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Kenya gives Rudisha and Kemboi wild cards for Glasgow 2014, but Kiprop is out

By Mike Rowbottom

Kenya's world 800m record holder David Rudisha, still seeking full fitness after returning from a knee injury, has been given wild card entry by Kenya to the Glasgow 2014 Games ©Getty ImagesDavid Rudisha, the world 800 metres record holder, and Ezekiel Kemboi, the double Olympic 3,000m steeplechase champion, have been given wild cards to compete for Kenya at next month's Commonwealth Games in Glasgow - but there will be no place for double world 1500m champion Asbel Kiprop.

Muki takes second successive IJF World Judo Tour gold with victory in Havana

By Paul Osborne

Sagi Muki has won a second straight IJF Judo World Tour title as action continues at the Havana Grand Prix ©IJFIsrael's Sagi Muki has won his second successive International Judo Federation (IJF) World Tour gold medal with victory at the Havana Grand Prix in the City Sport Coliseum.

Russian Lesun leads modern pentathlon World Cup final from start to finish

By Mike Rowbottom

Aleksander Lesun of Russia after winning the modern pentathlon World Cup final in Sarasota ©Getty ImagesAleksander Lesun dominated modern pentathlon's World Cup final in Sarasota rom start to finish to add a gold medal to the world bronze he won last year.

Ireland's Taylor secures sixth European women's boxing title

By Emily Goddard

Katie Taylor has claimed her sixth successive continental boxing title ©Getty ImagesIreland's Katie Taylor has claimed her sixth successive continental title with gold in the 60-kilogram class at the European Boxing Confederation (EUBC) Women's Championships in Bucharest.

Equestrian centres for disabled riders to benefit from £200,000 Sport England grant

By Paul Osborne

Sport England has donated £200,000 to six equestrian centres across the UK ©Toronto Star/Getty ImagesDisabled horse-riders across the United Kingdom are to benefit from a £200,000 ($336,220/€246,387) Sport England grant that will be shared between six equestrian centres.

Olympic gold medallist Jędrzejczak retires from swimming

By Paul Osborne

Otylia Jędrzejczak has announced her retirement from swimming ©AFP/Getty ImagesOlympic swimming champion Otylia Jędrzejczak has retired from the sport during a special ceremony at the start of the Polish Championships in Olsztyn.

British Olympic curling champion to appear on Crimewatch to appeal for stolen gold medal

By Paul Osborne

Rhona Martin is set to appear on Crimewatch to appeal for the return of her stolen Olympic gold curling medal ©Getty ImagesFormer Olympic curling champion Rhona Howie is set to appear on Crimewatch to appeal for the return of her stolen gold medal.

Queen's Baton makes way to Millennium Bridge as celebrations continue for Glasgow 2014

By Paul Osborne

Top British sports stars led celebrations on the Millennium Bridge today to celebrate the countdown for Glasgow 2014 ©Glasgow 2014Top British sports stars Sir Chris Hoy, Rebecca Adlington and Louis Smith joined young athletes in London today as Glasgow 2014 hosted a unique sporting takeover of the Millennium Bridge in celebration of next month's Commonwealth Games.

Havelange back in hospital as Brazil prepares for FIFA World Cup

By Duncan Mackay

Former FIFA President and IOC member João Havelange is in hosptial in Rio de Janeiro recovering from a respiratory infection ©Getty ImagesFormer FIFA President João Havelange, 98, has been admitted to a hospital in Rio de Janeiro with a respiratory infection on the eve of the World Cup kicking-off in Brazil, it has been revealed. 
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