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Generations for Peace mark International Day of Peace by adopting social media hashtag

By Daniel Etchells

Generations For Peace is dedicated to sustainable peace building and conflict transformation through sport, arts, advocacy, dialogue and empowerment ©GFPDelegates and pioneers of Generations for Peace (GFP), a Jordan-based global non-profit organisation, marked the International Day of Peace by adopting #TagForPeace across their social media platforms to raise awareness of the date.

Aussie paddler Fox achieves greatness on final day of Canoe Slalom World Championships

By Daniel Etchells

Jessica Fox's C1/K1 double has never been achieved before by a female paddler ©Getty ImagesAustralia's Jessica Fox made history on the final day of the Deep Creek 2014 ICF Canoe Slalom World Championships by becoming the first female paddler to win the C1/K1 double.

Asian NOCs urged to embrace global sponsors at landmark Partnership Summit

By Nick Butler at the Main Press Centre in Incheon

Sheikh Ahmad attending the OCA Sponsors Summit ©AFP/Getty ImageOlympic Council of Asia (OCA) President Sheikh Ahmad Al Fahad Al Sabah urged the Asian sports family to follow the trends of modern-day sports sponsorship and marketing when speaking to open an OCA Partnership Summit here today.

Brazilian delight in the 49erFX as Sailing World Championships come to an end

By Daniel Etchells

The Brazilians celebrate their 49erFX success in front of thousands of spectators ©ISAFThe final day's action of the Santander 2014 ISAF Sailing World Championships saw Brazil's Martine Grael and Kahena Kunze claim the 49erFX title after a dramatic medal race battle with Denmark's Ida Nielsen and Marie Olsen, who finished runners-up.

Champion Li Na in tears as she explains reason for retirement from tennis

By Zjan Shirinian

Li Na was in tears as she spoke about her retirement ©AFP/Getty ImagesTwo-time Grand Slam champion Li Na broke down in tears today as she explained why she was left with no choice but to quit tennis.

Archery GB calling for talented male athletes as it searches Rio 2016 stars

By Zjan Shirinian

Archery GB is looking for a new crop of talent to bring medal glory at the Rio 2016 Paralympic Games ©Getty ImagesArchery GB is calling on male archers to get it touch as it looks for potential stars who could strike gold at the Rio 2016 Paralympic Games.

Exclusive: UCI President wants cyclo-cross and downhill mountain biking in Olympics

By Mike Rowbottom

Brian Cookson wants to add more cycling disciplines to the Olympic programme ©Getty ImagesBrian Cookson, who will complete his first year in office as President of the International Cycling Union (UCI) on September 27, is seeking to add cyclo-cross and downhill mountain biking to the Olympic Programme - but not at the expense of any existing cycling events.

Jakarta confident of successful 2018 Asian Games but Indonesia admits they have to "work hard"

By Duncan Mackay at the Main Press Centre in Incheon

Indonesian Olympic Committee President Rita Subowo has promised they will "work hard" after Jakarta was chosen to host the 2018 Asian Games ©AFP/Getty ImagesJakarta will be ready to host a successful Asian Games in 2018, even though it has only four years to prepare, promised Rita Subowo, President of the Indonesian Olympic Committee, here today.

IPC President Sir Philip reflects on Paralympic Movements' achievements on eve of silver jubilee

By Emily Goddard

Sir Philip Craven is reflecting back on some of the IPC's biggest achievements on the eve of its silver jubilee ©Getty ImagesSir Philip Craven, President of the International Paralympic Committee (IPC), has reflected back on some of his organisation's biggest achievements on the eve of its silver jubilee tomorrow.
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