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Wie targeting more success at Women's British Open

By Gary Anderson

Michelle Wie is gearing up to add a second major win at this week's Women's British Open ©Getty Images American Michelle Wie will be looking to build on her big breakthrough at the US Women's Open last month as she returns to the scene of her best finish in a Women's British Open at Royal Birkdale Golf Club in England.

Wins for Australia, Britain and Spain secure quarter-final spots at World Wheelchair Basketball Championships

By Gary Anderson

Spain are one of three teams still undefeated at this year's World Wheelchair Basketball Championships ©AFP/Getty ImagesWins for Australia, Great Britain and Spain has guaranteed them a place in the quarter-final stages of the World Wheelchair Basketball Championships as all three sides maintained a 100 per cent record in Incheon.

Jamaican Glasgow 2014 team manager selected as AISTS scholarship recipient for 2015 MSA course

By Nick Butler in Lausanne

A full scholarship for the AISTS Sports Administration Masters has been awarded to a Jamaican for the first time ©AISTSRashid Hall, Jamaica's team manager at the Glasgow 2014 Commonwealth Games, will receive a scholarship for the 2015 International Academy for Sports Science and Technology (AISTS) Master of Sports Administration course, it was announced here today. 

Nanjing 2014 Youth Olympic Virtual Torch Relay heads down to depths of the sea

By Gary Anderson

The Nanjing 2014 Virtual Torch Relay is set for a trip underwater following a visit to Fujian Province in China ©Nanjing 2014The Nanjing 2014 Summer Youth Olympic Games Virtual Torch Relay has set off on a unique journey which will see it travel 5,000 metres down to the depths of the sea as the countdown to the event continues.

IOC seeking meeting in The Gambia amid fears over Government interference

By Nick Butler at the IOC Headquarters in Lausanne

The IOC have requested a meeting with the Gambian Government to help establish a working relationship ©Getty ImagesSteps have been taken to organise a meeting between the International Olympic Committee (IOC) and the Government in The Gambia amid fears they are trying to interfere in the running of the country's National Olympic Committee it was revealed here today.  

South Sudanese athlete to compete at Nanjing 2014 under Olympic flag

By Nick Butler at the IOC Headquarters in Lausanne

South Sudan is yet to have a National Olympic Committee recognised by the IOC but will have a runner at Nanjing 2014 ©AFP/Getty ImagesAn athlete from South Sudan, the world's newest country, will compete at the Nanjing 2014 Summer Youth Olympic Games as an independent representative, it was announced here today.

Canada eventing team Chef d'équipe steps down from High Performance Commission

By Duncan Mackay

Graeme Thom has stepped down from the High Performance Committee of the Canadian Eventing Committee ©CECCanada's preparations for the World Equestrian Games (WEG) have been rocked by the resignation of eventing team Chef d'équipe Graeme Thom from his position as chair of High Performance Committee.

Paralympic and world gold medallists headline US squad for Pan Pacific Para-Swimming Championships

By Gary Anderson

Jessica Long is one of the US stars set to take part in the Pan Pacific Para-Swimming Championships next month ©Getty Images Reigning Paralympic and world champions Jessica Long and Ian Silverman are among 45 athletes named by the United States for next month's Pan Pacific Para-Swimming Championships which mark two years to go until the start of Rio 2016.

World and Paralympic champions in French squad for IPC European Athletics Championships

By Nick Butler

T37 sprinter Mandy Francois-Elie won 100 and 200m titles at the 2013 IPC World Championships in Lyon ©Getty ImagesDouble world champion Mandy Francois-Elie and London 2012 gold medal winner Marie-Amelie le Fur will lead the French squad for the this year's International Paralympic Committee (IPC) Athletics European Championships in Swansea, it has been announced.
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