Brazil’s Ana Marcela Cunha successfully defended her women’s 25 kilometres open water swimming title after prevailing in a sprint finish at the International Swimming Federation (FINA) World Aquatics Championships in Kazan.
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US Paralympics have announced a 241-strong team for the 2015 Parapan American Games in Toronto, due to be held from August 8 to 15.
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Hungarian secure hat-trick of golds on final day of swimming at 2015 European Youth Olympic Festival in Tbilisi
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The 2015 World Orienteering Championships are due to get underway today in the Highlands and Moray in Scotland, with nine titles set to be won across 10 days of competition before the event is due to close on August 8.
Germany and Indonesia secure final Rio 2016 men's individual quota places at World Archery Championships
Germany and Indonesia took advantage of a second chance tournament at the World Archery Championships in Copenhagen to claim the final two men’s individual recurve quota places at the Rio 2016 Olympics.
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China and the United States secured double gold in the women’s events on the second day of the International Cycling Union (UCI) Para-cycling Road World Championships in Nottwil, Switzerland, while Britain’s Dame Sarah Storey comfortably retained her C5 time trial title.
Georgian judokas secure golds on day four of Tbilisi 2015 European Youth Olympic Festival to delight home crowd
Georgian judokas delighted the home crowd on day four of the 2015 European Youth Olympic Festival (EYOF) in Tbilisi as they claimed two of the three gold medals on offer in the Judo Academy.