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June 3 - Denis Oswald has unveiled his International Olympic Committee (IOC) Presidential election manifesto insisting that the Olympics must be protected by preventing parallel competitions from taking place.
June 2 - Britain's double Olympic rowing gold medallist James Cracknell is planning to launch a new career as a politician by standing to represent the Conservatives in the elections for the European Parliament, he announced today.
May 31 - A petition has been launched to have the cafe at Stoke Mandeville Hospital, originally named in honour of serial sexual predator Jimmy Savile, rechristened "Poppas" in hour of Sir Ludwig Guttmann, spiritual father of the Paralympics.
By Tom Degun at the Lenexpo Exhibition Complex in St Petersburg
May 31 - Britain's Sir Craig Reedie is being lined up to take over as the new head of the World Anti-Doping Agency (WADA) after his only rival appeared to rule himself out with his decision to stand to become President of the International Olympic Committee (IOC).
May 23 - No Strings Badminton, the Badminton England and Sport England scheme introduced to promote the sport, has experienced a 70 per cent increase in participation and 35 per cent increase in the number of delivery partners since the London 2012 Olympic Closing Ceremony, it is claimed.
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.
Day to day management of BOA relationships with a selected portfolio of Olympic sponsors. Responsible for all relationship, activation and contractual issues arising within the specific sponsors and their agencies. Manage and advise on sponsor activations to ensure all activations are in line with the agendas of the numerous stakeholders. Project manage ad-hoc commercial event programmes and related campaigns.
The 2018 Wrestling World Championships beginning in Budapest this week is the latest in a string of major events being hosted in the Hungarian capital. Mike Rowbottom explores a city with huge sporting ambitions.