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GB Taekwondo Fighting Chance programme looking for heavyweight talent

By Daniel Etchells

GB Taekwondo is on the look out for the next Mahama Cho ©Getty ImagesGB Taekwondo has turned to its successful Fighting Chance programme for the third time in five years to recruit martial arts exponents with a desire to represent Great Britain at Rio 2016 or Tokyo 2020, only this time the governing body is looking for a heavyweight specifically.

More than 100 students participate in inaugural Uganda Olympic Values Debate Championship

By Emily Goddard

More than 100 students participated in the inaugural Uganda Olympic Values Debate Championship ©Uganda Olympic CommitteeGalaxy International School in Jinja has won the senior debate at the first ever Olympic Values Debate Championship in Uganda.

Registration opens for 2015 Paralympic Schools Week in Canada

By Daniel Etchells

The Canadian Paralympic Committee has opened the registration process for the 2015 edition of its Paralympic Schools Week ©CPCA registration process for the 2015 edition of the Paralympic Schools Week has been opened by the Canadian Paralympic Committee (CPC).

Rio 2016 back on track says IOC inspectors but warn of "aggressive timelines"

By Duncan Mackay at the Windsor Atlântica Hotel in Rio de Janeiro

Preparations for Rio 2016 appear to be back on track but there is still no time to ease off, they have been warned ©Getty ImagesRio 2016 have been praised for getting its preparations for the Olympics and Paralympics back on track but been warned they cannot let the pace slacken. 

Exclusive: Sheikh Ahmad proposed for FIFA Executive Committee position

By Nick Butler

Sheikh Ahmad Al Fahad Al Sabah has been recommended as a FIFA Executive Committee member ©Getty ImagesSheikh Ahmad Al Fahad Al Sabah, President of the Association of National Olympic Committees (ANOC) and one of the most influential figures in world sport, is set to be put forward for one of three positions for Asian representatives on the FIFA Executive Committee.

Jamaica now has anti-doping system that is "model" for rest of the world, claims WADA President

By Nick Butler

Sir Craig Reedie (second left) pictured with JADCO executive director Carey Brown (left) and chairman R. Danny Williams (right) during his visit as well as JOA President Mike Fennell ©JADCOWorld Anti Doping Agency (WADA) President Sir Craig Reedie has praised Jamaican authorities for improvements made in tackling doping following a visit to the island, adding they have now created a model that other countries could replicate.

Baku 2015 staging European Judo Championships can help secure British TV deal, claims TeamGB Chef de Mission

By Liam Morgan at the British Olympic Association Headquarters in London

Great Britain's Chef de Mission Mark England says the EJU's decision to switch their European Championships to Baku will help Britain finally sign a TV deal ©Getty ImagesBritain's Chef de Mission for Baku 2015, Mark England, claims the decision to stage the European Judo Championships as part of the European Games will increase the chances of the event being televised in this country.

Exclusive: Afghanistan National Olympic Committee President hits back at criticism from taekwondo medallist

By Nick Butler

Fahim Hashimy has hit back at allegations against the Afghanistan National Olympic Committee ©A-NOCAfghanistan National Olympic Committee (A-NOC) President Fahim Hashimy has defended the integrity of his organisation and called for an end to Government interference following criticism from taekwondo players, including two-time Olympic medallist Rohullah Nikpah. 

Gwangju 2015 signs up Hyundai Engineering and Construction as new partner

By Emily Goddard

Kim Yoon-suk and Kim Jung-chul sign the partnership agreement between Gwangju 2015 and Hyundai Engineering and Construction ©Gwangju 2015Gwangju 2015 has signed a new deal that sees the Hyundai Engineering and Construction Company becoming an official partner of this year's Summer Universiade.
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