Alexander Bachmann is set to defend his men's 87 kilogram title at the World Taekwondo Championships after Germany announced their squad for next month's competition in Manchester.
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Hosts Sweden defeated Russia in overtime to clinch their first International Ice Hockey Federation (IIHF) Under-18 World Championship title.
Two-time Wimbledon champion Petra Kvitová became the first player to win multiple Women's Tennis Association (WTA) titles this season as she won the Stuttgart Open.
Britain lead the men's International Hockey Federation (FIH) Pro League table after they won 1-0 away at hosts Germany today.
Bulgaria's Maria Grozdeva earned her 15th International Shooting Sport Federation (ISSF) Rifle and Pistol World Cup gold medal after triumphing in the women's 25 metre pistol final in Beijing today.
Japan took gold in the team free event in front of a home crowd at the International Swimming Federation (FINA) Artistic Swimming World Series.
Olympic champion Sun Yang – who allegedly deliberately smashed his blood sample in a row with drugs testers earlier this year – secured two gold medals at the International Swimming Federation (FINA) Champions Swim Series in Guangzhou.
Olympic gold medallist Ma Long of China claimed his third consecutive men's singles title as he beat Sweden's Mattias Falck in the final at the International Table Tennis Federation World Championships in Budapest.
World Taekwondo President Choue Chung-won was present at an Olympic Refuge Foundation Board meeting in Lausanne to review the organisation's progress.
Slovenia's Janja Garnbret won her third successive bouldering gold medal at the International Federation of Sport Climbing World Cup event in Chongqing.
Brazil's Ana Patricia Silva Ramos and Rebecca Cavalcanti Barbosa Silva overcame the top seeds to win the women's title at the International Volleyball Federation Beach World Tour event in China.
The National Sports Agency (ANS) - which will govern French sport - has been launched in a bid to improve the country's performance at the 2024 Olympic and Paralympic Games in Paris.
Tokyo 2020 will stage an event to celebrate the opening of the domestic ticket lottery for the Olympic and Paralympic Games taking place in the Japanese capital next year.
Hosts Sweden narrowly defeated Canada 4-3 to reach the final of the International Ice Hockey Federation (IIHF) Under-18 World Championships.