By Gary AndersonRafal Majka of Poland has won stage 17 of the Tour de France to seal his second win in this year's race after he soloed his way to the top of the ascent of Saint-Lary Pla d'Adet from 2.4 kilometres out.
By Gary AndersonThe Agitos Foundation has announced a list or organisations worldwide that are set to benefit from €650,000 (£513,000/$875,000) of funding through the second year of its Grant Support Programme.
By Gary AndersonGreat Britain's Matt Skelhon claimed his first title at the International Paralympic Committee (IPC) Shooting World Championships in Suhl with a superb display of accuracy in the R6 mixed 50 metre rifle prone SH1 competition.
By Gary AndersonFresh from retaining the ice sledge hockey Paralympic title in Sochi in March, USA Hockey has named a 17-strong squad for the 2014-2015 season, which sees 11 members of the gold medal-winning team return to action.
By Paul OsborneScottish medallists at the Commonwealth Games will earn a share of a £300,000 ($511,270/€379,423) funding pool made available by Commonwealth Games Scotland as part of its "Medallist Reward Scheme".
By Nick Butler at the Main Press Centre in GlasgowFirst Minister Alex Salmond has insisted he will avoid promoting Scottish Independence for the duration of the Commonwealth Games, in a "self denying ordinance" to best aid his campaign.
By Zjan ShirinianThe Philippine Olympic Committee (POC) has donated $10,000 (£5,867/€7,427) to support victims of Typhoon Haiyan.
By Gary AndersonTwelve-year-old Claire Falls has joined a growing online campaign to save the Australian Pararoos seven-a-side football team after the Australian Sports Commission (ASC) slashed the team's entire AUS175,000 (£97,000/$165,000/€123,000) funding.
By Duncan MackaySochi is set to host next year's SportAccord International Convention, a decision that will inevitably prove controversial with relations between Russia and much of the rest of the world at a low ebb following the missile attack last week on the Malaysia Airlines plane.
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