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Commonwealth Games England appoints top marketing executive to Board

By Duncan Mackay

Jenny Ashmore has been appointed as a non-executive director by Commonwealth Games England ©LinkedInCommonwealth Games England (CGE) has appointed Jenny Ashmore, President of the Chartered Institute of Marketing, as a non-executive director as it looks to build upon the success of Glasgow 2014, where they finished top of the medals table for the first time in 28 years.

UAE's first World Cup match for 19 years ends in defeat to Zimbabwe

By Daniel Etchells

Sean Williams (right) celebrates Zimbabwe's Pool B victory against the UAE after an unbeaten 76 off 65 balls ©Getty ImagesThe United Arab Emirates's first Cricket World Cup match since 1996 ended in defeat as opponents Zimbabwe recorded their highest-ever tournament run chase to stave off an embarrassing defeat at Saxton Oval in Nelson.

Russia and US earn double gold at IPC Nordic Skiing cross-country World Cup

By Michael Pavitt

Daniel Cnossen claimed the men's sitting gold in Japan ©Getty ImagesRussia and the United States enjoyed success on the final day of the International Paralympic Committee (IPC) Nordic Skiing cross-country World Cup, after their athletes secured earned two gold medals in the Japanese city of Asahikawa.

SportAccord announce new agreement with WISE

By Liam Morgan

SportAccord have announced a new partnership with WISE ahead of the second edition of the WISE Convention ©SportAccordSportAccord have announced they have signed an agreement with Work in Sports Exhibition (WISE) ahead of the second edition of WISE Lausanne, due to take place on May 6 and 7.

CISA set to include record-breaking sport's journalist seminar at Convention

By Liam Morgan

A potentially record-breaking sports journalists seminar has been confirmed as part of the CISA schedule ©CISAThe Africa International Sports Convention (CISA) have confirmed they will be running a seminar for African sports journalists to go alongside the conference.

IPC Para-Snowboard World Championships to be streamed live from La Molina

By Emily Goddard

Evan Strong fans will be able to watch the Paralympic champion in action as the Para-Snowboard World Championships are set to be streamed live online from La Molina ©Getty ImagesThe International Paralympic Committee (IPC) Para-Snowboard World Championships are set to be streamed live online from La Molina, Spain, during the competition later this month.

IPC holds trainer and educator programme ahead of Athletics Grand Prix opener

By Daniel Etchells

The 2015 IPC Athletics Trainer and Education Programme has taken place in Dubai ©Getty ImagesThe 2015 International Paralympic Committee (IPC) Athletics Trainer and Educator programme has taken place in Dubai ahead of the first Grand Prix of the season.

Guatemala Olympic Committee gives award to Alejandro Blanco at special ceremony

By Liam Morgan

Spanish Olympic Committee President Alejandro Blanco (right) was given the highest honour by the Guatemalan Olympic Committee for his continued help in developing the sport across the country ©COESpanish Olympic Committee (COE) President Alejandro Blanco has received the highest honour from the Guatemalan Olympic Committee (COG) for his continued work in helping athletes in the country.

Mexico withdraws from hosting 2017 World Aquatics Championships due to fall in oil prices

By David Owen

The Scotiabank Aquatics Center in Guadalajara had been due to host the 2017 World Aquatics Championships ©Getty ImagesA second high-profile sports event in little more than a week has been hit by the fallout from collapsing oil prices, with the Mexican city of Guadalajara withdrawing as host of the 2017 World Aquatics Championships.
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