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IAAF "confident" Russian race walk head coach Chegin will receive sanction as part of investigation

By Mike Rowbottom

Russia's Elena Lashmanova, pictured winning the 20km race walk at the London 2012 Olympics, is one of the now-banned athletes who have operated out of the Centre headed by Viktor Chegin ©AFP/Getty ImagesViktor Chegin, head coach of the Russian Olympic training centre for race walkers which has suffered a spate of doping positives in recent years, faces an imminent ban, according to a senior figure within the International Association of Athletics Federations (IAAF).

Sailing slams "outrageously false and damaging" leaked documents following exclusion from Tokyo 2020 Paralympics

By Emily Goddard

The IFDS has hit back at leaked documents following sailing's exclusion from Tokyo 2020 Paralympics ©Getty ImagesThe International Sailing Federation‎ Disabled Sailing Committee (IFDS) has slammed the leaking of a series of "outrageously false and damaging" documents online that claim to show why the sport was excluded from the Tokyo 2020 Paralympics.

US to stage CONCACAF Rio 2016 men's Olympic football qualifying tournament

By Emily Goddard

The US will host the CONCACAF Rio 2016 men's Olympic football qualifying tournament ©Getty ImagesThe United States has been named as the host of the Confederation of North, Central America and Caribbean Association Football (CONCACAF) qualifying tournament for the Rio 2016 Olympic Games.

Armstrong finally awarded Olympic bronze medal seven years after Beijing 2008

By Liam Morgan

Dylan Armstrong finally received his 2008 Olympic shot put bronze medal at a ceremony attended by 700 people in his home town of Kamloops ©COCCanada's Dylan Armstrong has received his Olympics shot put bronze medal from Beijing 2008 at a ceremony held in his hometown of Kamloops after he was awarded it retroactively following Belarusian Andrei Mikhnevich's lifetime ban for doping.

World Taekwondo Federation President visits Olympic capital to discuss sport's development after Paralympic inclusion

By Daniel Etchells

Chungwon Choue, President of the World Taekwondo Federation, has visited the WTF office in Lausanne to discuss the future development of Para-taekwondo ©WTFWorld Taekwondo Federation (WTF) President Chungwon Choue has visited the governing body's headquarters in Lausanne to discuss the future development of the sport following its historic inclusion on the Paralympic programme for Tokyo 2020. 

Sochi 2015 IWAS World Games official logo and Facebook page launched

By Emily Goddard

The official logo has been unveiled for this year's IWAS World Games ©IWAS/FacebookThe official logo and Facebook page have been launched for this year's International Wheelchair and Amputee Sports Federation (IWAS) World Games taking place in Sochi.

British TV presenter teams up with Louis Smith for World Gymnastics Championships challenge

By Emily Goddard

Radzi Chinyanganya will be mentored by Louis Smith ahead of the World Gymnastics Championships ©Jeff HolmesA presenter on the British children's television programme Blue Peter is teaming up with triple Olympic medallist Louis Smith to take on an ambitious challenge to celebrate this year's World Gymnastics Championships in Glasgow.

No luck of the Irish needed as minnows beat West Indies at Cricket World Cup

By Liam Morgan

Ireland claimed the first shock win of this year's world cup as they beat West Indies by four wickets in Nelson ©Getty ImagesIreland sprung the first major surprise of the Cricket World Cup today as they chased down a target of 305 to earn a four-wicket win over the West Indies in Nelson, New Zealand.

Jordan Olympic Committee signs partnership with Radio Hala and Bliss 104.3FM

By Daniel Etchells

The Jordan Olympic Committee has signed an official partnership with Radio Hala and Bliss 104. 3FM ©JOCThe Jordan Olympic Committee (JOC) has signed an official partnership with popular radio stations Radio Hala and Bliss 104.3FM aimed at helping to spread positive sporting news across the Kingdom.
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