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Denmark names chief executive for 2018 World Ice Hockey Championships

By Michael Pavitt

Enver Hansen has been the Danish Ice Hockey Association chief executive for the last 11 years ©AFP/Getty ImagesEnver Hansen has been appointed chief executive of the 2018 International Ice Hockey Federation (IIHF) World Championships, which will take place in Denmark.

Vancouver awarded World Rugby Sevens Series event from 2015-2016 season

By Liam Morgan

World Rugby have announced Vancouver will host a World Rugby Sevens Series event from next seasonVancouver will host a World Rugby Sevens Series in March 2016 following a successful bid from Rugby Canada and the Canada Sevens Bid Committee, it has been announced.

Barcelona announced as host of first-ever World Roller Games in 2017

By Liam Morgan

The FIRS have announced their inaugural World Roller Games will take place in Barcelona ©FIRSThe International Roller Sports Federation (FIRS) have announced the inaugural edition of the FIRS World Roller Games in 2017 will take place in Barcelona.

Kalla seals maiden individual Nordic Skiing World Championships gold on home snow

By Liam Morgan

Sweden's Charlotte Kalla clinched her first-ever career individual gold with victory in the cross country race on home snow at Falun ©Getty ImagesSweden's Charlotte Kalla sealed her maiden career Nordic Skiing World Championships individual gold medal as she won the women's 10 kilometres cross country freestyle event on home snow in Falun.

Mentel-Spee continues winning streak with gold at IPC Para-Snowboard World Championships

By Liam Morgan

The Netherlands' Bibian Mentel-Spee continued her dominance of the SB-LL2 classification by taking gold in the snowboard-cross in La Molina ©Getty ImagesDutch powerhouse Bibian Mentel-Spee added the world title to her Sochi 2014 gold as she took victory in the women's SB-LL2 snowboard-cross event at the International Paralympic Committee (IPC) Para-Snowboard World Championships in La Molina, Spain.

Swiss distance racing stalwart among winners on third day of IPC Grand Prix

By Nick Butler

Marcel Hug, pictured in 2014, was among the winners today in Dubai ©Getty ImagesSwiss veteran Marcel Hug was among the winners on the third day of action at the International Paralympic Committee (IPC) Athletics Grand Prix in Dubai today.

Gayle force rips through Cricket World Cup as West Indian hits highest ever score

By Liam Morgan

Chris Gayle became the first batsman in World Cup history to score a double hundred as West Indies beat Zimbabwe in Canberra ©Getty ImagesWest Indies opening batsman Chris Gayle became the first player in Cricket World Cup history to hit a double-hundred as his side beat Zimbabwe by 73 runs in Canberra.

Daedo named taekwondo protector and scoring system supplier for Rio 2016

By Daniel Etchells

Daedo will supply the protector and scoring system at Rio 2016 ©DaedoDaedo UK will supply the protector and scoring system (PSS) at next Olympics in Rio de Janeiro after being chosen ahead of fellow approved brand KP&P, the World Taekwondo Federation (WTF) has announced

Former world junior 1500m champion handed two year doping ban

By Nick Butler

Former world junior champion Hamza Driouch has been handed a two-year doping ban ©Getty ImagesQatar's 2012 world junior 1500 metres champion Hamza Driouch has become the latest athlete to be banned for doping as a result of an adverse biological passport finding.
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