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Exclusive: Oslo 2022 claim IOC changes to Host City contract "well-received"

By Nick Butler

Slope style was a late addition to the Olympic programme for Sochi 2014 ©Getty ImagesA promise not to add any more sports to the programme for the 2022 Winter Olympics after the host city has been chosen is being hailed by Norwegian officials as a positive boost for Oslo's campaign to stage the Games. 

Exclusive: FIVB cannot interfere in Iranian ban on women at volleyball, claims President Graça

By Paul Osborne

Women in Iran are currently banned from attending volleyball matches ©iranhumanrights.orgInternational Volleyball Federation President (FIVB) Dr Ary S Graça has claimed there should be an "intelligent" and "clever" way to resolve the issue of women's attendance at matches in Iran but will not get directly involved following the arrest of British-Iranian citizen Ghoncheh Ghavami.

Australia welcome Asian Games proposal as Africa seek their own invitation

By Duncan Mackay at the Main Press Centre in Incheon

Australia would be interested in taking part in the Asian Games, they have admitted ©AFP/Getty ImagesA proposal to allow teams from Oceania to compete in the Asian Games has been welcomed by Australia, while it has also been revealed that African countries have made a request to be able to participate in some events. 

EOC President Hickey anticipates groundbreaking Baku 2015 Games during visit

By Daniel Etchells

Patrick Hickey (left), President of the European Olympic Committees, is welcomed by Simon Clegg (right), Baku 2015 chief operating officer ©Baku 2015President of the European Olympic Committees (EOC), Patrick Hickey, has predicted Baku 2015 "will set the standard for multi-sport events the world over" after concluding his latest visit to the city.

Nicol David claims fourth Asian Games squash singles title as Kuwaiti wins men’s gold

By Nick Butler at the Main Press Centre in Incheon

Abdullah Almezayen celebrates his remarkable squash singles title ©AFP/Getty ImagesRacket sports led the way here on day four at the Asian Games, as Malaysia's world number one Nicol David and Kuwait's world number 46 Abdullah Almezayen earned equally significant but vastly contrasting victories in the two squash singles finals.

Simon Jersey named official formalwear provider for British team at Rio 2016

By Zjan Shirinian

Simon Jersey will also be dressing the British team for the Rio 2016 Closing Ceremony ©Getty ImagesThe British Olympic Association (BOA) has named Simon Jersey as Team GB's official formalwear provider for the Rio 2016 Olympic Games.

Gwangju 2015 open promotional house at Asian Games

By Paul Osborne

Gwangju 2015 has set up a promotional house at the 2014 Asian Games in an effort to promote next year's Universiade ©Gwangju 2015Organisers of the Gwangju 2015 Summer Universiade have opened a promotional house at the ongoing Asian Games in Incheon, South Korea in an effort to build momentum and excitement ahead of next year's event.

Time trial double for Germany at UCI Road World Championships

By Daniel Etchells

Lisa Brennauer celebrates her gold medal in the elite women's time trial ©Getty ImagesGermany's Lisa Brennauer claimed victory in the elite women's time trial on day three of the 2014 International Cycling Union (UCI) Road World Championships in Ponferrada.

Pentathlon GB appoint former British Skeleton performance director as chief executive

By Daniel Etchells

Nigel Laughton has been appointed as Pentathlon GB's new chief executive ©Getty ImagesPentathlon GB, Great Britain's national governing body for modern pentathlon, has announced the appointment of Nigel Laughton as its new chief executive.
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