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FILA President heads an unchanged wrestling presentation team for Olympic sports vote

By Nick Butler at The Hilton in Buenos Aires

FILA President Nenad LalovicAugust 30 - International Federation of Associated Wrestling Styles (FILA) President Nenad Lalovic will lead a five person presentation team as part of wrestling's final bid to retain his place on the Olympic programme. 

Torres re-elected Venezuela Weightlifting President

By Emily Goddard

Pedro León Torres has been re-elected President of the Venezuela Weightlifting FederationAugust 30 - Pedro León Torres has been re-elected President of the Venezuela Weightlifting Federation.

Istanbul 2020 full of confidence ahead of host city vote

By Nick Butler in Buenos Aires

Istanbul 2020 have arrived in Buenos AiresAugust 30 - Istanbul 2020 chairman Hasan Arat has claimed that "we know we have an excellent bid and are confident that this is Turkey's time" following his arrival here to make final preparations ahead of the 2020 host city vote.

Cookson unveils 10 point plan to transfer British Cycling success to UCI

By Duncan Mackay

Brian Cookson, pictured here with British Prime Minister David Cameron (left), is confident he revitalise the UCI with his new proposalsAugust 30 - Brian Cookson has promised to bring the financial success he has enjoyed at British Cycling to the International Cycling Union (UCI) if he is elected to replace Pat McQuaid next month.

US athletes power way to five golds at Para-cycling World Championships

By Gary Anderson

August 30 - Paralympic champion Allison Jones was one of five US athletes to win gold in Baie-Comeau at the World ChampionshipsIt was a golden day for the United States at the International Cycling Union (UCI) Para-Cycling World Championships in Baie-Comeau as no fewer than five of its riders topped the podium in the time trial events.

FIBA launches Game Centre app to celebrate one year countdown to World Cup

By James Crook

FIBA have launched a new app to mark reaching the one year to go point to the 2014 FIBA World Cup in SpainAugust 30 - A new app offering live scores, results, event schedule, news and general information for its events has been launched by the International Basketball Federation (FIBA) to celebrate reaching the one year to go mark for the 2014 World Cup in Spain.

Golden double for Italy on second day of finals at World Rowing Championships

By James Crook

Luca Parlato, Vincenzo Abbagnale and coxswain Enrico D'Aniello have won the men's coxed pair world title in ChungjuAugust 30 - Italy were the standout nation on the second day of finals at the World Rowing Championships in Chungju, taking gold in the coxed pair and the lightweight men's eight along with a silver and two bronze medals in other events.

Kudryavtseva continues stunning form to take rhythmic gymnastics all-round world title

By James Crook

Yana Kudryavtseva took her tally of medals to five at the Rhythmic Gymnastics World Championships in Kiev by winning the all-round titleAugust 30 - Russia's Yana Kudryavtseva was in sensational form once again at the Rhythmic Gymnastics World Championships in Kiev, taking the all-round world title with 73.866 points to continue her nation's dominance.

Rickham and Birrell hit high-fives at IFDS Championships

By James Crook

Alexandra Rickham and Nik Birrell took their fifth straight world title at the IFDS World Sailing Championships in KinsaleAugust 30 - Paralympic bronze medallists Alexandra Rickham and Niki Birrell of Great Britain have claimed their fifth straight SKUD world title in emphatic fashion at the International Association for Disabled Sailing (IFDS) World Championships in Kinsale.
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