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World number four Joelle King heads New Zealand squash team for Glasgow 2014

By Gary Anderson

Joelle King will be heading to Glasgow looking to add to her two Commonwealth Games medals so far ©Getty Images World number four Joelle King will lead an eight-strong New Zealand squash team at this year's Commonwealth Games in Glasgow, where she will be aiming to build on her gold and silver medal wins from last time out in Delhi.

Innovative athletics programme launched in Britain for people with learning disabilities

By Gary Anderson

An innovative programme for people with learning disabilities has been launched by Mencap, England Athletics and Special Olympics GB ©England AthleticsFifteen people took part in a pilot session in Bexley, London as part of a new programme launched by Mencap, Special Olympics GB (SOGB) and England Athletics aimed at making athletics more inclusive for those with a learning disability.

Softball New Zealand signs "most important sponsorship deal" in its history with Golden Homes

By Paul Osborne

Golden Homes has signed a strategic partnership with Softball New Zealand ©FacebookSoftball New Zealand has signed "its most important sponsorship deal in the history of softball in New Zealand" as it announces a strategic partnership with home building company Golden Homes.

DLA Piper to sponsor South African men at Hockey World Cup

By Gary Anderson

Global law firm DLA Piper has been announced as a sponsor of the South African men's hockey team at the upcoming Hockey World Cup ©DLA PiperGlobal law firm DLA Piper has been announced as the main sponsor of the South African men's hockey team at this year's International Hockey Federation (FIH) Hockey World Cup in The Hague.

ISAF considering independent testing to study pollution levels ahead of Rio 2016 test event

By Nick Butler

ISAF officials want an inspection of pollution levels in Guanabara Bay ahead of the sailing test event in August ©Getty ImagesIndependent water quality tests may be conducted by the International Sailing Federation (ISAF) to monitor pollution levels in the much maligned Rio 2016 Guanabara Bay venue ahead of a test event due to take place in August.

BBC reveals details of biggest ever digital Commonwealth Games at Glasgow 2014

By Gary Anderson

The BBC is set to provide more than 1,300 hours of digital and online coverage from the Glasgow 2014 Commonwealth Games ©BBCThe BBC has revealed more details of its coverage from Glasgow 2014, which it claims will be the most comprehensive coverage package of any Commonwealth Games, including more than 1,300 hours of live action via up to 17 digital streams across the network.

Webb Ellis Cup set for Japan as 2015 Rugby World Cup Trophy Tour begins

By Paul Osborne

The Webb Ellis Cup has departed for its 12 month Trophy Tour across the globe ©RWC2015The Webb Ellis Cup is set to visit some of the most remote places in the world as the 2015 Rugby World Cup Trophy Tour begins its year-long journey across 15 nations with a trip to Japan.

Olympian Bruil to coach Scottish badminton players for Glasgow 2014

By Emily Goddard

Chris Bruil will lead Scotland's badminton players to the Glasgow 2014 Commonwealth Games ©René LagerwaardTwo-time Olympian Chris Bruil has been named to coach Scotland's badminton players as the nation prepares to host the Glasgow 2014 Commonwealth Games.

Bouhanni avoids late crash to seal third stage win of Giro d'Italia

By Paul Osborne

Nacer Bouhanni has won stage 10 of the 2014 Giro dI'talia ©Velo/Getty ImagesNacer Bouhanni secured his third stage win of this year's Giro d'Italia as he avoided a late pile-up to sprint to victory in Salsomaggiore Terme, the tenth stage of the Tour.
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