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Caen set to host four-day test event ahead of World Equestrian Games

By Gary Anderson

The D'Ornano Stadium in Caen will host a four-day test event this week ahead of the World Equestrian Games ©FEIA number of top jumping and dressage riders will be competing in the D'Ornano Stadium in Caen in Normandy as part of a four-day test event for International Equestrian Federation (FEI) World Equestrian Games which are due to start in August.

Two more wins for Japan sees them top table at Budapest Grand Prix

By Gary Anderson

Daiki Nishiyamad of Japan (white) was one of six Japanese judoka to secure gold over the two days of the Budapest Grand Prix ©IJFWins for Megumi Tachimoto and Daiki Nishiyamad ensured Japan finished as the leading nation after the inaugural International Judo Federation (IJF) Budapest Grand Prix came to a close at the Papp Laszlo Sport Arena today.

Mihambo rises to occasion to confirm Germany as European Team champions

By Mike Rowbottom

Malaika Mihambo's unexpected long jump win confirmed Germany as European Team champions ©Getty ImagesTwenty-year-old Malaika Mihambo, one of the youngest members of the German team, delighted the home crowd in Braunschweig as she made overall victory certain in the European Team Championships with a surprise win in the women's long jump.

London 2012 champions Glover and Stanning reunite for gold at World Rowing Cup II

By Mike Rowbottom

Helen Glover (left) and Heather Stanning, pictured after winning the women's pair at the London 2012 Games, won their first race together since then at the World Cup in France ©Getty ImagesLondon 2012 champions Helen Glover and Heather Stanning got back onto the gold standard today in their first international race together since the Olympics as they helped Britain dominate the World Rowing Cup II at Lake Aiguebelette in France with victory in the women's pair.

Russia and Turkey take top honours at World Para-Taekwondo Championships

By Paul Osborne at the Dinamo Sport Palace in Moscow

Hosts Russia have clinched the men's overall medal title at the 5th WTF World Para-Taekwondo Championships in Moscow ©ITGRussia has clinched the overall men's title at the 5th World Para-Taekwondo Championships, whileTurkey took top spot in the women's competition here today. 

Steinwandter's sprint finish earns Italy's triathletes European mixed team relay gold

By Mike Rowbottom

Italy's Alessandro Fabian, pictured right chasing Javier Gomez in the London 2012 Games, helped Italy earn the European Mixed Relay Team title in Kitzbuhel today ©AFP/Getty ImagesItaly secured the last of the European triathlon titles on offer in Kitzbuhel, the mixed team relay, when Matthias Steinwandter outsprinted Germany's Justus Nieschlag in the final stage of the run having arrived at the final transition on level terms.

Mass bike ride highlights local support for Almaty 2022 Winter Olympic and Paralympic bid

By Duncan Mackay

Cyclists took part in a fun run to help show support for Almaty's bid to host the 2022 Winter Olympics and Paralympics ©Almaty 2022More than 2,000 people have taken part in a mass participation cycling event to show their support for Almaty's campaign to host the 2022 Winter Olympics and Paralympics. 

Bosnia and China take sitting volleyball world titles

By Emily Goddard

Bosnia and Herzegovina secured the men's gold medal at the World ParaVolley Sitting Volleyball Championships ©World ParaVolley/Wawro PhotographyParalympic gold medallists Bosnia and Herzegovina and defending champions China have secured the men's and women's titles at the World ParaVolley Sitting Volleyball Championships in the Polish city of Elbląg.

Pan Am Path officially launched in Toronto ahead of 2015 Pan American Games

By Gary Anderson

The 84km Pan Am Path in Toronto will criss-cross the city in the build-up to, during and after the Pan American and Parapan American Games ©Pan Am PathThe Pan Am Path, which will connect the east and west of Toronto, has been officially launched after a new section was opened today ahead of the city's hosting of the Pan American and Parapan American Games next year.
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