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Four-time Sochi 2014 medallist Etherington added to Britain's Paralympic Day line-up

By Gary Anderson

Jade Etherington is set to appear at National Paralympic Day at the Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park next month ©Getty Images British Alpine skiing star Jade Etherington and guide Caroline Powell are set to attend National Paralympic Day at the Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park next month as Britain gears up to celebrate the second edition of the event.

New elite schools of sport selected by German Olympic Sports Confederation

By Gary Anderson

DOSB vice-President Chritsa Thiel second from right welcomes schools form Karlsruhe and Mannheim into the elite school of sport programme ©DOSBSchools in Karlsruhe and Mannheim are the latest to be added to the list of elite sports schools selected by the German Olympic Sports Confederation (DOSB).

Pwllheli picked as host for junior sailing's 2015 Optimist European Championships

By Paul Osborne

Pwllheli will host the 2015 Optimist European Championships ©Alan Dop PhotographyNorth Wales will welcome Europe's up and coming sailors next July after Pwllheli was awarded the hosting rights to the 2015 Optimist European Championships.

Neymar wanted by Brazil for football squad at Rio 2016

By Nick Butler

Neymar could yet feature for Brazil at the Rio 2016 Olympics ©Getty ImagesSuperstar Neymar is being considered as one of three overage players in the Brazilian football squad for the Rio 2016 Olympic Games, it has been reported.

IOC vice-president "ill-informed and wrong" when criticising Rio 2016, claims leading official

By Nick Butler

Rio 2016 have insisted that much progress is now being made after a lot of unjust criticism ©Getty ImagesInternational Olympic Committee (IOC) vice-president John Coates was "ill-informed and wrong" when criticising preparations for the Rio 2016 Olympic Games earlier this year, according to a leading official within the Organising Committee.

Nigeria's 16-year-old gold medal winning weightlifter fails doping test at Glasgow 2014

By Nick Butler at the Main Press Centre in Glasgow

Chika Amalaha has tested positive after winning the 53kg gold medal ©Getty ImagesNigerian weightlifter Chika Amalaha has registered the first positive doping test of Glasgow 2014 and, pending the outcome of her B sample, will be stripped of the gold medal she won in the 53 kilogram competition on Friday (July 25).

More than 50 million tune in to Eurosport for 2014 Tour de France

By Paul Osborne

More than 50 million people tuned in to Eurosport's coverage of this year's Tour de France ©Getty ImagesMore than 50 million people tuned in to Eurosport's coverage of this year's Tour de France, won by Vincenzo Nibali in the biggest time margin since 1997, latest viewing figures have shown.

Kenya and Jamaica dominate Commonwealth Games athletics at Hampden Park

By Paul Osborne at Hampden Park in Glasgow

Kenya secured a clean sweep in the women's 10,000m final at Hampden Park today ©Getty ImagesThere were no surprises on the track at the Commonwealth Games today as a Kenyan 10,000 metre clean sweep was matched by a Jamaican one, two, three in the 400m.

Stunning English performance brings curtain down on Glasgow 2014 swimming

By Gary Anderson at the Tollcross International Swimming Centre in Glasgow

England's men's 4x100m medley relay team claimed a dramatic win in the final swimming race of Glasgow 2014 ©Getty Images A dramatic finish to the Commonwealth Games swimming programme here saw England secure gold in a pulsating men's 4x100 metres medley relay.
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