Top Story

Impressive China secure place in women's team final at Artistic Gymnastics World Championships

By Daniel Etchells

Chinas Bai Yawen performs on the beam during the women's qualifications round ©Getty Images The line-up for the women's team final has been confirmed as hosts China excelled on the last day of qualifications at the Artistic Gymnastics World Championships in Nanning.

Hellenic Olympic Committee celebrates 10 years since Athens 2004

By Emily Goddard

Thomas Bach speaks on a video message to mark the 10-year anniversary of Athens 2004 ©HOCA special celebration marking 10 years since the Athens 2004 Olympics and Paralympics has been held by the Hellenic Olympic Committee (HOC). 

NBA announce major nine-year television deal worth $24 billion

By Nick Butler at the Grimaldi Forum in Monte Carlo

New nine year deals have been announced to cover NBA matches ©NBAA new nine-year deal has been announced for television networks ABC, TNT and ESPN to broadcast National Basketball Association (NBA) matches from the 2016-2017 season.

Cayman Islands Postal Service launches commemorative Commonwealth Games stamps

By Emily Goddard

The Cayman Islands Postal Service has released a set of stamps commemorating the Glasgow 2014 Commonwealth Games ©CIPSThe Cayman Islands Postal Service (CIPS) has launched a new set of stamps in commemoration of the territory's participation at the Glasgow 2014 Commonwealth Games.

Paralympics Ireland hold first blade running event in Dublin

By Gary Anderson

Paralympics Ireland has held its first ever blade running event in Dublin ©OttobockParalympics Ireland has staged its first ever blade running event as part of a day of special workshops held in Dublin supported by its partners Mondelēz and Ottobock.

Exclusive: Prince Imran outlines key to Gold Coast success as Glasgow 2014 Debrief starts

By Paul Osborne at the Sofitel Gold Coast Broadbeach

A welcoming atmosphere and cooperation with partners and stakeholders are two of the most important lessons Gold Coast must learn ahead of the Commonwealth Games says CGF President Prince Imran ©Getty ImagesA welcoming atmosphere and excellent cooperation between stakeholders and partners are two of the most important lessons Gold Coast 2018 needs to learn from Glasgow 2014 in order to replicate its success, Commonwealth Games Federation President (CGF) Prince Imran claimed here today. 

Exclusive: 2014 FIFA World Cup outscored South Africa 2010 for TV audience, says expert

By David Owen at the Grimaldi Forum in Monte Carlo

Brazil was the number one country for audience reach during its FIFA World Cup ©Getty ImagesThe global television audience for this year's FIFA World Cup in Brazil looks to have been marginally higher than that for the 2010 tournament in South Africa, an expert has told insidethegames.

WADA director general claims 25 per cent of sport controlled by organised crime

By Daniel Etchells at Lancaster House in London

David Howman (centre, right) was speaking at the ICSS Securing Sport 2014 conference in London ©Tomas ZornWorld Anti-Doping Agency (WADA) director general David Howman has claimed here today that at least a quarter of all sport played today is controlled by organised crime.

Rio 2016 volunteer registrations pass 100,000 mark with Russia leading foreign applications

By Daniel Etchells

Henrique Gonzalez, the Rio 2016 Organising Committee's human resources director, is encouraged by the response to the volunteer programme ©Getty ImagesMore than 100,000 people from 180 countries have applied for Rio 2016's volunteer programme, designed to select 70,000 people to participate in South America's first-ever Olympic and Paralympic Games.
Page 132 of 1240