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Lake Placid 1980 "Miracle on Ice" Olympic gold medal set for auction

By Paul Osborne

Mark Pavelich is set to put his "Miracle on Ice" gold medal up for auction ©Sports Illustrated/Getty ImagesApril 20 - A second "Miracle on Ice" Olympic gold medal is set to go auction this week after Mark Pavelich, a member of the famous United States team, announced he will be selling his through a Dallas auction house.

Furtsch becomes first female Olympic athletics champion to turn 100

By Paul Osborne

Evelyn Furtsch became the first female Olympic champion in athletics to live to 100 on Thursday ©USOCApril 20 - America's Evelyn Furtsch has made history by becoming the first female Olympic champion in athletics to live for a century and the oldest living track and field gold medallist.

New 2019 Asian Games host to be chosen in September as it is claimed Indonesia are favourites

By Duncan Mackay

A new host city for the 2019 Asian Games will be chosen by the Olympic Council of Asia in September, it has been announced ©OCAApril 19 - A decision on which city will replace Hanoi as host of the 2019 Asian Games is due to be made in September but there remains confusion on who will put themselves forward.

Scottish workforce encouraged to do more exercise as part of new Physical Activity Awareness Week

By Paul Osborne

Staff are being encouraged to undertake 150 minutes of exercise per week as part of Scotland's Physical Activity Awareness Week ©Fit in 14April 19 - Employers across Scotland are being asked to encourage their staff to undertake 150 minutes of exercise per week as part of the nation's first Physical Activity Awareness Week (PAAW).

Athletes set for 2014 World University Triathlon Championships

By Paul Osborne

The 12th edition of the World University Triathlon Championships are set get underway in Brazil tomorrow ©CBDUApril 19 - Athletes from 13 countries have travelled to Brazil this weekend as they get set to compete in the 2014 World University Triathlon Championships.

British trio secure medals on opening day of British Para-Swimming International Meet

By Paul Osborne

British swimmers earned three medals on the opening day of the British Paa-Swimming International Meet in Glasgow ©Getty ImagesApril 18 - There was success for Britain's Stephanie Slater, Jonathon Fox and Nicole Lough on day one of the British Para-Swimming International Meet as they swam their way onto the podium in Glasgow's Tollcross International Swimming Centre.

Pyeongchang 2018 appoint three vice-presidents to look after new divisions

By Duncan Mackay

Pyeongchang 2018 have continued preparations with the appointment of several key figures ©Pyeongchang 2018April 18 - Pyeongchang 2018 has accelerated its planning for the next Winter Olympics and Paralympics by appointing three new vice-presidents who will oversee three major divisions, Games planning, Games operations and Games facilities.

Potential cities to replace Hanoi as host of 2019 Asian Games slow to come forward

By Duncan Mackay

Hanoi celebrate being awarded the 2019 Asian Games but now have decided that they cannot afford to host the event ©OCA April 18 - Indonesia, beaten by Hanoi in the race to stage the 2019 Asian Games, are in no rush to put themselves forward as alternative hosts after the Vietnamese capital revealed that it was planning to withdraw because of economic problems.

Jamaica Anti-Doping Disciplinary Panel official that found Powell guilty arrested on prostitution charges

By Duncan Mackay

Gayle Lennox, who led the Jamaican Disciplinary Panel, which found Asafa Powell guilty of doping has been arrested on sex offence ©Getty ImagesApril 18 - Deputy chairman of the Jamaica Anti-Doping Disciplinary Panel Lennox Gayle has been arrested following a raid at a massage parlour he allegedly owns.
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