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Video of armless table tennis player reaches two million YouTube views

By Emily Goddard

The Nothing is Impossible video of Ibrahim Hamato has reached two million YouTube views ©ITTF/Rémy Gros1A video featuring armless Egyptian table tennis athlete Ibrahim Hamato playing at the 2014 World Table Tennis Championships has reached a staggering two million views on YouTube.

Paralympic champions Roman and Schaus named honorary Warrior Games torchbearers

By Emily Goddard

Rico Roman has been named as one of the honorary torchbearers for the Opening Ceremony of the 2014 Warrior Games ©Getty ImagesParalympic ice sledge hockey champions Rico Roman and Paul Schaus have been named as honorary torchbearers for the Opening Ceremony of this year's Warrior Games in Colorado Springs.

British Paralympian Bullen launches innovative team-building company

By Gary Anderson

Georgie Bullen has launched her own company called Team Insight ©Getty ImagesBritish goalball star Georgie Bullen has launched her own team-building company called Team Insight, which aims to provide services to corporate firms using visually impaired sport.

Rio 2016 announce ticket prices - with cheapest ones costing $17

By Nick Butler

Prices for tickets at Rio 2016 have been released today ©Getty ImagesIn a fashion befitting of an Olympic and Paralympic Games which is aiming to engage the entire Brazilian population, approximately 3.8 million tickets for Rio 2016 will cost BRL R$70 (£18.50/$30/€23) or less, it has been announced today.

Budapest Mayor rules potential bid for 2024 Olympics "not viable" and "unrealistic"

By Nick Butler

Budapest Mayor Istvan Tarlós has indicated that he will oppose the city's potential bid for the Olympics ©TwitterBudapest's potential bid to host the 2024 Summer Olympic and Paralympic Games has hit a brick wall after the Hungarian capital's Mayor, Istvan Tarlós, dismissed it as "unrealistic".

FIFA Ethics Committee "dealing" with claims officials breached rules by accepting lavish "gifts" during World Cup

By Nick Butler

An investigation has been opened into claims members of the Executive Committee illegally accepted gifts ©AFP/Getty ImagesFootball's world governing body is facing more embarrassment after members of its Executive Committee were accused of illegally receiving commemorative watches during the FIFA World Cup earlier this summer.

Commonwealth Games star Sharp backs "No" vote in Scottish independence referendum

By Paul Osborne

Lynsey sharp has backed the No vote for Scottish independence ©Getty ImagesCommonwealth Games silver medallist Lynsey Sharp has backed the "No" vote for Scottish independence, raising concerns about the future of funding for sport in Scotland.

Nike terminates sponsorship of Pistorius after culpable homicide verdict

By Nick Butler

Nike have confirmed they will no longer sponsor Oscar Pistorius ©Getty ImagesNike has terminated its endorsement contract with Oscar Pistorius following the double amputee sprinter being found guilty of culpable homicide.

WADA continuing drive to educate young athletes after 15-year-old Russian twins handed doping ban

By Nick Butler

Teenage Russian twins Olga and Yelena Paushkina have been handed two year doping bans ©Getty ImagesGreat effort will continue to be made by the World Anti-Doping Agency (WADA) to educate young athletes about the dangers of doping, after 15-year-old Russian twins Olga and Yelena Paushkina were each handed two-year bans.
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