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November 22 - The life of Ivor Powell – footballer, coach and inspirational force – has been celebrated by staff and alumni at the University of Bath in a tribute event at the Sports Training Village that followed his funeral service.
By Tom Degun at the Fight for Peace Academy in London
November 22 - London 2012 Olympic women's flyweight champion Nicola Adams and men's super-heavyweight gold medallist Anthony Joshua paid a visit to Fight for Peace's London Academy here to help promote the positive impact of its sport and education programme.
November 22 - Lisa Standeven, a 45-year-old Canadian, held onto her world champion title as she beat Amy Truesdale of Great Britain in a powerful spar at the third World Taekwondo Federation (WTF) World Para-Taekwondo Championships tonight here at the Centro Deportivo.
November 22 - International Olympic Committee (IOC) member Aïcha Garad Ali of Djibouti has today been appointed as a World Taekwondo Federation (WTF) Council member here in a move designed to promote gender equality and youth development.
November 23 - Britain's Minister for Sport Hugh Robertson admitted he would love to see the Olympic and Paralympic Games return to London in the near future but said that such a scenario is unlikely to happen.
November 22 - The two co-chairmen and secretary general of Gwangju 2015 have been re-elected to their positions meaning they are now set to be in office when the Summer Universiade gets underway in South Korea in three years' time.
November 21 - Aruba's Minister for Sport and Health, Richard Visser, has today welcomed the third World Taekwondo Federation (WTF) Para-Taekwondo Championships to the island, praising the values and ideals behind the sport.
By Duncan Mackay at the Windsor Barra Hotel in Rio de Janeiro
November 21 - How London 2012 performed under chief executive Paul Deighton has set a new benchmark for how cities should organise the Olympics and Paralympics, claimed the man tasked with trying to ensure that Rio 2016 emulates their success.
Canadian show jumper Ian Millar holds the record for the most Olympic appearances by an athlete in any sport. When he competed at London 2012 at the age of 65 it was the tenth time he had competed in the Games since making his debut 30 years earlier at Munich 1972. He had won his only Olympic medal at Beijing 2008 when he was part of Canada’s team that took silver in the team jumping event. Millar won a gold medal in the Pan American Games team jumping event at Toronto 2015. He announced his retirement in 2019.
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One of the most consequential goalless draws in football history was played on March 5 1921, between Glenavon and Shelbourne. The sides would never meet for a replay, setting in motion the divide of Irish football, which persists to this day. David Owen reports.