A goal five minutes from time earned New Zealand’s women a place at Tokyo 2020 as they finished ahead of hosts Australia at the Oceania Hockey Cup.
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China put an end to the host nation's winning streak at the International Volleyball Federation Girls’ Under-18 World Championship in Egypt.
Gustavo Fernández's pursuit of a calendar year grand slam at the US Open wheelchair event came to an end after he was beaten in the semi-final by French veteran Stéphane Houdet.
Serena Williams suffered an "inexcusable" fourth successive Grand Slam final defeat as 19-year-old Bianca Andreescu of Canada stunned the American great to win her first major title at the US Open.
Australia and France advanced to the quarter-finals of the International Basketball Federation (FIBA) World Cup in China.
Tokyo 2020 President Yoshirō Mori was among the spectators as the International Surfing Association’s (ISA) World Surfing Games got underway in Miyazaki in Japan.
Australia’s Jessica Fox and Matej Beňuš of Slovakia became overall champions in the women’s K1 and men’s C1 classes, respectively, after victories on the penultimate day of the Canoe Slalom World Cup Final in Prague.
Birk Irving of the United States and China’s 17-year-old Zhang Kexin won the men’s and women’s events, respectively, at the first International Ski Federation (FIS) Freeski Halfpipe World Cup of the season in Cardrona in New Zealand.
Top-seeded Egyptians Ali Farag and Raneem El Welily booked their places in the finals of the men's and women's events, respectively, at the China Squash Open in Shanghai.
Australia are on the brink of qualification for the Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games as their women’s team pegged back Commonwealth champions New Zealand with one round of matches left between the two nations at the Oceania Hockey Cup.
Defending champions Italy came from two sets down to beat the United States in their opening match at the International Volleyball Federation Girls’ Under-18 World Championship.
Rafael Nadal reached the US Open final with a straight-sets win over Italy’s Matteo Berrettini – and now only Daniil Medvedev stands between him and a 19th men’s singles Grand Slam title.
Gustavo Fernández remains on course to complete a calendar year grand slam at the US Open wheelchair event, having reached the semi-finals with victory over Stefan Olsson of Sweden.
Dina Asher-Smith won her first International Association of Athletics Federations Diamond League title as she ran a season’s best in the women’s 100 metres final at the second of the finals in Brussels.
The final 16 Diamond League champions of the season will be decided in Brussels tomorrow night (September 6), as the International Association of Athletics Federations' season-long series concludes.