Brazilian judo world champion Alana Maldonado is one of five athletes nominated for November's Americas Paralympic Committee (APC) Athlete of the Month award.
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Senegal and Angola will meet in the final of the African Women's Handball Championships after both teams came through their respective semi-finals today.
Hyundai has provided 300 cars and buses to be used as transportation during next year's Winter Universiade in Krasnoyarsk.
Ukrainian singer Ani Lorak has become the tenth star ambassador of the 2019 European Games in Minsk.
Gold Coast in Australia has been chosen to host the World Flying Disc Federation (WFDF) 2020 World Masters Ultimate Championships.
The Australian Paralympic Committee (APC) and mental health charity Beyond Blue have agreed a new partnership to ensure athlete well-being.
Africa has hosted a fourth International Blind Sports Federation (IBSA) goalball workshop in the South African town of Stellenbosch.
Former Korean Curling Federation (KCF) vice-president Kim Kyung-doo has apologised for the alleged abuse of the South Korean women's team which claimed the silver medal at the 2018 Winter Olympic Games in Pyeongchang and promised to leave the sport.
Free Wi-Fi will be available at six Minsk metro stations in time for the 2019 European Games taking place in the Belarusian capital.
The United States repeated their 2018 Winter Olympic Games victory over Sweden to win the men's final at the second leg of the Curling World Cup in Omaha.
South Korea beat hosts Japan in the final of the Women's Asian Handball Championships in Kumamoto to win the title for the fourth consecutive year.
Germany's Werndl wins fifth leg of Western European League to move closer to FEI Dressage World Cup Final place
Germany's Benjamin Werndl won the fifth leg of this season's Western European League in Salzburg to improve his chances of securing a place at next year's International Federation for Equestrian Sports (FEI) Dressage World Cup Final.
Norway won both the men and women's team relay race at the International Ski Federation (FIS) Cross-Country World Cup event in Beitostølen.
Olympic champion Francesco Friedrich of Germany won a second successive two-man bobsleigh race at the International Bobsleigh and Skeleton Federation (IBSF) World Cup event in Sigulda.