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Baku 2015 launch ticketing sign-up page on website

By Daniel Etchells

Fans will be able to register their interest in purchasing tickets for the Baku 2015 European Games by visiting the sign-up page ©Baku 2015Baku 2015 has opened a sign-up page on its website allowing fans to register their interest in purchasing tickets for next summer's inaugural European Games.

Rio 2016 announce intention to mitigate 3.6 million tonnes of carbon

By Mike Rowbottom

Dow introduced many technological innovations in Sochi and across Russia as a whole in the lead up to this years Winter Games. Now they face a challenge in Rio ©Getty ImagesRio 2016 today announced its estimate of the carbon emissions for which it will have to compensate - 3.6 million tonnes.

Kenya's marathon queen Rita Jeptoo faces doping claims

By Paul Osborne

Rita Jeptoo has allegedly tested positive for a banned substance in a urin sample taken last month ©Getty ImagesKenya's Rita Jeptoo has allegedly tested positive for a doping violation prior to her victory at the Chicago Marathon earlier this month.

SASCOC President pays respects to three South African athletes killed in three days

By Paul Osborne

President of SASCOC Gideon Sam has paid his respects to the South African athletes who died last week ©Getty ImagesGideon Sam, President of the South African Sports Confederation and Olympic Committee (SASCOC), has paid his respects to the three South African athletes who have died over the past week.

Ernst & Young announced as business advisor of Rugby World Cup 2015

By Gary Anderson

Ernst & Young has been unveiled as the official business partner of the Rugby World Cup 2015 ©Ernst & YoungProfessional services firm Ernst & Young has been announced as the official business advisor of Rugby World Cup 2015.

France and South Korea submit bids for 2019 FIFA Women's World Cup

By Gary Anderson

France and South Korea have formally submitted their bid documents for the FIFA Women's World Cup 2019 ©AFP/Getty ImagesDelegations from the Football Associations of France and South Korea were at FIFA headquarters in Zurich today to submit their final bids for the 2019 Women's World Cup.

Men and women to be governed by a single squash body as historic merger announced

By Paul Osborne

Men's and women's squash is set to be governed by a single unified body from the start of next year ©PSAWorldTourMen's and women's squash is set to be governed under a single unified body following a historic merger agreement between the Professional Squash Association (PSA) and Women's Squash Association (WSA).

Kosovo recognised by International Gymnastics Federation as 81st Congress awarded to Tokyo

By Duncan Mackay

Hidenori Futagi, President of the Japan Gymnastics Association, led the delegation which led Tokyo's successful bid to host the 81st FIG Congress ©FIGTokyo will host the 81st Congress of the International Gymnastics Federation (FIG), where a new President to replace Bruno Grandi will be elected, next year, it was announced today.

Rogge completes first mission as UN Special Envoy with visit to Syrian refugee camp in Jordan

By Gary Anderson

IOC Honorary President Jacques Rogge has visited a Syrian refugee camp in his role as a UN Special Envoy ©IOCInternational Olympic Committee (IOC) Honorary President Jacques Rogge has visited a Syrian refugee camp in Jordan on his first mission as a Special Envoy of the United Nations (UN) Secretary-General for Youth Refugees and Sport.
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