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IPC counting down best moments to celebrate 25 years

By Zjan Shirinian

The International Paralympic Committee turns 25 on September 22 ©Getty ImagesThe International Paralympic Committee (IPC) is counting down to its 25th anniversary by celebrating its best ever moments.

Lima on course to become sporting hub, saying Olympic Committee chief

By Zjan Shirinian

The masterplan is to turn Lima into a sporting hub ©AFP/Getty ImagesThe Peruvian capital Lima is well on the way to becoming a sporting hub that will leave a legacy for generations to come, the country's National Olympic Committee chief has said.

Bouchard digs deep to power into US Open third round

By Zjan Shirinian

Eugenie Bouchard needed three sets to beat her opponent Sorana Cirstea ©Getty ImagesRising star Eugenie Bouchard had to dig deep to power her way into the third round of the US Open, on a day that saw the favourites ease through.

Argentine Muratore elected FIBA President at World Congress in Seville

By Gary Anderson

Horacio Muratore is the new FIBA President after being elected at the World Congress in Seville today ©FIBAArgentina's Horacio Muratore has been elected President of the International Basketball Federation (FIBA) after being the only candidate in the running at the organisation's World Congress in Seville.

Line-up for reining final at World Equestrian Games complete as six more qualify for decider

By Gary Anderson

American Troy Heikes led the standings in the second qualifier for the reining final at the World Equestrian Games ©FEI/Dirk CaremansThe 21 pairs set to compete in the final of the reining competition at the World Equestrian Games have been decided after the last six places were secured at the Parc des Expositions in Caen today, led by American Troy Heikes.

Two more world records for Hosszu on second day of Swimming World Cup in Doha

By Gary Anderson

Katinka Hosszu was in record breaking form in Doha setting three world best times ©FINA World CupKatinka Hosszu continued her explosive start to the International Swimming Federation short-course swimming World Cup season by claiming two more world records on her way to securing seven gold medals overall at the Hamad Aquatic Centre in Doha.

First three team places at Rio 2016 Paralympics secured during World Equestrian Games

By Gary Anderson

The British, Dutch and German riders celebrate securing their spots at the Rio 2016 Paralympics ©FEI/Jon StroudGreat Britain took team gold during today's action at the World Equestrian Games to secure a spot at the Rio 2016 Paralympic Games, where they will be joined by The Netherlands and Germany who finished second and third on the penultimate day of Para-dressage competition in Normandy.

LG Electronics named title sponsor of new baseball event aimed at attracting more women to game

By Zjan Shirinian

The first LG Cup was held last week ©Getty ImagesLG Electronics has been named as the official title sponsor of a new annual international baseball event dedicated to the promotion of women athletes.

Italy beat hosts US to relay gold on day one of Para-cycling Road World Championships

By Zjan Shirinian

Paralympic champion Alex Zanardi was part of the trio that won handcycling relay gold in Greenville ©Getty ImagesItaly have won the first gold medal of the International Cycling Union Para-cycling Road World Championships, beating the hosts in the handcycling relay.
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