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By Nick Butler at the Sheraton Hotel in Buenos Aires
September 1 - Discovery of a leaking pipe and several radioactive "hotspots" at the Fukushima nuclear plant will not detract from efforts to deliver a superb and safe Olympics and Paralympic, Tokyo 2020 have insisted here as their bid enter its final stages.
August 31 - Carlos Morais was the hero for Angola as he top-scored with 21 points to help his side win back the International Basketball Federation (FIBA) African Championship title against rivals Egypt in Abidjan.
August 31 - New Zealand duo Hamish Bond and Eric Murray powered to victory in the pairs on the third day of finals at the World Rowing Championships in Chungju to secure a record 16th consecutive victory at the highest level.
August 31 - There was a British one-two he final event of the European Triathlon Union (ETU) Junior European Cup season at Eton Doreny as Gordon Benson led Grant Sheldon home in the men's race while France's Cassandre Beaugrand clinched her first ever win in the competition.
August 30 - It 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.
By Duncan Mackay at the Maracanãzinho in Rio de Janeiro
August 31 - The legend that is Teddy Riner wrote another glorious chapter into the history books when he again won the gold medal in the over 100 kilograms category at the judo World Championships here today.
August 29 - Britain's David Ward has resigned as the director general of the International Automobile Federation (FIA) Foundation after 12 years so he can stand against Jean Todt for the Presidency of the world governing body.
August 31 - Argentinian football superstar Lionel Messi "felt he ought not to support Madrid 2020", President of the Spanish Olympic Committee Alejandro Blanco has admitted here, as tension between the three cities bidding to host the Games continues to build a week ahead of the decision being made.
August 31 - Pat McQuaid has written to the heads of all 175 member federations of the International Cycling Union (UCI) to "clarify" his position and assure them that he will definitely be standing for a third term as President, even though he claims rival Brian Cookson is trying to engineer "a coronation and not an election".
August 30 - Host nation Germany have won their first gold medal at the Paracanoe Sprint World Championships in Duisburg, courtesy of Tom Kierey, who claimed the world title in the K1 men's 200 metre Paracanoe LTA.
August 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.
At the 2004 Olympic Games in Athens, Iranian judoka Arash Miresmaeili was disqualified for weighing in at nearly four pounds above the limit for his weight class of his under-66 kilograms match against an Israeli opponent Ehud Vaks in the first round. It was claimed Miresmaeili had gone on an eating binge to protest the International Olympic Committee's recognition of the state of Israel. Iran does not recognise the state of Israel, and Miresmaeili's actions won praise from high-ranking Iranian officials. Mohammad Khatami, the country's President at the time, was quoted as saying Miresmaili's actions would be "recorded in the history of Iranian glories". He was later awarded $125,000 by the Government - the same amount given to Olympic gold medallists.
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Popular Dutchman Raymond Van Barneveld will make his farewell appearance at the Professional Darts Corporation's World Championships that start in London this week, as the sport continues to work on its long-range Olympic target. Mike Rowbottom reports.