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Bouchard poised to become new star of women's tennis after reaching Wimbledon final

By Nick Butler

Eugenie Bouchard continued a fine Wimbledon for Canada by reaching the ladies final today ©Getty ImagesEugenie Bouchard has continued a superb Wimbledon for Canada by upsetting third-seed Simona Halep in straight sets to become the first Canadian to reach a Grand Slam final, where she will face 2011 winner Petra Kvitová.

Gwangju 2015 celebrates one year to go until start of Games

By Paul Osborne

Today marks just a year to go until the start of the Gwangju 2015 Universiade ©Gwangju 2015With just one year to go until the start of the 2015 Gwangju Universiade, organisers have begun sending out official invitations to the member nations of the International University Sports Federation (FISU).

"Vulnerable" Pistorius has "profound fear of crime", murder trial told

By Zjan Shirinian

Oscar Pistorius listened to a second day of evidence from sports medicine Professor Wayne Derman ©AFP/Getty ImagesOscar Pistorius has a "profound fear of crime" and is vulnerable because of his disability, his murder trial has heard.

Two powerlifters suspended after doping violations

By Paul Osborne

Two powerlifters have been sususpended by the IPC for failing anti-doping tests ©Getty ImagesThe International Paralympic Committee (IPC) has revealed the names of two powerlifters who have been fined and suspended for separate anti-doping rule violations.

ISAF seek proposals for new boats at Youth World Championships

By Nick Butler

The ISAF are seeking proposals for new boats ahead of future editions of the Youth World ChampionshipsProposals are being accepted by the International Sailing Federation (ISAF) for designs for a new open or mixed multihull boat to be used at future editions of the Youth World Championships.

Australia confident ahead of World Wheelchair Basketball Championship title defence in Incheon

By Nick Butler

Australia will be looking to repeat the form they showed in winning the gold medal at the Beijing 2008 Paralympics ©Getty ImagesDefending champions Australian Rollers will be looking to secure a second world title when the International Wheelchair Basketball World Championships begin in Incheon this week.

Kenya on verge of 2015 Rugby World Cup qualification

By Paul Osborne

Kenya is on the verge of qualifying for the Rugby World Cup for the first time ©Getty ImagesKenya is on the verge of qualifying for its first ever Rugby World Cup after maintaining its winning run in the Confederation of African Rugby (CAR) Africa Cup Division 1A qualifying tournament in Antananarivo, Madagascar.

New Zealand Olympic Committee appoints Avanti as official bike supplier

By Emily Goddard

Avanti is the New Zealand Olympic Committee official bike supplier for Glasgow 2014 and Rio 2016 ©Avanti The New Zealand Olympic Committee has named Avanti as its official bike supplier for the Glasgow 2014 Commonwealth Games and the Rio 2016 Olympics.

British Equestrian Federation's performance director Connell to leave for overseas post

By Emily Goddard

Will Connell is leaving the BEF to take up a new job at the United States Equestrian Federation ©Getty ImagesWill Connell, the British Equestrian Federation's (BEF) world class performance director, has revealed he is to leave the national governing body to take up the post of director of sport at the United States Equestrian Federation.
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