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June 19 - Turkish officials behind Istanbul's bid to host the 2020 Olympics and Paralympics will be hoping for the chance to get their campaign back on track when the Mediterranean Games opens tomorrow in Mersin.
June 16 - Table tennis fans were treated to a spectacle at the International Table Tennis Federation (ITTF) World Tour China Open as two German-Chinese pairs, Timo Boll with Ma Long (both pictured left) and Dimitrij Ovtcharov with Yan An, did battle for the men's doubles title.
June 19 - Japanese Olympic gold medallist Koji Murofushi was the "victim of an overzealous" National Olympic Committee, the Court of Arbitration for Sport (CAS) revealed today on why it upheld the International Olympic Committee's (IOC) decision to disqualify him from a place on its Athletes' Commission.
June 19 - With just over two weeks until the announcement of the host city for the 2018 Youth Olympic Games, the world's second ranked tennis player Andy Murray has joined a host of British sporting icons in becoming the latest bid champion for his city of birth, Glasgow.
June 16 - Former Olympic champion Taufik Hidayat has officially retired from badminton at the age of 31 after being knocked out in the first round of the Indonesia Open Super Series Premier in Jakarta.
June 19 - The International Association of Athletics Federations (IAAF) has denied claims that it covered up evidence of Alex Schwazer's doping prior to him being caught with a positive drugs test just days before the Italian was due to defend his Olympic 50 kilometre race walk title at London 2012.
June 18 - Top Japanese players will be looking to prove themselves after a shambolic showing at last month's World Championships in Paris when they compete at the International Table Tennis Federation (ITTF) World Tour Super Series Japan Open event, which gets underway in Yokohama tomorrow.
June 17 - World Taekwondo has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with Inas, the International Federation for sport for athletes with an intellectual disability, which could one day see them taking part in the sport at the Paralympics.
June 19 - Pyeongchang 2018 has been given a glowing report by the International Olympic Committee (IOC) Coordination Commission for the Winter Games following its latest two-day visit to the South Korean Olympic host city.
June 18 - US Paralympics have named the majority of their track and field stars from London 2012 in their squad for the International Paralympic Committee (IPC) World Championships in Lyon next month, including T44 100 metres silver medallist Richard Browne, who recently equalled the world record in the event.
June 19 - David Courell, formerly London 2012's venue operations manager for the Olympic Stadium, has today been appointed by the British Paralympic Association as its new director of operation delivery.
June 18 - The Women's Tennis Association (WTA) have launched their "40 Love" advertising campaign featuring an array of stars from the women's game such as WTA founder Billie Jean King and four-time Grand Slam winner Maria Sharapova (pictured left).
June 10 - Sainsbury's and Channel 4 triumphed at tonight's 2013 Marketing Society Awards for Excellence at the Hilton Hotel on London's Park Lane, taking home the prestigious Grand Prix for their collaborative London 2012 Paralympics campaign.
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