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NPCs take part in Agitos Foundation workshop at IPC headquarters in Bonn

By Gary Anderson

Participants from 13 NPCs have taken part in an Organisational Capacity Programme workshop at IPC headquarters in Bonn ©Agitos FoundationA total of 13 National Paralympic Committees (NPCs) have taken part in a four-day training programme at International Paralympic Committee (IPC) headquarters in Bonn as part of the Agitos Foundation's Organisational Capacity Programme.

Canadian Paralympic Committee launches online physical literacy resource for schools

By Gary Anderson

The CPC has launched an online resource for schools aimed at developing fundamental movement in Paralympic sport ©CPCAn online physical literacy resource for teachers across Canada has been launched by the Canadian Paralympic Committee (CPC).

Bach visits Tbilisi to mark 25th anniversary of Georgia National Olympic Committee

By Gary Anderson

IOC President Thomas Bach met with GNOC President Leri Khabelov in Tbilisi to mark 25-year anniversary ©GNOCInternational Olympic Committee (IOC) President Thomas Bach led a high-level delegation of officials who visited Tbilisi to mark the 25th anniversary of the Georgia National Olympic Committee (GNOC).

Second Canadian ice sledge hockey champion retires in 48 hours

By Zjan Shirinian

Benoit St-Amand has become the second member of Canada's ice sledge hockey team to retire in the space of a day ©Getty ImagesCanadian ice sledge hockey player Benoit St-Amand has announced his retirement, just two days after his team mate said he was hanging up his sled.

Japanese and Swedish Olympic Committees sign cooperation deal ahead of Tokyo 2020

By Mike Rowbottom at the Palace Hotel in Tokyo

A partnership agreement has been signed between the Japanese and Swedish Olympic Committees in Tokyo ©SOKThe Japanese Olympic Committee (JOC) has announced a new partnership agreement with its Swedish counterparts during the lead-up to Tokyo 2020. 

Biles secures second successive all-around title at Artistic Gymnastics World Championships

By Paul Osborne

Simone Biles has secured a second successive world all-around title at the Artistic Gymnastics World Championships ©Getty ImagesSimone Biles of the United States has easily defended her women's all-around title as she decimated the field at the Artistic Gymnastics World Championships inside Nanning's Guangxi Sports Centre Gymnasium.

China and United States reach Volleyball Women's World Championship semi-finals

By Nick Butler in Milan

Italy celebrate a victory that knocked Russia out of the World Championships ©Getty Images for FIVBChina and United States qualified for the semi-finals of the International Volleyball Federation Women's World Championship after the two teams that will join them in the last four, Brazil and Italy, each won in the Mediolanum Forum here this evening. 

Karate Premier League season draws to a close with Grand Final in Salzburg

By Gary Anderson

The WKF Premier League Grand Final is set for Salzburg this weekend ©WKFThe World Karate Federation Premier League series comes to a close this weekend in Salzburg with the season-ending Grand Final.

United States retain Challenge Cup at FEI Nations Cup in Barcelona

By Gary Anderson

The United States retained their jumping Challenge Cup title after battling Australia ©Bongarts/Getty ImagesThe United States retained their Challenge Cup title at the International Equestrian Federation (FEI) Nations Cup in Barcelona following a thrilling jump-off with Australia.
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