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Navardauskas takes stage 19 to become first Lithuanian to win in Tour de France

By Gary Anderson

Ramunas Navardauskas raises his hands in celebration as he becomes the first Lithuanian to win a stage on the Tour de France ©Getty Images Ramunas Navardauskas rode his way into the history books today by winning a rainy stage 19 to become the first man from Lithuania to claim a victory in the Tour de France.

WTF submits final application for Para-taekwondo Tokyo 2020 bid

By Paul Osborne

The World Taekwondo Federation has submitted its final application for inclusion in the Tokyo 2020 Paralympic Games ©WTFThe World Taekwondo Federation (WTF) today submitted its final application for inclusion on the programme at Tokyo 2020 to the International Paralympic Committee (IPC).

Elliott sets world record as Australia continue gold medal charge at Glasgow 2014

By Gary Anderson at the Tollcross International Swimming Centre in Glasgow

Maddison Elliott became a Commonwealth Games champion and world record holder in Glasgow tonight ©Getty Images Para-swimmer Maddison Elliott was the star on another successful night for the Australian swimming team here as she was crowned Commonwealth Games champion in the 100 metre freestyle S9 event, setting a world record.

Clark wins third Scottish judo gold on night of English domination

By Nick Butler at the SECC Precinct in Glasgow

Sarah Clark won gold for Scotland in the under 63kg category ©Getty ImagesSarah Clark of Scotland provided the only respite from English dominance on the mat here today as Danny Williams, Megan Fletcher and Owen Livesey all won Commonwealth Games judo gold medals.

Britain's water polo team reflect on end of the road after funding axe

By David Owen

Great Britain's women's water polo team are facing the end of the road ©Getty ImagesAs 4,500 competitors vie for Commonwealth Games medals in Glasgow over the coming days, a group of athletes who won gold in their sport's Commonwealth Championships in April are facing the break-up of their team.

Meares leads Aussie domination inside the Sir Chris Hoy Velodrome

By Paul Osborne at the Sir Chris Hoy Velodrome in Glasgow

Anna Meares helped Australia to a great opening day in the track cyclign with gold in the womens 500m time trial ©Getty ImagesAustralia were the dominant force on the track on day one of the cycling here in Glasgow, securing two of the four gold medals on offer inside the Sir Chris Hoy Velodrome.

Paralympic champion Zhang adds global title at IPC Shooting World Championships

By Gary Anderson

Paralympic champion Cuiping Zhang claimed her first world title in Suhl today ©Getty Images London 2012 champion Cuiping Zhang of China claimed her first world title in difficult conditions at the International Paralympic Committee (IPC) Shooting World Championships in Suhl, Germany with a dominant display in the R8 women's 50m rifle three positions SH1 competition.

Bien-Aime named Turks and Caicos Islands Football Association President

By Emily Goddard

Sonia Bien-Aime has become the first female President of the Turks and Caicos Islands Football Association ©Getty ImagesSonia Bien-Aime has been elected as the new President of the Turks and Caicos Islands Football Association (TCIFA).

Paralympic silver medallist Gillette to speak in schools for Classroom Champions campaign

By Gary Anderson

Lex Gillette will take part in a unique campaign to inspire students in US schools ©AFP/Getty ImagesParalympic long jump silver medallist Lex Gillette is to speak in a number of schools across the United States as part of the Classroom Champions campaign where he will use Google Glass to inspire students.
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