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Another six records fall as IPC Swimming European Championships comes to a close

By Paul Osborne

Jennie Ekstrom was one of six athletes to set world and European records on the final day of the IPc Swimming European Championships ©Getty ImagesThe final day of competition at the International Paralympic Committee (IPC) Swimming European Championships saw six more records fall to leave a total of 24 world and 42 European records broken in the Pieter van den Hoogenband Stadium in Eindhoven,.

Klamer denies double Vanek success at Tiszaujvaros Triathlon World Cup

By Paul Osborne

It was almost double delight for the Vanek's at the Tiszaujvaros Triathlon World Cup ©ITUIt was almost double delight for the Vanek family today as the Hungarian brother and sister combination of Akos and Margit won gold and silver in the men's and women's events of the Tiszaujvaros Triathlon World Cup.

IOA to open investigation into secretary general after arrest and release during Glasgow 2014

By Nick Butler

IOA President Narayana Ramachandran has announced there will be an investigation into the behaviour of Rajeev Mehta ©AFP/Getty ImagesAn investigation will be opened by the Indian Olympic Association (IOA) into the behaviour of secretary general Rajeev Mehta after he was arrested and then released during the Commonwealth Games in Glasgow.

Indonesian President-elect lends support to bid to host 2019 Asian Games

By Nick Butler

President Elect Joko Widodo has granted his blessing to Indonesia's bid to host the 2019 Asian Games ©AFP/Getty ImagesIndonesian President-elect Joko Widodo has given his blessing to Jakarta and Palembang's attempt to step in and host the 2019 Asian Games following the withdrawal of initial hosts Hanoi earlier this year.  

Montsho misses African Championships as waits for result of B-sample after positive drugs test

By Nick Butler

Amantle Montsho is reportedly blaming her failed drugs test on an energy drink ©Getty ImagesBotswana's former world 400 metres champion Amantle Montsho remains suspended from competition pending the results of her B-sample following her positive doping test at the Commonwealth Games, and will miss the African Athletics Championships starting today.

Ugandan Government investigating missing Glasgow 2014 rugby players

By Nick Butler

Two members of the Ugandan rugby sevens team at the Commonwealth Games have failed to return home ©Getty ImagesAn investigation has been launched by the Ugandan Government into two rugby sevens players who have failed to return home following the Commonwealth Games in Glasgow. 

Official timekeeper Omega preparing for mammoth role with less than a week to go until Nanjing 2014

By Nick Butler

Omega are honing their preparations with six days to go until the Games begin in Nanjing ©Nanjing 2014Olympic TOP Partner Omega is honing its preparations for its responsibilities as Official Timekeeper of the Summer Youth Olympic Games with just six days to go before the event begin in Nanjing.

Nigeria Olympic Committee turn to navy to boost "One Service, One Medal" project

By Nick Butler

The Nigerian navy will add their support to the "One Service One Medal" project ©AFP/Getty ImagesNigeria's aim to work with the armed forces in order to improve their sporting fortunes on the road to Rio 2016 has received another boost after a pledge of support from the chief of Naval Staff, vice-admiral Usman Jubril.

Obama makes special video appearance to headline Opening Ceremony of Gay Games 9

By Nick Butler

The Gay Games got underway with an Opening Ceremony featuring a message from President Obama ©Gay Games ClevelandUnited States President Barack Obama lent his support via an unexpected video message as Gay Games 9 got underway with an Opening Ceremony at the Quicken Loans Arena in Cleveland and Akron, Ohio.
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