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Prince Harry speaks of "real struggle" organising inaugural Invictus Games

By Zjan Shirinian

Prince Harry has spoken about organising the inaugural Invictus Games during an interview on Radio 2 ©Getty ImagesPrince Harry has spoken of the "real struggle" he has had organising the inaugural Invictus Games - a competition for injured members of the armed forces.

Paralympic long jump champion Rehm banned from competing with able-bodied athletes

By Zjan Shirinian

Markus Rehm is being prevented from competing alongside able-bodied long jumpers at the European Athletics Championships ©AFP/Getty ImagesParalympic long jump champion Markus Rehm has been banned from competing in the European Athletics Championships next month because, it is claimed, his carbon-fibre prosthesis gives him an unfair advantage.

FINA to introduce Youth Training Programme during 2014 Swimming World Short Course Championships in Doha

By Paul Osborne

Young swimmers from across FINA Member Federations will be given the opportunity to compete in a Youth Training Programme during this year's World Championships in Doha ©Getty Images A Youth Training Programme is set to be introduced during this year's International Swimming Federation (FINA) Swimming World Short Course Championships following talks between the sport's world governing body and the Doha 2014 Organising Committee.

United States names Para-cycling squad packed full of gold medallists for World Championships

By Gary Anderson

Megan Fisher is among 15 Paralympians named on the US squad for the Para-cyclinf Road World Championships ©Getty Images The United States has named a 44-strong squad for next month's International Cycling Union (UCI) Para-cycling Road World Championships that contains seven reigning champions as well as a host of Paralympic gold medallists.

Triple wresting gold for Canada as Indians falter at Glasgow 2014

By Gary Anderson at the Scottish Exhibition and Conference Centre

David Tremblay was one of three Canadian wrestlers to strike gold in Glasgow today ©Getty Images Canadian freestyle wrestlers claimed a hat-trick of Commonwealth Games gold medals here at the Scottish Exhibition and Conference Centre (SECC), while Nigeria came away with two wins, but it was a bad night for India who had four athletes lose in their respective finals.

Athletics Australia suspends head coach after he criticises Olympic champion

By Nick Butler at the Main Press Centre in Glasgow

Eric Hollingsworth has been suspended after criticising team captain Sally Pearson ©Getty ImagesEric Hollingsworth, head coach of the Australian athletics team at the Commonwealth Games, has been suspended after publicly criticising team captain and Olympic 100 metre hurdles champion Sally Pearson.

Argentine FIFA vice-president Julio Grondona dies

By Gary Anderson

FIFA vice President Julio Grondona has died at the age of 82 ©AFP/Getty ImagesFIFA vice-President Julio Grondona of Argentina has died at the age of 82, it was announced by the South American Football Confederation (CONMEBOL) in a statement today.

Kiribati claims historic first Commonwealth Games gold medal

By Gary Anderson at the Clyde Auditorium in Glasgow

David Katoatau of Kiribati became the first ever athlete from his country to win a Commonwealth Games medal ©AFP/Getty ImagesHistory was made here tonight as the remote Pacific island of Kiribati won its first ever Commonwealth Games medal and it came in the form of gold from weightlifter David Katoatau, who sealed his win in truly dramatic fashion in front of a packed arena.

Racing for Scotland at home Games among biggest events of my life, claims Millar

By Nick Butler at Scotland House in Glasgow

David Millar is relishing the opportunity to compete in a Scottish jersey once again in Glasgow ©Getty ImagesScottish cyclist David Millar has vowed to put aside the disappointment of not being selected for this year's Tour de France by focusing all his attention on succeeding in a blue and white jersey here when the road races begin tomorrow.
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