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Armstrong slams Cookson for failing to deliver on campaign promises

By Liam Morgan

Brian Cookson's leadership of the UCI has been criticised by Lance Armstrong in a recent interview with the BBC ©Getty ImagesLance Armstrong has slammed International Cycling Union (UCI) President Brian Cookson for failing to deliver on his campaign promises, and added he thinks controversial team Astana should have had their World Tour licence revoked.

Poland to host 2017 European Under-21 Championship, announces UEFA Executive Committee

By Daniel Etchells

UEFA has named the hosts for 11 of its upcoming competitions ©UEFAPoland has been named as hosts of the 2017 European Under-21 Championships, it has been announced by UEFA at its Executive Committee meeting in Nyon. 

Glasgow 2014 Commonwealth Games Ceremonies named "most inspirational moments"

By Michael Pavitt

The Opening and Closing Ceremonies were found to be the most inspirational moments of the Glasgow 2014 Commonwealth Games ©Getty ImagesA survey has revealed that the Glasgow 2014 Commonwealth Games Opening and Closing Ceremonies were found to be the most inspirational moments of the Games.

Khoroshilov ends Russia's 34-year wait for Alpine skiing World Cup win

By Michael Pavitt

Alexander Khoroshilov made Russian skiing history in front of a packed crowd in Austria ©Getty ImagesThe final International Ski Federation (FIS) Alpine Skiing World Cup before the 2015 World Championships in Schladming saw Alexander Khoroshilov create history, as he became the first Russian to win a men's event for 34 years.

Russia make mark at European Youth Olympic Festival with two gold medals

By Daniel Etchells in the Montafon Valley in Austria

Russia's Sergei Demichev celebrates his gold medal in the boys' biathlon 7.5 kilometres sprint ©EYOF 2015 Russia claimed two gold medals on day two of the European Youth Olympic Festival in Vorarlberg and Liechtenstein as Sofia Tikhonova came out on top in the girls' HS 66 ski jumping event and Sergei Demichev won the boys' biathlon 7.5 kilometres sprint.

Hosts Australia seal place in Asian Cup final with dominant win over United Arab Emirates

By Liam Morgan

Trent Salisbury got the hosts off to the best possible start with the opening goal inside the first three minutes in the win over UAE ©Getty ImagesHost nation Australia kept their dream of winning their first Asian Cup title alive as they beat United Arab Emirates 2-0 at the Newcastle Stadium to book their place in the final against South Korea.

Berdych ends torrid run against Nadal with victory at Australian Open

By Liam Morgan

Tomas Berdych avoided a record 18th straight defeat to Rafael Nadal with a comfortable three set quarter-final win against the Spaniard ©Getty ImagesSpanish third seed Rafael Nadal crashed out of the Australian Open at the quarter-final stage after he suffered his first defeat to Tomas Berdych in 18 matches in Melbourne.

Jicha lifts President's Cup for Czech Republic after penalty drama in World Handball Championships

By Mike Rowbottom

Filip Jicha, the Czech Republic's star man, began unable to play at the World Handball Championships because of a stomach upset but finished up lifting the President's Cup today ©Getty ImagesFilip Jicha, the former World Handball Player of the Year, lifted the President's Cup after the Czech Republic had beaten Belarus in a penalty shoot-out following a dramatic finale to their match to determine the best of the non-qualifiers after the opening group matches to send 16 teams to the knock-out stages in Qatar.

International Judo Federation hosts seminar ahead of 2015 season

By Michael Pavitt

IJF Head Sport Director Vladimir Barta addressed the attendees of the two day seminar ©International Judo FederationThe International Judo Federation (IJF) has hosted a two-day seminar at the Presidential Office in Budapest, with organisers of all World Judo Tour events in 2015 present to share knowledge, experiences and attend workshops.
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