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It's going to be difficult to replicate London 2012 anti-doping operation in Rio, warns WADA President

By Emily Goddard

Sir Craig Reedie has raised concerns over the progress of Rio 2016's anti-doping lab but claims there is still time ©AFP/Getty ImagesApril 20 - Sir Craig Reedie, President of the World Anti-Doping Agency (WADA), has warned it is going to be difficult to ensure the drug testing operation at Rio 2016 is as efficient as that of London 2012 because of the delays in the construction schedule.

Thousands of athletes gear up for Boston Marathon on anniversary of 2013 bombings

By Paul Osborne

Around 36,000 will line up for the Boston Marathon tomorrow, a year after the deadly bombings that killed three and injured hundreds more ©Getty ImagesApril 20 - Thousands of athletes will step to the start line of the Boston Marathon tomorrow as runners take to course for the first time since last year's harrowing bomb attacks.

Uganda Athletics Federation suspends coach in alleged sex abuse case

By Emily Goddard

Uganda Athletics Federation has suspended a man in connection with sexual abuse allegations ©Uganda Athletics FederationApril 20 - The Uganda Athletics Federation (UAF) has suspended a coach named Peter Wemali in connection with the sexual abuse scandal that has rocked the sport in the East African country in recent weeks.

Muslim taxi drivers refuse to use cars with Gay Games advertising in Cleveland

By Emily Goddard

Muslim taxi drivers in Cleveland have refused to use cars with Gay Games advertising ©Cleveland FoundationApril 20 - A number of Muslim taxi drivers have refused to use cabs featuring rooftop placards promoting this year's Gay Games in Cleveland and Akron based on religious reasons.

Sochi 2014 Olympic Stadium to be home to reformed football club

By Paul Osborne

Sochi's Fisht Olympic Stadium is set to become the new home of FC Zhemchuzhina ©Getty ImagesApril 20 - Sochi's Fisht Olympic Stadium is expected to welcome football matches a little earlier than expected following news that the region's football team, FC Zhemchuzhina, is set to be reformed.

Lake Placid 1980 "Miracle on Ice" Olympic gold medal set for auction

By Paul Osborne

Mark Pavelich is set to put his "Miracle on Ice" gold medal up for auction ©Sports Illustrated/Getty ImagesApril 20 - A second "Miracle on Ice" Olympic gold medal is set to go auction this week after Mark Pavelich, a member of the famous United States team, announced he will be selling his through a Dallas auction house.

Furtsch becomes first female Olympic athletics champion to turn 100

By Paul Osborne

Evelyn Furtsch became the first female Olympic champion in athletics to live to 100 on Thursday ©USOCApril 20 - America's Evelyn Furtsch has made history by becoming the first female Olympic champion in athletics to live for a century and the oldest living track and field gold medallist.

Paralympic archery champion Brown hits back at classification changes

By Emily Goddard

Danielle Brown has slammed the IPC and World Archery's classfication changes ©Getty ImagesApril 20 - Danielle Brown, the British archer who won Paralympic gold medals at Beijing 2008 and London 2012, has hit back at changes in classification that mean she is now unable to defend her title at Rio 2016.

British sailors search for hat-trick of victories as World Cup Series comes to a close in Hyères

By Paul Osborne

Sailors will take to the French Riviera tomorrow as the ISAF Sailing World Cup in Hyères gets underway ©Getty ImagesApril 20 - Para-sailors will line up on the French Riviera tomorrow as they get set to compete in the International Sailing Federation (ISAF) Sailing World Cup in Hyères, the 2013-2014 series closer.

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