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National Sports Centre Inverclyde to become Scotland's first dedicated Para-sport centre of excellence

By Paul Osborne

A new accomodation build will be built at the National Sports Centre Inverclyde ©FacebookA new accommodation building is to be built at the National Sports Centre in Inverclyde, making the facility the first in Scotland to become a dedicated Para-sport centre of excellence.

Meetings held to improve relations between Cape Verde and São Tomé and Príncipe National Olympic Committees

By Nick Butler

Meetings have been held to improve relations between Cape Verde and São Tomé and Príncipe ©ACOLOPCollaborative meetings between Olympic Committee heads and officials from the two Portuguese-speaking island nations of Cape Verde and São Tomé and Príncipe have taken place in order to mutually boost progress.

British Bobsleigh and Skeleton names BBC as Official Broadcast Partner

By Emily Goddard

Lizzy Yarnold won Great Britain's only gold medal of the Sochi 2014 Winter Olympics ©Getty ImagesBritish Bobsleigh and Skeleton (BBSA) has named the BBC as its Official Broadcast Partner for the 2014-2015 season.

Russia dominates at IPC Nordic Skiing World Cup in Vuokatti

By Emily Goddard

Vladislav Lekomtcev claimed one of four Russian gold medals on the opening day of action at the IPC Nordic Skiing World Cup in Vuokatti ©Getty ImagesRussia dominated on the first day of the International Paralympic Committee Nordic Skiing World Cup in Vuokatti, Finland as the nation's athletes claimed four of the six biathlon sprint gold medals available.

Exclusive: Athletes must be at forefront of plans to move Olympic venues, warns IOC member

By Nick Butler at the Fairmont Hotel in Monte Carlo

Two time Winter Olympic skeleton athlete Adam Pengilly has warned that athletes should be considering before moving Olympic venues ©Getty ImagesMaintaining a strong athletes' experience must be a priority when assessing potential changes to venues for the Pyeongchang 2018 Winter Olympics, International Olympic Committee (IOC) member Adam Pengilly has warned.

Exclusive: IOC to adopt new tablet-based voting system

By David Owen at the Fairmont Hotel in Monte Carlo

The IOC is set to change the way its members vote ©Getty ImagesThe International Olympic Committee (IOC) is planning to adopt a new, simplified tablet-based voting system, in a move that could come as soon as the 128th IOC Session in Kuala Lumpur in July 2015.

Tarpischev considering lawsuit to clear name following "Williams brothers" comment

By Nick Butler at the Fairmont Hotel in Monte Carlo

Shamil Tarpischev is considering filing a lawsuit in the US to clear himself ©Getty ImagesInternational Olympic Committee (IOC) member Shamil Tarpischev is considering filing a lawsuit in the United States to clear his name following his ill-advised comments about Venus and Serena Williams in October.

Equestrian world awaits FEI Presidential election in Baku

By Emily Goddard

Princess Haya Bint Al Hussein is stepping down following her two terms leading the FEI after first being elected in 2006 ©Getty ImagesFive candidates are currently gearing up for the International Equestrian Federation (FEI) Presidential election in what will be a defining moment of their careers.

SportAccord World Mind Games open in Beijing

By Emily Goddard

The SportAccord World Mind Games have opened in Beijing ©SportAccord/FacebookThe SportAccord World Mind Games opened in Beijing today as 150 players from 37 countries gear up to compete in bridge, chess, draughts, go and xiangqi for a share of the $1.4 million (£890,000/€1.1 million) prize fund.
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