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Exclusive: Bowling chief encouraged by Agenda 2020 outcomes in bid for Olympic inclusion

By Daniel Etchells at the Khalifa International Bowling Centre, Zayed Sports City in Abu Dhabi

World Bowling President Kevin Dornberger has high hopes for the future ©World BowlingKevin Dornberger, President of the world governing body for tenpin bowling, is encouraged by the outcome of the Agenda 2020 reform process as the sport targets Olympic inclusion.

Brașov "starting engines" to raise awareness of 2020 Winter Youth Olympic campaign

By Paul Osborne

More awareness needs to be raised about Brașov, claims Romanian Olympic and Sports Committee President ©Getty ImagesRomanian Olympic and Sports Committee President Alin Petrache believes it is time to "start the engines" and begin raising awareness about Brașov, as the city bids to host the 2020 Winter Youth Olympic Games.

South Korea claim team crown at World Bowling Men's Championships

By Daniel Etchells at the Khalifa International Bowling Centre, Zayed Sports City in Abu Dhabi

The South Korean team celebrate their gold medal winning success ©ITGSouth Korea struck gold in the team competition here at the 2014 World Bowling Men's Championships after a thrilling victory against the mighty United States.

Pakistan stun hosts India to reach Hockey Champions Trophy Final

By Nick Butler

Pakistan celebrate a goal during their narrow victory over arch-rivals India ©FIH/Koen SuykPakistan stunned arch-rivals India 4-3 on enemy territory this afternoon to set up a surprise final with Germany at the Hero Hockey Champions Trophy in Bhubaneswar.

Munich and Nicosia to host ISSF World Cup Finals in 2015

By Nick Butler

Shooting World Cup Finals in all three disciplines have been awarded for 2015 ©ISSFMunich will host next year's International Shooting Sport Federation (ISSF) World Cup Final in rifle and pistol events on the same range used at the 1972 Olympic Games, while Cypriot capital Nicosia will host the shotgun season finale.

Paralympic medallist across five different sports handed BPA lifetime achievement award

By Paul Osborne

Caz Walton has been presented with a lifetime achievement award by the BPA ©BPACaz Walton has been presented with a lifetime achievement award to recognise her "immense dedication" to the British Paralympic Committee (BPA).

Website launched for "most compact" European Modern Pentathlon Championships

By Paul Osborne

Pentathlon GB has launched the website for the 2015 European Modern Pentathlon Championships ©Pentathlon GB
Pentathlon GB has launched the website for the 2015 European Modern Pentathlon Championships, set to be the most compact in the Championship's history.

Israel and England secure bridge titles at World Mind Games

By Nick Butler

Israel won a thrilling bridge final at the World Mind Games ©SportAccordIsrael secured open team bridge gold on the third day of action at the World Mind Games in Beijing after overcoming United States in the final. 

Olympic Committee of Portugal signs agreement with Municipality of Lisbon

By Daniel Etchells

José Manuel Constantino (left), President of the COP, and Jorge Máximo (right), Lisbon city councillor for sports, sign the agreement ©COPThe Olympic Committee of Portugal (COP) has signed an agreement with the Municipality of Lisbon (CML) as part of an "Olympic and Solidarity" project. 
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