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Wie holds nerve to clinch first major win with victory at US Women’s Open

By Gary Anderson

Michelle Wie holds aloft the US Women's Open trophy after clinching the title at Pinehurst ©Getty Images American Michelle Wie held off a late challenge from compatriot and world number one Stacy Lewis to seal her first major title by two shots in the US Women's Open at Pinehurst Resort, North Carolina.

US hand out another drubbing to Peru at Women's Wheelchair Basketball World Championships

By Gary Anderson

The United States secured their third win in Toronto by hammering Peru 93-14 ©Wheelchair Basketball CanadaDefending champions the United States registered win number three on the third day of action at the Women's Wheelchair Basketball World Championships by inflicting another heavy defeat on Group A opponents Peru.

Lara rolls back the years as Lord's Cricket Ground celebrates 200th anniversary

By Philip Barker at Lord's Cricket Ground in London

Brian Lara walks in after his blistering performance ©ITGRecord-breaking West Indian cricketer Brian Lara produced a magnificent display of clean hitting to ensure Marylebone Cricket Club (MCC) celebrated the 200th anniversary of their Lord's Cricket Ground in style.

Finn Tahti celebrates birthday in Berlin with second win at IPC Grand Prix

By Gary Anderson

Birthday boy Leo-Pekka Tahti celebrated with two wins at this weekend's Berlin Grand Prix ©Getty Images Four-time Paralympic champion Leo-Pekka Tahti of Finland celebrated his 31st birthday in style by claiming his second win of the weekend at the International Paralympic Committee (IPC) Athletics Grand Prix meeting in Berlin.

FIFA bonus to provide immediate $8 million boost for women's football

By David Owen

Women's football is about to enjoy a cash windfall thanks to FIFA ©AFP/Getty ImagesFIFA has set out detailed arrangements for payment of the $750,000 (£441,000/€552,000) bonus promised earlier this month by its President Sepp Blatter to all 209 member associations.

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.
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