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China's Chen claims third gold medal and world record at Asian Para Games

By Gary Anderson

Chen Junfei of China won her third Asian Para Games gold in Incheon today breaking her own world record ©Getty ImagesChina's Chen Junfei bagged her second and third gold medals of the Asian Para Games and broke her own world record in the process on the second day of action at the Asiad Main Stadium in Incheon.

Asian Beach Games an opportunity to boost tourism in Phuket, claims Thai Sports Minister

By Nick Butler

Thailand Sports Minister Kobkarn Wattanavrangku has praised preparations for the Asian Beach Games ©TwitterThailand's Minister of Tourism and Sports Kobkarn Wattanavrangkul has praised preparations for next month's Asian Beach Games in Phuket, claiming the event is a major opportunity for the regional tourism industry.

IOC members Morariu and Baumann on Olympic sevens panel for IRB World Rugby Conference and Exhibition

By Gary Anderson

Romanian IOC member Octavian Morariu will speak on rugby sevens Olympic Games debut at the IRB World Rugby Conference and Exhibition ©AFP/Getty ImagesInternational Olympic Committee members Octavian Morariu and Patrick Baumann have been confirmed on the Olympic sevens discussion panel which will meet at the International Rugby Board (IRB) World Rugby Conference and Exhibition next month.

Sir Ben Ainslie auctions Olympic sails for Andrew Simpson Sailing Foundation

By Emily Goddard

Three of Sir Ben Ainslie's gold medal winning Finn sails are up for auction to raise money for the Andrew Simpson Sailing Foundation ©Getty ImagesSir Ben Ainslie, the most successful sailor in Olympic history, has donated three of his gold medal winning Finn sails for auction to raise money for the Andrew Simpson Sailing Foundation.

Slovak Olympic Committee launches online initiative at Olympic Academies seminar

By Gary Anderson

The Slovak Olympic Committee has launched its "I Love Sport" online campaign ©Slovak Olympic CommitteeThe Slovak Olympic Committee has hosted a seminar for National Olympic Academies (NOAs) at which it launched a new online initiative called "I Love Sport".

First Australian Para-sport Draft day in Melbourne uncovers four possible Paralympians

By Gary Anderson

Potential Paralympians have been uncovered in Melbourne on the first testing day of the APC's Para-sport Draft campaign ©Getty ImagesThe Australian Paralympic Committee (APC) has identified four possible Paralympians following the first day of its Para-sport Draft campaign in Melbourne.

Paralympics New Zealand in search of classification manager

By Paul Osborne

Paralympics New Zealand is currently recruiting a new classification manager ©PNZParalympics New Zealand (PNZ) is on the search for a new classification manager to help lead the organisation's classification strategy.

World Squash Federation confirms new appointment to Board at Annual General Meeting

By Gary Anderson

Linda MacPhail joins (from left to right) Mohamed El-Menshawy, N Ramachandran and Hugo Hannes on the WSF Board ©WSFCanadian Linda MacPhail has been newly elected to the Board of the World Squash Federation (WSF) at the governing body's Annual General Meeting in Philadelphia.

Great Britain's Trott defends women's omnium title at UEC Elite Track European Championships

By Daniel Etchells

Laura Trott successfully retained her European crown in the women's omnium ©Getty ImagesGreat Britain's Laura Trott retained her women's omnium title on the final day of the European Cycling Union Elite Track European Championships in Guadeloupe.
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