Ten goals from Elena Mikhaylichenko helped Russia retain their Women's Youth World Handball Championship title in Poland as the defending champions beat Hungary 29-27 in the final.
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Ukraine dominated once again on the final night of the World Para Swimming European Championships in Dublin with five gold medals - although the only world record of the night came from Italy, who finished up with four titles in the session.
China’s Xu Xin and Ding Ning won the respective men’s and women’s singles titles today at the International Table Tennis Federation (ITTF) Bulgaria Open event in Panagyurishte.
Brazil’s Agatha Bednarczuk and Eduarda “Duda” Lisboa won $150,000 (£118,000/€132,000) - the biggest purse in beach volleyball history - as they defeated the Czech Republic’s Barbora Hermannová and Markéta Sluková in the women’s gold medal match at the Beach Volleyball World Tour Finals in Hamburg.
Uganda and Zimbabwe have earned places at next year’s Netball World Cup in Liverpool after coming out on top in the African Regional Qualifier held in Zambia.
A week after the outstandingly successful European Athletics Championships came to a close in Berlin, the German capital prepares to welcome another wave of top athletes for the World Para Athletics European Championships, due to underway tomorrow and run until next Sunday August 26.
Norway's Mol and Sorum secure men's gold and record prize at FIVB Beach Volleyball World Tour Finals
Norway's Anders Mol and Christian Sorum won $150,000 (£118,000/€132,000) - the biggest purse in beach volleyball history - as they defeated Poland's Michal Bryl and Grzegorz Fijalek in the men's gold medal match at the Beach Volleyball World Tour Finals in Hamburg.
As the Pan American Archery Championships in Medellín in Colombia prepared itself for a concluding day of gold medal matches, including the women’s recurve final between Mexico’s Alejandra Valencia and Mackenzie Brown of the United States, numerous other titles were settled today.
Favourites Thailand were pushed all the way by Japan before securing the BC1/BC2 title at the Boccia World Championships in Liverpool today.
A new Under-15 Baseball World Cup winner is guaranteed following the achievement of hosts Panama and the United States in reaching the final of this year’s edition in David.
Jernej Kruder of Slovenia and Japan’s Miho Nonaka secured the respective men’s and women’s Bouldering World Cup titles at the International Sport Climbing Federation’s season finale in Munich – but in very different fashion.
China are looking for a golden double in singles competition at the International Table Tennis Federation Bulgaria Open event following the conclusion of the semi-finals in Panagyurishte.
Ana Gabriela Martinez earned revenge for her 2016 defeat by Paola Longoria in the last International Racquetball Federation World Championships women’s final by beating her Mexican rival to the title in this year’s edition.
Liesette Bruinsma of The Netherlands produced her third world record at the European Para Swimming Championships as the sixth day of competition in Dublin’s Natonal Aquatics Centre produced five new world marks.
Olympic 400 metres champion Shaunae Miller-Uibo demonstrated that it may be a little while yet before double European gold medallist Dina Asher-Smith can rule the sprinting world as she defeated Britain’s rising star over 200m at the International Association of Athletics Federations Diamond League meeting in Birmingham.