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August 22 - Natalia Kuzmina, President of the Rhythmic Gymnastics Technical Committee, has claimed there is an ulterior motive behind the recent spate of disciplinary action against officials in the discipline as the sport's world governing body "is trying to discredit rhythmic gymnastics from the list of Olympic sports".
By James Crook at the Royal Academy of Engineering in London
August 22 - Triple Paralympic medallist Shelly Woods has unveiled a new racing wheel here today which is said to be capable of improving athletes' acceleration by up to 20 percent, as BAE Systems announced a new four-year £800,000 ($1.25 million/€940,000) partnership with UK Sport to give British athletes the technological cutting edge over their rivals.
August 22 - The International Olympic Committee (IOC) has today received "strong" reassurances from the Russian Government that "everyone will be welcome" at Sochi 2014 regardless of their sexual orientation despite the introduction of the nation's contentious anti-gay law.
August 21 - China's Qin Jinjing won a sensational women's singles badminton final here at the Asian Youth Games as she used up every ounce of her physical and mental energy to outlast Thailand's heavy favourite after 83 minutes of sport in front of a raucous and divided crowd.
August 21 - The Indian Government has expressed its support of the International Olympic Committee's (IOC) action to prevent tainted officials from running in Indian Olympic Association (IOA) elections.
August 20 - Reigning Paralympic champion Adam Hall of New Zealand is gearing up to defend his slalom standing gold medal at Sochi 2014 by using the start of the International Paralympic Committee (IPC) Alpine Skiing season on home snow to fine tune his performance and assess his opponents.
August 21 - With less than a year to go until the start of the International Paralympic Committee (IPC) Athletics European Championships, Swansea 2014 has unveiled its event mark and launched the official website.
August 19 - Stockey the stork has been unveiled as the official mascot of the 2014 International Hockey Federation (FIH) Rabobank Hockey World Cup, which takes place in The Hague from May 31 to June 15.
August 21 - Swedish Olympic Committee (SOK) head Stefan Lindeberg has warned athletes that political statements will not be tolerated at Sochi 2014 after two of the nation's athletes caused a stir by sporting rainbow-coloured nail varnish at the Athletics World Championships in Moscow last week.
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.
Based in Golazo’s Paris office, the Account Director has the task of managing the French account on a day-to-day basis and assist the Senior Project Director in the pan-European delivery.
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Fifty years ago this week Thomi Keller swept to the head of the body then known as the General Assembly of International Sports Federations, heralding an era of increased influence as sport’s metamorphosis into big business got under way.