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Jourden secured Disabled Sailing European Championship title as France dominate in Valencia

By Paul Osborne

Bruno Jourden has recorded a dominant victory at the EUROSAF Disabled Sailing European Championship in Valencia ©EUROSAFFrance have recorded a dominant display at the European Disabled Sailing European Championship in Valencia as the nation claimed a one-two finish on the waters of the Spanish city.

Rio 2016 announce Chinese sportswear maker as official supporter

By Daniel Etchells

Rio 2016 pioneer volunteers model the 361° uniforms for the 2014 Youth Olympic Games in Nanjing ©Rio 2016Rio 2016 has announced Chinese sportswear maker 361° as an official supporter of the Olympic and Paralympic Games.

African teams could boycott 2018 FIFA World Cup matches if Russian racism continues, warns top official

By Daniel Etchells

CSKA Moscow played last week's Champions League group game against Manchester City behind closed doors ©Getty ImagesPiara Powar, executive director of Football Against Racism in Europe and a member of FIFA's anti-discrimination task force, has warned African teams may boycott matches at the 2018 World Cup in Russia unless the racism there is tackled effectively.

Edmonton sports centre upgrade could help 2022 Commonwealth Games bid, claims Councillor

By Daniel Etchells

Kinsmen Sports Centre could again play a part in the Commonwealth Games if Edmonton's bid to host the 2022 event is successfuly ©WikipediaA planned multi-million dollar upgrade of a facility used for the 1978 Commonwealth Games could help Edmonton's bid to stage the 2022 edition of the event, it has been claimed. 

Calvo Gomez continues domination as Jones suffers Manchester disappointment again

By Duncan Mackay at the Manchester Central Convention Complex

Jade Jones was beaten for the second consecutive year by Spain's Eva Calvo Gomez at the WTF Grand Prix in Manchester ©WTFJade Jones' wait to add a World Taekwondo Federation (WTF) Grand Prix title to her Olympic gold medal will continue for a while longer after she suffered another defeat by a golden point here today. 

London 2012-themed sculpture to be erected in Waltham Cross as reminder of Olympic canoe slalom events

By Paul Osborne

A London 2012-themed sculpture is set to be erected on a roundabout in Waltham Cross ©Broxbourne CouncilA new London 2012-themed sculpture is set to be erected on a roundabout in Waltham Cross in a bid to commemorate the area's involvement in the Olympics. 

Australian Paralympic pioneer dies

By Daniel Etchells

Peter Trotter has died aged 58 ©APC MediaPeter Trotter, the Australian wheelchair racer who won a full set of medals at the 1984 Paralympic Games in Stoke Mandeville, has died aged 58.

IPC sign Memorandum of Understanding with Korean development agency

By Daniel Etchells

Kim Young-mok (left), President of the KOICA, holds a Memorandum of Understanding with Sir Philip Craven (right), President of the IPC ©KOICAA Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) has been signed between the International Paralympic Committee (IPC) and the Korea International Cooperation Agency (KOICA) in an effort to nurture talented young people with disabilities and raise public awareness of disability sport. 

Israeli judo world champion auctioning historic backpatch

By Paul Osborne

Israeli judoka Yarden Gerbi is auctioning the red backpatch she wore when she claimed Israel's first ever judo world title in Rio last year ©EbayIsrael's Yarden Gerbi is auctioning the red backpatch she wore when she claimed her country's first ever judo world title in Rio de Janeiro last year in order to raise funds to help fight children's cancer.
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