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Russia reign supreme at IPC Nordic Skiing World Championships

By Daniel Etchells

Russia's Vladimir Udaltcov won the men's visually impaired cross-country sprint title ©Getty ImagesRussia were the dominant force on the fourth day of action at the 2015 International Paralympic Committee Nordic Skiing World Championships, claiming three gold medals in Cable.

Russia romp to further success in Slovakia

By Michael Pavitt

Russia continued their imperious form in Slovakia at the Winter Universiade ©FISUThe fourth day of competition at the 2015 Winter Universiade in Slovakia saw four medal events take place and Russia continued their domination by winning 10 of the 12 medals up for grabs.

Portuguese legend Figo to run for FIFA President

By Duncan Mackay

Former Portuguese international Luis Figo has announced that he will stand for FIFA President ©Getty ImagesFormer Portuguese international Luis Figo today announced that he will run for President of FIFA and claimed he had obtained the necessary five nominations from National Associations to support his candidacy.

Bubka confirms he will stand against Coe to become IAAF President

By Duncan Mackay

Sergey Bubka has announced that he is to stand for the Presidency of the IAAF ©Sergey BubkaSergey Bubka today officially confirmed that he will stand to replace Lamine Diack as President of the International Association of Athletics Federation (IAAF), pitting him against Britain's Sebastian Coe.

IOC President Bach briefs Worldwide Olympic Partners on Olympic Agenda 2020

By Emily Goddard

IOC President Thomas Bach has welcomed senior representatives of the Worldwide TOP Partners to Lausanne for the Olympic Agenda 2020 TOPs summit ©IOCThomas Bach, President of the International Olympic Committee (IOC), has briefed Olympic sponsors in Lausanne on his Olympic Agenda 2020.

Park Tae-Hwan to face international hearing and being stripped of Asian Games medals after positive drugs test

By Liam Morgan

South Korea's Park Tae-Hwan could face a ban from swimming after testing positive for testosterone ©Getty ImagesSouth Korean Olympic gold medallist Park Tae-Hwan is facing an international doping hearing after he tested positive for a banned substance, the Korea Swimming Federation (KSF) have announced.

Former UCI President McQuaid claims Lance Armstrong has been made a "scapegoat" for doping in cycling

By Liam Morgan

Former UCI President Pat McQuaid feels sympathy for Lance Armstrong and says he has been made a scapegoat for cycling's doping scandal ©Getty ImagesFormer International Cycling Union (UCI) President Pat McQuaid claims disgraced cyclist Lance Armstrong has been made a "scapegoat" in the sport's doping scandal and been the victim of a "witch-hunt".

SportAccord Convention early-rate discount to end Saturday

By Paul Osborne

Early-Rate Discount for the 2015 SportAccord Convention end on Saturday ©SACThe early-rate discount for admission to the 2015 SportAccord Convention is due to end on Saturday (January 31).

Gwangju 2015 Main Operation Centre to be fit for purpose by March

By Daniel Etchells

A total of 74 venue operations will be overseen by the Gwangju 2015 Main Operation Centre ©Gwangju 2015 Gwangju 2015 has started to set up the Summer Universiade's Main Operation Centre (MOC) after completing its reorganisation process, they have revealed. 
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