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Korean Air to manufacture South Korean bobsleigh for Pyeongchang 2018

By Paul Osborne

Korean Air is set to help manufacture a new bobsleigh for the South Korean national team to be used at the 2018 Pyeongchang Winter Games ©Getty ImagesMarch 29 - Korean Air is set to break new ground in the world of bobsleigh after the airline company announced plans to manufacture the South Korean sled to be used at Pyeongchang 2018.

Vitali Klitschko pulls out of Ukrainian Presidential race

By Zjan Shirinian 

Vitali Klitschko. leader of the Ukrainian Democratic Alliance for Reforms party, had indicated he would stand in the Presidential race ©AFP/Getty Images March 29 - Former heavyweight boxing champion Vitali Klitschko has announced he will not stand in the Ukrainian Presidential elections being held in May.

Tadese's World Half Marathon run ended by Kamworor – but Eritreans find a golden lining

By Mike Rowbottom at Christiansborg Castle in Copenhagen

Geoffrey Kipsang Kamworor won the race with the fastest time in the world this yearMarch 29 - Zersenay Tadese, the dominant force in the event for almost a decade, was finally run out of the medals here in the IAAF/Al-Bank Half Marathon Championships as he finished fourth in a race won by Kenya's Geoffrey Kipsang Kamworor in 59min 07sec.

Germany dominate day two of Samsun Judo Grand Prix

By Paul Osborne

German judoka dominated day two of the Samsun Judo Grand Prix in Turkey ©IJFMarch 29 - German judoka dominated day two of the International Judo Federation (IJF) Samsun Grand Prix as they secured three of the four gold medals on offer to surge to the top of the medal standings.

IPC President Sir Philip Craven receives highest French honour

By Paul Osborne

IPC President Sir Philip Craven has been appointed to the rank of Officer in the Ordre National de la Legion d'Honneur ©BBC SportMarch 29 - Sir Philip Craven, President of the International Paralympic Committee (IPC), has been appointed to the rank of Officer in the Ordre National de la Legion d'Honneur by French President François Hollande, the highest decoration a person can receive in France.

Fiji lead charge into Hong Kong Sevens quarter-finals

By Paul Osborne

Fiji continued to dominate the Hong Kong Sevens with convincing wins over Kenya and Sri Lanka on day two of the competition ©IRB/Martin Seras LimaMarch 29 - Defending champions Fiji led the charge on day two of the HSBC Sevens World Series in Hong Kong, sealing impressive wins over Kenya and Sri Lanka to power their way into tomorrow's knockout stages.

Paralympics Ireland holds first Rio 2016 training camp for medal hopefuls

By Zjan Shirinian

Paralympics Ireland is hosting a training camp for Rio 2016 medal hopefuls as well as emerging athletes ©Getty ImagesMarch 29 - Irish Paralympians with the best chances of qualifying for Rio 2016 are taking part in the first multisport training camp as preparations for the Games gather pace.

American swimmers continue record breaking at CanAms Championships

By Paul Osborne

More records have been broken on the second day of the 2014 US Paralympics Swimming Spring National Championships/Spring CanAms ©Getty ImagesMarch 28 - Newcomer Michelle Konkoly led the charge on day two of the 2014 US Paralympics Swimming Spring National Championships/Spring CanAms as American swimmers continued to re-write the record books at Miami's Ransom Everglades School.

Olympic champion Hanyu wins first World Figure Skating title after titanic battle

By Zjan Shirinian

Yuzuru Hanyu has added the World title to his Olympic crown ©The Asahi Shimbun via Getty ImagesMarch 28 - The Japanese crowd were treated to a titanic tussle between their two figure skating stars, as Olympic champion Yuzuru Hanyu edged out his rival to win his first World Figure Skating title.
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