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Russia in the medals again as Baku 2015 gymnastics test event comes to end

By Daniel Etchells at the National Gymnastics Arena in Baku

The latest Baku 2015 gymnastics test event came to a close today ©Baku 2015Russian gymnasts were regular visitors to the podium once more on the third and final day of the Open Joint Azerbaijan Championship, as the latest Baku 2015 test event came to a close here.

India secure Cricket World Cup quarter-final berth after fourth successive win

By Michael Pavitt

Mahendra Singh Dhoni guided India to victory in Perth ©Getty ImagesIndia held off a fightback from the West Indies' bowlers in Perth to record their fourth win of the Cricket World Cup and seal a place in the quarter-finals.

United States among nations tipped for success at Women's Wrestling World Cup

By Daniel Etchells

Adeline Gray (left) is set to lead the United States' charge for success at the Women's Wrestling World Cup ©UWWThe United States, Mongolia and hosts Russia are among the favourites going into this weekend's United World Wrestling Women's Wrestling World Cup at the Sports and Concerts Complex in St Petersburg.

Final two IPC Para-snowboard World Cup events cancelled due to warm weather

By Michael Pavitt

The final two Para-snowboarding events of the season have been cancelled due to warm weather conditions ©Getty ImagesThe remaining International Paralympic Committee (IPC) Para-snowboard World Cup events have been cancelled as a result of adverse weather conditions.

Double gold for Russia at IPC Alpine Skiing World Championships

By Daniel Etchells

Alexey Bugaev's gold medal in the men's standing super-G event was one of two for Russia ©Getty ImagesAlexey Bugaev and Ivan Frantsev both came away with super-G gold medals for Russia on day two of the International Paralympic Committee (IPC) Alpine Skiing World Championships in Panorama.

Paralympics GB Sports Fest attracts hundreds in North East of England

By Daniel Etchells

The latest ParalympicsGB Sports Fest attracted more than 550 people from across the North East of England ©BPAMore than 550 people from the North East of England turned out for the ParalympicsGB Sports Fest at Durham University, as they tried out a wide range of disability sports and met some of the region's most famous athletes.

IOC does not always agree with political or legal systems in host countries, admits Bach

By Emily Goddard

Thomas Bach has said the IOC does not always agree with the political or legal systems in Olympic and Paralympic host countries ©Getty ImagesThomas Bach, the President of the International Olympic Committee (IOC), has reiterated that the election of a Games host nation does not always mean his organisation is supporting the political or the legal systems in place there.

Almaty 2022 claim changes to bid proposals will reduce budget by $550 million

By Nick Butler

Almaty 2022 have confirmed seven changes to their initial Winter Olympic and Paralympic proposals ©Almaty 2022Eight changes to Almaty's 2022 Olympic and Paralympic Bid Book proposals have been confirmed, with total savings of $550 million (£360 million/€498 million) projected when operating and infrastructural budgets are combined.

Qatari has unanimous support to continue as Asian Athletics Association President

By Mike Rowbottom

Dahlan Al Hamad, pictured last year, will remain in his post for another term ©Getty ImagesDahlan Al Hamad will serve for another four years as President of the Asian Athletics Association (AAA) with unanimous support from all 45 Member Federations as he pursues his ambition of putting the continent "at the centre stage" in world athletics.
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