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Stunning Australia comeback sets up final against US at FIBA Under-17 World Championships

By Gary Anderson

Australia and Spain played out a thriller in Dubai ©Getty ImagesAustralia came back from a 22-point deficit against Spain to seal a place in the final of the FIBA Under-17 World Championships in Dubai where they will meet the United States, who overcame Serbia to set up a repeat of the gold medal match from two years ago.

Nanjing 2014 judo draw held in Youth Olympic Village

By Paul Osborne at the Main Media Centre in Nanjing

The official draw for the judo competition at Nanjing 2014 took place today ©IJFThe official draw for the judo competition at Nanjing 2014 today took place today inside the the Youth Olympic Village here. 

Liberia withdraw and three athletes barred from competing as Nanjing 2014 Ebola fear rises

By Nick Butler at the Youth Olympic Village in Nanjing

More West African athletes have withdrawn from Nanjing 2014 due to the Ebola outbreak, although some remain in the Youth Olympic Village ©ITGLiberia have joined Sierra Leone in not travelling to the Summer Youth Olympic Games, due to start here tomorrow, as fears over the Ebola epidemic in West Africa gather pace.

IOC President Bach tours Youth Olympic Village as excitement for Nanjing 2014 builds

By Nick Butler at the Youth Olympic Village in Nanjing

Thomas Bach met young athletes during his tour around the Youth Olympic Village ©ITGA sense of excitement is building on the eve of the Summer Youth Olympic Games here following a visit by International Olympic Committee (IOC) President Thomas Bach around the impressive accommodation and facilities for the athletes.

"Head-to-heads" the key to athletics' future success, says Coe in his "spiritual home"

By Mike Rowbottom at the Letzigrund Stadium in Zurich

Seb Coe signs autographs for Young Leaders in Sport while out and about in Zurich ©Getty ImagesSebastian Coe, back in what he describes as his "spiritual home town" of Zurich, where he broke world records for 1500 metres and the mile, has said the most important thing for athletics is to ensure the best competitors meet each other in both championships and other meetings.

DOSB launches rebranded online television channel in time for Nanjing 2014

By Gary Anderson

The DOSB has launched a rebranded online tv channel called Sportdeutschland.TV ©DOSBThe German Olympic Sports Confederation (DOSB) is rebranding its online sports TV channel splink.tv and launching a new service called Sportdeutschland.TV, which will begin broadcasting with coverage of the Nanjing 2014 Summer Youth Olympic Games Opening Ceremony tomorrow.

Hussein delivers rare Swiss gold, Diniz dedicates world record to Mekhissi-Benabbad

By Mike Rowbottom at the Letzigrund Stadium in Zurich

Kariem Hussein celebrates winning home gold in Zurich ©Getty ImagesSwirling rain may have engulfed the men's 400 metres hurdles final, but the Letzigrund Stadium generated  a level of heat and noise not previously witnessed this week as Kariem Hussein delivered the host nation's first gold - indeed, its first medal - of these European Championships.

Lawn bowler Marshall honoured as Team Scotland celebrates Glasgow 2014 success

By Gary Anderson

Alex Marshall has been awarded the Scottish Sportsperson of the Year award for his performances at Glasgow 2014 ©Getty ImagesAlex Marshall has been named Scottish Sportsperson of the Year at a special awards dinner tonight after winning two gold medals at the Commonwealth Games on a day that saw thousands line the streets of Glasgow to pay tribute to the Scotland team on their athletes'parade.

Basketball player named China's Flagbearer for Nanjing 2014 Opening Ceremony

By Paul Osborne at the Main Media Centre in Nanjing

Dilixiati Dilana has been named the Chinese Flagbearer for Nanjing 2014 ©Getty ImagesDilixiati Dilana, a member of China's under-18 women's basketball team, has been named the host's Flagbearer for the Nanjing 2014 Summer Youth Olympic Games Opening Ceremony, it was announced today.
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