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FIG Athletes' Commission President Tanskanen re-elected

By Emily Goddard

Jani Tanskanen has been re-elected unopposed as President of the FIG Athletes' Commission ©AFP/Getty ImagesMarch 2 - Finland's Jani Tanskanen has been re-elected unopposed as President of the International Gymnastics Federation (FIG) Athletes' Commission.

Weir warms up for London Marathon record attempt with "toughest half marathon win"

By Mike Rowbottom

David Weir won the Adidas Silverstone Half-Marathon today in a warm-up for next month's London Marathon ©Getty ImagesMarch 2 - David Weir, seeking to win a record seventh London Marathon wheelchair title on April 13, warmed up today with a third consecutive victory at the Adidas Silverstone Half Marathon in windy conditions which prompted him to describe the race as "the toughest half marathon I've ever done".

IPC Torchbearers announced for final legs of Sochi 2014 Paralympic Torch Relay

By Nick Butler

Sir Philip Craven, speaking at last night's Paralympic Flame Lighting Ceremony at Stoke Mandeville alongside Sochi 2014 chief Dmitry Chernyshenko, is among the Torchbearers announced today ©Getty ImagesMarch 2 - International Paralympic Committee (IPC) President Sir Philip Craven is among a list of figures announced today as the final wave of Sochi 2014 Torchbearers ahead of Friday's (March 7) Opening Ceremony of the Games.

Equipment given to seven sports to boost Olympic prospects in Zimbabwe

By Nick Butler

The funding will help Zimbabwe build on their performances at the London 2012 Olympic Games ©Getty ImagesMarch 1 - Zimbabwe's National Olympic Committee has taken advantage of Olympic Solidarity funding to distribute equipment to seven different sports associations.

Gulati re-elected to serve third term as President of US Soccer Federation

By Nick Butler

Sunil Gulati has been re-elected President of the US Soccer Federation ©FIFA/Getty ImagesMarch 1 - Sunil Gulati has been re-elected President of the United States Soccer Federation (USSF) to serve a third four year term.

Vogel holds off Chinese rivals to win gold for Germany on day four of Track Cycling World Championships

By Nick Butler

Kristina Vogel crosses the line to win her first individual world cycling title ©AFP/Getty ImagesMarch 1 - Germany's Kristina Vogel held off two Chinese rivals to win her first major individual title on day four of the International Cycling Union (UCI) Track World Championships in Cali.

Modern pentathlon World Cup Series opener cancelled amid sweltering conditions in Mexico

By Emily Goddard

Extreme heat in Acapulco has led to the cancellation of the Modern Pentathlon World Cup Series opener ©Getty ImagesMarch 1 - The men's final and mixed relay of the modern pentathlon World Cup series opener have been cancelled amid extreme heat in host city Acapulco, Mexico.

Development event held in Georgia to boost opportunities for young

By Nick Butler

The event aims to help aspiring athletes follow in the path of Georgia's four Olympians who competed at Sochi 2014 ©Getty ImagesMarch 1 - A sports development event promoting Olympic ideals and healthy lifestyles among younger generations has been held in Georgia.

Moon Dae-sung facing IOC investigation after being "found guilty of plagiarism"

By Nick Butler

Moon Dae-sung faces an IOC investigation after being found guilty of plagiarism in South Korea ©IOCMarch 1 - South Korea's International Olympic Committee (IOC) member Moon Dae-sung has reportedly been found guilty of plagiarising his doctoral thesis in a decision likely to lead to the re-opening of an investigation by the IOC Ethics Commission.
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