As the clock ticks down to the start of the Wheelchair Rugby World Championships, the teams are conducting final preparations before tip-off, including reigning champions the United States, who are looking for a fifth world title, and Paralympic champions Australia, seeking their first.
The 2014 edition of the Canada Cup Wheelchair Rugby tournament is set to get underway at the Richmond Olympic Oval in Vancouver as eight of the world's best teams battle for one of the top prizes in the sport next week.
December 12 - The 16-strong squad that will represent the United States at next year's International Wheelchair Rugby Federation (IWRF) World Championships in Odense, Denmark, has been announced as James Gumbert's side look to consolidate their position as world number one.
December 5 - The International Wheelchair Rugby Federation (IWRF) has confirmed the 12-team line-up for next year's World Championships in Odense, Denmark, with New Zealand, Finland and France receiving wild card spots.
November 24 - Reigning Paralympic champions Australia overcame Japan and a bout if sickness that afflicted their squad to add the International Wheelchair Rugby Federation (IWRF) Asia Oceania Championship crown to their London 2012 success.
November 17 - The International Wheelchair Rugby Federation's (IWRF) Asia Oceania Championships is due to get underway in South Africa this week as teams from New Zealand, Australia and Japan join the host nation for their chance to qualify for next year's World Championships.
November 14 - USA Wheelchair Rugby and USA Rugby have announced a new partnership agreement to increase awareness and support of wheelchair rugby in the country at the end of a year which has seen the Paralympic side dominate the international stage.
October 19 - The United States sealed their third consecutive International Wheelchair Rugby Federation (IWRF) Americas Championship with a comprehensive 63-40 win over old rivals Canada at the Lakeshore Foundation in Birmingham, Alabama.
During the Italian rowing team's celebration after winning the quadruple sculls at Seoul 1988, David Tizzano was thrown into the water and lost his Olympic gold medal on the muddy bottom of the Han River. A South Korean diver, working as a security guard at the regatta course, retrieved it after a 50-minute search. Eight years later, in Atlanta, Tizzano won a second gold medal in the double scull.
We have a hugely exciting opportunity for the right person to join the ICC Cricket World Cup 2019 team as Head of Ticketing. The purpose of this role is to lead the development and delivery of the CWC19 communications campaign to deliver the greatest ever cricket event.
With numerous roles, Uğur Erdener is one of the busiest people in sport. Mike Rowbottom speaks to the newly re-elected World Archery President on the eve of the World Championships to delve into a hectic lifestyle.