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Jack & Jones signs two-year sponsorship extension with European Handball's Champions League

By Gary Anderson

February 5 - Jack & Jones has extended its sponsorship agreement with the EHF Champions League ©Getty Images Men's clothing firm Jack & Jones has continued its association with handball by signing a two-year extension to its sponsorship with the European Handball Federation's (EHF) mens' Velux Champions League.

England athletes to wear Arena in the pool at Glasgow 2014

By Emily Goddard

Commonwealth Games England has revealed Arena as its Official Supplier of Aquatics Wear ©Commonwealth Games EnglandFebruary 5 - Commonwealth Games England has today revealed Arena as its Official Supplier of Aquatics Wear ahead of Glasgow 2014.

World ParaVolley joins forces with VolleySLIDE after success of online campaign

By Gary Anderson

February 5 - World ParaVolley has integrated online campiagn VolleySLIDE into its programme going forward ©Getty Images The International Federation for sitting volleyball, World ParaVolley, has announced it is integrating online development and participation campaign VolleySLIDE into its programme due to the success of the new initiative.

Canada launches #WHATSTHERE campaign ahead of Sochi 2014 Paralympics

By Gary Anderson

February 5 – Vancouver 2010 Paralympian Mark Arendz features in a new Canadian TV campaign focussing on athletes skills rather than disabilities ©Getty Images With just over a month to go until the start of the Sochi 2014 Winter Paralympic Games, a new marketing campaign has been launched in Canada which highlights the skills and abilities of athletes rather than their disabilities.

Glasgow 2014 appoint Rapiscan Systems Limited as security screen provider

By Gary Anderson

February 5 – Rapiscan Systems Limited will provide security screening services at the Glasgow 2014 Commonwealth Games ©Getty Images Security screening company Rapiscan Systems Limited has today been appointed the official security screening equipment provider for the Glasgow 2014 Commonwealth Games.

European Sports Federations to share €2.5 million for Baku 2015 participation

By Emily Goddard

Baku 2015 has revealed European Sports Federations will receive a share of €2.5 million for participating at the first European Games ©Baku 2015February 5 - European Sports Federations will receive a share from a €2.5 million (£2.1 million/$3.4 million) funding pot for their participation in the inaugural European Games taking place in Baku in 2015, European Olympic Committees (EOC) President Patrick Hickey has revealed.

IPC launches websites for Paralympic Committees of Ecuador, Tunisia and Indonesia

By Gary Anderson

February 6 - Mahmoud Khaldi celebrates one of nine Paralympic gold medals for Tunisia at London 2012 ©AFP/Getty ImagesThe International Paralympic Committee (IPC) has announced the launch of three new websites for the National Paralympic Committees (NPCs) of Ecuador, Tunisia and Indonesia as well as the creation of a regional micro-site for the Americas Paralympic Committee (APC).

AIBA chief calls for lifetime ban after Polish Boxing vice-president allegedly stabs referee during meeting

By Paul Osborne

AIBA boss has called for a lifetime ban for Polish Boxing vice President after he stabs a referee during a meeting ©Getty ImagesFebruary 5 - The vice President and treasurer of the Polish Boxing Association, Mustafa Kocinoglu, has been given a provisional lifetime ban after stabbing referee and judge Zbigniew Zagrodnik.

FIBA secretary general speaks out over British Basketball's funding withdrawal

By Paul Osborne

FIBA secretary general Patrick Baumann has expressed his disappointment at UK Sport's decision to cut funding from British Basketball ©Getty ImagesFebruary 5 - Patrick Baumann, secretary general of the International Basketball Federation (FIBA), has spoken out over UK Sport's decision to withdraw funding from Basketball in Britain, expressing his frustration.
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