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Paralympic champions take lead in SKUD 18 class at IFDS Combined Sailing World Championships

By Gary Anderson

A lack of wind has disrupted the action on day four of the IFDS Combined Sailing World Championships in Halifax ©AFP/Getty ImagesFor a second day lack of wind hampered racing at the Disabled Sailing Combined World Championships in Halifax, Canada, where only the SKUD 18 class races were completed, in which Australians Daniel Fitzgibbon and Liesl Tesch took control.

Day eight a washout at Women's Softball World Championships in Haarlem

By Gary Anderson

Torrential rain in Haarlem has forced the cancellation of play on day eight of the Women's Softball World Championships ©Haarlem 2014Torrential downpours meant no action was possible on day eight of the Women's Softball World Championships in Haarlem.

Adams pulls out of Women's Boxing World Championships to have shoulder operation

By Zjan Shirinian

Nicola Adams is set to be out of the ring for up to six months ©Getty ImagesOlympic champion Nicola Adams has pulled out of November's International Boxing Association Women's World Championships to have surgery on her shoulder.

Exclusive: Human growth hormone testing poised to resume

By David Owen

The World Anti-Doping Agency are set to resume testing for hormone growth hormone ©Getty ImagesThe World Anti-Doping Agency (WADA) has given clearance for anti-doping bodies to resume human growth hormone (hGH) testing after a more than year-long hiatus.

Nanjing 2014 getting "more international coverage than you'd imagine", claim IOC

By Nick Butler at the Main Media Centre in Nanjing

IOC officials deny that Nanjing 2014 has received disappointing coverage outside of China ©ITGInternational Olympic Committee (IOC) communications director Mark Adams has claimed here that the Summer Youth Olympic Games is receiving widespread worldwide coverage. 

Beijing 2022 gaining confidence from success in Nanjing, claims Chinese IOC member

By Nick Butler at the Main Media Centre in Nanjing

Yang Yang believes Beijing's chances of being awarded the 2022 Games have been boosted by the success of Nanjing 2014Success here at the Summer Youth Olympic Games is boosting Beijing's bid to host the Winter Olympic and Paralympic Games in 2022, China's two-time short track speed skating champion Yang Yang has claimed.

Montsho faces two-year ban after waiving right to hearing following positive drugs test at Glasgow 2014

By Gary Anderson

Amantle Montsho tested positive for a banned substance at Glasgow 2014 and now faces a ban from athletics ©Getty ImagesBotswana's Amantle Montsho has waived her right to a hearing before the Commonwealth Games Federation (CGF) court after testing positive for a banned stimulant at Glasgow 2014.

Glasgow to host 2018 European Aquatics Championships

By Emily Goddard

Glasgow will host the 2018 European Aquatics Championships ©Getty ImagesScotland will stage the European Aquatics Championships for the very first time in 2018 after Glasgow was awarded the hosting rights for the competition today.

Exclusive: Baumann "very confident and very relaxed" on Lausanne's bid to host 2020 Winter Youth Olympic Games

By Paul Osborne at the Main Media Centre in Nanjing

Patrick Baumann is "very relaxed and very confident" after the submission of the Lausanne 2020 Winter Youth Olympic Games bid ©Getty ImagesLausanne will bring together more than 100 years of history if its campaign to host the 2020 Winter Youth Olympic Games is successful, Patrick Baumann, chair of the bid and a member of the International Olympic Committee (IOC), has promised.  
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