Serap Özçelik Arapoğlu, beaten by Japan's Miho Miyahara in the women's under-50 kilograms division at the last World Federation Championships in 2018, earned revenge in Paris tonight as she her 10-4 in the final of the season-opening Karate 1-Premier League event.
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The winning run of the runner of the moment, Ethiopia’s world under-20 silver medallist Tadese Worku, came to an end in Italy today at the Cinque Mulini, the latest leg of the World Athletics Cross Country Permit series and one of the oldest and most famous races in Europe.
Egypt claimed their seventh African Men’s Handball title in Tunisia tonight as they defeated the hosts and defending champions 27-23 and earned a Tokyo 2020 place in so doing.
Robert Paxton, twice a world open singles silver medallist, earned his first title in Norfolk tonight as he beat fellow Englishman Nick Brett by the narrowest of margins.
Dutch world Cyclo-cross champion Mathieu van der Poel earned victory on home soil today in the race named in honour of his illustrious father – the Grand Prix Adri van der Poel – in Hoogerheide.
Norway's Jarl Magnus Riiber maintained his dominance of this season’s International Ski Federation (FIS) Nordic Combined World Cup as he earned his eighth victory of the season at the newly renovated German venue of Oberstdorf.
Quentin Fillon Maillet earned his first individual victory of the season in the International Biathlon Union (IBU) World Cup as he won the men’s 15km mass start event in Pokljuka.
Switzerland’s Daniel Yule claimed the men’s slalom title on the closing day of the prestigious International Ski Federation (FIS) World Cup at Kitzbühel in Austria as men’s overall leader Henrik Kristoffersen of Norway had a relative off-day.
Germany’s world champion in male kumite over-84 kilograms, Jonathan Horne, was beaten 5-0 on day two of the season-opening Karate 1-Premier League event in Paris as Georgia’s Gogita Arkania earned a shock progression to tomorrow’s finals.
US world champions Brazier and Ali open season with wins at World Athletics Indoor Tour event in Boston
Home world champions Donavan Brazier and Nia Ali carried on where they left off in Boston today as they began their Tokyo 2020 season with dominant victories in the opening meeting of the World Athletics Indoor Tour - the New Balance Indoor Grand Prix.
Tel Aviv’s hosting of the International Judo Federation (IJF) Grand Prix ended in a blaze of glory tonight as home male judoka Peter Paltchik and Or Sasson finished with gold medal performances in the Shlomo Arena.
Brett seeking hat-trick of golds as he reaches open singles final at World Indoor Bowls Championships
England’s Nick Brett put himself in line for a hat-trick of titles at the World Indoor Bowls Championships in Norfolk tonight as he reached the open singles final, where he will meet fellow countryman Robert Paxton tomorrow.
The French duo of Anais Bescond and Emilien Jacquelin won the single mixed relay at the International Biathlon Union (IBU) World Cup in Pokljuka.
Toon Aerts will rely tomorrow upon the consistency he has shown all season to complete a successful defence of his International Cycling Union (UCI) Cyclo-cross World Cup title at the final leg of the 2019-2020 series in the Dutch village of Hoogerheide.
Home skier Matthias Mayer, joint second in the previous day’s men’s super-G at the prestigious International Ski Federation (FIS) Alpine Ski World Cup at Kitzbühel in Austria, took a step up to the top of the podium today as he won the downhill.