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Trott revives London 2012 fever by winning on the Mall as city goes cycling crazy

By Nick Butler on The Mall in London

ride london startAugust 3 - Britain's double Olympic champion Laura Trott made a winning transition from the track to the road on her return to London, by sprinting to Grand Prix victory and in doing so headlining the first day of the Prudential RideLondon Cycle Challenge.

Queen's Baton Relay route announced for Wales ahead of Glasgow 2014

By Gary Anderson

August 3 - Proud Welshman Dai Greene will be looking to defend his Delhi 2010 400m hurdles title in Glasgow next yearThe route for the Queen's Baton Relay, which will visit Wales for seven days in May 2014, ahead of the Commonwealth Games in Glasgow, has been revealed today. 

Historic unified Korean team in sight for Gwangju 2015 as countdown officially begins

By James Crook

Gwangju Mayor Kang Un-tae received the Universiade flag at the closing ceremony of Kazan 2013August 2 - After receiving the Universiade flag last month at the Closing Ceremony of the 2013 Universiade in Kazan, the spotlight now falls upon Gwangju, who will host the next World University Games in 700 days' time with their sights set on a unified Korean team.

Woman elected President of Russian Basketball Federation

By Gary Anderson

August 2 - RUSSIAN BASKETBALL NEW PRESYulia Anikeeva, acting-President of the Russian Basketball Federation (RBF) since June, has been voted into the position full-time following a meeting of the electorate

Lochte brings overall medal tally to 23 as secures two more golds in Barcelona

By Gary Anderson

August 2 - DAY 6 FINA CHAMPSAmerican Ryan Lochte added another two FINA World Championship medals to his collection - which now stands at 23 - with golds in the 200 metre backstroke and the 4x200m freestyle relay, at the Palau Sant Jordi in Barcelona.

Softball's success at World Games gives timely boost ahead of 2020 Olympic decision

By Gary Anderson

August 2 - Softball World GAMESSoftball officials claim that the success of the sport at the World Games in Cali has given its campaign to become part of the 2020 Olympic programme a massive boost. 

South Africa claim World Games rugby sevens gold to sign off in style

By Gary Anderson

August 2 - RUGBY WORLD GAMESIn the final game of rugby sevens at the World Games in Cali before the sport makes it Olympic debut at Rio 2016, South Africa defeated Argentina in the gold medal match to complete a dominant run which saw them remain unbeaten during the two days of competition.

Australian appointed head classifier for Para-equestrian

By Duncan Mackay

Para equestrianAugust 2 - Australia's Sharyn Gregory has been appointed as the International Equestrian Federation's (FEI) head classifier for Para-equestrian.

Boccia athletes from nine countries set to take part in 2013 Americas Cup

By Gary Anderson

August 2 - Boccia EventA total of 78 competitors from nine different countries are set to compete at the 2013 Boccia Americas Cup tournament which is taking place in Kansas City starting tomorrow.
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