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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.

We've had a difficult two years, admits FIG vice-president on eve of World Rhythmic Gymnastics Championships

Emily Goddard

Slava Corn has given officials clear guidelines of what is expected of them at next week’s World Rhythmic Gymnastics Championships ©FIG/FacebookSlava Corn, first vice-president of the International Gymnastics Federation (FIG), has given officials clear guidelines of what is expected of them at this week's World Rhythmic Gymnastics Championships "to show the world that we have a beautiful sport".

Poland shock favourites Brazil to lift World Volleyball Championships

By Paul Osborne at the Spodek Hall in Katowice

Poland have secured the Volleyball World Championship title with a historic victory over Brazil ©Getty ImagesPoland have secured a historic Volleyball World Championship title as they recorded a superb 3-1 victory over Brazil here.

Japanese newcomer overhauls freestyle favourites to light up day two at Incheon 2014

By Nick Butler at the Main Press Centre in Incheon

Kosuke Hagimo looks as if he cannot quite believe it after touching the wall first ©Getty ImagesIn the most eagerly anticipated moment of these Asian Games so far, the men's 200 metres freestyle swimming final lived up to its billing in spectacular fashion as Kosuke Hagino produced a sensational finish to snatch a thrilling victory over two more established opponents.

BMC Racing Team prevail on opening day of UCI Road World Championships

By Daniel Etchells

BMC Racing saw off the challenges of Orica-GreenEdge and Omega Pharma-Quick Step to claim victory ©Getty ImagesThe 2014 International Cycling Union (UCI) Road World Championships got underway today as BMC Racing Team claimed victory in the men's team time trial in Ponferrada.

World number one judoka sent home from Incheon 2014 for breaking residency rules

By Nick Butler at the Main Press Centre in Incheon

Victor Scvortov was ranked number one in the world in the men's under 73kg category ©IJFJudo officials from the United Arab Emirates have expressed shock after their three-man squad here at the Asian Games, including World Championship medallist Victor Scvortov, were all sent home after failing to meet a three-year residency rule.
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