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OCA must resolve Asian Games boxing judging problems, claims Philippine Olympic Committee President

By Nick Butler

POC President Jose Cojuangco Jr believes action needs to be taken to resolve problems in the judging of boxing ©TwitterPhilippine Olympic Committee (POC) President Jose Cojuangco has called for the Olympic Council of Asia (OCA) to look into problems with the judging of boxing competitions, because, he claims, the current rules are setting a bad example to athletes.

Putin in Sochi as Hamilton wins inaugural Russian Grand Prix

By Gary Anderson

Lewis Hamilton is congratulated by Vladimir Putin after winning the inaugural Russian Grand Prix in Sochi ©Getty ImagesRussian President Vladimir Putin was in Sochi to hand over the winning trophy to Lewis Hamilton after the Briton dominated from start to finish to claim victory in the inaugural Russian Grand Prix around the city's Olympic Park.

Port Moresby 2015 signs up Daltron as gold sponsor

By Emily Goddard

Graham Rix and Emma Waiwai shake on the deal between Port Moresby 2015 and Daltron ©Port Moresby 2015/FacebookPort Moresby 2015 has signed up Daltron as a gold sponsor of next year's Pacific Games in Papua New Guinea's capital.

United States overcome Chinese to win first Volleyball Women's World Championship title

By Nick Butler at the Mediolanum Forum in Milan

The US team on the way to a historic World Championship victory over China ©AFP/Getty Images"Born in the USA" rang around the Mediolanum Arena here tonight as the United States broke a 62-year duck by defeating China 3-1 to win their first ever International Volleyball Federation Women's World Championship final.

Fiji strike first blow in Rio 2016 qualification race with victory at Gold Coast Sevens

By Gary Anderson

Fiji kicked off the Sevens World Series with victory in the Gold Coast ©AFP/Getty ImagesFiji survived a second-half Samoan fight-back to secure victory in round one of the HSBC Sevens World Series in Gold Coast and take the early initiative in the race for Rio 2016 Olympic Games qualification.

Chief executive of 2015 Winter EYOF confident he has team to deliver top event

By Daniel Etchells in the Montafon Valley in Vorarlberg

Philipp Groborsch addresses the National Olympic Committees at the Festival's medals plaza in Schruns, Austria ©ITGPhilipp Groborsch, chief executive of the 2015 Winter European Youth Olympic Festival (EYOF), claims his familiarity with the capabilities of the Organising Committee has played a crucial part in the successful preparation of the Festival here and in Liechtenstein.

Rakov delights home fans in Astana while Ustopiriyon wins first ever gold for Tajikistan at judo Grand Prix

By Gary Anderson

Maxim Rakov (left) won gold for Kazakhstan on the final day of action at the judo Grand Prix in Astana ©IJFKazakhstan's former world champion Maxim Rakov was the most popular winner on the final day of the judo Grand Prix in Astana, taking gold in the men's under 100 kilogram event, while Komronshoh Ustopiriyon created history by winning a first ever title for Tajikistan.

Kenya dominates as Kipchoge leads clean-sweep at Chicago Marathon

By Gary Anderson

Eliud Kipchoge of Ethiopia takes the applause after taking the win at today's Chicago Marathon ©Getty ImagesEliud Kipchoge led a Kenyan men's clean-sweep at the Chicago Marathon today to claim his first major win, while last year's winner, countrywoman Rita Jeptoo, retained her women's title around the streets of the Windy City.

Argentine athletes honoured 50 years on from exploits at Tokyo 1964 Paralympics

By Gary Anderson

Noemi Tortul (left) and Susana Beatriz Olarte have been honoured for their achievements 50 years on from the Tokyo 1964 Paralympic Games ©Americas Paralympic CommitteeTwo of Argentina's greatest Paralympians have been honoured for their achievements 50 years on from claiming a combined total of six medals at Tokyo 1964. 
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