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Fiji power past New Zealand in Las Vegas Sevens World Series

By Michael Pavitt

Fiji earned their second title of the HSBC Sevens World Series with victory in Las Vegas ©World RugbyFiji overpowered New Zealand in the final of the HSBC Sevens World Series leg in Las Vegas for their second title of the season, while hosts United States were denied a third place finish in front of their own fans by South Africa.

Ma Long makes history with second Kuwait Open crown

By Daniel Etchells

Ma Long claimed his 18th International Table Tennis Federation World Tour title at the Kuwait Open ©ITTFChina's Ma Long has become the first-ever player to win two International Table Tennis Federation (ITTF) World Tour Kuwait Open titles after repeating his feat of eight years ago.

China claim relay double at last Short Track Speed Skating World Cup of season

By Liam Morgan

China added relay gold in Turkey to the bronze medal they achieved in Dresden last week ©Getty ImagesChina rounded off the 2014-2015 Short Track Speed Skating World Cup in style by taking gold in both the men's and women's relays in Erzurum, Turkey.

European wins 500m gold for first time on final day of World Single Distance Championships

By Michael Pavitt

Kulizhnikov added gold in the 500m to his 1000m silver medal ©Getty ImagesRussia's Pavel Kulizhnikov became the first European man to win the 500 metres world title at the International Skating Union (ISU) World Single Distance Championships, which drew to a close in Heerenveen today.

American delight for second day in a row at IPC Nordic Skiing World Cup

By Liam Morgan

Oksana Masters was in top form once again to clinch her second successive gold at the IPC Nordic Skiing World Cup ©Getty ImagesUnited States enjoyed another dominant day at the International Paralympic Committee (IPC) Nordic Skiing World Cup in Asahikawa, Japan, as both Andrew Soule and Oksana Masters claimed their second consecutive golds.

Almaty 2022 defends use of former doping cheat as Bid Ambassador

By Nick Butler at the InterContinental in Almaty

Almaty 2022 vice-president Andrey Kryukov (right) defended the use of a former doping cheat as a Bid Ambassador ©Almaty 2022Almaty 2022 has today defended the use of Alexander Vinokourov, the cyclist who served a two-year ban after being caught blood doping during the 2007 Tour de France, as an Ambassador for the bid, while also reiterating commitments to human rights following alleged abuse in Kazakhstan. 

Olympic film and broadcasting under spotlight at Olympic Museum

By David Owen

The Olympic Museum in Lausanne is set to host a two-day event marking the start of a year-long exhibition on the past - and future - of Olympic broadcasting and image-making ©Getty ImagesOlympic film and broadcasting experts will this week gather at the remodelled Olympic Museum in Lausanne for a two-day event marking the start of a year-long exhibition on the past - and future - of Olympic broadcasting and image-making.

Judo world mourns passing of Dutch Olympic champion Ruska

By Emily Goddard

Wim Ruska has died at the age of 74 ©Getty ImagesThe judo world is mourning the passing of Dutch Olympic champion Wim Ruska, who has died at the age of 74.

Grange claims shock victory as Alpine World Ski Championships come to dramatic end

By Liam Morgan

Frances Jean-Baptiste Grange earned a shock win as he took gold in a star studded field in the mens slalom ©Getty ImagesFrance's Jean-Baptiste Grange clinched his first major victory for four years to win the gold medal in the men's slalom at the Alpine World Ski Championships at Vail and Beaver Creek, Colorado.
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