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All Blacks name rugby sevens squad for Glasgow 2014 as they chase fifth gold medal

By Gary Anderson

The All Blacks have named their squad for Glasgow 2014 as they look for a fifth Commonwealth Games gold medal ©AFP/Getty ImagesNew Zealand has named the 12 players that will head to Glasgow later this month in search of a fifth consecutive rugby sevens Commonwealth Games gold medal.

Registration opens for Athletic Administrator courses in Albania

By Gary Anderson

The Olympic Committee of Albania is set to host two Athletic Administrator courses later this year ©Olympic Committee of AlbaniaThe Olympic Committee of Albania is now inviting individuals to register for upcoming Athletic Administrator courses aimed at developing skills needed for a career in sports management.

Almaty, Beijing and Oslo shortlisted to host 2022 Winter Olympics and Paralympics

By Nick Butler at the IOC headquarters in Lausanne

Thomas Bach making the announcement about the short list for 2022 ©ITGAlmaty, Beijing and Oslo, the three remaining contenders in the race for the 2022 Winter Olympic and Paralympics, have all been put through to the candidature stage of the contest by the International Olympic Committee (IOC) Executive Board today.

Son of FIFA senior vice-president implicated in World Cup ticketing scam

By Nick Butler

The ticket in Humberto Maria Grondona's name was published on Twitter by an Argentinian journalist ©TwitterHumberto Grondona, son of FIFA senior vice-president Julio Grondona, has been asked to explain his actions by football's world governing body after a ticket in his name ended up in the hands of a ticket scam gang.

Australia and New Zealand to take part in 2015 Pacific Games

By Duncan Mackay

The 2015 Pacific Games is set to be the first truly Oceania Continental Games following the historic decision to allow Australia and New Zealand to take part ©Pacific Games Council Australia and New Zealand are to take part in next year's Pacific Games in Port Moresby, Papua New Guinea, making it Oceania's first truly Continental Games, it has been announced.

Australian TV network denies illegally obtaining footage of Pistorius re-enacting fatal shooting

By Zjan Shirinian

The footage, broadcast in Australia, shows Oscar Pistorius re-enacting the moment he shot his girlfriend Reeva Steenkamp ©Getty ImagesAn Australian television network which broadcast video of Oscar Pistorius re-enacting the moment he shot his girlfriend dead has claimed it did not obtain the footage illegally.

Wales forced to drop boxer from Commonwealth Games squad after ordered to by AIBA

By Duncan Mackay

Ashley Brace has been dropped from Wales' team for the Commonwealth Games in Glasgow after complaints from the International Boxing Association ©Welsh BoxingWales have dropped Ashley Brace from their squad for the Commonwealth Games in Glasgow later this month after the International Boxing Association (AIBA) refused to sanction her involvement. 

Kittel takes second stage win of Tour de France on final day on British roads

By Nick Butler

Marcel Kittel won his second stage of the Tour de France after sprinting clear on the Mall this afternoon ©AFP/Getty ImagesMarcel Kittel took his second stage victory on British soil at the Tour de France after sprinting imperiously clear of his rivals on the Mall in London, in a finish close to Buckingham Palace.

Cavendish set to miss Glasgow 2014 in blow for Isle of Man after Tour de France horror crash

By Nick Butler

Mark Cavendish will almost certainly miss the Commonwealth Games later this month after his crash on stage one ©AFP/Getty ImagesCycling superstar Mark Cavendish has spoken of his "devastating" disappointment at being forced to withdraw from the Tour de France after a heavy crash on the opening stage, and the Isle of Man rider will almost certainly now miss the Commonwealth Games in Glasgow later this month as well.
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