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BOA names Olympic sailor Gosling as Team GB's Chef de Mission for 2015 EYOWF

By Daniel Etchells

Sarah Gosling will head up Team GB's delegation at the European Youth Olympic Winter Festival ©BOAThe British Olympic Association (BOA) has announced that two-time Olympic sailing gold medallist Sarah Gosling has been appointed Team GB's Chef de Mission for the 2015 European Youth Olympic Winter Festival (EYOWF) in Liechtenstein and Voralberg, Austria.

Nominees for IPC Athlete of the Month announced

By Gary Anderson

Yui Kamiji of Japan and Briton Jordanne Whiley claimed their fourth Grand Slam doubles title of the year last month ©Getty ImagesThe International Paralympic Committee (IPC) has announced seven athletes on the shortlist for September's Athlete of the Month, with voting now open.

Navy take sitting volleyball gold while Army continue to dominate at Warrior Games

By Gary Anderson

The Navy celebrate after claiming their first sitting volleyball gold medal at the Warrior Games ©USA VolleyballThe Navy caused an upset by denying the Marines a fifth straight sitting volleyball gold medal at the Warrior Games in Colorado.

IOC launch stinging attack on Oslo 2022 after it pulls Olympic bid

By Zjan Shirinian

The International Olympic Committee has launched a strong defence of the Games and their benefits after Oslo 2022's withdrawal ©Getty ImagesA stinging attack has been launched at Oslo 2022 by the International Olympic Committee (IOC), criticising chiefs for failing to properly brief politicians and calling the decision to axe the Olympic and Paralympic bid a "missed opportunity".

Malaysian wushu player loses gold medal after CAS throw out appeal

By Nick Butler at the Main Press Centre in Incheon

Cheau Xuen Tai's appeal following her positive drugs test has been unsuccessful ©AFP/Getty ImagesAn appeal from Malaysia over the positive drugs test recorded by wushu player Tai Cheau Xuen at the Asian Games has been thrown out by the Court of Arbitration for Sport (CAS), meaning she will be stripped of her gold medal. 

Time for radical change has come, says European Union of Gymnastics President

By Emily Goddard

Georges Guelzec has called for an "overhaul" in gymnastics ©Getty ImagesGeorges Guelzec, President of the European Union of Gymnastics (UEG), has claimed his sport needs "radical change" and has called for an "overhaul".

Former Olympic champion quits as head of Asian Para Games Athletes' Village after drink driving offence

By Nick Butler at the Main Press Centre in Incheon

Hyun Jeong-hwa has resigned from her Asian Para Games post following her arrest ©Yonhap via Incheon 2014South Korea's former Olympic table tennis champion Hyun Jeong-hwa has resigned from her position as chief of the Athletes' Village at the Incheon 2014 Asian Para Games after crashing her car while drink driving.

Barshim to spearhead Doha bid for 2019 IAAF World Championships

By Nick Butler at the Main Press Centre in Incheon

Mutaz Barshim celebrating his gold medal at Incheon 2014 ©Getty ImagesQatar's Mutaz Barshim, the high jumper who sealed a dominant season by winning the Asian Games title here, is set to become the public figurehead of Doha's bid to host the 2019 International Association of Athletics Federations (IAAF) World Championships.

India and South Korea claim last gasp victories on thrilling day of historic rivalries at Incheon 2014

By Nick Butler at the Main Press Centre in Incheon

India celebrate following their last gasp hockey victory over Pakistan ©AFP/Getty ImagesIn two of the most bitterly contested rivalry in sport and politics, India overcame Pakistan in a hockey shootout here tonight at the Asian Games, before South Korea beat North Korea thanks to a goal in injury time of extra time in the men's football.
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