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Olympic champion Mandic reigns supreme at Taekwondo Grand Prix in Manchester

By Gary Anderson at Manchester Central Covention Complex

World number one and London 2012 champion Milica Mandic of Serbia showed her class once more with victory in Manchester ©Getty Images Serbia's Olympic champion Milica Mandic proved why she is ranked as the number one female in the over 67 kilogram category after cruising to victory over Dutchwoman Reshmie Oogink on the opening evening of the World Taekwondo Federation (WTF) Grand Prix here.

Asian Para Games close with spectacular show of traditional dance and music

By Gary Anderson

The Asian Para Games drew to a close with a spectacular Closing Ceremony at the Munhak Stadium in Incheon ©Incheon 2014A Closing Ceremony full of traditional Korean song and dance at the Munhak Stadium in Incheon brought the 2014 Asian Para Games to a close today.

Hong Kong and Qatar become conditional members of World Curling Federation

By Paul Osborne

The Hong Kong Curling Association and the Qatar Curling Federation have each been accepted as conditional Member Associations of the World Curling Federation ©Getty ImagesCurling is sweeping to pastures new with the news both Hong Kong and Qatar have been accepted as conditional Member Associations of the World Curling Federation (WCF).

Serbia "win" abandoned Euro 2016 qualifier with Albania - but docked three points

By Paul Osborne

Serbia have been awarded a 3-0 walkover against Albania after their Euro 2016 qualifying match was abandoned, however, the team have also been handed a three point deduction due to the violence that ensued at the game ©Getty ImagesSerbia have been awarded a 3-0 walkover over Albania after their Euro 2016 qualifying match was abandoned due to politically charged violence earlier this month, although they have received a three point deduction.

New IPC Athletics Asia-Oceania Championships in Dubai will "develop Para-sport"

By Gary Anderson

Dubai will host the first ever IPC Athletics Asia-Oceania Championships in 2016 ©AFP/Getty ImagesDubai will host the first ever International Paralympic Committee (IPC) Athletics Asia-Oceania Championships in 2016, it was announced today. 

Bahamas' first ever Olympic gold medallists honoured at special 50th anniversary event

By Paul Osborne

A luncheon was held to celebrate the 50th anniversary of Sir Durward Knowles and Cecil Cooke winning the Bahamas first Olympic gold medal ©BahamasOlympicCommitteeA luncheon has been held in the Bahamas to celebrate 50 years since sailors Sir Durward Knowles and Cecil Cooke claimed the nation's first ever Olympic gold medal.

Glasgow 2014 rugby sevens named top event of year after record-breaking tournament

By Gary Anderson

New Zealand in action against South Africa during Glasgow 2014 rugby sevens which was named the rugby's event of the year ©Getty Images The record breaking rugby sevens tournament at the Glasgow 2014 Commonwealth Games has been named as the sport's top event of the year at Rugby Expo 2014.

Russia and South Korea enjoy surprise wins at Judo Junior World Championships

By Gary Anderson

Russian Egor Mgdsyan celebrates after securing a surprise win in the final of the men's under 66kg class ©IJFRussia's Egor Mgdsyan and South Korea's An Changrim were surprise winners on the second day of action at the International Judo Federation (IJF) Junior World Championships in Fort Lauderdale.

Bowling to roll out new scoring system as part of Olympic bid

By Daniel Etchells

The new scoring system will be used at the World Bowling Tour mens and womens finals in Las Vegas ©World BowlingA new scoring system for competitive bowling will be unveiled next month as the sport continues to step-up its bid for a place on the Olympic Games programme.
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