Poupak Basami has made history here today by becoming the first Iranian woman to compete at an International Weightlifting Federation (IWF) World Championships.
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By Daniel Etchells in Pattaya
Asian featherweight champion Tsendbaatar Erdenebat of Mongolia defeated European gold medallist Kurt Walker of Ireland here at the International Boxing Association (AIBA) World Championships.
Japan, bidding for a third title in a row at the Asian Men's Volleyball Championship, lost their first match of this year's competition, going down 3-2 in their final qualification game to South Korea.
Russia's Gleb Bakshi stunned middleweight top seed Arlen López of Cuba here at the International Boxing Association (AIBA) Men's World Championships.
Arina Averina found herself in the unusual position of leading her twin sister Dina, as she topped the clubs qualifying on the third day of the Rhythmic Gymnastics World Championship in Azerbaijan.
North Korea's Om Yun Chol broke the men's 55 kilograms clean and jerk and total world records, on his way to retaining his three gold medals on the opening day of the International Weightlifting Federation (IWF) World Championships here.
The Netherlands made a winning start to the Africa/Europe qualification event for the Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games by overcoming the Czech Republic in Parma.
Japan top the rankings in the women's competition at the World Wrestling Championships, but both their finalists settled for silver as golds went to the United States, North Korea, Azerbaijan and Russia.
China's men followed their women's example, retaining the team title at the Asian Table Tennis Championships in Indonesia with a 3-0 win over second seeds South Korea.
Home player Shi Yuqi was jeered by the crowd, as he was blown away in just 15 minutes on his injury comeback at the Badminton World Federation China Open.
Roger Federer has planned his schedule up until next year's Wimbledon, but has not yet decided whether to compete at the Tokyo 2020 Games,
United States and China are the only undefeated sides, following the fourth round of matches at the International Volleyball Federation Women's World Cup in Japan.
International Tennis Federation (ITF) Presidential candidate Dave Miley is confident he can win the support of member federations, after completing a tour of 70 nations prior to the Lisbon election on September 27.