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Canadian Paralympic bronze medallist banned for two years after faking impairment

By Gary Anderson

Canadian Para-archer Norbert Murphy has been banned for two years after being found to have misled classifiers at a tournament earlier this year ©Getty ImagesCanadian Paralympic bronze medallist Norbert Murphy has been banned for two years by World Archery after he was found to have misrepresented the level of his impairment during classification for a competition earlier this year.

Romania reigns on first day of International Judo Federation Grand Prix in Tashkent

By Gary Anderson

Andreea Chitu of Romania (left) won one of two gold medals for Romania on the first day of the judo Grand Prix in Tashkent ©IJFAndreea Chitu and Corina Caprioriu ensured the Romanian contingent inside the Uzbekistan Sports Complex in Tashkent had the most to shout about as they won two gold medals on the opening day at the International Judo Federation Grand Prix.

Theme for Incheon 2014 Asian Para Games Opening Ceremony revealed

By Daniel Etchells

The 2014 Asian Para Games will begin in Incheon on Saturday ©Getty ImagesAn Opening Ceremony in the Munhak Sports Complex, themed "Impossible Drives Us", will launch the 2014 Asian Para Games in Incheon on Saturday (October 18), it has been revealed. 

Boxing Federation of Madagascar elects Rabarisoa new President

By Gary Anderson

Hery Mamy Rabarisoa is the new President of the Boxing Federation of Madagascar ©LexpressmadaHery Mamy Rabarisoa has been elected President of the Boxing Federation of Madagascar following elections in capital city Antananarivo.

2015 IPC Swimming World Championships open for entries

By Daniel Etchells

The Tollcross International Swimming Centre will host the 2015 International Paralympic Committee Swimming World Championships in Glasgow ©Getty ImagesThe entry process for the 2015 International Paralympic Committee (IPC) Swimming World Championships in Glasgow has been launched today, with countries wishing to participate initially being asked to outline the number of athletes they expect to be part of their teams.

Namibia's Glasgow 2014 medallists earn prize money from Olympic Committee

By Zjan Shirinian

Commonwealth Games medallists Johanna Benson (left) and Junias Jonas with Chef de Mission Dawie Augustyn ©ProactiveThe Namibian National Olympic Committee (NNOC) has rewarded its Commonwealth Games medallists with prize money.

Coe praises Olympic legacy but refuses to give much away as IAAF begin World Championship inspection visits

By Duncan Mackay

Sebastian Coe has praised Barcelona's bid to host the 2019 IAAF World Championships but has refused to be drawn on their chances ©RFEASebastian Coe praised the legacy of the 1992 Olympics and Paralympics as he completed a visit to Barcelona to inspect the Spanish city's bid to host the 2019 International Association of Athletics Federations (IAAF) World Championships.

Tributes paid to American Olympic fencer after death at the age of 29

By Gary Anderson

American Olympic fencer Kamara James has died at the age of 29 ©Keeth SmartTributes have been paid to former American Olympic fencer Kamara James who has died at the age of 29 in Modesto, California.

Rio 2016 to reveal mascot that will "live in hearts of the fans" next month

By Daniel Etchells

The identity of the mascot for the Rio 2016 Olympic Games is set to be revealed next month ©Rio 2016Rio 2016 is set to unveil its mascot next month, it has been revealed, the most important moment so far of a merchandise programme that is aiming to raise BRL1 billion (£263 million/$420 million/€329 million).
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