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Furong Lin wins sixth gold to end Asian Para Games swimming action

By Gary Anderson

Furong Lin of China ended swimming competition at the Asian Para Games with his sixth gold medal ©Incheon 2014China's Furong Lin won a sixth gold medal on the final day of swimming at the Incheon 2014 Asian Para Games to become the most decorated athlete of the competition.

Ticket sales for 2015 Rugby World Cup hit record level of 950,000

By Daniel Etchells

Tickets for the 2015 Rugby World Cup in England are in high demand ©Getty ImagesA total of 950,000 tickets were sold for the 2015 Rugby World Cup in England as demand reached record levels in last month's general sale it was announced today.  

Morocco Atlas Lions latest franchise to sign up to World Series of Boxing

By Gary Anderson

The World Series of Boxing has announced the signing of the Moroccan Atlas Lions for Season V ©WSBThe Morocco Atlas Lions have been unveiled as the latest addition to Season V of the World Series of Boxing following an official signing ceremony in Casablanca.

First Paralympic coach inducted into Canadian Sports Hall of Fame

By Paul Osborne

Tim Frick has become the first ever coach to be indicted into Canada's Sports Hall of Fame ©Wheelchair Basketball Canada/Bogetti-Smith PhotographyWheelchair basketball coach Tim Frick has become the first Paralympic coach to be inducted into Canada's Sports Hall of Fame.

Dubai praised by badminton world champion ahead of World Superseries Finals

By Nick Butler 

World champion Chen Long on the Dubai Creek during his visit to the Emirate ©BWFBadminton world champion Chen Long has described Dubai as a "wonderful place to compete" following a promotional visit to the Emirate ahead of the season-ending Badminton World Federation (BWF) World Superseries Finals.

Kondo shines as Japan dominates day one of Judo Junior World Championships

By Gary Anderson

Ami Kondo of Japan (blue) added the junior world title to her senior crown at the IJF Junior World Championships in Florida ©IJFSenior world champion Ami Kondo confirmed her status as one of the major talents in the sport after adding the International Judo Federation (IJF) Junior World Championship title to her collection on a day that saw Japan claim three of the four gold medals on offer in Fort Lauderdale.

FIFA Inspection Committee chief says preparations for 2018 World Cup are on track

By Daniel Etchells

Christian Unger, head of FIFA's Inspection Committee, addressed the media outside the Luzhniki Stadium in Moscow ©Getty ImagesChristian Unger, head of FIFA's Inspection Committee, claims preparations for the 2018 FIFA World Cup in Russia are "going according to plan" after world football's governing body completed their inspection of five of the tournament's venues.

United States Olympic Committee names new athlete ombudsman

By Paul Osborne

The United States Olympic Committee announced the hiring of Kathleen Wallace as the organizations new athlete ombudsman ©Baldwin Scholars Duke UniversityThe United States Olympic Committee (USOC) has today named licensed attorney and mediator Kathleen "Kacie" Wallace as its new athlete ombudsman.

Kosovo set to compete at Rio 2016 after granted Olympic recognition

By Nick Butler in Lausanne

Provisional recognition has been granted to the Kosovo Olympic Committee by the IOC ©AFP/Getty ImagesProvisional recognition has been granted to Kosovo by the International Olympic Committee (IOC), meaning athletes from the country are set to compete at Rio 2016.
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