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Doha and Dubai both ready to host future Olympics, claims Sheikh Ahmad

By Nick Butler at the Media Village in Incheon

Qatari capital Doha, as well as Dubai, would be capable of hosting a future Olympic Games, Sheikh Ahmad has claimed ©Getty ImagesBoth Doha and Dubai are"ready" to host an Olympic and Paralympic Games, Olympic Council of Asia President Sheikh Ahmad Al-Fahad Al-Sabah has claimed, although he admits a potential bid would face criticism from other parts of the world.

Rio 2016 golf course still in limbo after no compromise reached

By Emily Goddard

The Rio 2016 Olympic golf course is still in limbo after no was compromise reached at a hearing ©Getty ImagesThe future of the golf course being constructed for the Rio 2016 Summer Olympic Games remains in limbo after the City of Rio and the course developer failed to reach a compromise on changes to the plans as proposed by a Brazilian court.

Murray reveals he's a "Yes" man for Scottish independence

By Daniel Etchells

Andy Murray has confirmed his allegiance to the "Yes" campaign in the Scottish independence vote ©Getty ImagesBritish tennis star Andy Murray has shown his support for Scottish independence after posting a tweet condemning the negativity of the "No" campaign.

North Korean gymnast stripped of Asian Games medals for lying about age

By Nick Butler at the Media Village in Incheon

North Korea's Cha Yong Hwa, who won two medal at the 2006 Asian Games in Doha, has been banned for falsifying her age ©Getty ImagesNorth Korea has been dealt a blow ahead of the start of the Asian Games here tomorrow with the news that gymnast Cha Yong-hwa has been banned and stripped of all her results since 2006 for falsifying her age. 

Prince Harry named England Rugby 2015 Honorary President to mark one year to go

By Emily Goddard

Prince Harry (right) and England 2015 Ambassador Jonny Wilkinson mark one year to go to the Rugby World Cup ©David DaviesPA WirePrince Harry has been appointed as Honorary President of England 2015 to mark one year to go to the Rugby World Cup.

Morganti named IPC Best Female Athlete of the Month for August

Emily Goddard

Sara Morganti has been voted the IPC Best Female Athlete of the Month for August ©FEIItalian Para-Equestrian Dressage rider Sara Morganti has been voted the International Paralympic Committee (IPC) Best Female Athlete of the Month for August after winning a gold medal at the World Equestrian Games in Normandy.

Australia announces cities and dates for Para-sports Draft campaign

By Gary Anderson

The APC has launched a new athlete recruitment drive with particular focus on athletes with neurological impairments ©Getty ImagesThe Australian Paralympic Committee (APC) has announced the dates and cities for its Para-sports Draft campaign, which aims to find the next generation of Paralympians with particular emphasis being placed on athletes with neurological impairments.

Jakobsen secures fourth world title at Shooting World Championships

By Gary Anderson

Dane Charlotte Jakobsen shot her way to a fourth world title in Granada ©ISSFCharlotte Jakobsen has claimed gold medal number four at the Shooting World Championships after firing her way to glory in the women's 300 metre rifle prone competition in Granada.

International Judo Federation launches new mobile app

By Daniel Etchells

The IJF has released its new iPhone and Android mnobile applications ©IJFThe International Judo Federation (IJF) has launched a new official mobile application to provide fans across the world with information about the sport.
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