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A group of 66 athletes have been nominated for membership to join the UK Athletics Olympic World Class Programme (WCP) for 2022/23. The Olympic WCP is UK Sport’s National Lottery funded initiative supporting the delivery of success at named milestone targets, namely outdoor track World and European Championships, and the Olympic Games with Budapest 2023 and Paris 2024 the next major events on the athletics calendar.

Chirag Shetty and Satwiksairaj Rankireddy defeated former world champions Takuro Hoki and Yugo Kobayashi of Japan in the men's doubles quarterfinals, safeguarding India's chances at the French Open 2022 BWF Super 750 badminton competition. Tenth-seeded Chirag Shetty and Satwiksairaj Rankireddy put on a brilliant performance to defeat top-seeded Japanese players Takuro Hoki and Yugo Kobayashi - the 2021 men's doubles world champions - 23-21, 21-18 in 49 minutes.

Nigeria's national football team coach, Jose Peseiro, has not received a single pay cheque from his employers, six months after being appointed to lead the Super Eagles. He has, however, yet to make an official complaint to Nigeria's Football Federation (NFF) about the non-payment of his salary.

The financially stricken NFF, which receives its funding from the country's government, says it has come up with a plan on how to settle the arrears.

Construction has started on a brand-new motorsports park that is “unlike any other venue in the world”, according to the circuit’s Partner and President Rusty Bittle. Flatrock Motorsports Park and Motorclub will be a premium racing facility, combining both a 2.67-mile competition ‘Grand Prix’ track and a 3.50-mile ‘Club’ layout for track car owners. These two courses can be combined to create an undulating 5.9-mile, 34-turn circuit situated in beautiful, rolling Tennessee countryside.

The biggest indoor women’s tennis event in the UK will kick off in Shropshire of all places next week - but do you know how many tennis balls players will get through or how many rackets will be restrung during the course of the week?

The ITF World Tennis Tour, which sees leading British and international stars compete in the W100 Women’s Tour, is now taking place (to November 6) at The Shrewsbury Club. But events of this magnitude don’t just happen, as Dave Courteen, Managing Director of The Shrewsbury Club, explains.

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Patrick Vieira has called for Black players to be given more opportunities in coaching and at the executive level in football. The Crystal Palace boss is the only Black manager in the Premier League, compared to 43 percent of Black players in English football's topflight.