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International Golf Federation (IGF) President Peter Dawson has been tasked with improving the sport's growing reputation in Dubai.
Mikaela Shiffrin claimed back-to-back slalom victories in the International Ski Federation (FIS) World Cup as she dominated for the second day in a row in Aspen.
China claimed the men's and women's individual titles as the World Trampoline Gymnastics Championships came to a close in the Danish city Odense today.
Norway enjoyed the perfect start to the International Biathlon Union (IBU) World Cup season by winning both the mixed relay and single mixed relay on day one in Östersund, Sweden.
Italian Dominik Fischnaller claimed the second Luge World Cup victory of his career at the season opener at the Olympic Sliding Centre in Igls today.
Francesco Friedrich piloted the first four-man winners of the Bobsleigh World Cup season as Germany claimed the top three positions at the opener on their home track in Altenberg today.
France's Jonathan Lobert and Vasilij Zbogar of Slovenia claimed silver and bronze respectively after the medal race at the Finn Gold Cup - with the gold already secured by Britain's Giles Scott.
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Trinidad and Tobago Olympic Committee launch t-shirt line as part of bid to win ten gold medals in 2024
The Trinidad and Tobago Olympic Committee (TTOC) has launched its first t-shirt line, and all proceeds will go towards the country's bid to win ten or more gold medals at the 2024 Games.
British Rowing has appointed Helen Rowbotham as their new director of innovation.
The World Anti-Doping Agency (WADA) has declared itself "satisfied" after Spanish athlete Marta Domínguez was banned for three years and stripped of the steeplechase gold medal she won at the Berlin World Championships in 2009.
The Turkish Olympic Committee (TOC) has claimed it has not agreed to support Budapest's bid for the 2024 Olympics and Paralympics after it was named among a string of countries which pledged backing to the Hungarian capital.