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Norway opens title defence with win at World Men's Curling Championship

By Emily Goddard

Norway opened their title defence with a win at World Men's Curling Championship in Canada ©WCF/Curling Canada/Michael Burns 2015Norway have opened their title defence with a win at the Ford World Men's Curling Championship at the Scotiabank Centre in Halifax, Canada.

Wagner takes singles title but tastes defeat in doubles at Wheelchair Tennis Cajun Classic

By Michael Pavitt

Top seed David Wagner claimed the quad singles title ©Getty ImagesAmerican David Wagner has defeated Britain's Andy Lapthorne in the quad singles final to regain the Cajun Classic title he last won in 2013 at the International Tennis Federation Series 1 event in Louisiana.

Beijing 2022 refuse to reveal cost of high speed railway as "unrelated" to Olympics

By Nick Butler at the Intercontinental Hotel in Beijing

IOC Evaluation Commission chair Alexander Zhukov and executive director for the Olympic Games, Christophe Dubi, speak after the conclusion of the five day inspection ©Beijing 2022No budget for the high speed railway due to link the three venue clusters proposed in Beijing's 2022 Olympic and Paralympic bid has been given here to the International Olympic Committee (IOC) Evaluation Commission, as it is "unrelated" to the Games.

Rio 2016 announce beginning of volunteer selection as training centre opens

By Liam Morgan

Rio 2016 have announced they have started the volunteer selection process and they have opened a brand new training centre ©Rio 2016Rio 2016 have announced they have started selecting volunteers for next year's Olympic and Paralympic Games and have opened a new training centre in order to support the process.

European football clubs take 98 per cent of FIFA injury compensation cash

By David Owen

English clubs received the most compensation for players injured on international duty ©Getty ImagesEurope is virtually monopolising payments to clubs under world football governing body FIFA's Club Protection Programme (CPP).

South Africa set target of 10 medals at Rio 2016 by SASCOC President

By Liam Morgan

SASCOC President Gideon Sam has set the South African team for the Rio Olympic Games a target of 10 medals ©SASCOCSouth African Sports Confederation and Olympic Committee (SASCOC) President Gideon Sam has set his country's team a target of 10 medals for the Olympic Games in Rio de Janeiro next year, which would be their best performance for nearly a century. 

Putin and Bach send messages as 2015 Winter Deaflympics opened in Russia

By Liam Morgan

The Winter Deaflympics have been officially opened in the resorts of  Khanty-Mansiysk and Magnitogorsk today ©TwitterThe 18th edition of the Winter Deaflympics has officially begun with the Opening Ceremony in the Russian resort of Khanty-Mansiysk today.

Fernandez makes history for Spain by winning first ever World Skating Championships gold

By Michael Pavitt

Javier Fernandez made history for Spain by winning gold in Shanghai ©AFP/Getty ImagesJavier Fernandez became Spain's first figure skating world champion after storming to gold in the men's individual competition at theWorld Championships in the Crown Indoor Stadium at the Shanghai Oriental Sports Center.

Kenyan maintains winning run at World Cross Country Championships, while teenager emulates Zola Budd

By Mike Rowbottom

Kenya's winner Geoffrey Kamworor on the podium at the IAAF World Cross Country Championships in Guiyang ©Getty ImagesKenya's Geoffrey Kamworor maintained his reputation as a winner of big events today as he won the senior men's race in the International Association of Athletics Federations (IAAF) World Cross Country Championships in Guiyang, China, almost a year to the day after taking gold in the World Half Marathon Championships in Copenhagen.
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