they were found to have been obtained fraudulently.
Legendary Ethiopian runner Kenenisa Bekele won the Berlin Marathon in the second-fastest time in history as he narrowly missed out on Eliud Kipchoge's world record.
Diving star Alexandre Despatie and Sydney 2000 triathlon gold medallist Simon Whitfield are among this year's inductees into the Canadian Olympic Committee (COC) Hall of Fame.
Defending champion Lilian de Geus of The Netherlands maintained her overall lead despite tricky conditions at the RS:X World Championships in Italy.
Uncertainty surrounding the legacy of three venues used during last year's Winter Olympic Games in Pyeongchang appears to have been allayed after the Gangwon Province revealed plans for their future use.
China edged out Australia with a one-point victory to progress to the semi-finals of the International Basketball Federation Women's Asia Cup in Bangalore.
Germany's Sideris Tasiadis is in danger of missing out on next year's Olympic Games in Tokyo after he failed to qualify for the semi-finals of the men's C1 at the Canoe Slalom World Championships in Spain.
Hosts Japan won two gold medals in the men's events at the World Para Powerlifting World Cup in Tokyo, doubling as a test event for next year's Paralympic Games.
Indian Olympic Association (IOA) President Narinder Batra has reignited suggestions the country will boycott the 2022 Commonwealth Games in Birmingham after claiming the event is a "waste of time and money".
Controversial Australian Nick Kyrgios has been given a suspended 16-week ban by the Association of Tennis Professionals (ATP) for "aggravated behaviour" over the past year.
International Olympic Committee (IOC) member Giovanni Malagò has sparked controversy after claiming diving in football is worse than racism.