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Lifetime achievement honours for Hills and late Moskovitz as they enter USA Gymnastics Hall of Fame

By Emily Goddard

Mohini Bhardwaj is among the USA Gymnastics Hall of Fame class of 2015 ©Getty ImagesInternational Gymnastics Federation judge Doug Hills and the late David Moskovitz, who participated in gymnastics at every level from gymnast to sports administrator, are set to be inducted into the USA Gymnastics Hall of Fame with lifetime achievement honours as part of the class of 2015.

WTA signs historic $525 million media rights deal

By Paul Osborne

The WTA has signed a historic media rights deal ©Getty ImagesThe Women's Tennis Association (WTA) has signed a historic media rights deal worth £525 million (£334 million/€423 million) over the next 10 years.

Michael Johnson named Athlete Liason Officer for IPC Shooting

By Paul Osborne

Michael Johnson has been named Athlete Liason Officer for IPC Shooting ©Getty ImagesNew Zealand's Michael Johnson has been named as International Paralympic Committee (IPC) Shooting's Athlete Liason Officer, where he will become the official voice for athletes.

Exclusive: Blatter leaves door open for 2022 World Cup clash with Winter Olympics but claims he is against it

By David Owen at the Grimaldi Forum in Monte Carlo

FIFA President Sepp Blatter has claimed he would be against the 2022 World Cup in Qatar clashing with the Winter Olympics but refused to rule it out ©Getty ImagesFIFA President Sepp Blatter appears to have left open the possibility that the 2022 World Cup may - after all - be played in January and February, in a prospect that will horrify Winter Sports Federations.

Exclusive: Federations concerned Tokyo 2020 changes could affect up to 14 sports

By David Owen at the Grimaldi Forum in Monte Carlo

Tokyo's original plans for hosting the 2020 Olympics and Paralympics is set to undergone a major revision ©AFP/Getty ImagesConcerns are mounting among International Sports Federations (IFs) that Tokyo 2020 may take advantage of the Agenda 2020 provisions to seek to move as many as 14 sports - equivalent to half the Olympic programme - to new venues.

Exclusive: Kosovo now targeting Paralympic membership following Olympics acceptance

By Nick Butler at the Fairmont Hotel in Monte Carlo

Kosovo Olympic Committee President Besim Hasani has achieved a longstanding ambition ©ITGKosovo Olympic Committee President Besim Hasani has claimed the Paralympics is his next goal following the International Olympic Committee's (IOC) unanimous decision to accept the Balkan Republic as a full member here today.

Lima to be venue for 2024 Olympic host city decision after win bid to host 2017 IOC Session

By Nick Butler at the Grimaldi Forum in Monte Carlo

Peruvian capital Lima will host the 130th IOC Session in 2017 ©Getty ImagesLima will host the 130th International Olympic Committee (IOC) Session in 2017 after defeating Helsinki in an election here.

Decision to grant appeal on Oscar Pistorius ruling delayed until tomorrow

By Paul Osborne

A decision on whether Oscar Pistorius' sentence can be appealed has been delayed until tomorrow ©Getty ImagesA decision on whether the sentence handed to Oscar Pistorius can be appealed has been delayed until tomorrow.

England march into quarter-finals unbeaten as India win thriller in Men's Champions Trophy

By Paul Osborne

England topped Pool A after a 1-1 draw with Belgium ©FIHEngland and Belgium played out a 1-1 draw to progress to the quarter-finals as Pool A's top two sides, while The Netherlands top Pool B despite a defeat to India, on the final day of group play at the Men's Champions Trophy in Bhubaneswar.
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