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Exclusive: Winter Olympics may be back on agenda for Québec joint bid with Lake Placid after "changed thinking" says Kasper

By Mike Rowbottom

Gian Franco Kasper, FIS President ©AFP/Getty ImagesQuébec looks ready to seek a Winter Olympics, perhaps in partnership with Lake Placid, following the changes to the bidding procedure agreed at International Olympic Committee's Agenda 2020 discussions in Monaco in December.

France set to host events if Lausanne 2020 Winter Youth Olympic Games bid successful

 By Daniel Etchells 

Denis Pittet, secretary general of the Lausanne 2020 bid, says it will be interesting for the International Olympic Committee to see how Switzerland and France collaborate ©LinkedInSki jumping and biathlon will be held in France if Lausanne is awarded the 2020 Winter Youth Olympic Games, it has been revealed.

UCI extend deal with US broadcaster Universal Sports Network

By Michael Pavitt

Michal Kwiatowski will defend his World Road Championship title in Richmond Virginia ©AFP/Getty ImagesThe International Cycling Union (UCI) and Universal Sports Network have announced an extension to an existing agreement that will see the network continue to air the world governing body's major events exclusively in the United States until 2018.

Taekwondo to be added to Tokyo 2020 Paralympic programme as sailing and football seven-a-side miss out

By Nick Butler

Taekwondo will be one of 22 Paralympic sports featuring at Tokyo 2020 ©IPCTaekwondo will make its Paralympic debut at Tokyo 2020, it was decided by the International Paralympic Committee (IPC) Governing Board today, meaning a total of 22 sports will feature, but sailing and football seven-a-side will miss out.

European Youth Olympic Festival chief confirms "balanced budget" for the Games

By Daniel Etchells in the Montafon Valley in Austria

Philipp Groborsch, chief executive of the 2015 European Youth Olympic Festival, claims the costs of the Games are under control ©ÖOC/GEPAPhilipp Groborsch, chief executive of the 2015 European Youth Olympic Festival (EYOF), which closed here last night, claimed the Organising Committee has reached a "balanced budget", with the overall cost of the Games estimated to stand at €6.5 million (£4.9 million/$7.3 million).

Comăneci confirms attendance after 2017 European Artistic Gymnastics Championships awarded to Bucharest

By Liam Morgan

Bucharest was chosen as the host city for the 2017 European Artistic Gymnastic Championships at an UEG meeting in Lausanne ©UEGBucharest, Romania will host the 2017 European Artistic Gymnastics Championships with Olympic legend Nadia Comăneci set to be in attendance, the European Union of Gymnastics (UEG) has announced.

Australia seal place in history books by claiming Asian Cup title

By Liam Morgan

Australia sealed their maiden Asian Cup title with a dramatic win over South Korea in the final in Sydney ©Getty ImagesAustralia sealed their first Asian Cup title today with a dramatic 2-1 win after extra time over South Korea at Stadium Australia in Sydney.

Williams clinches sixth Australian Open title after dispatching Sharapova

By Michael Pavitt

Serena Williams secured her sixth Australian Open title ©AFP/Getty ImagesSerena Williams closed in on Margaret Court's all time record of Grand Slam titles after claiming her 19th victory, as she beat Maria Sharapova 6-3, 7-6 in the Australian Open final in Melbourne.

Germany claim final Olympic handball qualifying tournament slot on eve of world final

By Mike Rowbottom

Germany celebrate victory over Slovenia in the seventh-place play-off match at the World Handball Championships - and an automatic place in next year's Olympic Qualification tournament ©Getty ImagesAs hosts Qatar prepare for a historic appearance against Olympic champions France in tomorrow's final of the World Handball Championships, wild cards Germany took a vital step towards reaching next year's Rio 2016 Games as they beat Slovenia 30-27 in the play-off for seventh place.
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