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Voigt breaks track cycling's hour record

By Zjan Shirinian

Jens Voigt broke the hour record, which has stood for nine years ©AFP/Getty ImagesGermany's Jens Voigt has broken track cycling's hour record.

Six teams line up for seven-a-side cerebral palsy football America Cup

By Paul Osborne

Six teams will battle for qualification to the 2015 World Championships and Parapan American Games ding the upcoming Americas Cup in Toronto ©FacebookSix nations will battle it out for a spot at the Toronto 2015 Parapan American Games over the next week as the football seven-a-side Cerebral Palsy International Sports and Recreation Association (CPISRA) America Cup gets underway the Canadian city. 

Slovak Olympic Committee signs up state lottery firm Tipos as exclusive partner

By Gary Anderson

Tipos chairman Ladislav Kriška shakes hands on a new sponsorship agreement with SOC President František Chmelár ©SOCThe Slovak Olympic Committee (SOC) has announced that state lottery firm Tipos has been signed up as its exclusive partner in a deal that runs until the end of 2016.

Milan's San Siro picked as host of 2016 UEFA Champions League final

By Zjan Shirinian

Milan's Stadio Giuseppe Meazza will host the final of the Champions League for the fourth time in 2016 ©Getty ImagesMilan's Stadio Giuseppe Meazza has been chosen as the host of the 2016 UEFA Champions League final.

West Ham offer fans chance to monitor progress on new Olympic Stadium home via time-lapse cameras

By Daniel Etchells

West Ham United Football Club's new home from the start of the 2016-2017 season ©Getty ImagesWest Ham United Football Club have launched a new feature on their website allowing supporters to monitor the conversion of the Olympic Stadium, due to be their new home from the start of the 2016-2017 season.

International Rugby Board clamps down on Olympic qualification loophole

By Paul Osborne

The IRB has tightened up a loophole in its eligibility regulations to prevent players switching allegiances for the sole purpose of Rugby World Cup 2015 ©Getty ImagesPlayers hoping to switch allegiances in the wake of the 2015 Rugby World Cup will have another barrier to hurdle after the International Rugby Board (IRB) plugs a loophole in the Olympic qualification system.

FIBA hail digital success of Basketball World Cup

By Gary Anderson

FIBA has hailed the digital success of this year's Basketball World Cup in Spain ©AFP/Getty ImagesThe International Basketball Federation (FIBA) has hailed the success of the World Cup in Spain, revealing that the posts on its Facebook page topped more than five million "likes", while more than four million tweets were sent during the 16-day tournament.

Double Dutch delight as Bouwmeester and Heiner take gold at Sailing World Championships

By Gary Anderson

Marit Bouwmeester of The Netherlands sealed World Championship gold in the Laser Radial class in Santander ©Getty ImagesThe Netherlands are flying high in Santander as Marit Bouwmeester and Nicholas Heiner claimed the first gold medals of the Sailing World Championships after being crowned world champions in the Laser Radial and Laser classes.

China's Pei Ruijiao wins junior women's title at Shooting World Championships

By Gary Anderson

Pei Ruijiao of China shot her way to a junior world title in Granada ©ISSFChina's Pei Ruijiao proved the sharpest on show as she claimed the junior women's 50 metre three positions crown at the Shooting World Championships in Granada.
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