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Briton Lyle picks up IPC Best Youngster of the Month award for August

By Gary Anderson

British sprinter Maria Lyle has been voted as the IPC Best Youngster for August ©Getty ImagesGreat Britain's Maria Lyle has been named the International Paralympic Committee's (IPC) Best Youngster of August after her double sprinting success in Swansea, Wales.

Report into alleged corruption during FIFA World Cup bidding process to remain secret, says Blatter

By Gary Anderson

FIFA President Sepp Blatter has said a report into alleged corruption during the World Cup bidding process will remain secret ©Getty ImagesFIFA President Sepp Blatter has insisted the report into alleged corruption during the bidding process for the 2018 and 2022 World Cups will remain secret despite growing calls for the findings to be made public.

Three Nepalese athletes go missing in South Korea during Asian Games

By Nick Butler at the Main Press Centre in Incheon

Nepal have been hit by the disappearance of three team members here during the Asian Games ©AFP/Getty ImagesA police hunt has begun to find three Nepalese athletes who have gone missing here following their respective competitions at the Asian Games, and are thought to be attempting to stay in South Korea to find work.

UCI to set up independent anti-doping tribunal in 2015 to take decision-making away from countries

By Gary Anderson

The UCI has announced plans to set up an independent anti-doping tribunal next year ©AFP/Getty ImagesThe International Cycling Union (UCI) has announced plans to establish an independent anti-doping tribunal by 2015 following a meeting of its Management Committee during the Road Cycling World Championships in Ponferrada, Spain.

Rio 2016 deny football match schedule decided, as Brazilian newspaper publishes list

By Zjan Shirinian

Maracanã, which will host the Rio 2016 Opening and Closing Ceremony, will also host the showpiece football matches according to the reports ©AFP/Getty ImagesRio 2016 have rubbished reports that the competition schedule for the Olympic football tournament has already been decided, insisting it is still a "work in progress".

WOA and IOC to work closer together to spread Olympism across the globe

By Daniel Etchells

WOA President, Joël Bouzou (left), and IOC President, Thomas Bach (right) ©WOAThe World Olympians Association (WOA) has been invited to make additional submissions to the ongoing International Olympic Committee (IOC) Agenda 2020 debate, as the two organisations continue to look at ways to establish a more integrated approach to spreading the spirit and practice of Olympism. 

Baku 2015 hosting first communications seminar for NOCs

By Daniel Etchells

The Baku 2015 Village cluster includes the Media Village and the Athletes Village ©Getty ImagesBaku 2015 is hosting its first communications seminar for European National Olympic Committees (NOCs), communication managers and members of the international media as part of a two-day programme starting today. 

Japan win Asian Games title in triathlon relay event hoping to debut at Tokyo 2020

By Nick Butler at the Main Press Centre in Incheon

Japan added mixed relay to male and female individual honours in triathlon ©AFP/Getty ImagesJapan overcame wet conditions and a stern test from South Korea to win the triathlon mixed team relay event here on day seven at the Asian Games, further showcasing a discipline hoping to soon feature on an Olympic stage.

Europe dominate afternoon foursomes to take 5-3 lead on first day of Ryder Cup

By Gary Anderson

Europe captain Paul McGinley has seen his side come from behind to lead 5-3 after the first day of the Ryder Cup ©Getty ImagesA dominant display in the afternoon foursomes saw Europe come from behind to hold a two point lead over the United States going into the second day of the Ryder Cup at Gleneagles in Scotland.
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