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London 2012 champions Glover and Stanning reunite for gold at World Rowing Cup II

By Mike Rowbottom

Helen Glover (left) and Heather Stanning, pictured after winning the women's pair at the London 2012 Games, won their first race together since then at the World Cup in France ©Getty ImagesLondon 2012 champions Helen Glover and Heather Stanning got back onto the gold standard today in their first international race together since the Olympics as they helped Britain dominate the World Rowing Cup II at Lake Aiguebelette in France with victory in the women's pair.

Russia and Turkey take top honours at World Para-Taekwondo Championships

By Paul Osborne at the Dinamo Sport Palace in Moscow

Hosts Russia have clinched the men's overall medal title at the 5th WTF World Para-Taekwondo Championships in Moscow ©ITGRussia has clinched the overall men's title at the 5th World Para-Taekwondo Championships, whileTurkey took top spot in the women's competition here today. 

Steinwandter's sprint finish earns Italy's triathletes European mixed team relay gold

By Mike Rowbottom

Italy's Alessandro Fabian, pictured right chasing Javier Gomez in the London 2012 Games, helped Italy earn the European Mixed Relay Team title in Kitzbuhel today ©AFP/Getty ImagesItaly secured the last of the European triathlon titles on offer in Kitzbuhel, the mixed team relay, when Matthias Steinwandter outsprinted Germany's Justus Nieschlag in the final stage of the run having arrived at the final transition on level terms.

Mass bike ride highlights local support for Almaty 2022 Winter Olympic and Paralympic bid

By Duncan Mackay

Cyclists took part in a fun run to help show support for Almaty's bid to host the 2022 Winter Olympics and Paralympics ©Almaty 2022More than 2,000 people have taken part in a mass participation cycling event to show their support for Almaty's campaign to host the 2022 Winter Olympics and Paralympics. 

Bosnia and China take sitting volleyball world titles

By Emily Goddard

Bosnia and Herzegovina secured the men's gold medal at the World ParaVolley Sitting Volleyball Championships ©World ParaVolley/Wawro PhotographyParalympic gold medallists Bosnia and Herzegovina and defending champions China have secured the men's and women's titles at the World ParaVolley Sitting Volleyball Championships in the Polish city of Elbląg.

Pan Am Path officially launched in Toronto ahead of 2015 Pan American Games

By Gary Anderson

The 84km Pan Am Path in Toronto will criss-cross the city in the build-up to, during and after the Pan American and Parapan American Games ©Pan Am PathThe Pan Am Path, which will connect the east and west of Toronto, has been officially launched after a new section was opened today ahead of the city's hosting of the Pan American and Parapan American Games next year.

Sochi 2014 MegaFaces Pavillion wins prestigious creative award at Cannes Lions Festival

By Paul Osborne

The MegaFaces Pavillion won Russia's first ever Grand Prix in the Innovation Lions category at the Cannes Lions Festival ©MegafonRussia has won its first ever Grand Prix at the Cannes Lions International Festival of Creativity after winning the Lion award for Innovation with a telecom's installation at the Sochi Olympics that used sophisticated technology to let visitors take giant 3D "selfies".

Plans revealed for new Qatar 2022 World Cup 60,000-seater stadium

By Paul Osborne

Qatar has unveiled designs for the new Al Bayt Stadium in Al Khor ©Qatar2022Qatar has unveiled the name and design of a new 60,000-seater Stadium in Al Khor ahead of the 2022 FIFA World Cup.

South Korean Yang shares lead of US Women's Open after Wie drops two-shot lead

By Gary Anderson

Amy Yang of South Korea carded a round of 68 today to take a share of the lead at the US Women's Open ©Getty Images American Michelle Wie's quest for a first major golf title stumbled on the third day of the US Women's Open at Pinehurst Resort after a two-over-par round of 72 saw her drop back into a share of the lead with South Korea's Amy Yang who carded an impressive round of 68.
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