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Morocco expelled from 2015 Africa Cup of Nations after refusal to host

By Paul Osborne

Morocco have been disqualifed from competing in the 2015 Africa Cup of Nations ©Getty ImagesMorocco has been disqualified from next year's Africa Cup of Nations following its refusal to host the event in January because of fears over the spread of Ebola.

Badminton world number one provisionally suspended over doping violation

By Paul Osborne

Lee Whong Wei has been provisionally suspended from the BWF after failing a doping test ©Getty ImagesWorld number one Lee Chong Wei has been provisionally suspended by the Badminton World Federation (BWF) due to an "apparent" anti-doping violation.

Wilson's 1966 World Cup medal sells at auction for £136,000

By Paul Osborne

Ray Wilson's winner's medal from the 1966 FIFA World Cup has sold for 136000 at auction ©Getty ImagesThe 1966 FIFA World Cup winner's medal won by former England footballer Ray Wilson has sold today during an auction at Sotheby's in London for £136,000 ($215,800/€173,800).

China's Deng takes overall title on day four of Weightlifting World Championships

By Brian Oliver at the Baluan Sholak Sports Palace in Almaty

Mengrong Deng took the overall title at the IWF World Championships in Almaty, Kazakhstan today ©Getty ImagesChina's Mengrong Deng missed a gold medal in both the snatch and the clean-and-jerk in the women's 58 kilogram, but won the coveted overall title at the International Weightlifting Federation (IWF) World Championships here.

More than 300 million watched European Athletics Championships on TV

By Daniel Etchells

The total television audience for the 2014 European Athletics Championships in Zurich eclipsed that of Gothenburg 2006 ©European AthleticsThe continued popularity of the European Athletics Championships has been underlined after it was revealed that a total television audience of 358 million watched the most recent edition in Zurich this summer.

British Judo announces UFC as title sponsors of 2015 Championships

By Daniel Etchells

Ultimate Fighting Championship has been named as title sponsors of the 2015 British Open Judo Championships ©UFCBritish Judo has announced the world's largest mixed martial arts (MMA) organisation, Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC), as title sponsors of the 2015 British Open Judo Championships due to take place at Wembley Arena on July 12.

Top ranked Elshorbagy sends out warning ahead of PSA World Championship

By Daniel Etchells

Mohamed Elshorbagy expects his performance level to increase at the World Championship ©Getty ImagesWorld number one Mohamed Elshorbagy claims he is relishing the prospect of beginning his 2014 Qatar Professional Squash Association (PSA) World Championship campaign at the Khalifa Tennis and Squash Complex in Doha and has warned his rivals, "you haven't seen the best of me yet".

Draw made for 2015 IBSA Blind Football European Championships

By Daniel Etchells

The 2015 IBSA Blind Football European Championships will be held from 20 to 29 August ©IBSASIr Philip Craven, President of the International Paralympic, has made the draw for the 2015 International Blind Sports Federation (IBSA) Blind Football European Championships.

Pakistani tennis player shows support for Cambodian foundation

By Daniel Etchells

Aisam-Ul-Haq Qureshi has aided four countries through his foundation, Stop War Start Tennis, this year ©Getty ImagesPakistani tennis player Aisam-Ul-Haq Qureshi has sent five tennis wheelchairs to Cambodia in support of the Killing Fields To Tennis Courts Foundation.
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