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Russians sprint to home cross country success at Winter Deaflympics

By Nick Butler

Alexey Groshev overcame two Ukrainian rivals in cross country sprint events ©Ugra 2015Home duo Anna Fedulova and Alexey Groshev secured male and female cross country sprint honours today at the Winter Deaflympics in Khanty-Mansiysk, Russia.

Tunisia avoid Africa Cup of Nations ban after apologising for "bias" accusation

By Daniel Etchells

The Tunisian Football Federation has avoided a ban from the 2017 Africa Cup of Nations ©FTFThe Tunisian Football Federation (FTF) has avoided a ban from the 2017 Africa Cup of Nations after formally apologising for accusing the Confederation of African Football (CAF) of bias.

British and Ukrainian shooters win gold on final day of IPC Shooting World Cup

By Nick Butler

Paralympic champion Vasyl Kovalchuk was among the winners today at Stoke Mandeville ©Getty ImagesHome star Stewart Nangle and Ukrainian Vasyl Kovalchuk were the two winners as action concluded today at the International Paralympic Committee (IPC) Shooting World Cup at Stoke Mandeville. 

Pechstein case comprises international arbitration, warns CAS

By Emily Goddard

Claudia Pechstein is now able to seek damages from the ISU ©Getty ImagesThe Court of Arbitration for Sport (CAS) has spoken out against the legal challenge in Germany over five-time Olympic speed skating champion Claudia Pechstein's doping case and warned it comprises the "basic principles of international arbitration".

Long leads powerful US squad for IPC Swimming World Championships

By Michael Pavitt

12-time Paralympic gold medallist Jessica Long has been named in the team ©AFP/Getty ImagesA 25-strong United States squad has been announced for the 2015 International Paralympic Committee (IPC) Swimming World Championships in Glasgow, Scotland.

Norway beat Canada to move joint top at World Men's Curling Championships

By Michael Pavitt

Reigning champions Norway defeated Canada to move joint top of the standings © WCF/Michael BurnsDefending champions Norway ended Canada's unbeaten record at the World Men's Curling Championship to draw level with the hosts at the top of the overall leaderboard at the Scotiabank Centre in Halifax.

Boston 2024 and USOC deny bid to be dropped if public support does not improve soon

By Daniel Etchells

The latest poll on the Boston 2024 bid revealed a decline in support ©Getty ImagesBoston 2024 chief executive Rich Davey has moved to quell speculation that the United States Olympic Committee (USOC) intends to drop the city's bid to host the Olympic and Paralympic Games if local support does not improve soon. 

Rio 2016 tickets go on sale

By Daniel Etchells

Tickets for Rio 2016 have gone on sale today ©Getty ImagesTickets for Rio 2016 have gone on sale today, with Brazilian residents able to apply for tickets in the first of two draws and non-residents being given the first opportunity to establish the identity of the Authorised Ticket Reseller (ATR) in their respective country.

Queensland Government take greater control of Gold Coast 2018 preparations

By Daniel Etchells

The Tourism and Commonwealth Games Cabinet Committee will be responsible for the delivery of every aspect of Gold Coast 2018 ©Getty ImagesCommonwealth Games Minister Kate Jones has announced the establishment of a Cabinet Committee which will provide strategic direction for the delivery of Gold Coast 2018.
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