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Winter Olympic and Paralympic sports in Britain see doubling of funding ahead of Pyeongchang 2018

By Paul Osborne

UK Sport has invested £31 million in eight winter Olympic and Paralympic sports for the Pyeongchang 2018 cycle ©Getty ImagesWinter Olympic and Paralympic sports in Great Britain are set to benefit from a doubling of National Lottery and Government funding on the road to Pyeongchang 2018, it was announced today.

Nadal defeats Rosol to make Wimbledon third round

By Emily Goddard

Rafael Nadal has booked his place in the Wimbledon third round for the first time since 2011 ©AFP/Getty ImagesSpanish world number one Rafael Nadal fought off the challenge of Lukáš Rosol of the Czech Republic at Wimbledon today to secure a 4-6, 7-6, 6-4, 6-4 win and avoid a repeat of his shock exit from the 2012 edition of the tournament.

Six-time Olympic shooter Nattrass revealed as Canadian Glasgow 2014 Flagbearer

Emily Goddard

Susan Nattrass has been revealed as Canada's Flagbearer for the Glasgow 2014 Commonwealth Games ©Getty ImagesShooter Susan Nattrass, who has competed at six Olympic Games, has been revealed as Canada's Flagbearer for the Opening Ceremony of Commonwealth Games at Celtic Park in Glasogw on July 23. 

IPC announces make-up of Standing Committees with two positions yet to be filled

By Gary Anderson

The IPC has announced the make-up of six of its Standing Committees ©IPCThe International Paralympic Committee (IPC) has announced the composition of six of its 11 Standing Committees, with 21 countries represented in the 37 positions filled, while two places remain vacant.

Paralympics New Zealand's swimming programme to be under guidance of Francis

By Paul Osborne

Gary Francis has been appointed national development coach for the Paralympics New Zealand Para-swimming programme ©FacebookParalympics New Zealand (PNZ) today announced the appointment of Gary Francis as national development coach for the country's national swimming programme.

FIG launches digital World of Gymnastics magazine

By Emily Goddard

The FIG's World of Gymnastics magazine has gone digital ©FIGThe International Gymnastics Federation (FIG) has today launched a digital version of its World of Gymnastics magazine that can be accessed on any device.

Italian rider Ulissi tests positive for "abnormal" amounts of asthma drug during Giro d'Italia

By Paul Osborne

Diego Ulissi has failed a drugs test taken during the Giro d'Italia last month ©AFP/Getty ImagesItalian rider Diego Ulissi has been provisionally suspended from his Lampre-Merida team after testing positive for an "abnormal amount of salbutamol" during the Giro d'Italia, in which he won two stages last month.

Phuket 2014 Asian Beach Games host Chefs de Mission seminar

By Duncan Mackay

The Chefs de Mission seminar for the 4th Asian Beach Games was held at the Holiday Inn Resort Phuket ©Holiday InnA Chefs de Mission seminar has been held in Phuket for the 4th Asian Beach Games, due to take place there in November.

Olympic medal-winning showjumper Hubert Bourdy of France dies

By Gary Anderson

Hubert Bourdy and Morgat jumped their way to team bronze at the 1988  Seoul Olympic Games ©FEITwo-time Olympic medallist Hubert Bourdy of France has died at the age of 57 following a battle with cancer, it has been announced.
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