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Rio 2016 inviting sailors to test pollution levels as Guanabara Bay course criticised again

By Nick Butler

Alex Maloney and Molly Meech have become the latest to slam the Guanabara Bay course ©AFP/Getty ImagesRio 2016 are inviting sailors competing in next week's test event to personally test pollution levels in the much criticised waters of Guanabara Bay in the "interests of transparency", it has been revealed. 

We need to get Rio 2016 right to guarantee rugby sevens Olympic future, warns IRB chief

By Gary Anderson at Ibrox Stadium in Glasgow

IRB chief executive Brett Gosper says rugby sevens needs to get it right at Rio 2016 to remain on Olympic programme ©Getty Images Rugby sevens needs to ensure it captures the public's imagination and "gets it right" at the Rio 2016 Olympic Games in order to secure its future beyond 2020, it was claimed here today. 

Nibali confirms Tour de France win as Martin dominates time trial

By Nick Butler

Tony Martin dominated the time trial on the penultimate day of the Tour de France ©Getty ImagesGermany's world champion Tony Martin confirmed his status as the best time trialist in world cycling with a dominant victory on today's penultimate stage of the Tour de France, while Italy's Vincenzo Nibali finished fourth to effectively seal his overall victory.

Australia top England in pool with four more gold medals at Glasgow 2014

By Gary Anderson at the Tollcross International Swimming Centre in Glasgow

Austalia's swimmers were once again the dominant force in the pool at Glasgow 2014 securing four gold medals ©Getty Images It was another night of success for the dominant Australians as they once again claimed the lion's share of gold medals on offer here, topping the podium on four occasions as England struck gold twice.

Golden return for Burton as Scotland dominant final day of judo

By Paul Osborne at the SECC in Glasgow

Euan Burton was the pick of the bunch as Scotland dominated in the final judo session of the Commonwealth Games ©Getty ImagesScotland dominated the final judo session of the 2014 Commonwealth Games, taking three of the five gold medals on offer here.

Double gold for Australia as England draw a blank in Velodrome

By Nick Butler at the Sir Chris Hoy Velodrome in Glasgow

Time trialler Scott Sunderland won the first of two Australian gold medals in the Velodrome today ©Getty ImagesScott Sunderland and Anette Edmondson each secured cycling gold medals for Australia on the third day of action here today, while Tom Scully of New Zealand and the Scottish tandem pairing of Neil Fachie and Craig MacLean also tasted victory.

Scotland scare All Blacks as Ibrox rocks to rugby sevens

By Gary Anderson at Ibrox Stadium in Glasgow

Scotland and New Zealand played out a thriller at Ibrox Stadium today in the Commonwealth Games ©Getty Images A packed house over two sessions today witnessed the thrills and spills of Commonwealth Games rugby sevens as the quarter-finalists were decided following the completion of the group stages here that almost included an historic win for hosts Scotland over New Zealand.

Competition schedule announced for Under-15 Baseball World Cup

By Gary Anderson

The competition schedule for the Under-15 Baseball World Cup has been revealed ©IBAFThe competition schedule for the Under-15 Baseball World Cup has been released and sees Venezuela get the defence of their title underway against Hong Kong.

Website launched for 2015 IPC Alpine Skiing Championships in Panorama

By Gary Anderson

The website for the 2015 IPC Alpine Skiing World Championships has been launched ©Getty Images A new website has been launched for next year's International Paralympic Committee (IPC) Alpine Skiing World Championships in Panorama, Canada.
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