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FIVB strikes deal with Beach Major Company as Swatch returns as Major Series sponsor

By Emily Goddard

Gstaad will be one of three Major Series events in 2015 ©FIVBThe International Volleyball Federation (FIVB) has signed two major deals today, with Beach Major Company coming on-board to further boost beach volleyball's entertainment offering, while Swatch returns to the discipline as the title sponsor for the Major Series.

French judoka warned they will be banned if involved with MMA

By Duncan Mackay

Olympic bronze medallist Ronda Rousey is the highest profile judoka to switch to mixed martial arts ©Getty ImagesAnyone in France caught teaching mixed martial arts (MMA) will be banned from judo, they have been warned as the sport tries to ensure it does not lose some of its top talent. 

Debrecen named host of 2015 FIBA 3x3 Under 18 World Championships

By Michael Pavitt

3x3 basketball featured at the 2014 Summer Youth Olympic Games ©Getty ImagesDebrecen in Hungary will host the 2015 International Basketball Federation (FIBA) 3x3 Under-18 World Championships, it has been announced 100 days ahead of the anticipated start of the competition.

London 2012 Olympic Stadium to host IPC Athletics Grand Prix Final

By Daniel Etchells

The London 2012 Olympic Stadium has been selected to host this year's IPC Athletics Grand Prix Final ©Getty ImagesThe London 2012 Olympic Stadium will play host to this year's International Paralympic Committee (IPC) Athletics Grand Prix Final, it has been officially confirmed today.

Peal Izumi Tour Series cycling launched for 2015

By Michael Pavitt at StadiumMK in Milton Keynes

The Pearl Izumi Tour Series will feature ten teams and several guest teams during the five weeks ©Pearl Izumi Tour SeriesThe 2015 Pearl Izumi Tour Series was launched here today, with Mick Bennett, race director of Series organisers Sweetspot, unveiling the venues and teams that would feature in this year's event.

Afghanistan fight back from brink of defeat to secure first Cricket World Cup victory

By Nick Butler

Afghanistan celebrate following their last ditch victory over Scotland ©AFP/Getty ImagesAfghanistan staged a remarkable recovery to defeat Scotland by one wicket with three balls to spare to secure a first victory in Cricket World Cup history today in Dunedin.

GB Taekwondo Fighting Chance programme looking for heavyweight talent

By Daniel Etchells

GB Taekwondo is on the look out for the next Mahama Cho ©Getty ImagesGB Taekwondo has turned to its successful Fighting Chance programme for the third time in five years to recruit martial arts exponents with a desire to represent Great Britain at Rio 2016 or Tokyo 2020, only this time the governing body is looking for a heavyweight specifically.

More than 100 students participate in inaugural Uganda Olympic Values Debate Championship

By Emily Goddard

More than 100 students participated in the inaugural Uganda Olympic Values Debate Championship ©Uganda Olympic CommitteeGalaxy International School in Jinja has won the senior debate at the first ever Olympic Values Debate Championship in Uganda.

Registration opens for 2015 Paralympic Schools Week in Canada

By Daniel Etchells

The Canadian Paralympic Committee has opened the registration process for the 2015 edition of its Paralympic Schools Week ©CPCA registration process for the 2015 edition of the Paralympic Schools Week has been opened by the Canadian Paralympic Committee (CPC).
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