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Kudryavtseva makes history again at Rhythmic Gymnastics World Championships

By Daniel Etchells

Yana Kudryavtseva is making history in gymnastics and is still only a teenager ©Getty ImagesRussia's Yana Kudryavtseva has become the youngest gymnast in history to win two world all-around titles at the Rhythmic Gymnastics World Championships, following up last year's achievement of becoming the youngest to win a first title.

Men’s and women’s semi-final line-up decided at IBSA Goalball European Championships

By Gary Anderson

The semi-finalists at this year's IBSA Goalball European Championships in Budapest have been decided ©Cseh Peter/MKSZA hectic day three of action at the International Blind Sports Federation Goalball European Championships Men & Women B saw the semi-finalists decided in Hungarian capital Budapest.

Ottobock announced as partner of German wheelchair basketball teams

By Gary Anderson

Ottobock has been announced as a premium partner of the German national wheelchair basketball teams ©OttobockOttobock has been announced as a new premium partner for the German men's and women's wheelchair basketball teams.

Briton Lyle picks up IPC Best Youngster of the Month award for August

By Gary Anderson

British sprinter Maria Lyle has been voted as the IPC Best Youngster for August ©Getty ImagesGreat Britain's Maria Lyle has been named the International Paralympic Committee's (IPC) Best Youngster of August after her double sprinting success in Swansea, Wales.

Report into alleged corruption during FIFA World Cup bidding process to remain secret, says Blatter

By Gary Anderson

FIFA President Sepp Blatter has said a report into alleged corruption during the World Cup bidding process will remain secret ©Getty ImagesFIFA President Sepp Blatter has insisted the report into alleged corruption during the bidding process for the 2018 and 2022 World Cups will remain secret despite growing calls for the findings to be made public.

Three Nepalese athletes go missing in South Korea during Asian Games

By Nick Butler at the Main Press Centre in Incheon

Nepal have been hit by the disappearance of three team members here during the Asian Games ©AFP/Getty ImagesA police hunt has begun to find three Nepalese athletes who have gone missing here following their respective competitions at the Asian Games, and are thought to be attempting to stay in South Korea to find work.

UCI to set up independent anti-doping tribunal in 2015 to take decision-making away from countries

By Gary Anderson

The UCI has announced plans to set up an independent anti-doping tribunal next year ©AFP/Getty ImagesThe International Cycling Union (UCI) has announced plans to establish an independent anti-doping tribunal by 2015 following a meeting of its Management Committee during the Road Cycling World Championships in Ponferrada, Spain.

Rio 2016 deny football match schedule decided, as Brazilian newspaper publishes list

By Zjan Shirinian

Maracanã, which will host the Rio 2016 Opening and Closing Ceremony, will also host the showpiece football matches according to the reports ©AFP/Getty ImagesRio 2016 have rubbished reports that the competition schedule for the Olympic football tournament has already been decided, insisting it is still a "work in progress".

WOA and IOC to work closer together to spread Olympism across the globe

By Daniel Etchells

WOA President, Joël Bouzou (left), and IOC President, Thomas Bach (right) ©WOAThe World Olympians Association (WOA) has been invited to make additional submissions to the ongoing International Olympic Committee (IOC) Agenda 2020 debate, as the two organisations continue to look at ways to establish a more integrated approach to spreading the spirit and practice of Olympism. 
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