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Great Britain claim three medals at UEC Elite Track European Championships

By Daniel Etchells

Ed Clancy claimed a gold medal in the men's team pursuit and bronze in the scratch race ©Getty ImagesGreat Britain put in a strong performance at the European Cycling Union (UEC) Elite Track European Championships in Guadeloupe, claiming gold medals in the men's and women's team pursuits.

IOC ethics investigation into Moon Dae-sung set to be reopened after loses appeal against plagiarism charge

By Duncan Mackay

Athens 2004 gold medallist Moon Dae-sung is set to face an IOC ethics investigation after losing an appeal against plagiarism allegations ©Getty ImagesAn International Olympic Committee (IOC) Ethics Commission investigation into claims South Korean member Moon Dae-sung plagiarised his doctoral thesis is set to be reopened after he lost a court case in Seoul today.

Morocco "to withdraw" as host of 2015 Africa Cup of Nations over Ebola outbreak

By Zjan Shirinian

Morocco is likely to be heavily sanctioned if its withdrawal from hosting the 2015 Africa Cup of Nations is confirmed ©Gallo Images/Getty ImagesMorocco is set to withdraw as host of next year's Africa Cup of Nations because of fears it will lead to a further spread of the Ebola virus, according to reports, with Ghana and South Africa among the countries mentioned as potential replacements. 

Tokyo 2020 will propel Paralympic Movement to "unimaginable heights" predicts IPC President

By Gary Anderson

IPC President Sir Philip Craven is confident that Tokyo 2020 will be a big success for the Paralympic Movement ©Tokyo 2020International Paralympic Committee (IPC) President Sir Philip Craven has claimed that Tokyo 2020 will propel the Movement "to unimaginable heights".

UCI to investigate team of Tour de France winner after third rider tests positive for banned substance

By Gary Anderson

The Astana Pro Cycling team is under investigation from the UCI after a third rider has tested positive for EPO ©Getty ImagesThe International Cycling Union (UCI) today announced it is launching an investigation into the Astana Pro Cycling after llya Davidenok became the third rider from the outfit to test positive for a banned substance.

Pyeongchang 2018 Opening and Closing Ceremonies to be held in city after all

By Duncan Mackay

The Alpensia Ski Jumping Stadium was originally supposed to be the centrepiece of the Pyeongchang 2018 Ceremonies ©Pyeongchang 2018A decision to move the Pyeongchang 2018 Ceremonies away from the city has been overturned by the South Korean Government, it was announced today. 

World Anti-Doping Code is a "game-changer" for Australian sport, says Coates

By Gary Anderson

Australian Olympic Committee President John Coates says the new WADA Code will be a "game-changer" in Australian sport ©Getty ImagesAustralian Olympic Committee (AOC) President John Coates will tell a Senate hearing that the new World Anti-Doping Agency (WADA) Code will be a "game-changer" for Australian sport as he pushes for the country to adopt harsher punishments for drug cheats.

Pistorius "needs to pay for what he's done", says Steenkamp's cousin

By Zjan Shirinian

Arguments over whether Oscar Pistorius should be jailed have increased with the testimony of Reeva Steenkamp's cousin Kim Martin ©Charlie Shoemaker/Getty ImagesOscar Pistorius must "pay" for killing his girlfriend Reeva Steenkamp, her cousin has told the six-time Paralympic champion's sentencing hearing.

Research shows sport volunteering is thriving, says co-founder of London 2012 legacy charity Join In

By Daniel Etchells at Admiralty House in London

Greg Nugent, co-founder of Join In, was speaking at a conference in London ©ITGGreg Nugent, co-founder of the London 2012 Olympic legacy charity Join In, believes that new research carried out into the value of volunteering in sport shows that the sector plays a fundamental part in society and the economy.
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