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Exclusive: Foster invites "inspirational" Coe to witness Great North Run's million-up mark

By Mike Rowbottom

The Great North Run will celebrate its millionth finisher this year ©Getty ImagesSebastian Coe will be the Great North Run's guest of honour when it becomes the first event of its kind in the world to celebrate a millionth finisher on September 7.

Djokovic crowned Wimbledon champion for second time

By Emily Goddard

Novak Djokovic has won his second Wimbledon trophy ©Getty ImagesNovak Djokovic became a Wimbledon champion for the second time today as he beat Roger Federer of Switzerland to clinch the men's singles title in five sets.

Tartan Team Scotland Glasgow 2014 parade uniform unveiled

By Emily Goddard

The Team Scotland parade uniform for Glasgow 2014 has been unveiled ©Commonwealth Games Scotland The uniforms Scotland's athletes will wear at this month's Glasgow 2014 Commonwealth Games Opening Ceremony have been unveiled.

Exclusive: American basketball player's 2004 Olympic bronze medal sells for $14,080 at auction

By Paul Osborne

The Olympic bronze medal won by United States basketballer Carmelo Anthony has sold at auction for $14,080 ©Julien's AuctionsThe Olympic bronze medal won by United States basketball player Carmelo Anthony has sold at auction for $14,080 (£8,205/€10,357).

Nibali lays down early marker by winning stage two of Tour de France in Yorkshire

By Nick Butler

Vincenzo Nibali took the yellow jersey in the Tour de France after winning a thrilling second stage in Yorkshire ©Getty ImagesItaly's Vincenzo Nibali laid down a marker to his yellow jersey rivals by winning a thrilling second stage of the Tour de France today, after British star Mark Cavendish was unable to start the day following a crash yesterday. 

Bach leads congratulations at AIPS 90th anniversary celebrations

By Nick Butler at the Palace Hotel and Spa in Lausanne

Thomas Bach was among those watching a presentation documenting the 90 year history of AIPS ©ITGInternational Olympic Committee (IOC) President Thomas Bach offered his congratulations when speaking at celebrations to mark 90 years of the International Sports Press Association (AIPS) here this evening, claiming the Olympic door is "always open for ideas and requests from journalists".

Russian Olympic champion Khaibulaev excels on final day of Mongolian Judo Grand Prix

By Nick Butler

London 2012 Olympic champion Tagir Khaibulaev was one winner on the final day of the IJF Grand Prix in Mongolia ©IJFRussia's London 2012 Olympic champion Tagir Khaibulaev won one of five titles on the third and final day of action at the Judo Grand Prix in the Mongolian capital Ulaanbaatar.

Whiley becomes first British woman to lift Wimbledon wheelchair tennis trophy

By Emily Goddard

Jordanne Whiley and Yui Kamiji celebrate after winning the Wimbledon wheelchair ladies' doubles trophy ©Getty ImagesJordanne Whiley today made history by becoming the first British woman to lift a Wimbledon wheelchair tennis trophy as she secured the doubles title with Japanese partner Yui Kamiji.

Australia on track to defend world wheelchair basketball title with win over Germany

By Emily Goddard

Australia are on track to defend their world wheelchair basketball title after their second win of the tournament in Incheon ©Getty ImagesAustralia are on track to defend their title after securing a 62-38 win over Germany on day two of the World Wheelchair Basketball Championships in the South Korean city of Incheon.
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