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Canadian Paralympic Committee lead tributes after death of former President and Chef de Mission

By Nick Butler

Henry Wohler, one of the longest-standing ambassadors for Paralympic sport in Canada, has died ©CPCTributes have been paid following the death of Henry Wohler, a longstanding leader in the Canadian Para-Alpine skiing community who was the country's Chef de Mission at the Salt Lake City 2002 Winter Paralympics.

FIS decides against rearranging cancelled Super G World Cup race

By Nick Butler

Heavy fog in Bansko forced the cancellation of two races ©AFP/Getty ImagesLast week's cancelled women's Super G World Cup race due to be held in Bansko will not be rescheduled for later in the season, the International Ski Federation has confirmed.

Rwanda aims to send its largest ever team to Rio 2016 Paralympics

By Emily Goddard

Rwanda wants to send its largest ever Paralympic team to Rio 2016 ©Getty ImagesRwanda has revealed it is aiming to send its largest ever Paralympic team to Rio 2016. 

Commonwealth Games medallists attend opening of exhibition dedicated to Para-cycling achievements

By Nick Butler

The cycling exhibition is in the Riverside Museum in Glasgow ©WikipediaCommonwealth Games silver medallists Aileen McGlynn and Louise Haston have attended the opening of a special display dedicated to their achievements at the Riverside Museum in Glasgow.

Fabbrizi secures place at Rio 2016 after trap shooting World Cup success

By Daniel Etchells

Massimo Fabbrizi secured his place at Rio 2016 after claiming the men's trap event title in Acapulco ©ISSFLondon 2012 silver medallist Massimo Fabbrizi of Italy claimed the men's trap event title at the season-opening International Shooting Sport Federation (ISSF) World Cup in Acapulco to secure his country's second Olympic Quota spot for Rio 2016.

Toyota to sign up as Olympic TOP sponsor, says report

By David Owen

Reports suggest Toyota could soon become an Olympic Top Sponsor ©ToyotaToyota, the Japanese carmaker, could be poised to sign up as a member of the International Olympic Committee (IOC)'s TOP worldwide sponsorship programme, it has been reported. 

World Rowing reacts positively to confirmation of Tokyo 2020 venue

By David Owen

Jean-Christophe Rolland has praised the choice of venue ©British RowingWorld Rowing (FISA) President Jean-Christophe Rolland has reacted positively to confirmation that the Tokyo 2020 regatta is, after all, to be staged at the originally designated Sea Forest venue, describing it as "another very picturesque venue to feature rowing near the heart of the Games".

Track cycling to be omitted for first time since 1930 under Durban 2022 Commonwealth Games plans

By Michael Pavitt

Durban's bid focuses primarily on pre-existing venues meaning there is no place for track cycling ©Getty ImagesTrack cycling will not be part of the Commonwealth Games programme for the first time for nearly a century if Durban's bid to host the event in 2022 is successful.

Baku 2015 gymnastics competition key in shaping future of sport, claims European head

By Daniel Etchells at the National Gymnastics Arena in Baku

Georges Guelzec sees the test event as a key opportunity to see how all five gymnastics disciplines work together in one venue ©UEGEuropean Union of Gymnastics (UEG) President Georges Guelzec has stressed the importance of the Baku 2015 competition in shaping the future direction of the sport on the eve of the latest test event here.
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