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Nearly 300 sailors gear up for ISAF Sailing World Cup Final

By Emily Goddard

Female World Sailors of the Year Martine Grael and Kahena Kunze will be the ones to watch in the 49erFX ©ISAF/Jesus Renedo/SofiaNearly 300 of the best sailors from across the globe, including World Sailors of the Year, Olympic medallists, world champions and a Volvo Ocean Race superstar, are gearing up for the International Sailing Federation (ISAF) World Cup Final in Abu Dhabi this month.

Sebang Travel named official accommodation sponsor of Gwangju 2015

By Paul Osborne

Sebang Travel Ltd has been named an official accommodation sponsor of Gwangju 2015 ©Gwangju 2015Sebang Travel Ltd has been named official accommodation sponsor of the Gwangju 2015 Summer Universiade.

Samsung Hong Kong Sports Stars Awards details revealed

By Daniel Etchells

Timothy Fok Tsun-ting (left), President of the Sports Federation & Olympic Committee of Hong Kong, delivered an opening speech ©Getty ImagesThe Sports Federation & Olympic Committee of Hong Kong has announced details of the 2014 Samsung Hong Kong Sports Stars Awards after launching the official website for the event. 

Four nominees named for Belgian Paralympian of the Year

By Paul Osborne

Michèle George has been named on the shortlist for the Belgian Paralympian of the Year ©Getty ImagesThe four nominees for the Belgian Paralympian of the Year have today been announced by SportsPress and the Belgian Paralympic Committee.

European Cycling Union signs agreement with Special Olympics

By Daniel Etchells

David Lappartient (left), President of the UEC, and Mary Davis (right), regional President of SOEE, at the signing ©UECThe European Cycling Union (UEC) has signed a partnership agreement with Special Olympics Europe Eurasia (SOEE) in Paris.

Qatar to be cleared of corruption over 2022 FIFA World Cup bid

By Duncan Mackay

Sepp Blatter reads out Qatar to host World CupAny doubts over whether Qatar will be able to host the 2022 FIFA World Cup will be lifted later today when an investigation set-up to probe allegations of corruption will clear them of any major wrongdoing. 

Duchess of Cambridge joins budding Olympic and Paralympic hopefuls at performance workshop in London

By Paul Osborne

The Duchess of Cambridge joined 30 Olympic and Paralympic hopefuls at a workshop designed to aid them on the road to Pyeongchang 2018 or Tokyo 2020 Nathan Gallagher/©SportsAidOlympic and Paralympic hopefuls were joined by the Duchess of Cambridge and SportsAid patron, Kate Middleton, at a workshop designed to aid them on their journey to Pyeongchang 2018 or Tokyo 2020.

Wu to be re-elected AIBA President with big support as historic new competition set to launch

By Duncan Mackay at the International Convention Centre Jeju in Seogwipo

C K Wu is set to be re-elected as AIBA President at the Congress in Jeju ©Valerie von EberhardtC K Wu will be elected for a third term as President of the International Boxing Association (AIBA) here this week as he prepares to fully launch his revolutionary plan for the governing body to retain total of the sport, including those who fight professionally.

Sochi 2014 construction giant accused of withholding wages from workers

By Nick Butler

The Bolshoy Ice Dome, the main ice hockey venue at Sochi 2014, was among those developed by Oleg Shishov's company ©Getty ImagesOleg Shishov, a Russian businessman heavily involved the construction of facilities for the 2014 Winter Olympics and Paralympics in Sochi, has been detained on suspicion of deliberately withholding wages from employees amounting to RUB35,000 (£7,000/$11,500/€9,000).
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