A day of upsets and shocks at the International Judo Federation (IJF) World Championships ended in gold medals for Marie-Ève Gahié in the women's under-70 kilogram category and Noël van 't End in the men's under-90kg.
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German judo legend Klaus Glahn has been awarded the ninth dan - the second highest ceremonial honour in the sport - in a ceremony at the International Judo Federation (IJF) World Championships.
Hosts Japan won both gold medals on offer on the second day of the International Judo Federation (IJF) World Championships in Tokyo.
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Daria Bilodid won her second International Judo Federation (IJF) World Championships gold medal by the age of 18 after defeating Funa Tonaki in a repeat of their under-48 kilograms final from 12 months ago.
The International Gymnastics Federation (FIG) have announced Hiroshima as hosts of the first Parkour World Championships in 2020.
The International Judo Federation (IJF) signed up to the Brighton plus Helsinki Declaration, an international treaty supporting full gender equity in sport, here today.
Japan recorded victories in both the men's and women's matches played today at the Tokyo 2020 basketball test event at the Saitama Super Arena.
Japan will face Thailand in the final of the Asian Women's Volleyball Championships after they both earned 3-1 victories today in Seoul.
International Dragon Boat Federation (IDBF) World Racing Championships hosts Thailand have enjoyed another successful day in Pattaya, with three gold medals in the premier 200 metre finals.
The International Judo Federation (IjF) Championships, while always the biggest event of the sport's calendar, are even more highly anticipated this year for several reasons.
The men's regional qualification football tournament for the Tokyo 2020 Olympics will take place in Guadalajara in Mexico, it has been announced.
Three of Kenya's biggest athletics stars have opted not to compete at the African Games in Rabat.
Germany's Markus Rehm will attempt to break his own world record in the long jump tomorrow to mark one year to go until the start of the 2020 Paralympic Games in Tokyo.