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Liechtenstein Hereditary Prince given VIP ticket to European Youth Olympic Festival Opening Ceremony

By Paul Osborne

Hereditary Prince Alois von und zu Liechtenstein has been handed a VIP ticket for the Opening Ceremony of the 2015 European Youth Olympic Festival ©Michael ZanghelliniHereditary Prince Alois von und zu Liechtenstein has been handed a VIP ticket for the Opening Ceremony of the 2015 Winter European Youth Olympic Festival (EYOF).

Summer Universiade promoted at launch of Gwangju Ice Skating Rink

By Paul Osborne 

Gwangju 2015 organisers were at the opening of the the Gwangju Square Ice Skating Rink to promote next years Games ©Gwangju 2015South Korean officals were in full festive spirit when they visited the opening of the Gwangju Square Ice Skating Rink to promote next year's Summer Universiade Games in the city. 

IBSA reveal logo and mascots for 2015 World Games in Seoul

By Paul Osborne

The logo has been revealed for the 2015 IBSA World Games in Seoul ©IBSAThe logo for the 2015 International Blind Sport Federation (IBSA) World Games in Seoul has been revealed by the South Korean organisers. 

Air Race 1 launches three race World Cup for 2015

By Paul Osborne

The Air Race 1 World Cup has been announced ©Air Race 1Air Race 1, the international series for the sport of formula one air racing, has announced that it will hold three events in 2015 which will together form the official "Air Race 1 World Cup".

Neilson included in Scottish team for World Wheelchair Curling Championships after extending career break

By Daniel Etchells

Aileen Neilson captained Great Britain's curling team to a bronze medal at the Sochi 2014 Winter Paralympic Games ©Getty ImagesParalympic bronze medallist Aileen Neilson is one of five athletes selected by the Royal Caledonian Curling Club to compete for Scotland at the 2015 World Wheelchair Curling Championship in Lohja, Finland.

Head of Russian Olympic Committee calls for cutbacks in foreign imports

By Paul Osborne

Alexander Zhukov has called for less foreign imports into sport in Russia ©ROCThe naturalisation of foreign athletes should not become the norm in Russian sports, Alexander Zhukov, President of the Russian Olympic Committee, has warned. 

Former Sochi 2014 President and chief executive given new top media role in Russia

By Duncan Mackay

Former Sochi 2014 President and chief executive Dmitry Chernyshenko is to head Gazprom-Media ©Getty ImagesFormer Sochi 2014 President and chief executive Dmitry Chernyshenko has been appointed as the new head of Gazprom-Media, Russia's largest media company, it has been announced. 

One-off FIFA payments to Associations total $1.3 million each

By David Owen

FIFA has announced that new of its Member Associations will next year receive a one-off payment of $1.3 million ©Getty ImagesFIFA has moved quickly to spell out how much in one-off financial contributions each if its 209 Member Associations will next year be entitled to, and the answer is $1.05 million (£675,000/€862,000).

Qingdao to remain as Asian ISAF Sailing World Cup venue until 2016

By Emily Goddard

Qingdao, China has been selected as the Asian venue for the ISAF Sailing World Cup in 2015 and 2016 ©ISAFChinese city Qingdao has been selected to remain as the Asian venue for the International Sailing Federation World Cup in 2015 and 2016 having already hosted the past two years' events.
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