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Namibia defy the odds to qualify for Rugby World Cup 2015

By Zjan Shirinian

Namibia's team celebrate becoming the 19th nation to qualify for the Rugby World Cup 2015 ©RWC 2015Namibia have defied the odds to qualifying for the Rugby World Cup 2015.

South Korea finish top of medals table at WTF Suzhou Grand Prix

By Nick Butler

South Korea's London 2012 silver medal winner Dae-hoon Lee won gold on the final day of action in Suzhou ©WTFSouth Korea and Spain shared the spoils on the final day of action at the World Taekwondo Federation (WTF) Grand Prix Series in Suzhou, as Dae-hoon Lee and Eva Calvo Gomez took the two gold medals up for grabs.

Klamer and Polyanskiy top Holten European Cup podiums

By Emily Goddard

Home athlete Rachel Klamer has won the Holten European Cup ©European Triathlon UnionHome athlete Rachel Klamer and Russia's Dmitry Polyanskiy have won the women's and men's races at the European Triathlon Union (ETU) Premium European Cup in the Dutch village of Holten.

Pakistan Government decide to back IOC-sanctioned Olympic body in bid to avoid suspension before Glasgow 2014

By Duncan Mackay in Lausanne

The Pakistan Olympic Association has finally received the backing of the Government which means it should avoid being suspended by the International Olympic Committee ©POAPakistan hopes it has done enough to avoid being suspended by the International Olympic Committee (IOC) - a decision which would have had serious repercussions for its participation at this month's Commonwealth Games in Glasgow - after its Government announced it would back the Pakistan Olympic Association (POA).

US win third Under 17 Women's World Basketball Championship title

By Emily Goddard

The US have won their third Under 17 Women's World Basketball Championship ©FIBAThe United States have secured their third International Basketball Federation (FIBA) Under 17 World Championship win with a victory over Spain in the final.

It is important we convince Norwegians that Oslo 2022 will not be like Sochi 2014, admits chief executive

By Duncan Mackay in Lausanne

Oslo 2022 Eli Grimsby is confident that the Norwegian Government will back their bid ©Oslo 2022 Norway's Government will back Oslo's bid to host the 2022 Winter Olympics and Paralympics, despite public opposition to the campaign, chief executive Eli Grimsby has claimed on the eve of the decision here to shortlist the cities. 

India depending on support of Prime Minister to rescue 2019 Asian Games bid

By Nick Butler

An intervention from Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi could be key to the continuation of an India bid for the 2019 Asian Games ©AFP/Getty ImagesA last ditch intervention from Prime Minister Narendra Modi could be the only way to salvage New Delhi's bid for the 2019 Asian Games after a request by the Indian Olympic Association (IOA) for a 15-day extension to submit their attempt was turned down by the Olympic Council of Asia (OCA).

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.
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