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London 2012 Olympic Stadium to host IPC Athletics Grand Prix Final

By Daniel Etchells

The London 2012 Olympic Stadium has been selected to host this year's IPC Athletics Grand Prix Final ©Getty ImagesThe London 2012 Olympic Stadium will play host to this year's International Paralympic Committee (IPC) Athletics Grand Prix Final, it has been officially confirmed today.

Peal Izumi Tour Series cycling launched for 2015

By Michael Pavitt at StadiumMK in Milton Keynes

The Pearl Izumi Tour Series will feature ten teams and several guest teams during the five weeks ©Pearl Izumi Tour SeriesThe 2015 Pearl Izumi Tour Series was launched here today, with Mick Bennett, race director of Series organisers Sweetspot, unveiling the venues and teams that would feature in this year's event.

Afghanistan fight back from brink of defeat to secure first Cricket World Cup victory

By Nick Butler

Afghanistan celebrate following their last ditch victory over Scotland ©AFP/Getty ImagesAfghanistan staged a remarkable recovery to defeat Scotland by one wicket with three balls to spare to secure a first victory in Cricket World Cup history today in Dunedin.

GB Taekwondo Fighting Chance programme looking for heavyweight talent

By Daniel Etchells

GB Taekwondo is on the look out for the next Mahama Cho ©Getty ImagesGB Taekwondo has turned to its successful Fighting Chance programme for the third time in five years to recruit martial arts exponents with a desire to represent Great Britain at Rio 2016 or Tokyo 2020, only this time the governing body is looking for a heavyweight specifically.

More than 100 students participate in inaugural Uganda Olympic Values Debate Championship

By Emily Goddard

More than 100 students participated in the inaugural Uganda Olympic Values Debate Championship ©Uganda Olympic CommitteeGalaxy International School in Jinja has won the senior debate at the first ever Olympic Values Debate Championship in Uganda.

Registration opens for 2015 Paralympic Schools Week in Canada

By Daniel Etchells

The Canadian Paralympic Committee has opened the registration process for the 2015 edition of its Paralympic Schools Week ©CPCA registration process for the 2015 edition of the Paralympic Schools Week has been opened by the Canadian Paralympic Committee (CPC).

Rio 2016 back on track says IOC inspectors but warn of "aggressive timelines"

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

Preparations for Rio 2016 appear to be back on track but there is still no time to ease off, they have been warned ©Getty ImagesRio 2016 have been praised for getting its preparations for the Olympics and Paralympics back on track but been warned they cannot let the pace slacken. 

Exclusive: Sheikh Ahmad proposed for FIFA Executive Committee position

By Nick Butler

Sheikh Ahmad Al Fahad Al Sabah has been recommended as a FIFA Executive Committee member ©Getty ImagesSheikh Ahmad Al Fahad Al Sabah, President of the Association of National Olympic Committees (ANOC) and one of the most influential figures in world sport, is set to be put forward for one of three positions for Asian representatives on the FIFA Executive Committee.

Jamaica now has anti-doping system that is "model" for rest of the world, claims WADA President

By Nick Butler

Sir Craig Reedie (second left) pictured with JADCO executive director Carey Brown (left) and chairman R. Danny Williams (right) during his visit as well as JOA President Mike Fennell ©JADCOWorld Anti Doping Agency (WADA) President Sir Craig Reedie has praised Jamaican authorities for improvements made in tackling doping following a visit to the island, adding they have now created a model that other countries could replicate.
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