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Badminton set to test new scoring system from August

By Paul Osborne 

The BWF is set to test a new scoring system from August Getty ImagesBadminton is looking into changes to the sports scoring system with trials set to take place from August.

US shock Australia on opening day of Women's World Wheelchair Basketball Championships

By Paul Osborne

The US pulled off the surprise of the day as they beat Australia on the opening day of the 2014 Wheelchair Basketball World Championships in Canada ©2014WWWBCThe United States pulled off a surprise victory on day one of the 2014 Women's World Wheelchair Basketball Championships, beating Paralympic silver medallists Australia 68-52 inside Toronto's Mattamy Athletic Centre.

American breaks 13-year-old Paralympic world record only month after taking up athletics

By Duncan Mackay

A remarkable performance from Rachel Morrison was the highlight of the opening day of the US Paralympics Track and Field National Championships at the College of San Mateo ©US ParalympicsRachel Morrison made a remarkable impact in her first major competition when she broke the 13-year-old women's world record in the F51 club throw by nearly three metres on the opening day of the US Paralympics Track and Field National Championships at the College of San Mateo.

Armstrong loses bid to have US Government lawsuit thrown out

By Zjan Shirinian

Lance Armstrong stands to lose tens of million of dollars if the US Government lawsuit is successful ©Getty ImagesDisgraced former cyclist Lance Armstrong has lost his attempt to have a $100 million (£58.6 million/€73.47 million) fraud lawsuit against him thrown out.

Hampden Park Commonwealth Games track christened by school runners

By Duncan Mackay

Hampen Park has been transformed for the Commonwealth Games ©AFP/Getty ImagesAthletes competed today for the first time on the new running track laid at Hampden Park for the Commonwealth Games.

Toshiba Medical Systems signs as latest Glasgow 2014 sponsor

By Paul Osborne

Toshiba Medical Systems has been named the official provider of diagnostic imaging equipment  for Glasgow 2014 ©Bloomberg via Getty ImagesMedical equipment supplier Toshiba Medical Systems, part of Japanese electronics giant Toshiba Corporation, has been named as the latest sponsor of the 2014 Commonwealth Games in Glasgow.

Olympic cycling gold medallist to lead mass bike ride in support of Almaty 2022

By Duncan Mackay

London 2012 gold medallist Alexander will lead a mass bike ride in support of Almaty 2022 ©AFP/Getty ImagesLondon 2012 gold medallist Alexander Vinokurov is to lead a mass bike ride tomorrow in support of Almaty's bid to host the 2022 Winter Olympics and Paralympics.

Commonwealth Wrestling Association chairman backs Igali for FILA Bureau place

By Emily Goddard

Daniel Igali is running for a place on the FILA Bureau ©Getty ImagesJosip Mrkoci, chairman of the Commonwealth Wrestling Association, has backed Nigerian-born Olympic gold medallist Daniel Igali for a place on the International Federation of Associated Wrestling Styles (FILA) ruling Bureau.

Olympic triathlon champion Spirig returns after year out to claim fourth European title

By Mike Rowbottom

Switzerland's Olympic triathlon champion salutes her fourth European title win in Kitzbuhel ©European Triathlon UnionSwitzerland's Olympic triathlon champion Nicola Spirig, making her return to international competition after taking a year out to have a child, won her fourth European title at Kitzbuhel today in driving wind and rain which turned the race into something of a survival course.
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