Natsumi Tsunoda overcame Wakana Koga in an all-Japanese women’s under-48 kilogram final to win gold on the opening day at the International Judo Federation (IJF) World Championships in Budapest.
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Gabil Mamedov of ROC secured a ticket for the Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games after stunning Armenian top seed Hovhannes Bachkov in the quarter-finals of the men’s lightweight division at the European qualifier in Paris.
Monaco Aces produced a faultless display to claim the fourth leg of the Global Champions League in Valkenswaard in The Netherlands.
More than 660 athletes from 120 countries are set to converge on Hungarian capital Budapest for the International Judo Federation (IJF) World Championships.
Argentina underlined their credentials to win Paralympic gold by claiming the International Blind Sports Federation (IBSA) Blind Football World Grand Prix title in Shinagawa in Japan.
The Hamburg leg of this year’s World Triathlon Championship Series has been postponed due to coronavirus restrictions, organisers have confirmed.
British boxers Lauren Price, Pat McCormack and Ben Whittaker are just one win away from booking their places at Tokyo 2020 after winning their round of 16 bouts at the European qualifier in Paris.
Third seed Aryna Sabalenka became the latest highly-ranked women’s player to exit the French Open following a shock defeat to Anastasia Pavlyuchenkova.
Hosts Germany will face Kazakhstan in the final of the sitting volleyball qualifier for the Tokyo 2020 Paralympic Games in Duisburg.
Brazilian teenager Rayssa Leal produced the best performance in the women’s semi-finals at the Street Skateboarding World Championships which is doubling up as a Tokyo 2020 Olympic qualifier.
Swiss rider Pius Schwizer triumphed in the 1.45-metre five-star event on the opening day of the Global Champions Tour in Valkenswaard.
Argentina are set to face Japan in the final of the International Blind Sports Federation (IBSA) Blind Football World Grand Prix after beating Spain 1-0 in their last group match.
Husain Al-Musallam is set to be elected unopposed as the new President of the International Swimming Federation (FINA) at tomorrow’s General Congress.
Ashgabat in Turkmenistan will no longer host this year's International Cycling Union (UCI) Track Cycling World Championships due to the coronavirus pandemic.