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IOC President reveals plans for "in-depth" Olympic disciplines study

By Emily Goddard

Jacques RoggeJuly 10 - Jacques Rogge, President of the International Olympic Committee (IOC), has revealed plans for an "in-depth" study into the disciplines on the Olympic programme that could see sports losing events in place of others as early as in 2020.

Former gymnastics technical committee President stripped of FIG membership in judges' course row

By Emily Goddard

Maria SzyszkowskaJuly 10 - The International Gymnastics Federation (FIG) has suspended its entire former rhythmic gymnastics technical committee, stripped the committee's President Maria Szyszkowska of her FIG membership and annulled all courses in the discipline following misconduct at three of its judges' course last year.

Paralympic Movement had best year yet in 2012, says IPC President

By Emily Goddard

Sir Philip Craven in Olympic Stadium London 2012 ParalympicsJuly 10 - Sir Philip Craven, President of the International Paralympic Committee (IPC), has said that 2012 was the "greatest year yet" for the Paralympic Movement following the launch of its annual report today.

Tokyo 2020 names two new bid sponsors

By David Owen

Sega Sammy HoldingsJuly 10 - With less than two months to go before the host-city of the 2020 Olympic and Paralympic Games is chosen in Buenos Aires, Tokyo 2020 has unveiled two new sponsors.

Idowu takes break from athletics and will miss Moscow World Championships

By Mike Rowbottom

idowuJuly 10 - Phillips Idowu, Britain's former world champion triple jumper, has announced he will miss next month's World Championships in Moscow and will be taking an unspecified break from athletics.

Olympic champion swimmer Ledecky wins US Athlete of the Month award

By James Crook

171899056July 9 - Olympic gold medal-winning swimmer Katie Ledecky has been awarded the United States Olympic Committee (USOC) Female Athlete of the Month award for June following a series of fine performances at the National Championships in Indianapolis.

Kuziutina delights home crowd with victory at Kazan 2013

By Gary Anderson

Russia Kuziutina Kazan 2013July 9 - Russian judoka Natalia Kuziutina ensured the crowd went home happy after the third day of competition at the Kazan 2013 Universiade by taking a hugely popular home win.

IPC launches new Paralympic website for El Salvador

By Gary Anderson

July 9 - header-topThe International Paralympic Committee (IPC) has launched the first official website for El Salvador's National Paralympic Committee (COPSESA) which aims to raise awareness of Paralympic sports in the country.

Build up to the 2013 IPC Swimming World Championships in Montreal continues

By Gary Anderson

July 9 - IPC Swimming launchPreparations for the 2013 International Paralympic Committee (IPC) Swimming World Championships continue at a pace as more details of the event taking place from August 12 to 18 in Montreal were revealed today.
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