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David reaches 100th month milestone at top of women's world squash rankings

By Daniel Etchells

Nicol David has topped the Women's Squash Association's world rankings since August 2006Malaysian squash legend Nicol David has made history by retaining the world number one spot for the 100th consecutive month.

Iran success at Asian Para Games hailed by National Olympic Committee President

By Daniel Etchells

Qmars Hashemi recognised the achievements of the Iranian Para-athletes at the 2014 Asian Games in Incheon ©Iran NPCThe President of the National Olympic Committee (NOC) of the Islamic Republic of Iran has congratulated his country's athletes on their 120 medal haul at the 2014 Asian Para Games in Incheon.

Iran gives woman year's prison sentence for attending FIVB World League match as Tehran awarded Asian Championships

By Nick Butler

Ghoncheh Ghavami has been sentances to one year in prison, her lawyer has revealed ©TwitterBritish-Iranian woman Ghoncheh Ghavami has been sentenced to a year in jail for attending an International Volleyball Federation (FIVB) World League match in Tehran in June, her lawyer has revealed.

Exclusive: Beijing appoint Weber Shandwick to help on 2022 Olympic bid as video launched

By Nick Butler

A bid video has been released to promote Beijing's candidacy for the 2022 Winter Olympic and Paralympic Games ©AFP/Getty ImagesBeijing has ramped up its efforts to host the 2022 Winter Olympics and Paralympics by by appointing a leading public relations company and releasing a video showcasing the city and potential Games venues.

Exclusive: Grevemberg confident about new role as chief executive of Commonwealth Games Federation

By Paul Osborne

David Grevemberg is hopeful that experience from previous roles in sport will benefit him as he takes over as chief executive of the Commonwealth Games Federation ©Glasgow 2014Glasgow 2014 Commonwealth Games chief David Grevemberg is positive that previous roles in the sports industry will be pivotal to his success at the new head of the Commonwealth Games Federation (CGF).

Hockey will be turning the pitch blue again at Rio 2016

By Daniel Etchells

The distinctive blue Poligras playing surface was synonymous with the London 2012 Olympic and Paralympic Games ©FIHThe International Hockey Federation (FIH) and Rio 2016 has announced the selection of Poligras as the surface for the Olympic and Paralympic Games, the same as for London 2012. 

Kipsang and Keitany earn Kenyan double at New York City Marathon

By Mike Rowbottom

Wilson Kipsang wins the NYC 2014 Marathon ©Getty ImagesWilson Kipsang made amends for losing his world record five weeks ago by winning today's New York City Marathon, pocketing an additional $500,000 (£312,000/€400,000) as World Marathon Majors champion.

Hungarian continues superb season on final day of Abu Dhabi Judo Grand Slam

By Daniel Etchells

Hungary's Krisztian Toth narrowly got the better of The Netherlands' Noël Van 't End in the men's under 90kg category ©IJFHungary's Krisztian Toth followed up his Junior World Championships victory in style as the Abu Dhabi International Judo Federation (IJF) Grand Slam drew to a close at the FGB Arena today.

McFadden completes second consecutive marathon Grand Slam

By Daniel Etchells

Tatyana McFadden crosses the finish line to win the New York City Marathon ©Getty ImagesTatyana McFadden completed an unprecedented second consecutive wheelchair marathon Grand Slam with victory in the New York City Marathon.
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