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Gaborone 2014 chief to return to Botswana National Olympic Committee role

By Nick Butler

Tuelo Serufho will return to his BNOC chief executive role in September ©TwitterTuelo Serufho will return to his role as chief executive of the Botswana National Olympic Committee (BNOC) in September following a successful stint as head of the Organising Committee for the Gabarone 2014 African Youth Games (BAYGOC).

Rod Stewart to perform at Glasgow 2014 Opening Ceremony

By Gary Anderson

Rod Stewart is set to belt out his hits at the Glasgow 2014 Opening Ceremony ©Getty Images Singing legend Rod Stewart is set to perform at the Glasgow 2014 Commonwealth Games Opening Ceremony as organisers reveal more star-studded names that have been added to the line-up for the event in Celtic Park.

Menchov stripped of second place at 2010 Tour de France for doping

By Zjan Shirinian

Denis Menchov was has been disqualified from the 2009, 2010 and 2012 Tours de France ©AFP/Getty ImagesRussian rider Denis Menchov has been stripped of his second place in the 2010 Tour de France and banned for two years for doping offences.

Five-time Olympic gold medal winner Thorpe comes out as gay in Australian interview

By Gary Anderson

Ian Thorpe has revealed he is gay in an interview on Australian TV ©Getty Images Five-time Olympic swimming gold medallist Ian Thorpe has revealed he is gay in an interview with British presenter Michael Parkinson aired today on Australia's Network Ten.

Olympic champion snowboarder Rebagliati builds marijuana business

By Emily Goddard

Ross Rebagliati is building a marijuana business in the "dot-bong" boom ©Bongarts/Getty ImagesCanadian Olympic champion snowboarder Ross Rebagliati is building a firm to brand and licence the substance that briefly saw him lose his Nagano 1998 gold medal - marijuana.

New logo for Liechtenstein Olympic Committee

By Gary Anderson

The Liechtenstein Olympic Committee has unveiled a new logo and website ©LOCThe Liechtenstein Olympic Committee (LOC) has revealed a new logo and revamped website.

New Zealand head Lucerne World Rowing Cup medals table with six golds

By Mike Rowbottom

Mahle Drysdale of New Zealand earned a dramatic win at the Lucerne World Rowing Cup  ©Getty ImagesSix gold medals earned New Zealand the bragging rights at the World Rowing Cup III in Lucerne, the last major international competition before next month's World Championships in Amsterdam, with Great Britain - for whom the "flagship" men's four won another commanding victory - finishing second with four golds, one more than Germany.

Tony Martin becomes third German to win stage on Tour de France as Gallopin takes yellow jersey

By Gary Anderson

Tony Martin became the third German to win a stage on this year's Tour de France ©AFP/Getty ImagesTony Martin has become the third German to win a stage on this year's Tour de France after claiming victory on today's 170 kilometre trek from Gerardmer to Mulhouse, while home rider Tony Gallopin takes over the leader's yellow jersey from Italian Vincenzo Nibali.

Eagle-eyed Mo Martin hits shot of her life to win Women’s British Open

By Gary Anderson

Mo Martin claimed her first major title with victory in the Women's British Open at Royal Birkdale today ©Getty Images American Mo Martin produced a stunning approach shot on the final hole at Royal Birkdale to set herself up for a six-foot eagle putt which she duly sunk to claim a first career major at the Women's British Open.
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