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Olympic bronze medal winner Winckless appointed Team GB Chef de Mission for Nanjing 2014

By Gary Anderson

March 19 - Sarah Winckless has been announced as the Team GB Chef de Mission for Nanjing 2014 ©BOAFormer top rower Sarah Winckless has been appointed Chef de Mission for Team GB at the 2014 Nanjing Summer Youth Olympic Games,

Team Sky withdraw cyclist over doping test results "questions"

By Zjan Shirinian at Tackling Doping in Sport Conference at Wembley Stadium in London

The investigation into Sergio Henao's test results will take at least eight weeks ©teamsky.com via Getty ImagesMarch 19 - A Team Sky cyclist has been taken off its race schedule for at least eight weeks as it investigates the results of out-of-competition doping tests.

Rugby league clash switched from Ukraine to Russia

By David Owen

Pro-Russian supporters carry a huge Russian flag during a rally in Kharkiv earlier this week ©AFP/Getty ImagesMarch 19 - A rugby league match between Ukraine and Russia on May 24 has been moved out of Ukraine, as the ongoing political crisis impacts further on international sports events.

Gay Games group become first to march in St Patrick's Day Parade

By Gary Anderson

March 18 – Members of the Gay Games 2014 Organising Committee have marched in a St Patrick's Day Parade in Cleveland ©AFP/Getty ImagesA group promoting this year's Gay Games became the first lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender (LGBT) themed participants in a St Patrick's Day Parade when they took to the streets of Cleveland, Ohio yesterday.

Schedule for FIBA 3x3 World Tour revealed with new stops in Manila, Beijing and Chicago

By Gary Anderson

March 18 - Rio de Janeiro will host a 3x3 World Tour Masters event in September this year ©FIBAThis year's 3x3 World Tour will include visits to Olympic host cities Beijing, Rio de Janeiro and Tokyo, it has been revealed in the schedule published by the International Basketball Federation (FIBA). 

World Cup winners Romario and Ronaldo clash over free Brazil 2014 tickets for disabled

By Nick Butler in Rio de Janeiro

Romario has criticised Ronaldo for being reponsible for a broking promised regarding disable spectators at the FIFA World Cup ©LatinContent/Getty ImagesMarch 18 - Brazilian football legends turned officials Ronaldo and Romario have indulged in a public spat over a failed promise to produce free tickets for disabled spectators at this summer's FIFA World Cup.

Scottish Ministers told Atos are "contract killers" as Glasgow 2014 urged to end sponsorship

By Gary Anderson

March 18 - Campaigner Sean Clerkin has called on Glasgow 2014 to drop Atos as a sponsor describing them as "contract killers" ©AFP/Getty ImagesAtos, a leading sponsor of Glasgow 2014, are "contract killers", Scottish Ministers were told today and heard calls for Commonwealth Games organisers to drop the company because they are "not fit" to be associated with the event.

Olympic champion dressage rider Werth fined in doping scandal

By Emily Goddard

Isabell Werth is relieved her legal battle with the German Equestrian Federation is now over ©Getty ImagesMarch 18 - Isabell Werth, Germany's five-time Olympic dressage champion, has been fined €2,000 (£1,670/€2,765) after being found guilty of a "minor" drugs violation.

Confidence high as Bayley leads British challenge at Lignano Open

By Gary Anderson

March 18 - Will Bayley is targeting a good start to the year as he builds up to World Championships in September ©Getty Images Will Bayley is in confident mood ahead of this week's Para Table Tennis Lignano Open as he leads the British team into the first international event of the year in Italy.
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