September 13 - South Africa's Oscar Pistorius (pictured), the four-time Paralympic gold medallist, spent last night night behind bars for allegedly assaulting a woman who had attended a gathering at his Silver Lakes house, police said today.
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September 5 - Northern Ireland is to get its first Olympic-sized swimming pool, it has been confirmed by the country's Sports Minister Nelson McCausland after an anxious two-year wait over whether it would receive funding.
OSCAR PISTORIUS (pictured) has admitted that qualifying for the London 2012 Olympics is a more realistic goal than getting to Beijing this year.
DOUBLE-AMPUTEE runner Oscar Pistorius (pictured) claimed today that new tests on his prosthetic racing limbs contradict an earlier study that led the International Association of Athletics Federations (IAAF) to declare him ineligible for the Olympics.
September 1 - Denis Oswald (pictured) has been re-elected president of rowing's world governing body, FISA, a post he has held since 1989.
By Duncan Mackay
August 31 - A new campaign has been launched on the internet to try to get an award in the Honour's List for Stephen Miller, who has won three Paralympic gold medals.
August 31 - Ugur Erdener (pictured) has been re-elected as the President of the world archery governing body FITA during the second day of the organisation's Congress in Ulsan, South Korea.
FIFA today gave the green light on for British football teams at the 2012 London Olympics, saying it would not have any effect on the individual status of England, Scotland, Wales and Northern Ireland.
BRITISH CYCLING'S performance director Dave Brailsford (pictured) has been given a new long-term contract which will see him retained in the role until after the 2012 London Olympics, it was announced today.
June 8 - The Great Britain Wheelchair Rugby team succeeded in their bid to qualify for the Beijing 2008 Paralympic Games by winning their third consecutive European Championship crown in Finland today.
CITY businessman Edmond Warner (pictured) was today appointed as the first chairman of UK Athletics and given the task of overseeing the sport's preparations for the 2012 Olympics.