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GB Taekwondo extends Hire Intelligence partnership for live events

By James Crook

Hire Intelligence will remain as official technology rental partner for British Taekwondo for a second year with the responsibility of supplying information technology and audio visual equipment for live events.August 22 - Hire Intelligence will remain as the official technology rental partner for GB Taekwondo for a second year with the responsibility of supplying information technology and audio visual equipment for live events, the national governing body has confirmed.

Mills step closer to Sochi 2014 after finishing second in New Zealand Winter Games

By Duncan Mackay

Heather Mills is a step closer to qualifying for Sochi 2014 after winning a silver medal at the Winter Games in New ZealandAugust 22 - Britain's Heather Mills has moved a step closer to qualifying for next year's Winter Paralympics in Sochi after finishing second at the Winter Games in Queenstown, New Zealand.

Oliver Brown to tailor make Team GB formalwear for Sochi 2014

By Emily Goddard

Oliver Brown is the Official Supplier of Formalwear to Team GB for Sochi 2014August 22 - Oliver Brown will provide tailor-made formalwear for the Team GB delegation at the Sochi 2014 Winter Olympics after the British Olympic Association (BOA) named it as an official supplier today.

Lausanne officially put forward as potential 2020 Winter Youth Olympic candidate

By Emily Goddard

The Swiss Olympic Committee has officially put forward Lausanne as the nation’s potential candidate city for the 2020 Winter Youth OlympicsAugust 22 - Lausanne has officially been put forward by the Swiss Olympic Committee as the nation's potential candidate city for the 2020 Winter Youth Olympics.

English women reach first EuroHockey Championship final in 22 years

By Emily Goddard

England's women have booked their place at the 2013 EuroHockey FinalAugust 22 - England's women have reached their first EuroHockey Championship in 22 years thanks to a 3-2 win against reigning Olympic champions the Netherlands in a dramatic penalty shootout.

Defar runs year's world best 3,000m as Russians rule the field again

By Mike Rowbottom at the Olympic Stadium in Stockholm

Meseret Defar won the 3,000m race in 8m 30.29sec - the world’s fastest time this yearAugust 22 - Meseret Defar of Ethiopia warmed up a near-capacity crowd at the International Association of Athletics Federations (IAAF) Diamond League meeting here in the 1912 Games stadium by holding off a strong field to win the 3,000 metres race in 8min 30.29sec, the world's fastest time this year.

Virgin Media sign up Ohuruogu as Glasgow 2014 ambassador

By Duncan Mackay

Christine Ohuruogu has been signed-up by Virgin Media as an ambassador for Glasgow 2014August 22 - World 400 metres champion Christine Ohuruogu has been signed up by Virgin Media as an ambassador for its sponsorship of next year's Commonwealth Games in Glasgow, where she will take a starring role alongside Usain Bolt.

Exclusive: FIG management is trying to discredit rhythmic gymnastics from list of Olympic sports, claims Technical Committee chief

By Emily Goddard

Natalia Kuzmina suggests FIG is trying to discredit rhythmic gymnastics as an Olympic sportAugust 22 - Natalia Kuzmina, President of the Rhythmic Gymnastics Technical Committee, has claimed there is an ulterior motive behind the recent spate of disciplinary action against officials in the discipline as the sport's world governing body "is trying to discredit rhythmic gymnastics from the list of Olympic sports".

IOC receives "strong" reassurances from Russia following anti-gay bill debacle

By Emily Goddard

Dmitry Kozak has promised full compliance with the Olympic charter at Sochi 2014August 22 - The International Olympic Committee (IOC) has today received "strong" reassurances from the Russian Government that "everyone will be welcome" at Sochi 2014 regardless of their sexual orientation despite the introduction of the nation's contentious anti-gay law.
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