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Hungarian company MVM Group announced as title sponsor of women’s European handball finals

By Gary Anderson

April 9 - MVM Group has been announced as title sponsor of this year's women's EHF Finals in Budapest ©MVM GroupHungary's largest energy company Magyar Villamos Művek Zrt. (MVM Group) has been announced as the title sponsor of the European Handball Federation (EHF) Women's Finals next month.

Volunteers for 2015 Winter European Youth Olympic Festival signed up at Spring Fair

By Zjan Shirinian

Hundreds of volunteers have already signed up for the Winter European Youth Olympic Festival, including many at the Spring Fair ©EYOF 2015April 9 - Youngsters getting behind the Winter European Youth Olympic Festival (EYOF) have been signing up volunteers at a Spring Fair in Austria

Jamaican Olympic champion Simpson given 18-month doping ban

By Zjan Shirinian

Sherone Simpson's agent has said she will appeal her 18-month ban ©AFP/Getty ImagesApril 8 - Jamaican Olympic gold medallist Sherone Simpson has been suspended for 18 months after testing positive for a banned stimulant.

Lausanne looks to connect sports movement in new "cluster" project

By Paul Osborne at the Susesi Convention Center in Belek

The City of Lausanne is looking into developing a "cluster" project to help bring together the different sports federations and organisations ©Fabrice Coffrini/AFP/Getty ImagesApril 8 - The city of Lausanne is looking at ways to improve cooperation, communication and innovation within the sports movement with plans in the pipeline for a new "cluster" project for the city.

Hosts draw a blank as South African women run riot in Commonwealth Water Polo Championships

By Gary Anderson

April 8 - South Africa thrashed Scotland at the Aberdeen Aquatics Centre during day four of the Commonwealth Water Polo Championships ©Scottish SwimmingThere was huge disappointment for the home crowd inside the Aberdeen Aquatics Centre tonight as Scotland's women were soundly beaten 23-0 by a rampant South African in their Commonwealth Water Polo Championships clash.

Powerlifting world records continue to fall on fourth day of action in Dubai

By Gary Anderson

April 8 - Fatma Omar of Egypt came out on top of the battle with fellow London 2012 champion Amalia Perez of Mexico ©Getty Images Records continued to tumble on day four of the International Paralympic Committee (IPC) Powerlifting World Championships in Dubai as Egyptian Fatma Omar came out on top in a battle with fellow London 2012 gold medallist Amalia Perez of Mexico.

Kasper elected to replace Fasel as President of AIOWF

By Nick Butler at the Susesi Convention Center in Belek

Gian-Franco Kasper has been elected President of AIOWFApril 8 - Gian-Franco Kasper has been elected the new President of the Association of International Olympic Winter Sports Federations (AIOWF) during the General Assembly here today.

Role of Brazilian Government in Rio 2016 preparations blasted during ASOIF General Assembly

By Nick Butler at the Susesi Convention Center in Belek

ASOIF President Francesco Ricci Ditti strongly criticised preperations for Rio 2016 today ©AFP/Getty ImagesApril 8 - Concern with preparations for Rio 2016, long bubbling beneath the surface, came shooting to the fore today after damning criticism during the General Assembly of the Association of Summer Olympic International Federations (ASOIF).

Erdener elected to ASOIF Executive Council to replace McQuaid

By Nick Butler at the Susesi Convention Center in Belek

Ugur Erdener was elected to the Executive Council of ASOIF today ©AFP/Getty ImagesApril 8 - Uğur Erdener was elected as a member of the Executive Council for the Association of Summer Olympic International Federations (ASOIF) during the organisation's General Assembly here today. 
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