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Beijing 2008 athletics medallist breaks Para-cycling world record after switching sports

By Nick Butler

Kate Horan has broken the flying 200m world record ©TwitterNew Zealand's athlete turned Para-cyclist Kate Horan has broken the flying 200 metres world record during the country's National Championships in Cambridge.

Four titles won on penultimate day at sailing World Cup in Miami

By Michael Pavitt

Giles Scott continued his 18 month domination of the Finn class ©ISAFFour gold medals were decided today with a day to spare at the International Sailing Federation (ISAF) World Cup in Miami, ahead of the concluding medal races tomorrow.

Ukraine Otamans edge China Dragons in thrilling World Series of Boxing contest in Sanya

By Liam Morgan

The Ukraine Otamans came away from a tricky test with the China Dragons with a narrow 3-2 victory in Sanya ©WSBUkraine Otamans maintained their unbeaten record in Group A of the World Series of Boxing (WSB) with a narrow 3-2 victory over home franchise China Dragons at the Mangrovetree Convention Center in Sanya.

Ukrainian biathletes at the double on fifth day of IPC Nordic Skiing World Championships

By Liam Morgan

Oleksandra Kononova claimed her fourth gold medal at the IPC Nordic Skiing World Championships in Cable ©Getty ImagesUkraine enjoyed double success on the fifth day of the International Paralympic Committee (IPC) Nordic Skiing World Championships as Oleksandra Kononova and Ihor Reptyukh both claimed gold in the long distance biathlon events in Cable.

Russia edged in ski jumping but win again elsewhere at Winter Universiade

By Nick Butler

Russia celebrate yet another cross country gold medal at the Winter Universiade this time in the men's relay ©FISURussia consolidated their domination in cross country and biathlon events at the Winter Universiade in Štrbstké Pleso, Slovakia, although they were edged by Japanese opposition in the mixed team ski jumping.

Russian set to be stripped of London 2012 Olympic title after doping ban

By Nick Butler

London 2012 Olympic steeplechase champion Yulia Zaripova will be stripped of her title after receiving a two year ban ©etty ImagesYulia Zaripova will be stripped of her 3,000 metres steeplechase Olympic title after being handed a backdated two-year suspension for doping today, while 2011 world heptathlon champion Tatyana Chernova has received a similar ban after failing for anabolic steroids. 

Two-nation European Youth Olympic Festival has worked but Olympic Games is different story, warns Hickey

By Daniel Etchells in the Montafon Valley in Austria

Patrick Hickey, President of the European Olympic Committees, is not getting carried away with the success of the first-ever Olympic event to be co-hosted by two nations ©ÖOC/GEPAPatrick Hickey, President of the European Olympic Committees (EOC), has claimed he will reserve his judgment on the ease of hosting an Olympic Games in two different countries.

Closing Ceremony brings end to groundbreaking European Youth Olympic Festival

By Daniel Etchells in the Montafon Valley in Austria

Karl Stoss and Leo Kranz, Presidents of the Austrian and Liechtenstein Olympic Committees respectively, wave the EOC flag before handing it over to the next EYOF winter edition hosts, Sarajevo and East Sarajevo ©ÖOC/GEPAA short but sweet Closing Ceremony brought down the curtain on the 24th edition of the European Youth Olympic Festival (EYOF) after five days of memorable winter sport action here in Vorarlberg and Liechtenstein.

Lawsuits to be filed against German TV station after "systematic doping" in Russian athletics accusation

By Nick Butler

Two lawsuits will be submitted against German TV station ARD next week, Valentin Balakhnichev has claimed ©Getty ImagesTwo lawsuits will be reportedly submitted next week by the All-Russian Athletics Federation (ARAF) against German television channel ARD after a documentary alleging systematic doping within the sport, the body's head has revealed.
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