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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.

Ten Olympic champions headline line-up for World Taekwondo Grand Prix in Manchester

By Gary Anderson

Joel Gonzalez Bonilla of Spain is one of 10 Olympic champions set to compete at the World Taekwondo Grand Prix in Manchester ©Getty ImagesManchester is gearing up to host the third stop on the World Taekwondo Federation Grand Prix Series this week which will see ten Olympic champions battling it out for gold.

Beach volleyball makes Manly Beach return after two-year absence

By Paul Osborne

Manly Beach will host the opening round of the Australian Beach Volleyball Grand Tour ©Getty ImagesManly Beach in Sydney will once again become a host venue for the Australian Beach Volleyball Tour following two years of contractual disputes.

English FA secretary general Alex Horne set to step down at the end of January

By Paul Osborne

FA secretary general Alex Horne will step down from his role at the end of January next year ©Getty ImagesAlex Horne, secretary general of the English Football Association (FA), is due to leave his role at the end of January, it has been announced today. 

Giles Scott named British Sailing's Athlete of the Year after unbeaten season

By Paul Osborne

Giles Scott has been awarded British Sailing's Athlete of the Year ©Ocean Images/British Sailing TeamGiles Scott has been named British Sailing's Athlete of the Year at the British Sailing Team's annual awards following his unbeaten run in the Finn class this season.

Slovakian Olympians honoured by unveiling of Memorial Monument

By Gary Anderson

A Memorial Monument to Slovakian Olympians has been unveiled at the National Cemetery in Martin ©SOCA Memorial Monument in honour of Olympians from Slovakia has been unveiled during a special ceremony at the country's National Cemetery in the city of Martin.

Raymond Hedger named new President of Amateur Swimming Association in England

By Paul Osborne

Raymond Hedger has been named the new President of the ASA ©Alex Whitehead/SWPix.comRaymond Hedger is the new President of the Amateur Swimming Association (ASA), England's national governing body for swimming, diving, water polo, open water, and synchronised swimming, it was announced today. 

Norwegian Olympic chief to step down after receiving "personal threats" over Oslo 2022

By Nick Butler

Børre Rognlien has announced that he will not stand again as President of the NOC ©TwitterNorwegian Olympic and Paralympic Committee and Confederation of Sports (NIF) President Børre Rognlien will not stand for re-election when his term ends next year, claiming threats he received during Oslo's failed bid for the 2022 Winter Olympics and Paralympics was a major reason for this decision. 
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