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New website launched by AIBA Pro Boxing

By Gary Anderson

AIBA Pro Boxing has launched a new website created by Skylab ©AIBAA new website developed by digital innovation company Skylab has been unveiled by the International Boxing Association (AIBA) ahead of the launch of its Pro Boxing competition in October.

Ugandan sports federations urged to "wake up" by German expert Lange

By Gary Anderson

Ugandan Sports Federations have been urged to do more to develop new sports stars such as Commonwealth Games champion Moses Kipsiro ©Getty ImagesGerman sports development expert Gunter Lange has urged sports federations in Uganda to develop more organised structures and accused some officials of not doing enough to create a future for sport in the country.

British Eurosport to broadcast Badminton World Championships live

By Emily Goddard

British Eurosport 2 will broadcast the Badminton World Championships live ©British Eurosport 2This year's Badminton World Championships will be aired live from Copenhagen on British Eurosport 2, the broadcaster has announced.

Paralympic medallists all in contention after first day at Disabled Sailing Combined World Championships

By Gary Anderson

Reigning champions Alexander Rickham and Niki Birrell lie in second place overal after day one of the Disabled Sailing Combined World Championships ©Getty ImagesAll three classes at the International Federation for Disabled Sailing Combined (IFDS) World Championships in Halifax, Canada are nicely poised after the first day of racing at the Royal Nova Scotia Yacht Squadron.

Russian Olympic Committee launches Sport for All campaign to encourage greater physical activity

By Gary Anderson

The Russian Olympic Committee is encouraging people to get more physically active through with launch of online campaign ©ROCThe Russian Olympic Committee (ROC) has launched a new online campaign called Sport for All aiming to make regular exercise a part of everyday life.

Wins for Italy and New Zealand as rain halts action again at Women's Softball World Championship

By Emily Goddard

The Dominican Republic defeated Chinese Taipei 7-0 on day five of the Women's Softball World Championship ©Haarlem 2014/FacebookItaly and New Zealand were among the victorious nations on day five of the Women's Softball World Championship as more rain halted some of the big action expected at the competition in Haarlem.

London secures hosting rights for UCI Track Cycling World Cup

By Emily Goddard

London's Lee Valley VeloPark has been named to host the second round of the UCI Track Cycling World Cup series ©Getty ImagesLondon has been named as host of the second round of the 2014-2015 International Cycling Union (UCI) Track World Cup series in December this year.

Olympic gold medallist Olsson tops poll in European Athletics Athletes' Commission elections

By Duncan Mackay

Sweden's Christian Olsson, the Athens 2004 Olympic triple jump champion, has been elected to the Athletes' Commission of European Athletics ©Getty ImagesSweden's Athens 2004 Olympic triple jump gold medallist Christian Olsson leads the list of stars elected to the Athletes' Commission of European Athletics, following the announcement of the results today. 

IJF President calls for higher quota of judoka at Youth Olympic Games

By Paul Osborne at the Main Media Centre in Naj

IJF President Marius Vizer believes the quota for judoka should be increased at the Youth Olympic Games ©IJFPresident of the International Judo Federation (IJF) Marius Vizer has called for an increase in the quota for judoka at the Summer Youth Olympic Games.
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