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Footballers and Olympians expected to figure highly in first Ghana Sports Excellence Awards

By Nick Butler

Despite failing to progress from the Group Stage at the FIFA World Cup the Ghanaian football team should feature prominently in the inaugural Sports Excellence Awards ©Getty ImagesAsamoah Gyan and the rest of the Ghanaian football team will expect to feature prominently at the maiden edition of the Ghana Sports Excellence Awards taking place later this year.

Gold for Olympic champion Robeiri at World Fencing Championships

By Emily Goddard

Ulrich Robeiri (pictured left) has claimed gold in the men's épée final at the World Fencing Championships ©Getty ImagesFrench team Beijing 2008 Olympic champion Ulrich Robeiri has claimed gold in the men's individual épée final at the World Fencing Championships in Kazan.

Manila West capture victory on home turf at 2014 FIBA 3x3 World Tour Manila Masters

By Emily Goddard

Manila West have been crowned the winners of the 2014 FIBA 3x3 World Tour Manila Masters ©FIBATeam Manila West brought thousands of local fans to their feet today when they overcame Doha 21-17 to claim the 2014 International Basketball Federation (FIBA) 3x3 World Tour Manila Masters title.

America shock Brazil to seal second FIVB World League title

By Paul Osborne

The US have won the 2014 FIVB World League title ©FIVBThe United States have won the International Volleyball Federation (FIVB) World League title after a shock victory over world number one ranked team, Brazil.

Iran defeat Chinese Taipei to retain FIBA Asia Cup

By Gary Anderson

Iran celebrate retaining their Asia Cup title with victory over Chinese Taipei in Wuhan ©FIBAReigning International Basketball Federation (FIBA) Asia Cup champions Iran made it two-in-a-row in Wuhan, China, as they secured a 10 point win over Chinese Taipei in today's gold medal match.

Argentina thrash New Zealand to retain men’s Under-19 Softball World Championship

By Gary Anderson

Argentina celebrate a second successive Under-19 Softball World Championship win ©WBSCArgentina won a second consecutive men's Under-19 Softball World Championship with a 9-0 thrashing of New Zealand in the gold medal game in Whitehorse, Canada.

Baggaley aiming to peak at right time as he chases more table tennis Commonwealth medal success

By Gary Anderson at the Main Press Centre in Glasgow

Andrew Baggaley is aiming to continue his prolific run of medals at Commonwealth Games ©AFP/Getty ImagesEngland's Andrew Baggaley is aiming to peak at the right time in Glasgow as he chases a third Commonwealth Games table tennis gold medal at the Scotstoun Sports Campus.

South Korean claims victory with final shot on dramatic day at IPC Shooting World Championships

By Gary Anderson

The second day of action at the IPC Shooting World Championhips saw a dramatic end to the men's 10m air pistol event ©Getty ImagesSouth Korean Heejung Lee left it late to claim victorty in Suhl today over Russia's Sergey Malyshev with the final shot in a dramatic finish at the International Paralympic Committee (IPC) Shooting World Championships.

Kunieda completes double for Japan by claiming wheelchair tennis British Open title

By Gary Anderson

Shingo Kunieda secured a fifth British Open title with his win in Nottingham today ©Getty ImagesWorld number one Shingo Kunieda denied Gordon Reid a win on home soil by claiming the men's singles wheelchair tennis British Open title for a fifth time to follow his compatriot Yui Kamiji, who secured the women's singles crown yesterday.
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