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Deadline approaching for Mohammed Bin Rashid Al Maktoum Creative Sports Awards entries

By Emily Goddard

The deadline is approaching for Mohammed Bin Rashid Al Maktoum Creative Sports Awards entries ©Mohammed Bin Rashid Al Maktoum Creative Sports AwardsSports institutions are being urged to send in entries for the Mohammed Bin Rashid Al Maktoum Creative Sports Awards with only 10 days left to go until the submission deadline for the sixth edition.

Expanded broadcast coverage of Women's Softball World Championship announced in United States and Japan

By Gary Anderson

The final stages of the Women's Softball World Champinships in Haarlem will be broadcast to large audiences in the US and Japan after new deal announced ©Haarlem 2014Expanded coverage of the Women's Softball World Championship will be provided in the United States and Japan as the event enters the playoff stages, it has been announced. 

IRB chairman hails "special, emotional and historic" Youth Olympic rugby sevens tournament

By Nick Butler at the Main Media Centre in Nanjing

France, Bernard Lapasset's own country, triumphed in the boy's rugby sevens competition ©Getty ImagesInternational Rugby Board (IRB) chairman Bernard Lapasset has hailed a "special, emotional and historic" moment for the sport as the dust settles here two days after the conclusion of the first Olympic rugby sevens tournament.

FIBA unveils referees list for 2014 FIBA Basketball World Cup

By Gary Anderson

The referee list has been finalised as the countdown to the FIBA Basketball World Cup continues ©Getty ImagesThe International Basketball Federation (FIBA) has revealed the list of referees that will officiate at the 2014 Basketball World Cup that is due to get underway in Spain next week.

Sakhalin tipped as training base for Russian Olympic skiers ahead of Pyeongchang 2018

By Emily Goddard

The Russian Olympic skiing team may be based in Sakhalin ahead of the Pyeongchang 2018 Winter Games ©WikipediaSakhalin has been tipped as the training base for the Russian Olympic skiing team ahead of the Pyeongchang 2018 Winter Games.

Invictus Games will give injured service personnel inspiration, say members of British team

By Gary Anderson

The Invictus Games will inspire and help injured service personnel according to members of the British team ©Getty ImagesThe inaugural Invictus Games will inspire and give hope to injured Armed Forces personnel when they get underway next month, according to members of the British team who are set to compete at the event.

IOC President pays visit to "fantastic" Sports Lab at Nanjing 2014

By Paul Osborne at the Sports Lab in Nanjing 

Thomas Bach enjoys a day visiting the demonstration sports on show at the Nanjing 2014 Youth Olympic Games ©ITGThomas Bach made a rock star-like appearance at the Sports Lab here at Nanjing 2014 today as four demonstration sports try to make a good enough impression to help them gain a place on the full Olympic programme. 

Ten Sports sign television deal to broadcast Gold Coast 2018 in sub-continent

By Duncan Mackay

Ten Sports have signed a dea to broadcast the 2018 Commonwealth Games in the Gold Coast ©CGFAnother television deal has been signed by the Commonwealth Games Federation (CGF) for coverage of Gold Coast 2018, with Dubai-based Ten Sports retaining the rights for the sub-continent broadcast rights.

Olympic Committee of Serbia President released from hospital after stomach surgery

By Gary Anderson

Serbia Olympic Committee President Vlade Divac has been released from hospital following stomach surgery ©Getty ImagesOlympic Committee of Serbia President Vlade Divac has been released from hospital and is being monitored closely after undergoing emergency stomach surgery earlier this month.
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