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Oceania Football Confederation to rule if Pacific Games will be used as Rio 2016 qualifier

By Daniel Etchells

The OFC Executive Committee is expected to decide whether the 2015 Pacific Games will be used as an Olympic qualifier next month ©OFCA decision as to whether the 2015 Pacific Games men's football tournament in Port Moresby will be used as a qualifying pathway for the Rio 2016 Olympic Games is set to be made at the Oceania Football Confederation's (OFC) Executive Committee meeting next month.

Gündoğan "delighted to be representing women" after ANOC Executive Council appointment

By Nick Butler

Nese Gündoğan will be a European female representative on the ANOC Executive Council ©TOCNational Olympic Committee of Turkey (NOCT) secretary general Neşe Gündoğan has expressed the opportunity she claims she has been given following her election as an Association of National Olympic Committees (ANOC) Executive Council member.

Hosts Japan make winning start at IBSA Blind Football World Championship

By Daniel Etchells

Japan and Paraguay line up before their encounter ©IBSAHost nation Japan beat Paraguay in the opening match of the International Blind Sports Federation (IBSA) Blind Football World Championship in Tokyo today.  

Reigning champion Matthew makes winning start at PSA World Championship

By Daniel Etchells

Nick Matthew booked his place in the second round of the 2014 Qatar Professional Squash Association World Championship ©Getty ImagesGreat Britain's Nick Matthew got the defence of his world title off to a successful start by overcoming German opponent Raphael Kandra 3-1 in his opening match of the Professional Squash Association (PSA) World Championship at the Khalifa International Tennis and Squash Complex in Doha.

Iran names date for "National Paralympic Day"

By Daniel Etchells

Thousands of children took part in the 2013 Iranian National Paralympic Week ©Iran NPCIranian President Dr Hassan Rouhani, has endorsed an act which will see the country celebrate "National Paralympic Day" annually on October 16. 

Nigeria Football Federation Appeals Committee considering verdict over election dispute

By Daniel Etchells

The Nigeria Football Federation Appeals Committee is considering its verdict in the Executive Committee election dispute ©Getty Images The Nigeria Football Federation (NFF) Appeals Committee is considering its verdict after completing hearings into the validity of the elections which brought Amaju Pinnick and a new Executive Committee to power in Warri on September 30.

Exclusive: India will back whatever action we take against Devi, AIBA President Wu claims

By Duncan Mackay at the Halla Gymnasium in Jeju City

Indian will support any punishment given to Sarita Devi after he protest on the medal podium at the Asian Games in Incheon, it has been claimed ©Getty ImagesIndian officials will accept whatever punishment is given to Sarita Devi, the fighter who refused to accept her bronze medal at the Asian Games in Incheon, International Boxing Association (AIBA) President C K Wu revealed here today.

Jones lands under 57kg crown at Commonwealth Taekwondo Championships

By Daniel Etchells

Jade Jones has added the Commonwealth crown to her Olympic title ©Getty ImagesGreat Britain's Olympic champion Jade Jones claimed the women's under 57 kilogram title at the 2014 Commonwealth Taekwondo Championships in Edinburgh.

Gold for China's men and women at Pacific-Asia Curling Championships

By Emily Goddard

China's men claimed the gold medal of the Pacific-Asia Curling Championships in Japan ©WCF/Richard Gray 2014China's men and women have won the gold medals at the Pacific-Asia Curling Championships in Japan.
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