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Civil suits against former Vancouver 2010 chief claims of sexual abuse

By Duncan Mackay

John Furlong profile 2July 24 - A lawsuit filed against the former President and chief exeuctive of Vancouver 2010 claims John Furlong sexually molested a female student a dozen times when he was a teacher decades ago in Burns Lake, British Columbia.

British Paralympic Association appoints non-executive directors with London 2012 backgrounds

By Duncan Mackay

British Paralympic Association logoJuly 24 - Three senior figures involved in London 2012 have been appointed as non-executive directors of the British Paralympic Association (BPA), it was announced today. 

Hahn emerges as new star as claims world title after being inspired by London 2012

By Gary Anderson

July 24 - IPC DAY 5Britain's Sophie Hahn announced herself onto the global stage in dramatic fashion at the International Paralympic Committee (IPC) Athletics World Championships in Lyon as the 16-year-old smashed the world record in the women's T38 100 metres on her way to claiming her first major title - having only taken up the sport earlier this year.

Dates announced for remaining Women’s Rugby World Cup qualifying fixtures

By James Crook

71828765July 24 - With just two places left up for grabs for next year's Women's World Cup in France, the International Rugby Board (IRB) have announced the dates of the fixtures that will determine which nations will fill the remaining spots for next summer's showpiece tournament.

Exclusive: London Olympic museum plans shelved

By David Owen

Olympic Torch London 2012July 24 - Plans to open an Olympic museum in the Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park appear to have been shelved.

Cookson promises inquiry into whether UCI colluded in drugs scandal if elected President

By Duncan Mackay

Marco Pantini and Jan Ullrich Tour de France 1998July 24 - British Cycling President Brian Cookson today demanded to know whether the International Cycling Union (UCI) were involved in the widespread doping uncovered by a French Senate inquiry, who have called for a "truth and reconciliation" commission to be set-up to help find out the extent of the problem.

Holland Heineken House finds home at Sochi 2014 after deal extended

By Duncan Mackay

Holland Heineken House logoJuly 24 - Leading beer manufacturer Heineken have renewed their deal to be the home base for Dutch athletes and their families, media, sponsors and fans during the Winter Olympics in Sochi 2014 and the Summer Games at Rio 2016, it was announced today. 

British Athletics sign new television deal with BBC until 2020

By Duncan Mackay at the Olympic Stadium in London

Mo Farah Birmingham Diamond LeagueJuly 24 - British Athletics have signed a new deal with the BBC to continue showing the sport on terrestrial television through until 2020, it was announced here today.

Joshua set for professional debut at O2 Arena after signing with Matchroom Boxing

By James Crook

150215203July 24 - Following months of speculation, Britain's Olympic super-heavyweight champion Anthony Joshua has signed a deal with Eddie Hearn's Matchroom Boxing which will see him make his professional debut this October at London's O2 Arena. 
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