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New Delhi to host inaugural Para Open Games

By Emily Goddard

Delhi will host the inaugural Para Open Games next year ©Getty ImagesIndian capital New Delhi has been revealed as the host of the inaugural Para Open Games next year.

Thailand's Prime Minister General addresses 2014 Asian Para Games team

By Daniel Etchells

Prime Minister General, Prayuth Chan-ocha, met the Thailand team ahead of the Asian Para Games in Incheon ©Getty ImagesThe 336 athletes, coaches and staff due to represent Thailand at the 2014 Asian Para Games in South Korea have been addressed by their Prime Minister General Prayuth Chan-ocha.

New name and logo unveiled for Chinese World Series of Boxing franchise

By Gary Anderson

The China Dragons are one of four new franchises joining Season V of the World Series of Boxing ©WSBThe Chinese franchise set to return to the World Series of Boxing (WSB) will be known as the China Dragons after the new name and logo has been revealed ahead of Season V.

Fiftieth anniversary of first Olympic appearance celebrated in Mongolia

By Zjan Shirinian

A number of Mongolian Olympians were presented with pins to celebrate the 50th anniversary of the country's first Summer Olympic appearance ©Mongolian National Olympic CommitteeThe 50th anniversary of Mongolia's first appearance at a Summer Olympic Games has been celebrated.

FIBA claims no doping positives prove basketball is drugs-free

By Daniel Etchells

Patrick Baumann (left), International Basketball Federation secretary general, said the scale of the anti-doping programme was "bigger than ever before" ©Getty ImagesAn extensive anti-doping programme carried out by the International Basketball Federation (FIBA) has confirmed that basketball is a low-risk doping sport, it has been claimed by officials. 

Paris 2024 Olympic hopes still alive despite being written off over Expo bid

By David Owen

French Prime Minister Manuel Valls has signalled the intention to bid for Expo 2025,. but that will not derail a study into a 2024 Olympic and Paralympic bid by Paris ©Getty ImagesThe French sports establishment is set to press on with efforts to piece together a blueprint for a winning Paris Olympic bid, in spite of comments this week by Manuel Valls, the French Prime Minister, that have been widely interpreted as sounding a death-knell for the French capital's prospects of entering the 2024 race.

Baku 2015 signs deal with Arab States Broadcasting Union for Games coverage in 20 nations

By Daniel Etchells

Baku 2015 has signed an extensive agreement with Arab States Broadcasting Union ©ASBUBaku 2015 has announced the signing of an extensive agreement with long-time Olympic Games rights holder Arab States Broadcasting Union (ASBU), who will provide coverage of the inaugural European Games in 20 countries across the Middle East and North Africa.

No concussions at Asian Games vindicates scrapping of headguards, claims AIBA

By Gary Anderson

There were no reports of concussion during boxing competition at the Asian Games where male fighters wore no headguards ©AFP/Getty ImagesThe International Boxing Association (AIBA) has claimed its decision to scrap the use of headguards has been further vindicated by no instances of concussion during the Asian Games.

Gatlin closes social media accounts after "anonymous hacker" abuses student critic

By Mike Rowbottom

Justin Gatlin's inclusion among the IAAF World Athlete of the Year Awards has caused huge controversy ©Getty ImagesJustin Gatlin's agent Renaldo Nehemiah has announced the twice-banned former Olympic 100 metres champion has closed his Instagram and Twitter accounts because of an "anonymous hacker" who had posted an abusive reply to a Norwegian runner who had criticised the United States sprinter on his Instagram account.
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