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Top seeds David and Gaultier triumph over local favourites at Squash British Open

By Paul Osborne

Nicol David and Grégory Gaultier have secured the men's and women's titles at this year's British Open ©squashpics.comIt was smooth running for the top seeds at the British Open Squash Championships as world number one Nicol David and Frenchman Grégory Gaultier secured the men's and women's titles inside Hull's Sports Arena.

Pole vaulter Lavillenie wins Shanghai Diamond League with 2014 outdoor world best

By Mike Rowbottom

Renaud Lavillenie, who won the Shanghai Diamond League pole vault with a 2014 outdoor world best of 5.92 ©AFP/Getty ImagesPole vault world record holder Renaud Lavillenie demonstrated he is returning to his awesome best as he won at the Shanghai International Association of Athletics Federations (IAAF) Diamond League meeting with 5.92 metres, the best outdoor effort in the world so far this year.

I did not think I would be going to Glasgow 2014, admits British judo star Gibbons

By Paul Osborne

Gemma Gibbons has said she was not confident about being picked to represent England at the Glasgow 2014 Commonwealth Games ©Getty ImagesGemma Gibbons, the British Olympic judo silver medallist, has admitted she was not confident about being selected for the English Glasgow 2014 squad after injury hindered her time on the tatami since her heroics at London 2012.

Greek Olympic medal winning gymnast Pollatou killed in car crash

By Emily Goddard

Greek Olympic medal winning gymnast Anna Pollatou has been killed in car crash ©FIGAnna Pollatou, the Greek rhythmic gymnast that secured a bronze medal at the Sydney 2000 Olympic Games, has been killed in a car crash.

Kunieda and Kamiji seal Japanese double at home Wheelchair Tennis Open

By Paul Osborne

Shingo Kunieda and Yui Kamiji secured a Japanese double at the Japan Open Wheelchair Tennis tournament ©Getty ImagesShingo Kunieda and Yui Kamiji secured a Japanese double in the men's and women's singles for the first time in the 30-year history of the Japan Open, the third Super Series tournament of this year's International Tennis Federation (ITF) Wheelchair Tennis Tour.

Board member threatens resignation if marathon runner remains banned from ASA Presidential elections

By Nick Butler

It is unlikely Hendrick Ramaala will be able to participate in the ASA Presidential Elections ©Getty ImagesA member of Athletics South Africa's (ASA) ad-hoc committee has threatened to resign if the decision to prevent Hendrick Ramaala running for the vacant Presidential position is not revoked.

Rio water pollution targets won't be met by 2016 Olympics and Paralympics, say environmental officials

By Emily Goddard

Environmental officials have said Rio water pollution targets won't be met by the 2016 Olympics and Paralympics ©Getty ImagesPollution levels in the waters of the Rio 2016 sailing venue on Guanabara Bay are not expected to meet the promised targets, state environmental officials have said.

Evans snatches overall Giro lead as Ulissi captures stage eight win

By Paul Osborne

Diego Ulissi has won his second stage of this year's Giro d'Italia ©Velo/Getty ImagesCadel Evans today snatched the overall Giro d'Italia lead from fellow Australian Michael Matthews as Italy's Diego Ulissi won the eighth leg to capture his second stage victory of this year's race.

Double gold for Hug at IPC Athletics Grand Prix

By Emily Goddard

Marcel Hug has raced to gold in the 800m and 1,500m at the IPC Athletics Grand Prix on home turf ©Getty ImagesSwitzerland's Marcel Hug today raced to gold in the 800 and 1500 metres at the International Paralympic Committee (IPC) Athletics Grand Prix to make it three wins in a row on home turf following on from yesterday's 10,000m victory.
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