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Prince Harry on hand as Britain sign agreement to train in Belo Horizonte before Rio 2016 Paralympics

By Duncan Mackay

Prince Harry, posing with London 2012 judo bronze medallist Ben Quilter, witnessed the signing of an agreement for Britain's Paralympic team to base themselves in Belo Horizonte before Rio 2016 ©British EmbassyPrince Harry today witnessed the signing of an agreement for Britain to base themselves in Belo Horizonte before the 2016 Paralympics in Rio de Janeiro.

Blake will not compete at Glasgow 2014 Commonwealth Games, manager says

By Mike Rowbottom

Yohan Blake, Jamaica's former world 100m champion, will not run in the Glasgow 2014 Games ©Getty ImagesYohan Blake, Jamaica's former 100 metres world champion, will not race at the Glasgow 2014 Commonwealth Games, it was confirmed today.

Nadal cruises through to second round at Wimbledon with 700th career win

By Gary Anderson

Rafael Nadal registered his 700th professional career win to advance to the second round at Wimbledon today ©Getty Images Spain's Rafael Nadal secured the 700th win of his professional career as he booked his place in the second round at Wimbledon today with a three sets to one victory over Slovakia's Martin Klizan.

Olympic legend Michael Johnson in Azerbaijan on visit to Baku 2015 headquarters

By Gary Anderson

Michael Johnson joined Mehman Karimov of the National Olympic Committee of Azerbaijan (far left); Baku 2015 chief operating officer, Simon Clegg (second from right) and Seve Kyriacou, head of international Olympic and Paralympic Programmes at BP in Baku today ©Baku 2015American sprint legend Michael Johnson has been checking out ongoing preparations for next year's European Games during a visit to host city Baku.

Olympic champion Adams launches scheme offering 5,000 Glasgow 2014 tickets to disadvantaged children

By Gary Anderson

Glasgow 2014 ambassador Nicola Adams helped launch the Gift of the Games ticketing scheme in Glasgow today ©Glasgow 2014Olympic boxing champion Nicola Adams was in Glasgow today to launch the Gift of the Games scheme which will offer 5,000 free tickets for the Commonwealth Games next month to children from disadvantaged backgrounds.

Former US President George W. Bush to address General Session of International Bowl Expo

By Zjan Shirinian at the Rosen Shingle Creek Hotel in Orlando

Former United States President George W. Bush will address the General Session of the International Bowl Expo ©Getty ImagesFormer United States President George W. Bush will speak to some of the most powerful players in international bowling when he addresses the General Session of the International Bowl Expo here tomorrow.

World Cup battle of the brands takes surprise twist

By David Owen

It is Burrda Sport, not one of the Big Three, that sponsors Belgium's shirts ©Popperfoto/Getty ImagesThe exploits of Costa Rica and Belgium have helped smaller combatants in Brazil 2014's battle of the brands to steal a march on their Big Three rivals.

Next stop Glasgow as Australia aim to continue hockey dominance at Commonwealth Games

By Gary Anderson

Hockey Australia has named its squads for this year's Commonwealth Games in Glasgow ©Getty Images Hockey Australia has revealed the men's and women's squads that will be targeting gold at Glasgow 2014 as they look to maintain their dominance at next month's Commonwealth Games.

Match referees revealed for Rugby Championship and Rugby World Cup qualifiers

By Gary Anderson

South African Jaco Peyper will take charge of the opening match of the 2014 Rugby Championship ©Getty Images South African Jaco Peyper will take charge of the opening match of this year's Rugby Championship after the International Rugby Board (IRB) announced match official appointments for the tournament along with a number of upcoming qualifiers for the Rugby World Cup 2015.
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