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June 19 - Brazil's London 2012 Olympic medallists will be the main attractions for a series of exhibition bouts organised by the International Boxing Association (AIBA) in Ginásio do Botafogo, Rio de Janeiro, later this year.
June 19 - Benita Fitzgerald Mosley, the first African-American woman to win an Olympic gold medal in the 100 metres hurdles, has been named by the United States Olympic Committee (USOC) as its chief of organisational excellence.
June 20 - A survey by the Sport and Recreation Alliance, who are holding their European Sports Summit here today, claims that half of National Governing Bodies (NGBs) in the UK believe that the central and local Governments are not doing enough to help them secure the rights to host major events.
June 15 - Triple Paralympic gold medal-winning wheelchair racer Tatyana McFadden stole the show at the US Paralympic Track and Field National Championships in San Antonio, Texas, by winning all four of her events on the same day.
June 19 - The International Paralympic Committee (IPC) Athletics World Championships will be streamed live online allowing spectators the world over to watch the action as it happens in Lyon in a month's time.
June 19 - France have named a record number of 33 athletes and four guides to represent them at next month's International Paralympic Commitee (IPC) World Championships on home turf in Lyon, including reigning women's Paralympic and world T44 100 metres champion Marie-Amelie Le Fur.
June 20 - Oslo's bid to host the 2022 Olympics and Paralympics has reached another milestone with an application for Governmental support and financial guarantees to stage the Winter Games, estimated to cost up to 30 billion NOK (£3.3 billion/$5.2 billion/€3.9 billion).
June 15 - London 2012 400 metres bronze medallist David Prince brightened up proceedings at the US Paralympic Championships in San Antonio, Texas, by setting a world record of 22.47sec in the T44 200m just 12 hours after the race was suspended due to severe weather conditions.
June 19 - Nigerian Paralympic medal winning powerlifter Folashade Oluwafemiayo has received a two-year suspension after testing positive for a banned substance at the 2013 Fazaa International Powerlifting Competition in Dubai, the International Paralympic Committee (IPC) has announced.
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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Jakob Larsen, head of the Organising Committee for this week's International Association of Athletics Federations World Cross Country Championships in Aarhus, wants to provoke a serious debate about the sport returning to the Olympic programme, as he tells Mike Rowbottom