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WADA to help run anti-doping education programme at Nanjing 2014

By Emily Goddard

Athletes competing at Nanjing 2014 will take part in an anti-doping education programme ©AFP/Getty ImagesAthletes competing at the Summer Youth Olympic Games will take part in an anti-doping education programme exploring their rights and responsibilities, Nanjing 2014 has announced.

Deaflympic marathon gold medallist dies during training run

By Zjan Shirinian

Edwin Kipkosgei Kipchumba died after passing the halfway point of a morning 20km training run ©DeaflympicsDeaflympic marathon gold medallist Edwin Kipkosgei Kipchumba has died after collapsing while on a training run.

Inas 2014 World Football Championships kick off in Brazil

By Zjan Shirinian

Zlatan Ibrahimović, pictured top centre, paid for the Swedish team to travel to Brazil for the World Football Championships ©INASThe 2014 World Football Championships for players with an intellectual disability kick off in Brazil today.

Twickenham to host both European club rugby finals in 2015

By Gary Anderson

Twickenham Stadium will host the inaugural European Rugby Champions Cup final in 2015 ©Getty ImagesTwickenham Stadium and Twickenham Stoop in London have been announced as the venues for the European Rugby Champions Cup and European Rugby Challenge Cup in 2015.

National Olympic Committee of Turkey launches first Twitter page as athletes arrive for Nanjing 2014

By Gary Anderson

The Turkish Olympic Committee has launched its first ever Twitter page ©TOCThe National Olympic Committee of Turkey (NOCT) has announced the launch of its first ever Twitter page with the aim of ensuring a strong connection between fans and the country's athletes competing at the Nanjing 2014 Summer Youth Olympic Games.

Amos battles to win as Botswana secure double gold at African Athletics Championships

By Zjan Shirinian

Nijel Amos backed up gold at the Glasgow 2014 Commonwealth Games with another 800m win at the African Athletics Championships ©Getty ImagesBotswana is celebrating double gold after a stellar night for the nation at the African Athletics Championships in Marrakech.

US charity gives $73,000 of funding to World Curling Federation

By Gary Anderson

The World Curling Federation has been given a financial boost from US charity Foundation for Global Sports Development ©Getty ImagesThe World Curling Federation (WCF) has received a significant financial boost of $73,000 (£44,000/€55,000) from the Foundation for Global Sports Development to support two special programmes.

Applicants wanted for chairperson role at International Working Group on Women and Sport

By Zjan Shirinian

The International Working Group on Women and Sport is seeking applicants to fill the position of chairperson ©IWGThe International Working Group on Women and Sport (IWG) is looking for a chairperson to help advance its aim of improving opportunities for women and girls in sport.

Princess Haya will not stand for third term as FEI President

By Emily Goddard

Princess Haya Bint Al Hussein will not to stand for a third term as President of the International Equestrian Federation ©Getty ImagesPrincess Haya Bint Al Hussein will not stand for a third term as President of the International Equestrian Federation (FEI), she has revealed today.
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