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World Series Squash finals to return to London

By Sara Evans

James Wilstrop playingNovember 19 - The ATCO Professional Squash Association (PSA) World Series Squash finals are set to return The Queen's Club in London next year.

Australia Post release commemorative stamp of Paralympic star Freney

By Tom Degun

Jacqueline Freney commemorative stampNovember 19 - Australia Post have honoured Paralympic swimming star Jacqueline Freney with the release of a commemorative stamp featuring her portrait after she claimed an astonishing eight gold medals at London 2012.

NH Hoteles extend Davis Cup sponsorship

By Sara Evans 

Spain v Czech Republic final November 16 2012November 19 - The International Tennis Federation (ITF) has announced that NH Hoteles has extended its sponsorship of the Davis Cup to 2015, an additional three years.

Japanese and Dutch pairs claim Invacare Doubles Masters wheelchair tennis titles

By Tom Degun

Houdet and KuniedaNovember 18 - Stephane Houdet of France and Shingo Kunieda of Japan clinched the Invacare Doubles Masters wheelchair tennis men's title together while Dutch pair Jiske Griffioen and Aniek van Koot took the women's doubles title at the Frans Otten Stadium in Amsterdam.

Osaka Rule dropped from latest draft version of World Anti-Doping Code as length of ban doubled

By Duncan Mackay

World Anti Doping Code bookNovember 18 - The controversial "Osaka Rule", which banned athletes convicted of serious doping offences from competing in the next Olympic Games, has been dropped from the latest draft World Anti-Doping Code in favour of doubling the length of bans from two to four years, it was announced today. 

Rio 2016 must "not be scared" by success of London 2012

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

Sebastian Coe receives baton from Carlos Nuzman Rio de Janeiro November 17 2012November 18 - Rio 2016 were today urged not to be "scared" by the success of London 2012 and to organise the Olympics and Paralympics in their own style as the official debriefing of this year's Games officially begun here today.

New corruption claims levelled at Qatar 2022 World Cup bid

By Andrew Warshaw

Qatar bid Blatter Nov 18November 18 -The bidding process for the 2022 World Cup burst into fresh controversy today after allegations by the Sunday Times newspaper that Qatar officials considered offering $1 million (£630,000/€785,000) to the son of Amos Adamu, a member of the FIFA Executive Committee that handed the tournament to the tiny Gulf state.

Sochi will be ready to host Formula One race in 2014, promises track designer

By Duncan Mackay

Sochi Formula One circuitNovember 18 - Sochi will be ready to stage Russia's first ever Formula One in 2014, shortly after the city host the Winter Olympics and Paralympics, the architect of the track has claimed.

Australia must start preparing now to top Gold Coast 2018 medal table says Coffa

By Tom Degun

sam-coffaNovember 18 - Australian Commonwealth Games Association (ACGA) President Sam Coffa has warned that the country must start preparing immediately if they are to top the medal table at their home Commonwealth Games in Gold Coast in 2018.

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