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Kittel takes second stage win of Tour de France on final day on British roads

By Nick Butler

Marcel Kittel won his second stage of the Tour de France after sprinting clear on the Mall this afternoon ©AFP/Getty ImagesMarcel Kittel took his second stage victory on British soil at the Tour de France after sprinting imperiously clear of his rivals on the Mall in London, in a finish close to Buckingham Palace.

Cavendish set to miss Glasgow 2014 in blow for Isle of Man after Tour de France horror crash

By Nick Butler

Mark Cavendish will almost certainly miss the Commonwealth Games later this month after his crash on stage one ©AFP/Getty ImagesCycling superstar Mark Cavendish has spoken of his "devastating" disappointment at being forced to withdraw from the Tour de France after a heavy crash on the opening stage, and the Isle of Man rider will almost certainly now miss the Commonwealth Games in Glasgow later this month as well.

Britain, Spain, US and Australia top groups at World Wheelchair Basketball Championship

By Emily Goddard

Great Britain lead their group with three wins in as many days at the World Wheelchair Basketball Championship ©British Wheelchair BasketballGreat Britain, Spain, the United States and Australia have risen to the top in their groups at the Men's World Wheelchair Basketball Championship after the preliminary rounds in the South Korean city of Incheon.

Pararoos future in doubt after they lose all their funding

By Duncan Mackay

The future of the Pararoos is in doubt after the Australian Sports Commission cut their funding ©FFAAustralia's Paralympic football team for players with cerebral palsy faces an uncertain future after it had its funding cut.

Athens 2004 Olympic Torch and 1985 winning Tour de France bike on sale

By Zjan Shirinian

Frenchman Bernard Hinault (right) on his way to winning the Tour de France for a fifth and last time...the bike he rode is now for sale ©AFP/Getty ImagesAn Athens 2004 Olympic Torch and the bike Bernard Hinault rode to Tour de France glory in 1985 have both been put on sale to raise money for a cycling monument in Colorado.

Adam Bleakley named Paralympic Coach of the Year after guiding US to athletics glory

By Zjan Shirinian

Tatyana McFadden winning one of six gold medals at last year's Athletics World Championships in Lyon, thanks in part to coach Adam Bleakley ©Getty ImagesAdam Bleakley, who has helped steer the United States to track and field glory, has been named Paralympic Coach of the Year.

Russia return to international hockey scene with World League Round Two qualification

By Emily Goddard

Russia and Switzerland have qualified for the Hockey World League Round Two ©FIH/FFURussia have qualified for the Hockey World League Round Two to put an end to their 24-year absence at major tournaments in the sport.

Incheon 2014 officials unveil Bahrain "National House" for Games

By Zjan Shirinian

Bahrain Olympic Committee general secretary Abdulrahman Askar at the meeting with Incheon 2014 Asian Games rate card officials ©BOCIncheon 2014 Asian Games officials have met with chiefs from the Bahrain Olympic Committee (BOC) to present to them the "National House" which will show their country off during the two weeks of sport.

Brazil defeat hosts Finland to claim first goalball world title

By Gary Anderson

Brazil's men have been crowned goalball world champions for the first time in Espoo ©Getty Images Brazil secured their first men's Goalball World Championships title after an impressive 9-1 win over hosts and reigning Paralympic champions Finland in Espoo, while the United States took the women's crown with a 3-0 victory over Russia.
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