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Spanish Olympic Committee to launch series of lectures on regenerative therapies

By Gary Anderson

The Spanish Olympic Committee is set to hold a series of lectures on regenerative therapies in sport ©COEA series of lectures on the use of regenerative therapies in sport is being launched by the Spanish Olympic Committee (COE) at the end of the month.

Obama wishes athletes good luck as Prince Harry hosts welcome party for Invictus Games

By Gary Anderson

Buckingham Palace was lit up to celebrate the start of the Invictus Games ©Invictus GamesUnited States President Barrack Obama has wished athletes competing at the Invictus Games good luck in a special video message played at a party hosted by Prince Harry in London on the eve of the Games.

Russia dominate day two of Wrestling World Championships with three freestyle gold medals

By Gary Anderson

Russia dominated the freestyle wrestling competiton in Tashkent winning five gold medals ©United World WrestlingRussia sealed the team title at the Wrestling World Championships in Tashkent after winning three more freestyle world titles on the second day of action in the Uzbekistan capital.

South Korean breaks 34-year-old world record to take gold at Shooting World Championships

By Gary Anderson

Jin Jongoh of South Korea takes aim on his way to winning World Championship gold in Granada ©ISSFSouth Korea's three-time Olympic gold medallist Jin Jongoh broke the longest-standing world record in the sport to claim victory in the men's 50 metre pistol final at the Shooting World Championships in Granada.

FIG vice-president Léglise suspended in rhythmic gymnastics judges' course row

By Emily Goddard

Michel Léglise has been suspended as FIG vice-president until August 31, 2016 ©International Gymnastics FederationThe International Gymnastics Federation (FIG) has suspended vice-president Michel Léglise in the latest development in the ongoing rhythmic gymnastics judges' course row.

FINA extends partnership with Omega

By Gary Anderson

Omega has extended its longstanding partnership with FINA ©OmegaThe International Swimming Federation (FINA) has announced the extension of its long-standing partnership with Swiss watch makers and timekeepers Omega.

Big names impress as negotiate group stages at Para-table tennis World Championships

By Gary Anderson

The group stages at the ITTF Para World Championships have concluded as most of the big names progress to knockout stages ©ITTFThe group stages have concluded at the International Table Tennis Federation (ITTF) Para World Championships in Beijing as a number of Paralympic and world champions progressed to the knockout stages at the National Para Training Centre in the Chinese capital.

Bach promises to "safeguard" Scottish athletes should country vote for independence

By Gary Anderson

Lynsey Sharp will not be competing under the British flag at Rio 2016 should Scotland vote for independence ©Getty ImagesInternational Olympic Committee (IOC) President Thomas Bach has promised that the interests of Scottish athletes will be protected ahead of Rio 2016 should the country vote for independence next week.

Dentsu renew long-term commercial partnership with IAAF until 2029

By Nick Butler

Communications giants Dentsu have extended their longstanding commercial partnership with the IAAF ©DentsuJapanese advertising and public relations giants Dentsu Inc have renewed their longstanding commercial partnership with the International Association of Athletics Federations (IAAF) until the end of 2029. 
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