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Wozniacki seals thrilling win over former US Open champion Sharapova

By Zjan Shirinian

Caroline Wozniacki thrilled the crowd on Arthur Ashe with a three sets win over Maria Sharapova ©Getty ImagesCaroline Wozniacki has continued her resurgence with a thrilling three sets win over 2006 US Open champion Maria Sharapova in New York City. 

Germany claim double eventing gold at World Equestrian Games

By Emily Goddard

Sandra Auffarth and Opgun Louvo were foot-perfect throughout to take individual eventing gold and lead the Germans to team gold at the World Equestrian Games ©FEIGermany have claimed both the individual and team eventing gold medals at the World Equestrian Games in Normandy.

Włodarczyk breaks women's hammer throw world record

By Zjan Shirinian

Anita Włodarczyk has broken the women's hammer throw world record for a third time ©Getty ImagesOlympic silver medallist Anita Włodarczyk has broken the women's hammer throw world record.

Olympic champion Jones denied gold on final day of Taekwondo Grand Prix in Astana

By Gary Anderson

Jade Jones (left) and Eva Calvo Gomez battled for gold at the Daulet Sporting Complex in Astana ©WTFBritain's Olympic champion Jade Jones had to settle for a silver medal on the final day of action at the World Taekwondo Federation (WTF) Grand Prix in Astana after losing out to Spain's Eva Calvo Gomez on a golden point.

United States beat Canada to World Women's Youth Water Polo Championships title

By Zjan Shirinian

The United States beat Canada 5-4 to go unbeaten in the week-long Championships ©AFP/Getty ImagesThe United States won a tight duel for gold against rivals Canada at the World Women's Youth Water Polo Championships to keep their impressive unbeaten record.

Photo-finishes highlight thrilling fourth day at Para-cycling Road World Championships

By Gary Anderson

A thrilling day in Greenville saw Britain claim gold in the women's tandem road race ©Getty ImagesA thrilling day of action at the Para-cycling Road World Championships in Greenville saw gold medals in two races decided by photo-finishes as British duo Lora Turnham and Corrine Hall claimed victory in the women's B/VI tandem race, while American Jamie Whitmore edged the women's C3 class.

FIBA hopes to move flagship event out of FIFA World Cup shadow

By Paul Osborne

FIBA is hoping to move its flagship event out of the shadow of the FIFA World Cup ©Getty ImagesThe International Basketball Federation's (FIBA) flagship tournament is hoping to move out of the shadow of its footballing counterpart, the FIFA World Cup, with a change of date for the FIBA World Cup a major development in this aim.

Putin fails to inspire Russia to elusive gold medal at World Judo Championships

By Duncan Mackay at the Traktor Sport Arena in Chelyabinsk

Russian President Vladimir Putin watched the team event of the World Judo Championships with IJF leader Marius Vizer ©IJFEven the presence of Vladimir Putin could not inspire Russia to their first gold medal of the 2014 World Judo Championships here today.

New Zealand top World Rowing Championships medals table as Twigg's seven-year quest comes off

By Mike Rowbottom

Emma Twigg was victorious in the women's single sculls after seven years of trying at the World Championships ©Getty ImagesNew Zealand finished top of the medals table at the World Rowing Championships in Amsterdam as victories on the final day from Emma Twigg - after seven years of trying - in the women's single sculls and their women's double sculls crew gave them a total of six golds.
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