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Pyeongchang launches awareness programme ahead of 2018 Winter Paralympics

By Gary Anderson

Pyeongchang Mayor Lee Seok-rae accepts the Paralympic flag at the Closing Ceremony of the Sochi 2014 Paralympic Winter Games ©Getty Images An initiative aimed at developing and raising awareness of Paralympic winter sports in South Korea has been launched by the Organising Committee of the Pyeongchang 2018 Paralympic Winter Games.

Nigeria Olympic Committee increases partnership with armed forces to boost sporting success

By Nick Butler

Nigeria are partnering with the army to increase their sporting success ©AFP/Getty ImagesA partnership between the Nigeria Olympic Committee (NOC) and the country's military is to take a next step after after members of the armed forces have been identified as potential Nigerian medal winners of the future.

Zambia using Glasgow 2014 as stepping stone in pursuit of first Olympic gold

By Nick Butler

Zambia are targeting a first Olympic gold medal at Rio 2016 ©Getty ImagesZambia are using the ongoing Commonwealth Games in Glasgow as a stepping stone to their bigger target of achieving a first Olympic gold medal at Rio 2016, representatives from the Government and National Olympic Committee of Zambia (NOCZ) have said.

United States top gold medal table at final Para-cycling World Cup in Spain

By Gary Anderson

US riders claimed nine gold medals at the UCI Para-cycling World Cup in Segovia last weekend ©Getty Images The final International Cycling Union (UCI) Para-cycling World Cup of the season saw the United States emerge with nine gold medals in Segovia with five of its riders topping the podium.

Logo unveiled for Lima 2019 Pan American Games

By Zjan Shirinian

Lima's logo for the 2019 Pan American Games in inspired by the Amancaes flower ©Lima 2019The logo for the 2019 Pan American Games, inspired by a symbol of the host city Lima, has been unveiled.

Morton pips Meares to individual sprint gold on final day of track cycling

By Nick Butler

Stephanie Morton of Australia en route to beating compatriot Anna Meares ©Getty ImagesAustralia won two more gold medals on the final day of action in the Velodrome today, although perhaps the most surprising aspect was the fact five-time Commonwealth champion Anna Meares did not win the individual sprint.

Paralympic Committee of India chief denies knowledge of powerlifter's doping failure

By Paul Osborne

Sachin Choudhary could face a life ban from powerlifting according to reports in India ©Glasgow 2014The President of the Paralympic Committee of India has denied any knowledge of powerlifter Sachin Choudhary being sent home from the Glasgow 2014 Commonwealth Games due to a failed doping test.

Pyeongchang 2018 set to appoint Cho as new President to replace Kim

By Duncan Mackay

Cho Yang-ho is set to return to Pyeongchang 2018 as head of the Organising Committee ©AFP/Getty ImagesCho Yang-ho, who led Pyeongchang's successful bid to host the 2018 Winter Olympics and Paralympics, is set be named as the new head of the Organising Committee this week. 

London 2012 settles out-of-court in Olympic Cauldron design row

By Emily Goddard

London 2012 has settled out-of-court in the design row surrounding the Olympic Cauldron ©Getty ImagesLondon 2012 has agreed an out-of-court settlement with a United States-based consultancy Atopia after a row erupted over the origins of the design of the Olympic Cauldron.
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