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Ebola crisis forces Nigeria and Sierra Leone out of Nanjing 2014

By Duncan Mackay

Sierra Leone's team for Nanjing 2014 has been ordered to return home by the Chinese authorities because of the Ebola crisis ©National Olympic Committee of Sierra LeoneNigeria and Sierra Leone have both withdrawn from the Summer Youth Olympic Games in Nanjing because of the outbreak of Ebola in West Africa. 

Montsho B-sample comes back positive as two-year ban looms

By Gary Anderson

Amantle Montsho faces a possible two-year ban after her B-sample from Glasgow 2014 came back positive ©Getty ImagesBotswana's former world 400 metres champion Amantle Montsho is facing a two-year ban after the results of her B-sample confirmed her initial failed drugs test at the Glasgow 2014 Commonwealth Games.

Girls' football set to get Nanjing 2014 Summer Youth Olympic Games underway

By Gary Anderson

The Jiangning Sports Centre Stadium will play host to football matches during Nanjing 2014 ©Nanjing 2014The female footballers of Papua New Guinea and Venezuela are set to get the Nanjing 2014 Summer Youth Olympic Games underway tomorrow two days before the Opening Ceremony takes place.

Syringes belonging to Indian athletes found in Glasgow 2014 Village but "nothing sinister" claims CGF chief

By Gary Anderson

Syringes were found in the rooms of some members of the Indian team at the Glasgow 2014 Commonwealth Games ©AFP/Getty ImagesSyringes and needles belonging to athletes from India were found in the Athletes' Village during the Glasgow 2014 Commonwealth Games but there is "nothing sinister" about the discovery, according to Commonwealth Games Federation (CGF) chief executive, Mike Hooper.

Weight of equestrian family does not rest on my shoulders alone, says Princess Haya

By Emily Goddard

Princess Haya Bint Al Hussein is confident the FEI's future in the Olympics will be safe without a President who is also an IOC member ©Getty ImagesInternational Equestrian Federation (FEI) President Princess Haya Bint Al Hussein has spoken of her confidence in the future of the world governing body beyond the completion of her last term in office in December.

New ranking system announced by AIBA in boost to European Games

By Gary Anderson

AIBA has announced that ranking points will now be awarded at Continental Multi-Sport Games ©AFP/Getty ImagesRanking points for both men's and women's competitions will now be awarded for continental multi-sport Games, the International Boxing Association (AIBA) has announced.

Ebola outbreak forces relocation of two Africa Cup of Nations qualifers

By Zjan Shirinian

The Ebola outbreak has killed more than 500 people in Guinea ©AFP/Getty ImagesThe deadly Ebola outbreak has forced the relocation of two Africa Cup of Nations qualifiers.

Great for Britain as Farah, Dasaolu and Porter take European golds

By Mike Rowbottom at the Letzigrund Stadium in Zurich

Mo Farah celebrates with a cow after winning European 10,000m gold ©Getty ImagesThe second night of the European Athletics Championships here turned out to be Great for Britain as they took three golds through Mo Farah, who finally declared himself fit in regaining his 10,000 metres title, James Dasaolu in the 100m and Tiffany Porter in the 100m hurdles.

WADA to help run anti-doping education programme at Nanjing 2014

By Emily Goddard

Athletes competing at Nanjing 2014 will take part in an anti-doping education programme ©AFP/Getty ImagesAthletes competing at the Summer Youth Olympic Games will take part in an anti-doping education programme exploring their rights and responsibilities, Nanjing 2014 has announced.
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