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Simon Jersey named official formalwear provider for British team at Rio 2016

By Zjan Shirinian

Simon Jersey will also be dressing the British team for the Rio 2016 Closing Ceremony ©Getty ImagesThe British Olympic Association (BOA) has named Simon Jersey as Team GB's official formalwear provider for the Rio 2016 Olympic Games.

Gwangju 2015 open promotional house at Asian Games

By Paul Osborne

Gwangju 2015 has set up a promotional house at the 2014 Asian Games in an effort to promote next year's Universiade ©Gwangju 2015Organisers of the Gwangju 2015 Summer Universiade have opened a promotional house at the Asian Games in Incheon in an effort to build momentum and excitement ahead of next year's event.

Time trial double for Germany at UCI Road World Championships

By Daniel Etchells

Lisa Brennauer celebrates her gold medal in the elite women's time trial ©Getty ImagesGermany's Lisa Brennauer claimed her second gold medal of the International Cycling Union (UCI) Road World Championships with victory in the elite women's time trial in Ponferrada today. 

United States Olympic and Paralympic Foundation searches for director of annual giving

By Paul Osborne

The United States Olympic Committee is recruiting a director of annual giving to help manage the annual fund of the United States Olympic and Paralympic Foundation ©USOCA director of annual giving to help manage the United States Olympic and Paralympic Foundation, which helps fund some of the nation's top elite athletes, is being recruited. 

Azerbaijan shock Japan on opening day of Women's World Volleyball Championships

By Duncan Mackay 

Azerbaijan celebrate their victory over Japan at the FIVB Women's World Championships in Bari ©Getty ImagesAzerbaijan puled off a shock victory on the opening day of the FIVB Volleyball Women's World Championships when they beat Japan in the opening round of matches at the PalaFlorio in Bari.

Boat Club treading new water in bid to widen rowing participation in Britain

By Paul Osborne at the Fulham Reach Boat Club in London

The Fulham Reach Boat Club hopes to dispell the myth that rowing is for the elite ©Iain WeirA new boat club has been established in London in an effort to dispel the myth that rowing is just for the elite and give local state schools and the community the opportunity to enjoy one of Great Britain's most successful Olympic sports.

Pentathlon GB appoint former British Skeleton performance director as chief executive

By Daniel Etchells

Nigel Laughton has been appointed as Pentathlon GB's new chief executive ©Getty ImagesPentathlon GB, Great Britain's national governing body for modern pentathlon, has announced the appointment of Nigel Laughton as its new chief executive.

Qatar Olympic Academy to be training hub for Asian officials

By Duncan Mackay at the Main Press Centre in Incheon

A deal to train Asian officials in Doha has been signed between the QOC and OCA ©Qatar Olympic AcademyA deal has been signed here for coaches, referees and officials from across Asia to be trained at the Qatar Olympic Academy (QOA) in Doha, it has been announced.

Ottobock Healthcare holds successful running clinic in China

By Paul Osborne

Ottobock Ambassador Paralympic and world Champion Heinrich Popow leads the first Ottobock Running Clinic in China ©Ottobock Healthcare Ottobock Healthcare, which claims to be the world's leading supplier of innovative solutions for people with limited mobility, has successfully concluded the first of its running clinics to take place in China.
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