Defeat brought an end to Japan's marvellous run, in which they stunned Ireland and Scotland en route to topping Pool A unbeaten and reaching the quarter-finals for the first time, rising to an all-time high of sixth in the world rankings.
Marc Marquez claimed his tenth victory of the season to earn Honda its fourth manufacturers' title running.
Wales booked a place in the semi-finals with a close win over France in Rugby World Cup.
Rugby World Cup: New Zealand overwhelmed Ireland 46-14 and England thumped their old enemy Australia to set up a blockbuster semi-final.
Arathi Arun is gearing up for the Asian Bench Press championship in Coimbatore and the Powerlifting world championship in South Africa.
The IOA chief Narinder Batra was concerned about governance issues and transparency within Gymnastics Federation of India.
Asian Games silver medallist Fouaad Mirza secured Gold in the CCI3*S, in Strzegom, Poland astride his new horse Dajara
World Youth Chess Championship 2019: The 14-year-old R Praggnanandhaa won gold in the Open Under-18 category after he played out a draw in the final round against Germany's Valentin Buckels.
Women's World Boxing Championships: Mary Kom and two other boxers took home bronze, while Manju Rani reached the finals in her maiden appearance.
Pro Kabaddi: Dabang Delhi played out a tie against U Mumba while UP Yoddha registered a comfortable victory over defending champions Bengaluru Bulls.
Annu Rani bagged the gold medal in the women's javelin throw event at the 59th National Open Athletics Championships in Ranchi.
Kiren Rijiju said he would fail as a Sports Minister if India cannot finish inside the top 10 in the medals tally by 2028 Olympics.
Pro Kabaddi: Gujarat Fortunegiants came from behind to beat Telugu Titans, while bottom-placed Tamil Thalaivas defeated Jaipur Pink Panthers.
Marc Marquez finished in 39min 36.223sec just ahead of Fabio Quartararo with Maverick Vinales third.
WYCC: R Praggnanandhaa scored a comfortable victory, while Divya Deshmukh suffered a shocking defeat.
NBA India Games 2019: India will host its first-ever NBA game on Friday featuring Indiana Pacers and Sacramento Kings.
WYCC: 14-year-old R Praggnanandhaa and four other Indians advanced to the next round by picking up maximum possible two points so far.
The Indian gymnasts will have to punch way above their weight to salvage any hope of booking an Olympic berth from the event