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Peru's new High Performance Centre set to be completed by late October

By Paul Osborne 

Construction work on High Performance Centre in Peru is set to be completed by October ©POCWork on Peru's High Performance Centre (CAR) is progressing in the established time frame and will be completed by October, according to the Peruvian Olympic Committee (COP).

Ireland produce shock win over New Zealand at Women's Rugby World Cup

By Paul Osborne

Ireland pulled off a historic win over New Zealand in the Women's Rugby World Cup ©Isabelle PicarelThe world of women's rugby was left stunned today after Ireland produced one of the biggest shocks in World Cup history with a 17-14 victory over New Zealand.

Top seeds secure convincing wins on day two of Wheelchair Rugby World Championships

By Paul Osborne

Top seeds got off to winning ways at the IWRF World Championships in Denmark ©Brian Mouridsen/IWRFTop seeds got their campaigns off with a bang today as the United States, Canada, Japan and Australia all recorded opening wins on the second day of the International Wheelchair Rugby Federation World Championships in Odense, Denmark.

Ukraine continue to dominate IPC Swimming European Championships

By Paul Osborne

Yevheniy Bohodayko helped the Ukraine on its way to five gold medals on day two of the IPC Swimming European Championships ©Getty ImagesUkraine have continued their brilliant showing at the International Paralympic Committee Swimming European Championships in Eindhoven, adding five more gold medals to remain atop the leaderboard.

"Diversity of Brazilian people" inspires "look" of Rio 2016 Games

By Zjan Shirinian

Rio's landscapes helped form the design for the look of the Rio 2016 Games ©Rio 2016The "harmonious diversity of the Brazilian people" is the inspiration behind the multi-coloured look of the Rio 2016 Games, unveiled to mark two years to go until the Opening Ceremony.

“I’m not a cheat” claims Czech rider Kreuziger as he accuses UCI of breaking rules over doping suspension

By Gary Anderson

Roman Kreuziger insists he has done no wrong after being suspended by the UCI for alleged abnormalities in his biological passport ©Getty Images Roman Kreuziger has insisted he has done nothing wrong as he gets set to go to the Court of Arbitration for Sport (CAS) to get his suspension lifted after accusing the International Cycling Union (UCI) of breaking its own rules over alleged doping violations.

Dallas Mavericks owner Cuban criticises sending NBA stars to the Olympics

By Paul Osborne

Mark Cuban has criticised the sending of NBA players to the Olympics ©Getty ImagesMark Cuban, owner of National Basketball Association (NBA) team the Dallas Mavericks, has begun a fresh row over the sending of NBA players to the Olympics following the injury to Indiana Pacers star Paul George.

Great Britain on track to top London 2012 medal tally at Rio 2016, claims UK Sport

By Paul Osborne at Stirling Square in London

UK Sport is confident it can hit its target of winning more medals at Rio 2016 than London 2012 ©Getty ImagesGreat Britain is on track to meet its goal of becoming the first nation ever to win more Olympic and Paralympic medals post hosting the event, according to Simon Timson, director of performance at UK Sport.

Major winner Baker-Finch to lead Australian golf team at Rio 2016

By Zjan Shirinian

Ian Baker-Finch, who won The Open in 1991, will lead Australia's golf team at Rio 2016 ©Getty ImagesThe Chef de Mission of Australia's Olympic squad has named six more team leaders for the Rio 2016 Olympic Games, headed by golf Major winner Ian Baker-Finch.
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