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Wheeler rounds off impressive US display at CanAms swimming championships

By Paul Osborne

Kayla Wheeler continued to impress on the final day of the 2014 US Paralympics Swimming Spring National Championships/Spring CanAms ©LatinContent/Getty ImagesMarch 29 - American swimmer Kayla Wheeler has rounded off an impressive weekend at the 2014 United States Paralympics Swimming Spring National Championships/Spring CanAms by setting yet another record at Miami's Ransom Everglades School.

Russian triathlete knocked unconscious in attack during training ride in New Zealand

By Nick Butler

Ivan Kalashnikov was attacked while on a training ride in New Zealand ©ITUMarch 29 - Russian triathlete Ivan Kalashnikov has been knocked unconscious after being deliberately pushed off his bike and attacked while on a training ride in New Zealand.

Exclusive: Hooper confident of bids for 2022 Commonwealth Games as deadline looms

By Gary Anderson at Commonwealth House in Glasgow

March 29 - Commonwealth Games chief executive Mike Hooper says it has been a privilege to lead the organisation for 14 years ©Glasgow 2014Commonwealth Games Federation (CGF) chief executive Mike Hooper has claimed he remains confident that cities will bid for the 2022 Games, despite the fact the deadline is due on Monday (March 31). 

"Fundamentally important" Rio 2016 progress meeting delayed

By Nick Butler

The meeting will be held in the capital city of Brasilia on April 1 ©Latin Content/Getty ImagesMarch 29 - A meeting billed as "fundamentally important" to Rio 2016 has been put back five days and is now due to take place on Tuesday (April 1), insidethegames understands.

Construction worker becomes third to die at World Cup stadium hosting opening game

By Zjan Shirinian

Three construction workers have now died at the Aren Sao Paulo ©AFP/Getty ImagesMarch 29 - A construction worker has died after falling 25 feet at the stadium due to host the opening match of the FIFA World Cup.

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.
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