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Five sailors dropped from British Olympic Podium squad following Sailing World Championships

By Gary Anderson

The RYA has announced a cut to its Olympic Podium squad in build-up to Rio 2016 ©Getty ImagesThe Royal Yachting Association (RYA) has announced it has cut five sailors from its Olympic Podium squad following a review after the Sailing World Championships in Santander last month.

"A Young Commonwealth" announced as theme marking year to go until 2015 Commonwealth Youth Games

By Gary Anderson

The CGF has announced that a focus on youth will be the theme of Commonwealth Day next year ©CGFTo mark a year to go until the start of the 2015 Commonwealth Youth Games in Samoa it has been announced that a focus on the needs and contributions of young people is to be the theme of next year's Commonwealth Day.

Spain to take on US in World Championships final after Torrens inspires win against hosts Turkey

By Gary Anderson

There was delight for Spain in Istanbul as they secured a first ever spot in the final of the Basketball World Championship for Women ©Getty ImagesSpain made history by reaching their first ever final at the Basketball World Championship for Women thanks to a superb performance by Alba Torrens against hosts Turkey, setting up a clash with the United States, who overcame Australia in their semi-final.

Russia and Serbia vying to complete third round line-up at Volleyball Women's World Championships

By Daniel Etchells

Russia were second best to Brazil but still have the opportunity to qualify from Pool F ©Getty ImagesRussia and Serbia will battle it out for the final third round spot at the International Volleyball Federation Women's World Championship in Italy with five of the six qualifiers now confirmed. 

IPC success down to people power, says Sir Philip at 25th anniversary celebrations

By Gary Anderson

IPC President Sir Philip Craven has hailed the "people power" behind the success of the organisation ©Getty ImagesInternational Paralympic Committee (IPC) President Sir Philip Craven led the celebrations in Berlin as the organisation marked its 25-year anniversary at a special Gala dinner that saw a number of world leaders from politics and sport pay tribute to the growth of the Movement.

Uchimura primed to defend all-around title at Artistic Gymnastics World Championships

By Daniel Etchells

Kōhei Uchimura competes on the pommel horse during the men's qualifications ©Getty ImagesJapan's Kōhei Uchimura leads the field ahead of the individual all-around final after the men's qualifications concluded at the International Gymnastics Federation Artistic World Championships in Nanning's Guangxi Sports Centre Gymnasium.

Warrior Games conclude with awarding of Chairman’s Cup to the Army

By Gary Anderson

The US Olympic Training Centre was the scene for the action at this year's Warrior Games ©Getty ImagesThe Warrior Games concluded with the presentation of the Chairman's Cup to the winning Army team during the Closing Ceremony at the United States Air Force Academy in Colorado Springs.

Patagonia put forward as potential Winter Olympic bid by Argentina

By Daniel Etchells

The Argentine Olympic Committee are looking to replicate their successful bid for the 2018 Youth Olympic Games ©Getty ImagesPatagonia could be put forward as a host city for the Winter Olympics and Paralympics after the Argentine Olympic Committee (COA) revealed today they plan to use the 2018 Summer Youth Olympic Games as the launchpad for a bid in the near future. 

Top North Korean Government officials attend Incheon 2014 Closing Ceremony

By Nick Butler at the Incheon Asiad Main Stadium

Incheon 2014 was declared over tonight in another blaze of political significance ©AFP/Getty ImagesA surprise appearance from a delegation led by a duo considered the second and third most powerful men in North Korea was the defining moment of tonight's Closing Ceremony of Incheon 2014 as the Asian Games were declared closed for another four years.
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