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Olympic champions Russia get Volleyball World Championship campaign underway with win over Canada

By Emily Goddard

Russia outmanoeuvred Canada in straight sets at the Volleyball World Championship in Poland ©Poland 2014/FIVBOlympic champions Russia got their Volleyball Men's World Championship campaign underway with a straight sets win over Canada in Poland today.

JudoScotland announce new sponsorship deal with Scottish Salmon Company

By Spencer Brown

Commonwealth champion Christopher Sherrington blue competes in the Mens 100kg Judo final for Scotland ©Getty ImagesJudoScotland, in the wake of its success at the Commonwealth Games, has announced a new sponsorship deal with The Scottish Salmon Company.

Prince Harry to play celebrity match during Invictus Games as fixture list released

By Spencer Brown

Prince Harry, pictured playing sitting volleyball, will try his hand at wheelchair rugby during a celebrity match on September 12 ©Getty ImagesThe fixture list for the team sports at next week's inaugural Invictus Games has been released.

Wheelchair tennis champion Vergeer launches biography

By Zjan Shirinian

Esther Vergeer won seven Paralympic gold medals and 42 Grand Slam titles in a glittering career ©Getty ImagesThe most dominant player in wheelchair tennis history has launched her biography - which charts her remarkable recovery from three internal haemorrhages at the age of eight to Paralympic and Grand Slam glory.

Handballers take part in clean-up project run by American Samoa National Olympic Committee

By Gary Anderson

Members of the American Samoa Handball Association take part in a clean-up operation ©FacebookAthletes from the American Samoa Handball Association (ASHA) have taken part in a community clean-up project organised by the American Samoa National Olympic Committee (ASNOC).

Mark Allen and Simon Lessing lead inaugural inductees into triathlon Hall of Fame

By Gary Anderson

Simon Lessing has been inducted into the inaugural ITU Hall of Fame ©Getty ImagesBritain's four-time world champion Simon Lessing was among six athletes inducted into the inaugural International Triathlon Union Hall of Fame as the organisation's first President, Les McDonald, was honoured with a lifetime achievement award.

Sambo deal with judo another boost for sport after European Games inclusion

By Duncan Mackay at the Traktor Sport Arena in Chelyabinsk

A deal to work together has been signed by Marius Vizer and Vasily Shestakov, the Presidents of the International Judo Federation and International Sambo Federation ©IJFSambo completed a good few days for the sport when it officially signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) with the International Judo Federation (IJF) here today.

Alistair Brownlee takes Grand Final win but Gómez denies brother Jonathan World Triathlon Series crown

By Gary Anderson

Javier Gómez created history in Edmonton by becoming only the second man to win four triathlon world titles ©Getty ImagesSpain's Javier Gómez claimed the World Triathlon Series title with a third place finish in the end-of-season Grand Final in Edmonton which was won by Olympic champion Alistair Brownlee, while brother Jonathan missed out on being crowned champion for a second time.

Wozniacki seals thrilling win over former US Open champion Sharapova

By Zjan Shirinian

Caroline Wozniacki thrilled the crowd on Arthur Ashe with a three sets win over Maria Sharapova ©Getty ImagesCaroline Wozniacki has continued her resurgence with a thrilling three sets win over 2006 US Open champion Maria Sharapova in New York City. 
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