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Jade Jones looking for redemption as Manchester prepares for World Taekwondo Federation Grand Prix

By Paul Osborne

Jade Jones will be among a strong British contingent hoping to collect gold a the Taekwondo Grand Prix in Manchester next month ©GB TaekwondoGreat Britain's Olympic champion Jade Jones is hoping to get her hands on what is proving to be an elusive World Taekwondo Federation (WTF) Grand Prix gold medal next month after missing out on top honours at the last three events. 

Botswana National Olympic Committee chief executive returns to day job after organising Gaborone 2014

By Duncan Mackay

Tuelo Serufho has returned to his full-time role as chief executive of the Botswana National Olympic Committee ©BNOCTuelo Serufho has officially returned to his role as chief executive of the Botswana National Olympic Committee (BNOC) after successfully overseeing the organisation of the Africa Youth Games in Gaborone earlier this year. 

Yoshida and Icho medal machine rolls on at World Wrestling Championships

By Paul Osborne

Saori Yoshida and Kaori Icho recorded predictable wins to secure double gold for Japan at the Wrestling World Championship ©United World WrestlingJapan's Saori Yoshida and Kaori Icho continued the impressive domination of their sport at the World Wrestling Championships at the Gymnastics Palace arena in Tashkent today. 

South Korean Jin wins second gold at Shooting World Championships

By Gary Anderson

Jin Jongoh celebrates with his second gold medal at the Shooting World Championships in Granada ©ISSF/Michael SchreiberSouth Korean Jin Jongoh has fired his way to a second gold medal at the Shooting World Championships in Granada with victory in the men's 10 metre air pistol competition.

Invictus Games gets underway with thrilling day of athletics

By Paul Osborne

Alex Tate was one of hundreds of service personnel to compete in the opening day of action at the Invictus Games ©Getty ImagesGreat Britain's Joe Townsend had the home crowds cheering on the opening day of sporting action at the Invictus Games as he secured four gold medals at the Lee Valley Athletics Centre.

RIOU set to welcome second intake of students for MSA course

By Paul Osborne

Students from around the world are set to undertake the second edition of the MSA course at the Russian International Olympic University ©RIOUIrish kickboxing world champion Catherine O'Grady is one of a number of students set to undertake the second edition of the Russian International Olympic University's (RIOU) Master of Sport Administration (MSA) course.

New European wheelchair rugby tournament structure announced for Rio 2016

By Gary Anderson

The IWRF has announced a new divisional structure to determine European qualification for Rio 2016 ©Getty ImagesThe International Wheelchair Rugby Federation has announced a new divisional structure in Europe that will include three fully sanctioned tournaments with the aim of allowing countries the opportunity to progress to the top division and a chance to qualify for Rio 2016. 

Top seeds make positive start in team competition at Para-table tennis World Championships

By Gary Anderson

Team action is underway at the Para table tennis World Championships in Beijing ©ITTFThe team events at the Para-table tennis World Championships at the National Para Training Centre in Beijing have got underway with most of the top-seeded sides making positive starts in their quest for gold.

Pistorius cleared of murder but threat of long prison sentence still hangs over him

By Gary Anderson

Oscar Pistorius has been found not guilty of murdering Reeva Steenkamp ©AFP/Getty ImagesOscar Pistorius has been cleared of all murder charges by a South African judge but could still face a charge of culpable homicide after shooting dead his former girlfriend Reeva Steenkamp.
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