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Peruvian Olympic Committee holds successful workshop on sports inclusion for disabled athletes

By Paul Osborne

An international workshop has been held in Peru to support the inclusion in sport ©POCThe Peruvian Institute of Sport, through the national directorate of training and sport technique, has successful conducted the first international workshop on sports inclusion, the Peruvian Olympic Committee has announced.

Paralympic champion Lucas leads 2.4mR standings after solid day at Disabled Sailing Combined World Championships

By Gary Anderson

Helena Lucas has assumed control of the 2.4mR class in Halifax after a solid second day on the water ©Paul Wyeth/RYAGreat Britain's Helena Lucas has gained control of the 2.4mR class at the Disabled Sailing Combined World Championships after a steady day of racing saw her move from third to first in Halifax, Canada.

CAS rejects cyclist Kreuziger's appeal against doping ban

By Emily Goddard

Roman Kreuziger has had his CAS appeal against a provisional suspension rejected ©Getty ImagesRoman Kreuziger has had his appeal against a provisional suspension from the International Cycling Union (UCI) on alleged doping violations rejected by the Court of Arbitration for Sport (CAS).

Big two confirm playoff places as remain unbeaten at Women's Softball World Championships

By Gary Anderson

The United States maintained their 100 per cent start at the Women's Softball World Championships with a sixth win on the spin ©Haarlem 2014/FacebookAfter disruption and delays due to heavy rain in Haarlem, the Women's Softball World Championship got back on track with 11 matches today which saw Japan and the United States maintain unbeaten records and secure their places in the playoffs.

UCI awards 2015 Track World Cycling Championships to Paris

By Emily Goddard

The 2015 Track World Cycling Championships will be held at France's new velodrome in Saint Quentin en Yvelines ©AFP/Getty ImagesThe International Cycling Union (UCI) has revealed Paris as the host of next year's Track World Championships.

Canadian shot putter to be belatedly awarded Beijing 2008 bronze medal

By Nick Butler

Dylan Armstrong of Canada has belatedly been awarded a shot put bronze medal from Beijing 2008 ©AFP/Getty ImagesCanadian shot putter Dylan Armstrong will finally be awarded an Olympic bronze medal from Beijing 2008 following the disqualification of initial third place finisher, Andrei Mikhnevich of Belarus, for a failed drugs test.

Australia launches search for future Paralympic stars

By Emily Goddard

Australia has launched a search for future Paralympic stars through the Para-sports Draft ©Getty ImagesThe Australian Paralympic Committee (APC) and Australian Institute of Sport (AIS) have opened applications for the Para-sports Draft which aims to get more people into disability sport.

French Olympic chief concerned over impact of large-scale nature of Nanjing 2014

By Nick Butler at the Main Media Centre in Nanjing

Denis Masseglia has doubts about the impact of Nanjing 2014 on the Youth Olympics ©CNOSFFrench Olympic Committee (CNOSF) President Denis Masseglia has raised concerns over the scale of the Summer Youth Olympic Games here, and whether a future host will be able to match an event that he claims is "almost at the level of the Olympic Games".

Late bid to get Zaha Hadid-designed Tokyo 2020 National Stadium plans scrapped fail

By Duncan Mackay

A late proposal by Japanese architects to renovate the old National Stadium in Tokyo has been deemed unrealistic by the Sports Ministry ©AFP/Getty ImagesA last ditch attempt by a group of Japanese architects to get the Government to sanction a renovation of the National Stadium, rather than build a new one in time for the 2020 Olympics and Paralympics, appears to have failed. 
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