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Exclusive: Barcelona, Doha and Eugene set to bid for 2019 IAAF World Championships

By Duncan Mackay

There are expected to be three bidders for the 2019 IAAF World Championships ©Getty ImagesApril 13 - Barcelona, Doha and Eugene are all set to bid for the 2019 International Association of Athletics Federations (IAAF) World Championships. 

Exclusive: London was never going to bid for 2022 Commonwealth Games, admits chief executive

By Mike Rowbottom

Adam PakerApril 13 - London was never going to bid for the 2022 Commonwealth Games, despite being encouraged to do so by the city's Mayor Boris Johnson, Commonwealth Games England (CGE) chief executive Adam Paker has admitted. 

Amsterdam's 2028 Olympic ambitions "put to sleep" but could be revived later

By Paul Osborne

Amsterdam's ambitions to host the 2028 Olympic and Paralympic Games have been put to sleep for the forseeable future ©Holland luchtfoto/AFP/Getty ImagesApril 13 - Amsterdam's ambitions to host the 2028 Olympic and Paralympic Games have been "put to sleep" but not forgotten as their early strides into a potential Olympic bid helped to unite the nation's major cities.

Cuba into WSB semi-finals despite defecting member

By Emily Goddard

Marcos Forestal has defected from his Cuban team ©Getty ImagesApril 13 - The Cuba Domadores have booked their place in the World Series of Boxing (WSB) semi-finals despite one of the team members defecting.

Kenyan double as debutants struggle in London Marathon

By Duncan Mackay at the Tower Hotel in London

World record holder Wilson Kipsang on his way to victory at the Virgin London Marathon ©Getty ImagesApril 13 - World record holder Wilson Kipsang won the Virgin Money London Marathon as Edna Kiplagat claimed the women's race to make it a Kenyan double on a day debutants Mo Farah and Tirunesh Dibaba both found out about the harsh realities of running 26.2 miles.

McFadden takes women's wheelchair London Marathon title just weeks after Sochi success

By Paul Osborne at the Tower Hotel in London

Tatyana McFadden dominated the women's race dropping the field early on to finish over a minute and a half ahead of closest rival Manuela Schär ©Getty ImagesApril 13 - Tatyana McFadden dominated the women's wheelchair race at the 2014 Virgin Money London Marathon today just weeks after taking silver on the slopes of Sochi, while Marcel Hug claimed the men's title ahead of Britain's David Weir. 

Rare Scottish gold to be used for special award at Glasgow 2014 and future Commonwealth Games

By Gary Anderson

April 13 - CGF honorary secretary Louise Martin with Helmsdale Primary pupils who helped to source the gold to be used for the David Dixon Award ©Glasgow 2014Glasgow 2014 organisers have announced gold from the Kildonan Burn will be used to create a special design that will be attached to the David Dixon Award that will presented at this year's Commonwealth Games and future events.

Allianz signs five-year sponsorship deal with Women's Bundesliga

By Zjan Shirinian

Allianz has signed the first title sponsorship deal with the Women's Bundesliga ©Bongarts/Getty ImagesApril 12 - A five-year sponsorship deal between insurance giant Allianz and the Women's Bundesliga has been described as a "quantum leap" for the league.

Watson struggles on penultimate day of US Masters as Spieth moves into share of lead

By Paul Osborne

Bubba Watson shot a disappointing 74 to share a lead with youngster Jordan Spieth going into the final round of the Masters ©Harry How/Getty ImagesApril 12 - Former champion Bubba Watson was pegged back to five under par on the penultimate day of the Masters as he and debutant Jordan Spieth take a one shot lead going into the final day at the Augusta National Golf Club.
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