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Montsho banned for two-years after positive drugs test at Glasgow 2014

By Duncan Mackay

Botswana's Amantle Montsho has been banned for two years following a positive drugs test at Glasgow 2014 ©Getty ImagesBotswana's former world 400 meres champion Amantle Montsho has been suspended for two years after testing positive for banned drugs during the Commonwealth Games in Glasgow last year, it was announced today. 

TV rights owners will go belly up if we don't end piracy, claims La Liga President Tebas

By Emily Goddard at the JW Marriott Marquis Miami

Javier Tebas has warned TV rights owners will go belly up if piracy is not eliminated ©ITGJavier Tebas, President of Spain's La Liga, has warned that television rights owners will go "belly up" if piracy is not eliminated from the sports media market.

UAE welcome back when they follow rules, says FEI vice-president

By Emily Goddard at the JW Marriott Marquis Miami

John Madden has said the FEI will welcome back the UAE when they follow the rules ©SPORTELJohn Madden, first vice-president of the International Equestrian Federation (FEI), has said the United Arab Emirates will be "perfectly welcome" back into the sport when it shows exactly how it will follow the rules.

Germany to pip Norway in Pyeongchang 2018 medals table, latest projection claims

By Nick Butler at the Lakai Sandpine Resort Hotel in Gangneung

German medal success at the bobsleigh World Championships has propelled them to top position in the latest Pyeongchang 2018 medal forecasts ©Bongarts/Getty ImagesGermany has overtaken Norway in the latest projection as to which nation will finish top of the medals table at the Pyeongchang 2018 Winter Olympic Games, according to Italian expert Luciano Barra.

Vonn in seventh heaven after clinching World Cup downhill crown

By Daniel Etchells

Lindsey Vonn celebrates winning her seventh World Cup downhill title ©Getty ImagesAmerica's Lindsey Vonn claimed a record seventh International Ski Federation (FIS) World Cup downhill title after winning the last race of the season in the discipline in Méribel. 

Switzerland edge Canada to lead at World Women's Curling Championships

By Nick Butler

Switzerland celebrate en route to victory over Canada ©World Curling Federation/Richard GraySwitzerland won a crucial clash over Canada tonight at the ZEN-NOH World Women's Curling Championships in Sapporo to take pole position with one day to go in the in the round-robin stage.

Russia rack up medal tally at IPC Nordic Skiing World Cup

By Daniel Etchells

Iuliia Budaleeva won one of four gold medals for Russia in the women's visually impaired 6km biathlon sprint race ©Getty ImagesRussia added four gold medals to their tally as the short distance biathlon events took centre stage on day two of the International Paralympic Committee (IPC) Nordic Skiing World Cup finals in Surnadal, Norway.

Poland fight back at Ice Sledge Hockey World Championships B-Pool

By Nick Butler

South Korea and Sweden, who battled for seventh place at Sochi 2014, are still dominating proceedings in Ostersund ©Getty ImagesPoland made swift amends for the embarrassment of a record defeat at the International Paralympic Committee Ice Sledge Hockey World Championships B-Pool with a 3-0 win over Austria in Ostersund. 

South Africa thump Sri Lanka to reach Cricket World Cup semi-finals

By Daniel Etchells

JP Duminy (left) became just the eighth player to record a World Cup hat-trick ©Getty ImagesSouth Africa thrashed Sri Lanka by nine wickets in Sydney to ease their way into the Cricket World Cup semi-finals, as off-spinner JP Duminy became the nation's first player to claim a hat-trick in the competition.
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