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We are successfully tackling historical gender imbalance, claims British Cycling President

By Emily Goddard

Bob Howden has said British Cycling is successfully tackling its historical gender imbalance ©Getty ImagesApril 9 - Bob Howden, President of British Cycling, has claimed the national governing body is "starting to successfully tackle the historical gender imbalance" following the release of new women's participation figures today.

Northern Ireland Sports Minister threatens funding cut if women's football ignored

By Gary Anderson

April 9 - The IFA has been warned it needs to develop girls' and women's football or face funding cuts ©Bongarts/Getty Images The Irish Football Association (IFA) has been told girls' and women's football has to become a priority or else they face the threat of funding cuts in the future.

England come out on top in water polo double header with old rivals Scotland

By Gary Anderson

April 9 - England came out on top in both clashes with Scotland at the Aberdeen Aquatics Centre today ©Scottish SwimmingA much anticipated double header between hosts Scotland and old rivals England at the Commonwealth Water Polo Championships in Aberdeen went the way of the visitors as both the men's and women's sides recorded comfortable wins, with the latter securing a place in the final on Saturday (April 12).

Strong leads Shea and Gabel at Snowboard Cross National Championships

By Gary Anderson

April 9 - Evan Strong was crowned US national champion at Copper Mountain today ©Getty Images Evan Strong took gold at the US Paralympics Snowboard Cross National Championships today finishing ahead of rivals Mike Shea and Keith Gabel in a repeat of the podium placings at Sochi 2014. 

Naismith Trophy resumes international FIBA Basketball World Cup tour

By Emily Goddard

The Trophy Tour is hitting the road to promote the 2014 FIBA Basketball World Cup ©FIBAApril 9 - The Naismith Trophy is set to resume its around the world tour tomorrow to promote the 2014 International Basketball Federation (FIBA) World Cup taking place in Spain this August.

London 2012 powerlifting gold medallists come up short at World Championships

By Gary Anderson

April 9 - Paralympic champion Hany Abdelhady finished a disappointing fourth at the World Championships in Dubai ©Getty Images London 2012 gold medallists Hany Abdelhady of Egypt and Souhad Ghazouani of France failed to add further titles to their collection at the International Paralympic Committee (IPC) Powerlifting World Championships in Dubai. 

IRB reveals match schedule for 2014 Pacific Nations Cup

By Gary Anderson

April 9 - Canada will travel to take on rivals the United States on the final weekend of the IRB Pacific Nations Cup in June ©AFP/Getty ImagesThe International Rugby Board (IRB) has announced the match schedule for this year's Pacific Nations Cup which sees rivals the United States and Canada, and Fiji and Samoa, clash on a mouth-watering final day.

Rio 2016 in crisis as sports complain to IOC over lack of preparedness

By Nick Butler at the Susesi Convention Center in Belek

Rio 2016 officials have offered supportive words but evidence of concrete support is yet to emerge ©Getty ImagesApril 9 - Officials from 18 sports have complained to the International Olympic Committee's (IOC) ruling Executive Committee about preparations for Rio 2016, amid strikes by workers and a key meeting on the Games yielding no concrete measures.

Reedie steps down from IOC Ethics Commission to focus on role as WADA President

By Nick Butler at the Susesi Convention Center in Belek

Sir Craig Reedie is stepping down from the IOC Ethics Commission ©Anadolu Agnecy/Getty ImagesApril 9 - Sir Craig Reedie has resigned as a member of the International Olympic Committee (IOC) Ethics Commission in order to avoid a conflict of interests with his role as President of the World Anti-Doping Agency (WADA), it was announced here tonight.
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