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Scottish rugby legend Hastings named as first Chieftain of Glasgow 2014 Athletes’ Village

By Gary Anderson

Former Scotland rugby captain Gavin Hastings has been revealed as the first Chieftain of the Glasgow 2014 Athletes' Village ©Glasgow 2014Former Scotland and British and Irish Lions star Gavin Hastings has today been unveiled as the first ever Chieftain of the Athletes' Village at the Glasgow 2014 Commonwealth Games.

Götze scores FIFA World Cup winner for Germany after boss tells him "show you are better than Messi"

By Zjan Shirinian

Mario Götze scored the winner for Germany to win the country its first World Cup since 1990 ©FIFA via Getty ImagesGerman coach Joachim Löw told Mario Götze "show you are better than Messi" minutes before he scored the goal which saw his team win the FIFA World Cup for the first time in 24 years.

Gaborone 2014 chief to return to Botswana National Olympic Committee role

By Nick Butler

Tuelo Serufho will return to his BNOC chief executive role in September ©TwitterTuelo Serufho will return to his role as chief executive of the Botswana National Olympic Committee (BNOC) in September following a successful stint as head of the Organising Committee for the Gabarone 2014 African Youth Games (BAYGOC).

Rod Stewart to perform at Glasgow 2014 Opening Ceremony

By Gary Anderson

Rod Stewart is set to belt out his hits at the Glasgow 2014 Opening Ceremony ©Getty Images Singing legend Rod Stewart is set to perform at the Glasgow 2014 Commonwealth Games Opening Ceremony as organisers reveal more star-studded names that have been added to the line-up for the event in Celtic Park.

Menchov stripped of second place at 2010 Tour de France for doping

By Zjan Shirinian

Denis Menchov was has been disqualified from the 2009, 2010 and 2012 Tours de France ©AFP/Getty ImagesRussian rider Denis Menchov has been stripped of his second place in the 2010 Tour de France and banned for two years for doping offences.

Five-time Olympic gold medal winner Thorpe comes out as gay in Australian interview

By Gary Anderson

Ian Thorpe has revealed he is gay in an interview on Australian TV ©Getty Images Five-time Olympic swimming gold medallist Ian Thorpe has revealed he is gay in an interview with British presenter Michael Parkinson aired today on Australia's Network Ten.

Olympic champion snowboarder Rebagliati builds marijuana business

By Emily Goddard

Ross Rebagliati is building a marijuana business in the "dot-bong" boom ©Bongarts/Getty ImagesCanadian Olympic champion snowboarder Ross Rebagliati is building a firm to brand and licence the substance that briefly saw him lose his Nagano 1998 gold medal - marijuana.

New logo for Liechtenstein Olympic Committee

By Gary Anderson

The Liechtenstein Olympic Committee has unveiled a new logo and website ©LOCThe Liechtenstein Olympic Committee (LOC) has revealed a new logo and revamped website.

New Zealand head Lucerne World Rowing Cup medals table with six golds

By Mike Rowbottom

Mahle Drysdale of New Zealand earned a dramatic win at the Lucerne World Rowing Cup  ©Getty ImagesSix gold medals earned New Zealand the bragging rights at the World Rowing Cup III in Lucerne, the last major international competition before next month's World Championships in Amsterdam, with Great Britain - for whom the "flagship" men's four won another commanding victory - finishing second with four golds, one more than Germany.
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