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More judo glory for Japanese athletes at World Cadet Championships

By Gary Anderson

August 9 - JUDO CADET DAY TWODay two of the International Judo Federation (IJF) World Cadet Championships in Miami saw further success for Japan with two more gold medals leaving it top of the medal table at the halfway point of the tournament.

London 2012 was the kick up the butt I needed, says Muirhead

By Emily Goddard at the University of Bath

Eve MuirheadAugust 9 - British curling world champion Eve Muirhead claimed here today that she is hoping to use the inspiration gained from the London 2012 Olympics to help her succeed at Sochi 2014 after having some "regrets" from Vancouver 2010.

Fencing highlights heritage with centenary film series

By David Owen

en gardeAugust 9 - The International Fencing Federation (FIE) has marked its centenary by releasing a three-part movie series.

IPC reveals Ones to Watch at 2013 World Rowing Championships

By Emily Goddard

Tom AggarAugust 9 - Britain's Tom Aggar, France's Stéphane Tardieu, Ukrainian Alla Lysenko and American Oksana Masters have been named by the International Paralympic Committee (IPC) and World Rowing as the Ones to Watch at this month's World Championships.

US fencer makes World Championship history in Budapest

By David Owen

Miles Chamley-WatsonAugust 9 - The United States has struck gold at the 2013 World Fencing Championships after a day of shocks at the Syma Event and Congress Centre in Budapest.

Rio's doping control lab suspended again

By David Owen

Rio LabAugust 9 - The World Anti-Doping Agency (WADA) has suspended the accreditation of the UFRJ doping control laboratory in Rio de Janeiro just 10 months before the 2014 FIFA World Cup is scheduled to get under way in Brazil.

Sir Craig Reedie nominated to be next President of WADA

By Duncan Mackay at the Radisson Royal Hotel in Moscow

Sir Craig Reedie London 2012August 9 - Britain's Sir Craig Reedie is set to become the next President of the World Anti-Doping Agency (WADA) after the International Olympic Committee (IOC) today voted to put him forward to replace Australia's John Fahey.

Rogge seeks "clarification" over Russian anti-gay law but does not think will overshadow Sochi 2014

By Duncan Mackay at the Radisson Royal Hotel in Moscow

Jacques Rogge Moscow August 8 2013August 9 - Jacques Rogge, President of of the International Olympic Committee (IOC), warned here today that there should be no discrimination against gay athletes at the Winter Olympics in Sochi next year.

British Olympic Association "closely monitoring" situation in Russia ahead of Sochi 2014

By Emily Goddard at The University of Bath

team gb logoAugust 9 - The British Olympic Association (BOA) has admitted it is "closely monitoring" the situation in Russia in the wake of protests against the nation's new anti-gay bill with less than six months to go to Sochi 2014.
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