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Argentina prepares to celebrate first National Paralympic Day

By Emily Goddard

Gustavo Fernandez will be one of the star attractions at Argentina's inaugural National Paralympic Day ©Getty ImagesArgentina is holding celebrations today to mark its first National Paralympic Day.

Egyptian President opens Special Olympics MENA Regional Games in Cairo

By Nick Butler

Egyptian President Abdel Fattah el-Sisi attended the Opening Ceremony, in what was hailed as a major boost for disabled sport in Egypt ©SpecialOlympicsMENAEgyptian President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi has opened the Special Olympics Middle East and North Africa (MENA) Regional Games in Cairo, in what is seen as a major boost for disabled sport in the African nation. 

Mexican men succeed where women falter as World Taekwondo Team Championships begins

By Daniel Etchells at Queretaro Convention Centre

Mexico's men's team, fighting in blue, finished second in Group B ©WTFThere were mixed feelings for Mexico on day one of the World Taekwondo Federation (WTF) World Cup Taekwondo Team Championships here, as the host nation's men advanced to the semi-finals with their female counterparts missing out.

Gold for Olympic champion Harrison as Tokyo Judo Grand Slam closes

By Emily Goddard

Kayla Harrison claimed gold in the women's under 78kg as the Tokyo Grand Slam came to a close ©IJFOlympic champion Kayla Harrison claimed gold in the women's under 78kg today as the Tokyo Grand Slam came to a close to round off this year's World Judo Tour.

Supporter aims to raise $800,000 for US Para-equestrians ahead of Rio 2016

By Emily Goddard

Margaret Duprey is aiming to raise $800,000 for United States Para-equestrians after being inspired by Rebecca Hart ©Getty ImagesA sports fan is aiming to raise $800,000 (£513,000/€651,000) for United States Para-equestrian athletes hoping to compete in dressage at the Rio 2016 Paralympic Games.

Hosts Argentina defeat Dutch world champions to reach final of Women's Champions Trophy

By Emily Goddard

Carla Rebecchi ensured Argentina defeated reigning world champions The Netherlands at the Women's Champions Trophy ©Getty ImagesHosts Argentina today defeated reigning world champions The Netherlands in the semi-final of the Women's Champions Trophy.

Hosts Canada learn fate following 2015 FIFA Women's World Cup draw

By Daniel Etchells

The draw for the 2015 FIFA Women's World Cup took place at the Canadian Museum of History in Ottawa ©Getty Images The draw for the 2015 FIFA Women's World Cup has pitted hosts Canada against China, New Zealand and The Netherlands in Group A. 

Germans enjoy sprinting success on second day of Track Cycling World Cup

By Nick Butler

Kristina Vogel celebrates victory in the womens sprint on day two in London ©AFP/Getty ImagesKristina Vogel underlined her status as the most successful performer of 2014 by dominating the women's individual sprint competition on day two of the International Cycling Union (UCI) Track Cycling World Cup in London.

Verniaiev and Iordache retain all-around titles at Glasgow World Cup Gymnastics

By Emily Goddard

Oleg Verniaiev has retained his Glasgow World Cup Gymnastics all-around title with an outstanding performance ©British Gymnastics/FacebookUkraine's Oleg Verniaiev and Romanian Larisa Iordache have retained their Glasgow World Cup Gymnastics all-around titles with near faultless performances at the Scottish city's Emirates Arena.
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