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London 2012 Olympic gold medal to feature in local charity auction

By Emily Goddard

A London 2012 Olympic gold medal has been anonymously donated to the Great Centenary Charity Auction ©Great Centenary Charity Auction/TwitterA London 2012 Olympic gold medal is set to feature in a small local charity auction in Norfolk, England, after it was anonymously donated during a valuation day.

Countdown on for start of Badminton World Superseries Finals in Dubai

By Paul Osborne

The countdown is on until the opening of the BWF Destination Dubai World Superseries Finals ©BWFThe clock is ticking in Dubai as the Gulf state eagerly anticipates the opening of the Badminton World Federation (BWF) Destination Dubai World Superseries Finals in less than 100 days.

Mossad agent who plotted Israel revenge against Munich 1972 terrorists dies

By Duncan Mackay

Mosad agent Mike Harari, who plotted revenge against terrorists who targeted Israel athletes at the 1972 Olympics in Munich, has died ©FacebookIsraeli secret service agent Mike Harari, who helped plot Mossad's revenge attacks against Palestinian militants implicated in the 1972 Munich massacre of the country's Olympics team, has died at the age of 87. 

Grainger eyes Olympic rowing comeback with return to British squad - and a trip to Rio

By Mike Rowbottom

Katherine Grainger celebrates after winning gold at the London 2012 Games ©Getty ImagesKatherine Grainger, Britain's multiple Olympic and world rowing medallist, is making what could be a comeback for Rio 2016 after a two-year break from the sport.

Sponsorship programme launched for 2015 IPC Nordic Skiing World Championships

By Zjan Shirinian

The sponsorship programme for Cable 2015 has been launched, four months before they begin ©©AFP/Getty ImagesOrganisers of the 2015 International Paralympic Committee (IPC) Nordic Skiing World Championships in the United States have launched their sponsorship programme.

Budding wheelchair tennis players take part in British talent-spotting event for Tokyo 2020

By Zjan Shirinian

Glasgow was one of the 11 places to host a Ticket2Tokyo event ©Tennis FoundationEighty budding wheelchair tennis players have been fine-tuning their skills at a Talent ID Festival aimed at finding athletes who could compete for Great Britain at Tokyo 2020.

Italy given approval to use WADA Anti-Doping Administration and Management System

By Emily Goddard

The Anti-Doping Department of the CONI will use WADA's Anti-Doping Administration and Management System ©CONIThe Anti-Doping Department of the Italian National Olympic Committee (CONI) has been given the green light to use the World Anti-Doping Agency's (WADA) Anti-Doping Administration and Management System (ADAMS) unrestrictedly.

World Archery chooses its top moments to mark IPC's 25th anniversary

By Zjan Shirinian

Matt Stutzman's inspiring performance at London 2012 was World Archery's second best moment in the Para history of the sport ©Getty ImagesWorld Archery has chosen the 1948 Stoke Mandeville Games - seen as the forerunner to the Paralympics - as its Para highlight as part of the International Paralympic Committee's anniversary celebrations.

Hundreds of volunteers to offer support at World Senior Karate Championships

By Zjan Shirinian

Around 600 volunteers have signed up to help out during November's World Senior Karate Championships ©AFP/Getty ImagesAround 600 volunteers are preparing to lend a hand at the World Senior Karate Championships in the German city of Bremen.
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