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Four golds for US as Briton Storey claims 17th title at Para-cycling Road World Championships

By Gary Anderson

Dame Sarah Storey claimed a 17th Para-cycling world title in Greenville today ©Getty ImagesHost nation the United States claimed four gold medals at the Para-cycling Road World Championships in Greenville, which also saw a 17th cycling world title go the way of Britain's multi-Paralympic champion Dame Sarah Storey.

Montoya and Lindemann add world triathlon titles to European gold after thrilling finishes

By Gary Anderson

Laura Lindemann raced to a dramatic win at the ITU Junior Triathlon World Championships in Edmonton ©ITU/Delly CarrEuropean gold medallists Raphael Montoya and Laura Lindemann added more titles to their collection as they raced to thrilling wins in the men's and women's Junior World Championships to kick-off the International Triathlon Union Grand Final weekend in Edmonton.

Dujardin and Valegro pick up second gold medal at World Equestrian Games

By Gary Anderson

Charlotte Dujardin and Valegro claimed another world title in Normandy today ©AFP/Getty ImagesGreat Britain's Charlotte Dujardin and her trusted partner Valegro proved too strong for the rest of the field again at the World Equestrian Games as they picked up their second gold in Normandy in the dressage freestyle competition.

France, Croatia and US strike gold on first day of Astana taekwondo Grand Prix

By Gary Anderson

France's M'bar N'Diaye (left) came through a tight contest with Mahama Abdoufatah Cho of Britain ©WTFThe first day of action at the World Taekwondo Federation Grand Prix in Astana saw three categories decided with athletes from France, Croatia and the United States picking up gold medals.

Pearson shows class once again to pick up third Para-dressage gold in Normandy

By Gary Anderson

Lee Pearson claimed another gold at the World Equestrian Games in Normandy ©AFP/Getty ImagesLee Pearson sealed his third Para-dressage gold medal at the World Equestrian Games in Normandy as the Briton topped the podium in the Grade 1b individual freestyle event on board Zion.

Baku 2015 confirm addition of sambo to European Games

By Duncan Mackay

Sambo has been officially added to the programme for next year's European Games in Baku ©SportAccordSambo, the martial art developed for Russia's military and police force in the 1930s, has been officially added to the inaugural European Games in Baku - as insidethegames reported exclusively in May that it would be. 

Beijing flexes muscles in 2022 Olympic race by unveiling eight major sponsors

By Nick Butler

Eight sponsors have been signed to support Beijing's bid for the 2022 Winter Olympic and Paralympic Games ©Beijing 2022Beijing Bank, Beijing Automotive Group and internet giants Tencent Group are among eight sponsors to have been signed by Beijing as the Chinese capital city's bid to host the 2022 Winter Olympics and Paralympics gathers pace.

Rio 2016 opens new markets but not sole reason for name change says IRB chief

By Gary Anderson

IRB chief executive Brett Gosper has said Olympic inclusion was not the sole factor behind name change ©Getty ImagesThe global exposure afforded by the Rio 2016 Olympic Games was not the sole factor behind the International Rugby Board's (IRB) decision to rebrand itself as World Rugby, according to chief executive Brett Gosper.

World Judo Championships dances to South American tune

By Duncan Mackay at the Traktor Sport Arena in Chelyabinsk

Brazil's Mayra Aguiar celebrates victory in the women's under-78kg class ©IJFThe World Judo Championships was swaying to a South American beat here on day five as Colombia's Yuri Alvear and Brazil's Mayra Aguiar won the under-70 kilogram and under-78kg titles respectively.
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