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August 16 - Claims that the air conditioning system was switched off during the World Badminton Chamionships men's singles final between Lin Dan of China and Lee Chong Wei of Malaysia, which led to Lee's withdrawal through cramp according to his furious coach Tey Seu Bock, have been dismissed by the governing body.
August 14 - A new era is set to finally be ushered in at the All Japan Judo Federation (AJJF) after the official resignation today of President Haruki Uemura and 22 other leading officials following the abuse and financial crisis' which have scandalised the country which is the cradle of the sport.
August 16 - The British Basketball League (BBL), are looking to capitalise on the growth of the sport even further in the United Kingdom by once again holding their Playoff Final at the 8,500-capacity Wembley Arena in London next year.
August 15 - A day of festivities culminating in the unveiling of a special countdown clock in the city centre formed the centrepiece of celebrations marking the one-year-to-go anniversary to the 2014 Summer Youth Olympic Games here today.
August 15 - Australia retained their world men's 4x100 metres relay world title with a stunning performance at the International Paralympic Committee (IPC) World Swimming Championships, whilst Britain climbed to second in the medal table with another four golds at the Parc Jean Drapeau in Montreal
August 16 - A proposed change to the constitution of the International Cycling Union (UCI), which could allow Pat McQuaid to stand for a third term as President even though his own federation are refusing to back him, was partly instigated by professional staff at the world governing body, insidethegames can exclusively reveal.
August 14 - Sochi 2014 have released tickets for the Four Nations ice sledge hockey test event tournament later this month, which will see some of the world's top sides face off in the Russian city where they will be going for Paralympic gold in six months' time.
By Mike Rowbottom at the Luzhniki Stadium in Moscow
August 15 - Two days after Yelena Isinbayeva had a captive audience here as she made three world record attempts after winning gold, the Ukraine's Bohdan Bondarenko found himself in the same position after seeing off all his rivals in an International Association of Athletics Federations (IAAF) World Championship high jump final of the highest quality.
By Mike Rowbottom at the Luzhniki Stadium in Moscow
August 15 - Yelena Isinbayeva has called fellow athlete Emma Green-Tregaro "disrespectful" for painting her nails rainbow-coloured in support of the homosexual community in Russia following the law recently passed here prohibiting open expression of gay values.
August 14 - Five-time Olympian Natascha Keller of Germany has decided to call it a day by announcing her retirement from all forms of hockey following a glittering career which included a gold medal at the 2004 Athens Olympic Games.
August 15 - Fresh doubts have been raised over Rio de Janeiro's ability to be ready to host the 2016 Olympics and Paralympics following the resignation of Marcio Fortes, head of the Olympic Public Authority (APO).
August 11 - The International Boxing Association (AIBA) has announced the provisional suspension of the South African National Boxing Association (SANABO) due to what it calls "serious breaches of the AIBA statutes and bylaws."
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.
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A former synchronised swimmer from the tiny Caribbean island of Aruba, Nicole Hoevertsz's stock is rising fast at a time when integrity is as highly-prized a virtue as ever in the international sports movement. David Owen speaks to the official some have tipped as a future IOC President.