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Hosts Turkey secure last-eight spot at Basketball World Championship for Women

By Daniel Etchells

Turkey are performing well as the host nation ©Getty ImagesHosts Turkey won for the second day in a row at the International Basketball Federation World Championship for Women to clinch top spot in Group B and a place in the quarter-finals.

Five nations advance to second round of Volleyball Women's World Championship

By Daniel Etchells

The Belgium team celebrate after beating Puerto Rico and securing their passage into the second round ©Getty ImagesBulgaria, Turkey, Kazakhstan, Belgium and Azerbaijan all claimed their place in the second round of the International Volleyball Federation Women's World Championship as the Pool stage concluded in Italy. 

Ice sledge hockey gold medallist Roman lights cauldron to start Warrior Games

By Zjan Shirinian

Paralympic ice sledge hockey gold medallist Rico Roman lit the cauldron to signal the start of the fifth Warrior Games ©Getty ImagesParalympic gold medallist and retired Army Staff Sergeant Rico Roman has lit the cauldron to signal the start of the fifth annual Warrior Games.

Exclusive: There's a lot of work to do to increase world spread of athletes, says IPC President Sir Philip

By Mike Rowbottom

Sir Philip Craven, IPC President, pictured in China ©Getty ImagesThe International Paralympic Committee (IPC) has "a lot of work to do" to build up a wider spread of competitors worldwide, its President, Sir Philip Craven, has said.

Buenos Aires 2018 vows to bring sport to 2.6 million young people in city

By Emily Goddard

Buenos Aires 2018 has vowed to bring sport to the 2.6 million young people residing in the Argentine capital when it hosts the Summer Youth Olympic Games ©Getty ImagesBuenos Aires 2018 has vowed to bring sport to the 2.6 million young people residing in the Argentine capital, particularly its inner city residents, when it hosts the Summer Youth Olympic Games in four years' time.

Kenyan Kimetto breaks marathon world record in Berlin

By Emily Goddard

Dennis Kimetto has clocked a world record 02:02:57 to win the Berlin Marathon ©Getty ImagesDennis Kimetto has smashed the marathon world record and become the first athlete to complete the distance in less than two hours and three minutes by clocking a time of 2 hours 02min 57sec at the Berlin Marathon.

Indonesia win badminton spectacle as history is made on the ninth day of Asian Games

By Paul Osborne at the Main Press Centre in Incheon

Indonesia's Mohammad Ahsan and Hendra Setiawan ruin the South Korean party with victory in the men's badminton doubles final ©AFP/Getty ImagesA thrilling ninth day of action at the Asian Games here saw Indonesia silence the Gyeyang Gymnasium with a superb victory in the badminton, while China secured their 100th gold medal, an African-born Qatari broke the 10 second mark in the 100 metres, and Saori Yoshida made history in the wrestling.

Europe complete Ryder Cup hat-trick

By Daniel Etchells

Paul McGinley couldn't hide his delight after Europe retained the Ryder Cup ©Getty ImagesEurope have retained the Ryder Cup after a 16½-11½ victory over the United States at Gleneagles in Scotland.

South Korea edge Taiwan for baseball gold to light up Asian Games

By Nick Butler at the Munhak Baseball Stadium in Incheon

South Korea celebrate their hard fought victory over Taiwan ©Getty ImagesBaseball delivered a strong pitch to the world here tonight in its bid for Olympic inclusion after South Korea won a topsy-turvy and engrossing final over tenacious Taiwanese opposition in an electrifying atmosphere at the Asian Games. 
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