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Federer on the prowl for Grand Slam number 18 as US Open begins

By Zjan Shirinian

Roger Federer is chasing an 18th Grand Slam title ©Getty ImagesRoger Federer is on the prowl for his first Grand Slam in two years, with a generous half of the draw and the injury-forced absence of Rafel Nadal putting him firmly in the frame.

Tokyo 2020 celebrate Paralympic values with six years to go until Games

By Zjan Shirinian

Tokyo 2020 have marked six years to go until the start of the Paralympics by celebrating the values of the Games ©Tokyo 2020/TwitterThe values of the Paralympics have been celebrated by organisers of Tokyo 2020 as they mark six years to go until the Games begin.

Aggar makes splash at World Rowing Championships as conditions calm

By Mike Rowbottom

Britain's 2008 Paralympic champion Tom Aggar made best use of the calm conditions in the AS single sculls at the FISA World Rowing Championships  ©Getty ImagesPara-rowers making their first appearance at the 2014 World Rowing Championships in Amsterdam did not have to contend with the gusty conditions which all but turned the opening day into one of time trials rather than six-lane racing - and Great Britain's former Paralympic champion Tom Aggar took full advantage.

Fitzgibbon and Tesch add sailing world title to Paralympic gold

By Emily Goddard

Daniel Fitzgibbon and Liesl Tesch have won the SKUD 18 world title ©FacebookDaniel Fitzgibbon and Liesl Tesch have added the SKUD 18 world title to the Paralympic gold medal they won at  London 2012.

Hong Kong men and Chinese women win opening leg of Asian Rugby Sevens Series

By Emily Goddard

Hong Kong's men won the opening leg of the Asian Rugby Sevens Series ©HSBC Asian Rugby Sevens Series/FacebookHong Kong's men have won the opening leg of the Asian Rugby Sevens Series on home soil, while China's women secured victory in their final against the hosts.

Japan retain title with win over US at Women's Softball World Championship

By Gary Anderson

Japan overcame the US in Haarlem to retain their world title ©Haarlem 2014Japan have successfully defended their Women's Softball World Championship title after overcoming the United States 4-1 in the gold medal match in Haarlem.

Serbia defend Men's Water Polo World Cup crown with penalty shootout win

By Zjan Shirinian

Serbia, pictured here winning the European title last month, are now World Cup champions ©AFP/Getty ImagesSerbia's men have won a tense penalty shootout against Hungary to retain their Water Polo World Cup crown.

World record for long jumper Low at IPC Athletics Grand Prix Final

By Gary Anderson

German Vannessa Low broke her own world record on way to victory at the IPC Athletics Grand Prix ©AFP/Getty ImagesGermany's Vanessa Low brought the season to a close by breaking her own world record in the women's T42 long jump at the International Paralympic Committee Athletics Grand Prix Final in Birmingham.

Up to 5,000 Britons hoping to volunteer at Rio 2016

By Brian Oliver

Up to 5,000 Britons are expected to travel to Brazil to volunteer at Rio 2016 ©Getty ImagesBritain's army of big-Games volunteers, who helped to make such a roaring success of the London 2012 Olympics and Paralympics and this summer's Commonwealth Games in Glasgow, are gearing up for an overseas operation in Rio de Janeiro.
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