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IOC President Bach welcomes appointment of Cho as head of Pyeongchang 2018

By Nick Butler

Cho Yang-ho has been confirmed as the new President of Pyeongchang 2014 ©Pyeongchang 2018International Olympic Committee President Thomas Bach has welcomed the official appointment of Cho Yang-ho, the chairman of business giants Hanjin Group, as the new President of Pyeongchang 2018. 

Australian athletics head coach stripped of accreditation after row with Olympic champion Pearson

By Nick Butler at the Main Press Centre in Glasgow

Eric Hollingsworth, pictured at the training camp in Gateshead, has now been stripped of his accreditation ©Getty ImagesAthletics Australia (AA) head coach Eric Hollingsworth has had his accreditation revoked and will be sent home from Glasgow 2014 as the fall-out of his public criticism of the country's most high profile athlete, Olympic 100 metre hurdles champion Sally Pearson, continues. 

McDonald’s signs up as official supporter of Baku 2015 European Games

By Gary Anderson

McDonalds has been announced as an official supporter of the Baku 2015 European Games ©Baku 2015Global fast food giant McDonald's has today been announced as an official supporter of the Baku 2015 European Games.

AIBA to assess use of headguards after Australian boxer forced out of Glasgow 2014 by injury

By Gary Anderson at the Main Press Centre in Glasgow

AIBA has promised a review of the use of headguards following criticism at Glasgow 2014 ©Getty Images The International Boxing Association (AIBA) has said it will reassess its decision to scrap headguards after Australian boxer Daniel Lewis was denied the opportunity of boxing for at least a bronze medal here at Glasgow 2014, when a doctor deemed a cut was too severe for him to carry on in the competition.

International Weightlifting Federation working hard to tackle doping problems despite teenage positive

By Nick Butler at the Main Press Centre in Glasgow

The IWF believe they are making progress with regard to tackling doping problems ©Getty ImagesOfficials from the International Weightlifting Federation (IWF) have outlined the varied work being done to tackle lingering doping problems in the sport, which they claim are proving successful despite the failed test registered by Nigerian teenager Chika Amalaha here this week.

Triple wresting gold for Canada as Indians falter at Glasgow 2014

By Gary Anderson at the Scottish Exhibition and Conference Centre

David Tremblay was one of three Canadian wrestlers to strike gold in Glasgow today ©Getty Images Canadian freestyle wrestlers claimed a hat-trick of Commonwealth Games gold medals here at the Scottish Exhibition and Conference Centre (SECC), while Nigeria came away with two wins, but it was a bad night for India who had four athletes lose in their respective finals.

Athletics Australia suspends head coach after he criticises Olympic champion

By Nick Butler at the Main Press Centre in Glasgow

Eric Hollingsworth has been suspended after criticising team captain Sally Pearson ©Getty ImagesEric Hollingsworth, head coach of the Australian athletics team at the Commonwealth Games, has been suspended after publicly criticising team captain and Olympic 100 metre hurdles champion Sally Pearson.

Argentine FIFA vice-president Julio Grondona dies

By Gary Anderson

FIFA vice President Julio Grondona has died at the age of 82 ©AFP/Getty ImagesFIFA vice-President Julio Grondona of Argentina has died at the age of 82, it was announced by the South American Football Confederation (CONMEBOL) in a statement today.
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