Prince Akishino has officially declared the tournament open, with World Rugby chief Beaumont saying: "This is the moment we've all been waiting for ... we can all be very proud tonight. You have made history."
Arsenal and Manchester United both relied on a teenager to get their Europa League campaigns off to a winning start.
Saziye Erdogan won a gold medal in the 45 kilograms snatch category and a silver medal in the clean and jerk category after lifting 77 and 92 kilograms.
Riza Kayaalp beat Cuba's Oscar Pino Hinds 3-1 to win the gold medal in the World Wrestling Championships in Kazakhstan.
Italy has displayed another weekend of racism at the football pitches as Hellas Verona supporters lobbed offensive chants at Franck Kessie and a TV commentator’s racist comment directed at Romelu Lukaku.
Fury was expected to cruise against his underdog challenger, but was forced to overcome an early injury and battle a relentless Wallin to maintain his unbeaten record.
Turkey are now set to play against host Slovenia in their next match on Sunday.
Petulant snubs to Israel in sporting competitions make Arabs and Muslims look insecure and unsportsmanlike - and do nothing to advance the Palestinian cause.
The ex-Chelsea coach missed his first two league games with the Serie A champions against Parma and his former club Napoli.
The 33-year-old Spanish left-hander moved one shy of Roger Federer's all-time men's record 20 Grand Slam triumphs and became the second-oldest New York champion in the Open era after Ken Rosewall in 1970 at age 35.
This is the first win for Turkey in the FIBA Basketball World Cup's Classification Round.
Williams will face Canadian Bianca Andreescu for the US Open title as the American sets herself up for another attempt to clinch a record-equaling 24th Grand Slam singles title.
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