Brazil’s women turn on the style at Olympic Games test event

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Brazil are in pole position to win a 12th consecutive South American title after dominating day one of the Aquece Rio International Women's Rugby Sevens tournament at the Deodoro Olympic Park on Saturday. Brazil, who have won 55 consecutive matches in the Sudamérica...

Ogier targets WRC grand slam in Argentina

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Sébastien Ogier will complete a career grand slam of WRC event victories if he wins this week’s YPF Rally Argentina (21 - 24 April). Photographer Credit: Jaanus Ree/Red Bull Content Pool Volkswagen was last defeated in Argentina 12 months ago...

Rio Doesn’t Want Olympics

Brazil is a gorgeous country. Anyone who has been there or has turned on a television in the last few days will tell you the same. Brazilian people are warm, cheerful people. But go to Brazil today and most people will not be happy...

World Golf Championships-Mexico Championship names Club de Golf Chapultepec as host course

MEXICO CITY, Mexico – Tournament officials announced today that the World Golf Championships-Mexico Championship will be held at Club de Golf Chapultepec in Mexico City, Mexico, March 2-5, 2017. The tournament attracts a world-class field that features the top 50 golfers in the...

IPC President’s speech at Closing Ceremony of Rio Games

Tonight is a celebration of the last 12 days of sport but it’s also a very sombre occasion following yesterday’s extremely tragic events.  The passing of Iranian cyclist Bahman Golbarnezhad has affected us all and left the whole Paralympic Movement united in grief. Tonight, I...

Maria Paula Barrera transforms into one of Colombia’s brightest stars

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Colombian teenager Maria Paula Barrera may not be competing at the Rio 2016 Paralympic Games, but she is looking forward to an exciting future filled with promise. The 14-year-old began her career two years ago, winning two golds and one...

“Rio is almost ready to stage unmissable Games”

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International Paralympic Committee (IPC) President Sir Philip Craven has said that with six months to go until the Rio 2016 Paralympics, the city is almost ready to stage an “unmissable Games” that will transform South America forever. Monday 7...

FIA World Rally Championship – Evans dominant on brutal Friday

Elfyn Evans built a surprise Friday lead at YPF Rally Argentina. Rock-strewn gravel roads wrecked the hopes of many frontrunners, but Welshman Evans prospered to win six consecutive speed tests in his Ford Fiesta and lead the similar car of Mads Østberg by 55.7sec. FIA World...

History could be made at Friday’s athletics sessions claims IPC President

Sir Philip Craven, President of the International Paralympic Committee (IPC), believes history could be made on Friday (9 September), the second day of track and field competition at the Rio 2016 Paralympic Games. With many of the world’s top Para athletic sprinters likely to be...

Gordon and Wilkerson are golden at NORCECA beach tournament

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LA PAZ, Mexico, April 10, 2016 - Canadians Brandie Wilkerson (Toronto, ON) and Julie Gordon (Barrie, ON) claimed their first overall win on the 2016 Norceca Beach Volleyball circuit. Wilkerson and Gordon beat Allison McColloch and Kelly Reeves (USA)...

Japan’s remarkable journey continues as semi-finalists confirmed for men’s Olympic Games rugby sevens

Dan Bibby scores the winning try for Great Britain in extra-time in their quarter-final with Argentina on day two of the Rio 2016 Olympic Games men's rugby sevens  Fiji, Japan, Great Britain and South Africa have qualified for the semi-finals of the Olympic Games men's...

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