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Lake Placid 1980 "Miracle on Ice" Olympic gold medal set for auction

By Paul Osborne

Mark Pavelich is set to put his "Miracle on Ice" gold medal up for auction ©Sports Illustrated/Getty ImagesApril 20 - A second "Miracle on Ice" Olympic gold medal is set to go auction this week after Mark Pavelich, a member of the famous United States team, announced he will be selling his through a Dallas auction house.

Furtsch becomes first female Olympic athletics champion to turn 100

By Paul Osborne

Evelyn Furtsch became the first female Olympic champion in athletics to live to 100 on Thursday ©USOCApril 20 - America's Evelyn Furtsch has made history by becoming the first female Olympic champion in athletics to live for a century and the oldest living track and field gold medallist.

Paralympic archery champion Brown hits back at classification changes

By Emily Goddard

Danielle Brown has slammed the IPC and World Archery's classfication changes ©Getty ImagesApril 20 - Danielle Brown, the British archer who won Paralympic gold medals at Beijing 2008 and London 2012, has hit back at changes in classification that mean she is now unable to defend her title at Rio 2016.

British sailors search for hat-trick of victories as World Cup Series comes to a close in Hyères

By Paul Osborne

Sailors will take to the French Riviera tomorrow as the ISAF Sailing World Cup in Hyères gets underway ©Getty ImagesApril 20 - Para-sailors will line up on the French Riviera tomorrow as they get set to compete in the International Sailing Federation (ISAF) Sailing World Cup in Hyères, the 2013-2014 series closer.

British boxers lead the way with four wins at the Youth World Championships

By Gary Anderson

April 19 - Lee McGregor (left) got the British challenge off to a successful start in Sofia todayBritish boxers had a superb day in Sofia leading the way with four wins from four as the International Boxing Association (AIBA) Youth World Championships continue to excite fans inside the Armeec Arena.

Britain's Slater sets European record on day two of British Para-Swimming International Meet

By Paul Osborne

Stephanie Slater (left) has set a new European record in the women's S8 50 metre freestyle on day two of the British Para-Swimming International Meet ©Getty ImagesApril 19 - Great Britain's Stephanie Slater has won a second successive silver medal at the British Para-Swimming International Meet, this time setting a European record in the S8 50 metre freestyle on day two of the competition at Glasgow's Tollcross International Swimming Centre.

London 2012 champions Stanning and Copeland restate claims at GB Rowing Trials

By Mike Rowbottom

Heather Stanning (right) and Helen Glover celebrate gold at London 2012 ©Getty ImagesApril 19 - London 2012 champions Heather Stanning and Kat Copeland restated their case for a return to elite selection after taking a year out of competition with winning performances in the final GB Rowing trials on the Redgrave-Pinsent Lake at Caversham.

Japan win Junior World Trophy with convincing victory over Tonga

By Paul Osborne

Japan have qualified for the 2015 IRB World Junior Championships following a convincing victory over Tongo in the Junior World Trophy ©Getty ImagesApril 19 - Japan have booked their spot in the 2015 International Rugby Board (IRB) Junior World Championship in Italy after being crowned champions of its sister tournament, the Junior World Rugby Trophy.

New 2019 Asian Games host to be chosen in September as it is claimed Indonesia are favourites

By Duncan Mackay

A new host city for the 2019 Asian Games will be chosen by the Olympic Council of Asia in September, it has been announced ©OCAApril 19 - A decision on which city will replace Hanoi as host of the 2019 Asian Games is due to be made in September but there remains confusion on who will put themselves forward.
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