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Poland's Kwiatkowski wins men's crown as Road Cycling World Championships come to an end

By Daniel Etchells

Michal Kwiatkowski celebrates as he crosses the finish line ©Getty Images Poland's Michał Kwiatkowski has claimed the men's road race title on the final day of the International Cycling Union (UCI) Road World Championships in Ponferrada.

Jebet regains gold after controversial 3,000m steeplechase disqualification at Asian Games

By Paul Osborne at the Main Press Centre in Incheon 

Ruth Jebet collects her gold medal in the 3,000m steeplechase ©Getty ImagesRuth Jebet was finally able to collect her gold medal after winning the women's 3,000-metre steeplechase in last night's athletics competition here at the Asian Games, only to have it taken away from her.

Double delight for Sweden at IBSA Goalball European Championships as final places secured

By Gary Anderson

Sweden will contest both the men's and women's finals at the IBSA Goalball European Championships ©Kalocsai RichárdSweden have secured a place in the finals of both the men's and women's competitions at the International Blind Sports Federation Goalball European Championships Men & Women B in Budapest.

Karate Premier League in Hanau breaks participation record

By Zjan Shirinian

A record number of athletes are registered to take part in the Premier League meeting in Hanau ©AFP/Getty ImagesThe World Karate Federation Premier League event in the German town of Hanau will break the participation record for the second time in a row.

Para-canoeist Young dreaming of Rio 2016 gold to complete remarkable journey after skiing accident

By Daniel Etchells

The Lagoa Rodrigo de Freitas will host the rowing and canoeing events at the Rio 2016 Olympic and Paralympic Games ©Getty ImagesNorthern Ireland's Para-canoeist Jonny Young is dreaming of a gold medal at Rio 2016 despite only embarking on a career in the sport last year, on the same day he was discharged from hospital after breaking his back in a skiing accident in France in 2012.

Bulgaria pull off shock victory in group all-around final at Rhythmic Gymnastics World Championships

By Daniel Etchells

Bulgaria won its first world all-around gold medal in group competition in 18 years ©Getty ImagesBulgaria's women upset the odds to win the all-around final at the Rhythmic Gymnastics World Championships in İzmir, and in doing so claimed the nation's first world all-around gold medal in group competition in 18 years.

Second round line-up nearing completion at Volleyball Women's World Championship

By Daniel Etchells

Brazil in action against Turkey ©Getty ImagesThe second round of the International Volleyball Federation Women's World Championship is taking shape with 11 of the 16 teams confirmed going into the final day of Pool matches in Italy. 

Hosts Turkey start on winning note at Basketball World Championship for Women

By Daniel Etchells

Işıl Alben made a go-ahead three-pointer in the dying moments to get Turkey off to a winning start at the FIBA World Championship for Women ©Getty ImagesHosts Turkey snatched a dramatic late win against France in Group B on the opening day of the International Basketball Federation World Championship for Women.

Paralympic stars take honours at Boccia World Championships in Beijing

By Daniel Etchells

Pattaya Tadtong (left, centre) missed out on the medals in the BC1, while Vongsa Watcharaphon (right) dominated the BC2 ©Getty ImagesStars of the Paralympic Games have taken the medals in four categories at the 2014 Boccia International Sport Federation World Championships in Beijing.
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