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Japan lead the way as line up unveiled for inaugural Premier 12 World Baseball Championships

By Paul Osborne

The line up for the inaugural Premier 12 World Championships has be announced ©Getty ImagesThe line up for the first ever Premier 12 World Baseball Championships has been unveiled by the World Baseball Softball Confederation (WBSC).

Double world champions Diaz and Brose elected to World Karate Federation Athletes' Commission

By Paul Osborne

Antonio Diaz and Douglas Brose have been elected onto the WKF Athletes' Commission ©WKFAntonio Diaz and Douglas Brose have been elected onto the World Karate Federation (WKF) Athletes' Commission.

Boccia Federation open event bids for Paralympic year

By Daniel Etchells

BISFed are due to stage four events in 2016 ©BISFedCountries interested in hosting events in the run-up to the Rio 2016 Paralympic Games are being invited to bid by the Boccia International Sports Federation (BISFed), it has been announced. 

Hosts Switzerland book places at European Curling Championships playoffs

By Emily Goddard

Switzerland's men, skipped by Sven Michel, are through to the playoffs at the European Curling Championships on home ice ©WCF/FlanneryAllison2014Hosts Switzerland today booked their place in the men's and women's playoffs of the European Curling Championships at the Palladium de Champéry.

Rio 2016 brand director Lula hails success of Games mascots launch

By Mike Rowbottom

The newly unveiled mascots for the Rio 2016 Olympics (left) and Paralympics ©Getty ImagesBeth Lula, brand director at Rio 2016, has hailed the launch of the Olympic and Paralympic mascots a huge success, commenting: "We are very proud of our mascots and very happy that they were welcomed by the public and media in Brazil."

Japan handed suspension by International Basketball Federation

By Paul Osborne 

Japan has been suspended by FIBA ©Getty ImagsJapan has been suspended by the International Basketball Federation (FIBA) after failing to meet set criteria by last month's deadline.

Queen Elizabeth receives inaugural International Equestrian Federation Lifetime Achievement award

By Emily Goddard

Queen Elizabeth II has become the first person to receive the FEI Lifetime Achievement award ©PAQueen Elizabeth II has received the first ever International Equestrian Federation (FEI) Lifetime Achievement award in recognition of her dedication to the sport.

British Culture Minister writes to FIFA chief calling for publication of 2018 and 2022 World Cup bidding report

By Daniel Etchells

Sajid Javid says FIFA is risking significant damage to football as a whole by not disclosing the full report into the bidding processes for the 2018 and 2022 World Cups ©Getty ImagesBritain's Secretary of State for Culture, Media and Sport, Sajid Javid, has written a letter to FIFA President Sepp Blatter urging football's world governing body to publish a full account of the investigation into the bidding processes for the 2018 and 2022 World Cups.

Badminton World Federation signs up to IBIS in an effort to tackle corruption in sport

By Paul Osborne

The BWF has signed up to IBIS in an effort to battle corruption and match fixing in sport ©Getty ImagesThe Badminton World Federation (BWF) has signed up to the International Olympic Committee's (IOC) Integrity Betting Intelligence System (IBIS) as it looks to reaffirm its commitment to fighting illegal betting, match fixing and corruption in sport.
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