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Reid and Griffioen successfully defend Nottingham Indoor Wheelchair Tennis titles

By Emily Goddard

Gordon Reid has defended his men’s singles title at the Nottingham Indoor Wheelchair Tennis Tournament ©The Tennis FoundationGordon Reid and Jiske Griffioen have successfully defended their men's and women's singles titles at the Nottingham Indoor Wheelchair Tennis Tournament to signal their intentions at the year-end Wheelchair Tennis Masters.

Retallick crowned World Rugby Player of the Year 2014

By Emily Goddard

Brodie Retallick is World Rugby Player of the Year for 2014 ©World RugbyBrodie Retallick of New Zealand has been named the World Rugby Player of the Year for 2014.

Poor start for world champions Switzerland and Norway at European Curling Championships

By Emily Goddard

Sven Michel skipped Switzerland to an opening game win at the 2014 European Curling Championships ©Getty ImagesSwitzerland and Norway, the reigning women's and men's world champions respectively, got their European Curling Championships campaign off to a poor start as both teams lost in their opening games at the Palladium de Champéry in Switzerland.

Powerchair football legend Jerome Durand dies

By Daniel Etchells

Jerome Durand was striving to achieve Paralympic inclusion for powerchair football ©Vermont ChargersJerome Durand, credited with helping spread the sport of powerchair football around the world, has died.

Hickey confident Armenia will compete at Baku 2015 despite escalating tensions

By Duncan Mackay at the Fairmont Hotel in Baku

European Olympic Committees President Patrick Hickey is confident Armenia will take place in Baku 2015 ©ITGArmenia will participate in in the inaugural European Games next year, it was claimed here today by Patrick Hickey, President of the European Olympic Committees (EOC).

Turkey and Belarus awarded 2019 Winter and Summer European Youth Olympic Festivals

By Duncan Mackay at the Fairmont Hotel in Baku

Ezurum in Turkey will host the 2019 Winter European Youth Olympic Festival ©TOCErzurum in Turkey and Minsk in Belarus will host the 2019 Winter and Summer editions of the European Youth Olympic Festival (EYOF), it was announced here today.

Canada names assistant Chef de Missions for Toronto 2015

By Paul Osborne

Waneek Horn-Miller and Josée GrandMaître have been named assistant Chef de Missions for Team Canada at the Toronto 2015 Pan American Games ©COCFormer Olympic water polo captain Waneek Horn-Miller and Pan American racquetball star Josée Grand'Maître have been named assistant Chef de Missions for Team Canada at the Toronto 2015 Pan American Games.

Rutherford says he would back athlete boycott of Doha 2019 IAAF World Championships

By Daniel Etchells

Greg Rutherford said he'd "wholeheartedly support" any athlete who feels strong enough not to be involved in the 2019 IAAF World Championships in Doha ©Getty ImagesGreat Britain's Olympic long jump champion Greg Rutherford has claimed he would support any athlete who chooses to boycott the 2019 International Association of Athletics Federations (IAAF) World Championships in Doha.

Bodybuilding praised as Asian Beach Games reports no positive drugs tests

By Nick Butler at the Phuket Orchid Resort and Spa Karon

Bodybuilding, a sport traditionally riddled with doping, has been singled out for praise at the Asian Beach Games so far ©Getty ImagesThere have been no positive doping cases recorded at the Asian Beach Games so far, it was revealed here today, with bodybuilding singled out for particular praise following the special measures taken beforehand.
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