Russia beat holders The Netherlands in a penalty shootout to book their place in the Women's European Water Polo Championship final in Budapest, where they will face Spain.
Japan, Bahrain and South Korea completed the semi-final line-up at the Asian Men's Handball Championship as group play concluded in Kuwait.
It has been a day of drama at the International Table Tennis Federation (ITTF) World Qualification Tournament in Gondomar, with the women of North Korea claiming a spot at this year's Olympic Games in Tokyo.
Japan and South Korea won two gold medals each on the opening day of the International Judo Federation Tel Aviv Grand Prix.
Ursula Papandrea, who until April is the first female leader of the International Weightlifting Federation (IWF), says she will stand in next year's IWF elections.
China's Shi Yuqi beat Malaysia's Liew Daren in straight games today, to move a step closer to claiming the men's singles title at the Badminton World Federation (BWF) Thailand Masters in Bangkok.
Tokyo 2020 qualification points up for grabs as World Skate and Street League Skateboarding unveil Tour
World Skate and Street League Skateboarding have announced the dates and locations for the 2020 World Pro Tour, a three-stop series allowing the sport's biggest stars to showcase skills on three different continents.
UK Anti-Doping (UKAD) has denied claims they refused a request from the World Anti-Doping Agency (WADA) to hand over samples from Sir Mo Farah for retesting, as part of an investigation into athletes trained by the Briton's disgraced former coach Alberto Salazar.
The World Baseball Softball Confederation (WBSC) has announced the schedule for its new event - the Under-18 Men's Softball World Cup, which starts in New Zealand next month.
Australia's Richie Porte won stage three of the Tour Down Under after a superb climbing performance, taking over the general classification lead in the process.
A series of events have been held in Japan to familiarise potential fans with karate, as the sport prepares to make its Olympic bow this summer.
Nick Kyrgios mimicked world number one Rafael Nadal today, ahead of a potential fourth-round meeting between the pair at the Australian Open.
World Archery has lifted the suspension it placed on the Archery Association of India (AAI) in August, opening the door for Indian athletes to compete for their country at this summer's Olympic Games in Tokyo.
Australian Open staff had to deep-clean the outside courts today, as rain carrying dust caused havoc with the schedule.
The new Karate 1-Premier League season is set to begin tomorrow in Paris, where coveted points towards the Tokyo 2020 Olympic standings are at stake.