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No luck of the Irish needed as minnows beat West Indies at Cricket World Cup

By Liam Morgan

Ireland claimed the first shock win of this year's world cup as they beat West Indies by four wickets in Nelson ©Getty ImagesIreland sprung the first major surprise of the Cricket World Cup today as they chased down a target of 305 to earn a four-wicket win over the West Indies in Nelson, New Zealand.

Jordan Olympic Committee signs partnership with Radio Hala and Bliss 104.3FM

By Daniel Etchells

The Jordan Olympic Committee has signed an official partnership with Radio Hala and Bliss 104. 3FM ©JOCThe Jordan Olympic Committee (JOC) has signed an official partnership with popular radio stations Radio Hala and Bliss 104.3FM aimed at helping to spread positive sporting news across the Kingdom.

Programme to find Nigerian taekwondo talent launched by Olympic bronze medallist

By Daniel Etchells

The Chika Chukwumerije Sports Foundation has set its 2015 programme in motion ©CCSFThe Chika Chukwumerije Sports Foundation's (CCSF) 2015 programme has begun with the launch of its "Inspire the Zones" initiative in Gusau, the capital of Nigeria's Zamfara state.

American Samoa National Olympic Committee launches new logo as receives funding boost

By Duncan Mackay

The American Samoa National Olympic Committee has launched a new logo in time for this year's Pacific Games ©FacebookThe American Samoa National Olympic Committee (ASNOC) has received a welcome funding boost which has coincided with it launching a new logo in time for this year's Pacific Games. 

Fiji power past New Zealand in Las Vegas Sevens World Series

By Michael Pavitt

Fiji earned their second title of the HSBC Sevens World Series with victory in Las Vegas ©World RugbyFiji overpowered New Zealand in the final of the HSBC Sevens World Series leg in Las Vegas for their second title of the season, while hosts United States were denied a third place finish in front of their own fans by South Africa.

Ma Long makes history with second Kuwait Open crown

By Daniel Etchells

Ma Long claimed his 18th International Table Tennis Federation World Tour title at the Kuwait Open ©ITTFChina's Ma Long has become the first-ever player to win two International Table Tennis Federation (ITTF) World Tour Kuwait Open titles after repeating his feat of eight years ago.

China claim relay double at last Short Track Speed Skating World Cup of season

By Liam Morgan

China added relay gold in Turkey to the bronze medal they achieved in Dresden last week ©Getty ImagesChina rounded off the 2014-2015 Short Track Speed Skating World Cup in style by taking gold in both the men's and women's relays in Erzurum, Turkey.

European wins 500m gold for first time on final day of World Single Distance Championships

By Michael Pavitt

Kulizhnikov added gold in the 500m to his 1000m silver medal ©Getty ImagesRussia's Pavel Kulizhnikov became the first European man to win the 500 metres world title at the International Skating Union (ISU) World Single Distance Championships, which drew to a close in Heerenveen today.

American delight for second day in a row at IPC Nordic Skiing World Cup

By Liam Morgan

Oksana Masters was in top form once again to clinch her second successive gold at the IPC Nordic Skiing World Cup ©Getty ImagesUnited States enjoyed another dominant day at the International Paralympic Committee (IPC) Nordic Skiing World Cup in Asahikawa, Japan, as both Andrew Soule and Oksana Masters claimed their second consecutive golds.
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