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Cooperate with anti-doping authorities or don't get picked for Olympics, warns AOC boss Coates

By Emily Goddard

John Coates has urged athletes to cooperate with anti-doping authorities if they want to be picked for the Australian team ©AFP/Getty ImagesAustralian Olympic Committee (AOC) President John Coates has warned his nation's athletes that they must cooperate with anti-doping authorities or they will risk not being selected for future Olympic teams.

Rugby player elected President of Guam National Olympic Committee Athletes' Commission

By Emily Goddard

Tasi Ada has been elected President of the Guam National Olympic Committee Athletes Commission ©FacebookRugby player Tasi Ada has been elected President of the Guam National Olympic Committee Athletes' Commission.

Israel Tennis Association appeals decision to relocate Davis Cup tie

By Zjan Shirinian

Tel Aviv was set to host the David Cup encounter with Argentina next month ©AFP/Getty ImagesThe Israel Tennis Association (ITA) is appealing the decision to force its Davis Cup tie with Argentina out of the country because of the ongoing conflict in Gaza.

European Olympic Committee announces Commission chairs

By Gary Anderson

Former ice dancing World Championship silver medallist Susanna Rahkamo of Finland is one of eight people appointed tp chair EOC Commissions ©AFP/Getty ImagesThe European Olympic Committees (EOC) has announced the names of the individuals who will act as chairs of eight of its Commissions up until 2017.

Toyota announced as official partner of FIBA World Championship for Women with 50 days to go

By Gary Anderson

Toyota has been announced as the global partner of the upcoming FIBA World Championship for Women ©Getty ImagesJapanese car manufacturing giant Toyota has signed up as an official global partner of the International Basketball Federation (FIBA) World Championship for Women, due to get underway in Turkey next month.

British Para-canoeists dominate with three more world titles at Sprint Canoe World Championships

By Gary Anderson

Austrian Marcus Swoboda was one of only three Para-canoeists to break the British stranglehold on gold at the World Championships in Moscow ©ICFGreat Britain claimed three more gold medals at the International Canoe Federation Sprint Canoe World Championships as Para-canoeists Emma Wiggs, Andrea Green and Anne Dickens all won world titles in Moscow.

Napout appointed President of CONMEBOL to replace Figueredo

By Nick Butler

Juan Ángel Napout has been appointed the new President of CONMEBOL ©TwitterParaguay's Juan Ángel Napout has been appointed as President of the South American Football Confederation (CONMEBOL) to replace Uruguay's Eugenio Figueredo.

McIlroy leads USPGA at halfway point while Woods' struggles continue with early exit

By Gary Anderson

Rory McIlroy holds a one shot lead after two rounds of the USPGA Championship in Kentucky ©Getty ImagesJust as he had done at the Open Championship last month, Northern Ireland's Rory McIlroy leads the last major of the year at the halfway stage after shooting a four-under-par round of 67 to sit one shot clear of the chasing pack in the USPGA Championship at Valhalla Golf Club.

Ten more gold medals for Ukraine at IPC European Swimming Championships

By Gary Anderson

Yevheniy Bohodayko helped Ukraine to win 10 golds on day five of the IPC Swimming European Championships ©Getty ImagesUkraine continued to be the standard bearers at the International Paralympic Committee European Swimming Championships as they won almost half of the 23 gold medals on offer in Eindhoven today. 
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