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Strong start for hosts Mongolia as Judo Grand Prix gets underway

By Paul Osborne

Mongolia secured two gold medals on day one of the Ulaanbaatar Judo Grand Prix ©IJFHosts Mongolia have got off to a strong start at the International Judo Federation (IJF) Judo Grand Prix in Ulaanbaatar, securing two gold medals inside the Buyant Ukhaa Sport Complex.

IPC hail record breaking television audience of more than two billion for Sochi 2014

By Nick Butler

The Sochi 2014 Paralympic Games attracted a record global television audience ©AFP/Getty ImagesA record cumulative global television audience of more than two billion people watched the Sochi 2014 Winter Paralympic Games, the International Paralympic Committee (IPC) announced today. 

Costa Rican World Cup windfall to stretch from Norway to Ohio

By David Owen

Costa Rica's World Cup run will see clubs from Norway to Ohio financially boosted ©FIFA via Getty ImagesClubs as diverse as Aalesunds FK, Columbus Crew and Deportivo Saprissa are set to receive bigger-than-expected World Cup windfalls, as a consequence of Costa Rica's improbable run to the quarter-finals of Brazil 2014.

IPC announces shortlist for June's Athlete of the Month award

By Paul Osborne

The IPC has announced the shortlist for the June Athlete of the Month ©Getty ImagesThe International Paralympic Committee (IPC) has today announced the shortlist for June's Athlete of the Month award, with the public now able to vote for their favourite of the five athletes on the list.

Home hope Whiley chasing first victory in third successive Wimbledon final

By Nick Butler

Jordanne Whiley and Yui Kamiji are through to the final of the women's wheelchair doubles at Wimbledon ©Getty ImagesGreat Britain's Jordanne Whiley will be hoping it will be third time lucky as she qualified for a third successive Wimbledon wheelchair doubles final today, with Japanese partner Yui Kamiji.

Gymnastics Australia appoints first female President

By Zjan Shirinian

Gymnastics Australia has appointed Jacqui Briggs-Weatherill its first female President ©LinkedinGymnastics Australia has appointed the first female President in its 65-year history.

Leeds hosts official Tour de France Opening Ceremony

By Paul Osborne

Riders were paraded through Leeds today before the Tour de France Opening Ceremony was held inside the Leeds Arena ©Getty ImagesThousands of fans lined the streets of Leeds today as riders in this year's Tour de France paraded through the city centre before making their way to the Leeds Arena for the Tour's official Opening Ceremony.

Olympic runner and World War Two veteran Zamperini dies aged 97

By Emily Goddard

Louis Zamperini has died aged 97 ©Getty ImagesLouis Zamperini, an American Olympic runner and World War Two prisoner of war survivor, has died at the age of 97.

World Taekwondo Grand Prix makes its way to Chinese city of Suzhou

By Paul Osborne

The World Taekwondo Grand Prix has made its way to the Chinese city of Suzhou this weekend ©WTFThe world's top taekwondo athletes have made their way to China this week ready to compete in the Suzhou Taekwondo Grand Prix.
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