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McEwen publishes manifesto in bid to become next FEI President

By Paul Osborne

John McEwen has published his campaign Manifesto for his bid to become FEI President ©Getty ImagesBritain's John McEwen, first vice-president of the International Equestrian Federation (FEI), has published his campaign manifesto for his bid to be elected the world governing body's next President. 

Medal from 1896 Olympic Games in Athens sells for £180,000

By Paul Osborne

An Olympic medal from the 1896 Olympic Games in Athens has sold at auction ©Getty ImagesA winner's prize medal from the first Modern Olympic Games in Athens in 1896 has sold at auction for £180,000 ($286,000/€229,500).

Four world records fall on day three of Weightlifting World Championships

By Brian Oliver at the Baluan Sholak Sports Palace in Almaty

Hui Liao finished with a world record total of 359kg on day three of the IWF World Championships ©Getty ImagesFour world records, sensational performances by Kazakh and Chinese athletes, a silver medallist screaming in agony on the platform, and a noisy crowd who were sometimes too noisy - there was much to savour on a spectacular third day of the International Weightlifting Federation (IWF) World Championships.

International Judo Federation reaches 500,000 Facebook fans

By Emily Goddard

The International Judo Federation has reached the 500,000 Facebook fans milestone ©IJF/FacebookThe International Judo Federation (IJF) is celebrating after reaching the 500,000 Facebook fans milestone.

IPC to begin countdown of top 50 moments of 2014

By Paul Osborne

The IPC is set to unveil the top 50 moments of 2014 over the coming weeks ©Getty ImagesThe International Paralympic Committee (IPC) will begin unveiling the top 50 sporting moments of this year from Wednesday (November 12), publishing one moment for each of the next 50 days through to December 31.

Powerlifter Rahman crowned IPC Athlete of the Month for October

By Emily Goddard

Siamand Rahman has been crowned IPC Athlete of the Month for October ©Getty ImagesIranian powerlifter Siamand Rahman has been crowned the International Paralympic Committee (IPC) Athlete of the Month for October following his world record-breaking performance at the Incheon 2014 Asian Para Games.

Paralympics New Zealand holds workshops to train future Parasport classifiers

By Paul Osborne

Paralympics New Zealand has held two half-day workshops to train vision experts to become Paralympic classifiers ©PNZParalympics New Zealand has held two half-day classifier workshops in Wellington and Auckland to give vision specialists the opportunity to become future classifiers.

Landlocked Mongolia competing in eight sports at Asian Beach Games

By Nick Butler

The Mongolian delegation pose ahead of the Asian Beach Games in Phuket ©Mongolia NOCA Mongolian delegation that will compete in eight sports is preparing to depart for Phuket for the Asian Beach Games, which are due to open on Friday (November 14). 

US women win inaugural IPC Sledge Hockey Women's International Cup

By Paul Osborne

The United States have won the inaugural IPC Ice Sledge Hockey Womens International Cup ©TwitterThe United States made history today as they become the first female team to be crowned champions of the International Paralympic Committee (IPC) Ice Sledge Hockey Women's International Cup.
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