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Philippines now has a world champ in gymnastics, thanks to teen

Carlos Edriel Yulo, youngest competitor at 19, takes floor exercise gold.

Van Niekerk rules out World Championship defence

Wayde van Niekerk says he is in no rush to return to competition as he looks forward to the Tokyo Olympics next year.

Lomachenko adds WBC title in thriller with Campbell

Vasyl Lomachenko takes another step in securing all major titles in the lightweight division.

Wilder announces Ortiz rematch

In an announcement on Twitter, Wilder says he has sign a deal to face Ortiz once more following a bruising first battle in March 2018.

Hamilton finally gets to celebrate in style

Although Lewis Hamilton had clinched the world championship title after the Mexican Grand Prix, he opted not to indulge in celebrations until after the Brazilian Grand Prix.

Bellew confident he will pass ‘ultimate test’ against Usyk

However, Tony Bellew also admitted that Oleksander Usyk is the most difficult opponent he has ever faced.

Murata to defend middleweight crown against Brant

Ryōta Murata will defend his middleweight world title against Rob Brant in Las Vegas.

Golovkin promises war against ‘clown’ Álvarez

After a weigh-in, Gennady Golovkin blasted Saúl 'Canelo' Álvarez's supposed lack of authenticity.

Hot air balloons take flight over Austria for world championship

Around 100 teams from more than 38 countries are taking part in the biennial event, which is being held in Gross-Siegharts near the Czech border.

Sweden beat Switzerland to win world title in shootout

Sweden won the world ice hockey championship for the 11th time.

Japan federation: Figure skating Olympic Champ Hanyu pulls out of Worlds

Figure skating gold medallist Yuzuru Hanyu will not compete in this month's World Championships in Italy due to injury, Japan's Skating Federation said on Wednesday.

Alvarez to face Golovkin in middleweight title rematch

The World Boxing Association, International Boxing Federation, and World Boxing Council titles will be contested in the May 5 bout.

Joshua decries ‘fake news’ about his chin

Anthony Joshua has denied claims that he has a weak chin ahead of his world-championship bout against Joseph Parker.

Loeb returns to Citroën for three rallies in 2018

Sébastien Loeb will compete in rallies held in Mexico, Corsica, and Catalonia.

Horn beats Corcoran to retain world welterweight crown

Jeff Horn retained the title after Gary Corcoran conceded in the 11th round.

Lomachenko looking to continue meteoric boxing rise

Vasyl Lomachenko will face off against Guillermo Rigondeaux with the world title on the line.