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Pistorius sentenced to five years in jail for killing girlfriend

By Gary Anderson

Oscar Pistorius has been handed a five-year jail term for killing his girlfriend Reeva Steenkamp ©Getty ImagesOscar Pistorius has been sentenced to five years in jail for shooting dead his girlfriend Reeva Steenkamp.

Platini hails "historic" step for European sports policy

By David Owen

UEFA President Michel Platini has hailed the so-called "Cooperation Arrangement" as a "historic step forward for European sports policy" ©Getty ImagesMichel Platini, President of UEFA, the European football body, has hailed the so-called "Cooperation Arrangement" signed in Brussels with the European Commission, the European Union (EU)'s executive arm, last week as a "historic step forward for European sports policy".

Russia 2018 will project better image of country than Sochi 2014, claims World Cup chief

By Nick Butler

Alexey Sorokin has vowed that Russia 2018 will project a better image of the country than the build-up to Sochi 2014 did ©Russia 2018 via FIFARussia 2018 chief executive Alexey Sorokin has vowed to learn from "things done wrong" for earlier this year, and use the FIFA World Cup to show a "true, open and hospitable" host nation.

Lee Joon-ha appointed Pyeongchang 2018 vice-president

By Paul Osborne

Lee Joon-ha has been appointed vice-president of Games operations at the Pyeongchang 2018 Organising CommitteePyeongchang 2018 has announced Lee Joon-ha as vice-president of operations for the Winter Olympics and Paralympics as preparations for the Games continue. 

Jakarta confirmed as host of 2018 Asian Para Games

By Gary Anderson

Indonesian capital Jakarta will host the 2018 Asian Para Games ©AFP/Getty ImagesIndonesian capital Jakarta has been officially confirmed as the host city for the 2018 Asian Para Games, it was announced today. 

European Games will be delivered to highest level, Baku 2015 chief promises United Nations General Assembly

By Gary Anderson

Baku 2015 chief executive and Azerbaijan Minister for Youth and Sport Azad Rahimov spoke at the United Nations General Assembly ©Baku 2015Baku 2015 chief executive Azad Rahimov has promised that the European Games will be delivered to the highest level during a speech to the United Nations General Assembly.

China's Yujiao Tan breaks world record four times on way to powerlifting gold at Asian Para Games

By Gary Anderson

Yujiao Tan of China broke her oen world record four times on the way to claiming gold at the Asian Para Games ©Incheon 2014China's Yujiao Tan broke her own world powerlifting record four times on her way to claiming gold at the Asian Para Games in Incheon.

London 2012 Paralympic Games to be commemorated by new area in Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park

By Daniel Etchells

An artist's impression of Mandeville Place at the Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park ©LLDCPlans to create a new area in the Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park, known as Mandeville Place, have been unveiled in celebration of the hugely successful London 2012 Paralympic Games.

Multi-Paralympic gold medallist named Canadian Assistant Chef de Mission for Toronto 2015

By Gary Anderson

Paralympic swimmer Stephanie Dixon has been named as the Assistant Chef de Mission for Team Canada at the Toronto 2015 Parapan American Games ©Getty ImagesSeven-time Paralympic swimming gold medallist Stephanie Dixon has been named as Canada's Assistant Chef de Mission for the Toronto 2015 Parapan American Games.
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