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Kharlan successfully defends women's sabre title at Fencing World Championships

By Emily Goddard

Olga Kharlan (right) has won gold in the women's sabre at the World Fencing Championships in Kazan ©Getty ImagesUkraine's Olga Kharlan has successfully defended her women's sabre title on the first day of medal events at the World Fencing Championships in Russian Kazan.

Nanjing marks 30 days until 2014 Summer Youth Olympic Games

By Paul Osborne 

A special City Wall Run was held in Nanjing today to celebrate just 30 days to go until the start of the 2014 Youth Olympic Games Najing 2014Nanjing today celebrated just 30 days to go until the start of the 2014 Summer Youth Olympic Games with a special running event around the Nanjing City Wall.

FIFA lifts suspension on Nigeria after national football officials reinstated

By Emily Goddard

FIFA has lifted its suspension on the Nigeria Football Federation ©Getty ImagesFIFA has lifted its suspension of the Nigeria Football Federation (NFF) after the national governing body's Board was reinstated.

Official song for Swansea 2014 European Championships released to mark one month to go

By Gary Anderson

Swansea 2014 has released the official song for the IPC Athletics European Championships to mark one month to go ©Swansea 2014A song inspired by the lives of Welsh Paralympians is the theme behind the official tune for the Swansea 2014 International Paralympic Committee (IPC) Athletics European Championships released today to mark one month to go until event gets underway.

IPC Shooting World Championships open in Suhl with gun salute

By Nick Butler

The IPC Shooting World Championships began with an Opening Ceremony in Suhl ©Suhl 2014A biggest ever edition of the International Paralympic Committee (IPC) Shooting World Championships is underway in Suhl, after an official opened by IPC Governing Board member John Petersson.

Irish Rugby Football Union elects Magee as President

By Duncan Mackay

Louis Magee has been elected as the 127th President of the Irish Rugby Football Union ©IRFUThe Irish Rugby Football Union (IRFU) have elected Louis Magee as its new President to replace Pat Fitzgerald, who has completed his year's term.

Journalists unhappy at having to pay for MyGamesINFO service at Glasgow 2014

By Gary Anderson

Journalists are unhappy at having to pay to access MyGamesINFO at Glasgow 2014 ©Glasgow 2014Rumblings over charges for journalists and media at the Glasgow 2014 Commonwealth Games continue to surface as concerns over access to the official MyGamesINFO service were raised.

Lapthorne lights up home crowd by ousting top seed in British Open semi-finals

By Nick Butler

Andy Lapthorne en route to the final of the quad singles at the British Open ©LTAGreat Britain's Andy Lapthorne used the home crowd to inspire himself to one of the best wins of his career against American quad singles world number one David Wagner at the wheelchair tennis British Open in Nottingham. 

Heavy hitters descend on Olympic capital to discuss reforms

By David Owen at the IOC Headquarters in Lausanne

Olympic Agenda 2020, the reform initiative launched by International Olympic Committee President Thomas Bach, is set to be top of the agenda at the Summit ©Getty ImagesAn important Olympic Summit meeting is to take place here tomorrow, with International Olympic Committee (IOC) President Thomas Bach's reform-minded Olympic Agenda 2020 initiative expected to top the agenda.
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