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Weak golf market and Russian tensions hit Adidas plans and share price

By David Owen

Adidas' share price has dropped by more than 16 per cent in two days ©AFP/Getty ImagesShares of Adidas, the sportswear group that recently agreed a record kit deal with Manchester United, one of the world's best-known football clubs, have been hit hard following a profit warning.

Solomon Islands Olympic Committee vice-president blames "petty politics" over claims he misused funds

By Zjan Shirinian

The vice-president of the National Olympic Council of Solomon Islands is facing claims he misused funds ©Getty ImagesThe vice-president of the National Olympic Council of Solomon Islands (NOCSI) has accused the organisation of "petty politics" and urged it to speedily conclude its investigation into claims he misused funds.

Kipsiro wins sensational 10,000m as Bolt makes Commonwealth Games debut

By Nick Butler at Hampden Park in Glasgow

Usain Bolt led Jamaica to victory in the 4 x 100m relay heat ©Getty ImagesUsain Bolt made his long awaited Commonwealth Games debut here tonight, anchoring Jamaica to victory in their 4x100 metres relay heat on an evening otherwise highlighted by a sensational 10,000m victory for Moses Kipsiro.

Adams cruises through as England, India and Northern Ireland dominate on marathon day of boxing at Glasgow 2014

By Gary Anderson at the SECC Precinct in Glasgow

Nicola Adams put in a class performance to reach the gold medal decider at Glasgow 2014 ©Getty Images Olympic champion Nicola Adams remains on course for an historic double as she secured a final spot in the women's flyweight competition here at the Commonwealth Games, ensuring England lead the way with six finalists ahead of India and Northern Ireland on four.

Australia edge gold in diving thriller at Edinburgh Royal Commonwealth Pool

By Paul Osborne at the Royal Commonwealth Pool in Edinburgh

Matthew Mitcham and Domonic Bedggood edged gold in the men's 10m platform event today ©Getty ImagesAustralian duo Matthew Mitcham and Domonic Bedggood secured Commonwealth Games gold in the men's synchronised 10 metre platform, beatingg England poster boy Tom Daley and partner James Denny in an agonisingly close final here today. 

World Bowling launches new website as part of aim to unite sport worldwide

By Zjan Shirinian

World Bowling hopes its new website will help it unite the sport around the planet ©World BowlingWorld Bowling has launched a new website as it makes its first steps towards "uniting the sport worldwide".

Reigning champions and Paralympic gold medallists gearing up for Wheelchair Rugby World Championships

By Gary Anderson

The big guns of Australia and the United States are conducting final preparations ahead of the Wheelchair Rugby World Championships ©Getty Images As the clock ticks down to the start of the Wheelchair Rugby World Championships, the teams are conducting final preparations before tip-off, including reigning champions the United States, who are looking for a fifth world title, and Paralympic champions Australia, seeking their first.

Line-up announced for US Open wheelchair tennis competition

By Zjan Shirinian

Shingo Kunieda is eyeing up a fifth US Open singles title when competition gets underway in September ©Getty ImagesThe players who will contest the wheelchair tennis competition at the US Open in September have been announced.

Olympic Council of Asia inviting NOCs to first Partnership Summit

By Zjan Shirinian

The Olympic Council of Asia Partnership Summit will be held alongside the Incheon Asian Games in September ©Getty ImagesNational Olympic Committees are being called on to register for the first Olympic Council of Asia (OCA) Partnership Summit.
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