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Commonwealth champion Li becoming medal contender at Badminton World Championships

By Emily Goddard

Michelle Li is showing that she is not prepared to be beaten at the Badminton World Championships ©AFP/Getty ImagesMichelle Li is becoming a real contender for a women's singles medal at the Badminton World Championships just a month after securing the Glasgow 2014 Commonwealth Games gold in the discipline.

Degenkolb claims second successive Vuelta a España stage win

By Emily Goddard

John Degenkolb has won his second successive stage leg at the Vuelta a Espana ©AFP/Getty ImagesJohn Degenkolb of Germany sprinted to his second successive stage win during today's fifth leg of the Vuelta a España.

Former Olympic champion Cousins to support British figure skating talent

By Zjan Shirinian

Robin Cousins will support six figure skaters as they prepare for major competitions ©Getty ImagesFormer figure skating Olympic champion Robin Cousins will help support and develop Great Britain's next generation of world-class skaters after taking up a new role.

Schmidt and Santos take AS single sculls B finals at World Rowing Championships

By Mike Rowbottom

Germany's para-rower Johannes Schmidt, winner of the AS single sculls B final today in Amsterdam ©Getty ImagesGermany's Johannes Schmidt won the B final of the Arms and Shoulders (AS) men's single sculls at the World Rowing Championships in Amsterdam today.

London Wasps partners up with Invictus Games to promote event

By Gary Anderson

Wasps star James Haskell (right) joined British team member Ben Steele to launch a partnership with the organisers of the Invictus Games ©Invictus GamesA partnership between Aviva Premiership outfit London Wasps and the Invictus Games will see the rugby side wear a special limited edition shirt to promote the event during its upcoming match with Saracens.

American 15-year-old ranked outside world's top 1,000 stuns 12th seed at US Open

By Zjan Shirinian

CiCi Bellis will not receive any prize money despite her progress into the second round of the US Open, because she is an amateur ©Getty ImagesAn American 15-year-old ranked outside the world's top 1,000 has stunned 12th seed Dominika Cibulkova by beating her at the US open in three sets.

Dressage team gold for Germany at World Equestrian Games

By Emily Goddard

Team Germany clinched the dressage team title at the World Equestrian Games ©FEIGermany have secured the dressage team gold medal ahead of silver medallists Great Britain and third place finishers The Netherlands at the World Equestrian Games in Normandy today.

Strong second day for British Para-dressage riders at World Equestrian Games

By Emily Goddard

Sara Morganti with Royal Delight scored a thrilling top spot at today’s Round 1 Grade Ia team competition at the World Equestrian Games ©FEIGreat Britain enjoyed a successful second day in the Para-dressage events at the World Equestrian Games with leaders in both the Grade IV and Grade II team test in Normandy.

Softball and baseball's Tokyo 2020 hopes "boosted by Japan's Championship success"

By Zjan Shirinian

Japan's softball world champions have shown their support to get the sport on to the programme for the Tokyo 2020 Olympics ©WBSCJapan's success at the Women's Softball World Championship has boosted the desire to bring the sport, together with baseball, back to the Olympic Games in time for Tokyo 2020, officials have claimed.
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