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June 29 - Holders Wales set up a mouth-watering quarter-final clash with favourites New Zealand at the International Rugby Board (IRB) World Cup Sevens in Moscow, while neighbours England also face Southern Hemisphere opposition in their quarter-final, as they take on Australia.
June 29 - Britain's Jonnie Peacock equalled the second fastest official time in history for a single leg amputee, on his way to victory in the T44 100 metres in the International Paralympic Committee (IPC) Athletics Grand Prix Final at Alexander Stadium in Birmingham.
June 28 - Russia's Paralympic downhill skier Aleksandr Alyabyev, visited a schoolto talk to schoolchildren about his career and how Sochi 2014 will help to change attitudes towards disabilities, as part of the Games' "Our Champions "campaign.
June 28 - The marketing arm of the European Handball Federation (EHF), EHF Marketing Gmbh, has agreed a newlong-term deal with sports right company, MP & Silva, to market the media rights of Europe's top club competitions.
June 27 - The Royal & Ancient (R&A) has announced that the prize fund for the 2013 Open Championship has increased by five per cent from last year to a total of £5.25 million ($7.9 million/€6.1 million).
June 26 - The International Federation of Associated Wrestling Styles (FILA) has met with Olympic Broadcasting Services (OBS) to discuss issues surrounding the presentation and scheduling of the sport at the 2016 Games in Rio de Janeiro.
June 25 - British Cycling has announced the four riders that will represent Great Britain at the International Cycling (UCI) Para-Cycling Road World Championships in Baie-Comeau, Canada, which is due to take place from August 29 to September 1, this year.
June 25 - Reconstruction work is continuing at pace to London's Aquatic Centre, which staged all the swimming and diving events during last years Olympic and Paralympic Games, as the first of 628 panes of glass have been installed to transform the outside of the facility, ahead of it being opened up to the public in spring 2014.
June 25 - Nearly 120 competitors will line up at the International Paralympic Committee (IPC) Shooting World Cup when it takes place at Stoke Mandeville, birthplace of the Paralympic Games, from June 29 to July 5.
June 24- Sebastian Coe officially opened a new medical facility in central London as part of the London 2012 Olympic and Paralympic Games legacy, the Institute of Sport, Exercise and Health (ISEH) will treat elite and amateur athletes as well as NHS patients, all in one location.
Canadian show jumper Ian Millar holds the record for the most Olympic appearances by an athlete in any sport. When he competed at London 2012 at the age of 65 it was the tenth time he had competed in the Games since making his debut 30 years earlier at Munich 1972. He had won his only Olympic medal at Beijing 2008 when he was part of Canada’s team that took silver in the team jumping event. Millar won a gold medal in the Pan American Games team jumping event at Toronto 2015. He announced his retirement in 2019.
The Media and Communications Executive will work closely with CGE’s Media and Communications Manager to support the delivery of the organisation’s communications strategy. They will assist on the delivery of CGE’s external communication through media outlets and digital platforms with an aim to share our values, athlete stories and celebrate success to inspire the nation.
The coronavirus pandemic forced a near global shutdown of sport across the world, but sports governing bodies have staged successful events despite the COVID-19 crisis. Mike Rowbottom speaks to those who have been able to do so.