Defending men's skeleton champion Alexander Tretiakov has won the sixth race of the season at the BMW International Bobsleigh and Skeleton Federation (IBSF) World Cup in Königssee, Germany.
Germany's Denise Herrmann shot clean for the first time in her career on her way to winning the women's 15 kilometres individual event, at the International Biathlon Union (IBU) World Cup in Pokljuka in Slovenia.
Brothers Shaolin Sándor Liu and Shaoang Liu impressed in front of a home crowd on the opening day of the International Skating Union (ISU) Short Track European Championships in Debrecen.
International Ski Federation (FIS) Ski Cross World Cup leader Sandra Näslund topped both women's qualifications in front of a home crowd in Idre Fjäll today.
Argentina defeated Chile to maintain their lead going into the final day of the South and Central American Men's Handball Championship in Brazil.
Hosts France will be represented in two of the finals determined on day one of the season-opening Karate 1-Premier League event in Paris.
Home rider Caleb Ewan earned his second stage win of the Tour Down Under today, as fellow Australian Richie Porte retained his general classification lead with two days of racing to go.
Japan's Aya Ohori upset the odds to beat second-seeded home player Ratchanok Intanon and reach the women's singles semi-finals, at the Badminton World Federation (BWF) Thailand Masters in Bangkok.
Germany took the bonus point against Spain in a thrilling encounter at the International Hockey Federation (FIH) Pro League in Valencia.
Hungary's Zsombor Bányai came through the preliminary rounds today, securing a meeting with top-seeded Russian Sergey Bida in the last-64 of the men's event at the International Fencing Federation Épée Grand Prix in Qatari capital Doha.
Ju Wenjun of China won the tiebreak at the Women's World Chess Championships to retain her title.
Scotland's Stewart Anderson's defence of his open singles title came to an end today as he was beaten by England's Robert Paxton at the World Indoor Bowls Championships in Norfolk.
Defending champions India moved through to a Super League quarter-final meeting with Australia after beating New Zealand in their final, rain-affected Group A match at the International Cricket Council Under-19 World Cup in South Africa today.
The Black Ferns will be seeking a third consecutive win in the women's World Rugby Sevens Series this weekend, on the home turf of Hamilton - where men's and women's Series events are being co-hosted for the first time.
United States world champions Nia Ali and Donavan Brazier will be in action on home ground tomorrow, as Boston hosts the opening meeting of this season's World Athletics Indoor Tour.