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Former Football Association communications director joins Baku 2015

By Duncan Mackay

Colin Gibson has joined Baku 2015 as the deputy director of communications ©Baku 2015Baku 2015 has appointed the English Football Association's former director of communications Colin Gibson to a key role as the final countdown to the first-ever European Games gathers pace.

Nine nations bid for 2021 and 2023 Handball World Championships

By Emily Goddard

Slovakia is among the bidders for both the 2021 and 2023 Men's World Handball Championships ©WikipediaThe International Handball Federation (IHF) has revealed that a total of nine nations are bidding to host its Men's and Women's World Championships in 2021 and 2023.

Aeroflot named main sponsor of World Women's Curling Championships

By Michael Pavitt

Aeroflot have been confirmed as a main sponsor of the World Women's Curling Championships ©WCFThe World Curling Federation (WCF) have announced the Aeroflot, the Russian airline, are to be a main sponsor of the 2015 ZEN-NOH World Women's Curling Championship, which is due to take place from March 14 to 22 in Sapporo, Japan.

Australia shatter world record to end Britain's four-year unbeaten run

By Michael Pavitt

Australia's women's team pursuiters celebrate smashing the world record on the way to gold ©Getty ImagesAustralia shattered the world record for the women's 4,000 metres team pursuit on their way to gold at the Track Cycling World Championships in Paris, a result which ended Great Britain's four-year unbeaten streak in the event.

Norway claim two world crowns on dominant day at Nordic Ski Championships

By Daniel Etchells

Petter Northug Jr celebrates winning the men's cross-country sprint final ©Getty ImagesNorway dominated the podiums as the first medals were handed out at the this year's Nordic World Ski Championships in Falun, claiming two gold and two bronze across the men's and women's cross-country sprints.

Azerbaijan reach first-ever Greco-Roman World Cup final as hosts Iran falter

By Daniel Etchells

Two-time world silver medallist Saman Tahmasebi (left) led Azerbaijan to their first-ever Greco-Roman World Cup final ©Getty ImagesAzerbaijan secured their place in the final of the United World Wrestling (UWW) Greco-Roman World Cup in Tehran, marking the first time they have achieved the feat. 

Tunisia appeal to Court of Arbitration for Sport over Africa Cup of Nations ban threat

By Daniel Etchells

The Tunisian Football Federation has filed an appeal to the Court of Arbitration for Sport over threats from the Confederation of African Football to ban them from the 2017 Africa Cup of Nations ©FTFThe Tunisian Football Federation (FTF) has filed an appeal to the Court of Arbitration for Sport (CAS) over threats from the Confederation of African Football (CAF) to ban them from the 2017 Africa Cup of Nations.

Commonwealth Games England appoints top marketing executive to Board

By Duncan Mackay

Jenny Ashmore has been appointed as a non-executive director by Commonwealth Games England ©LinkedInCommonwealth Games England (CGE) has appointed Jenny Ashmore, President of the Chartered Institute of Marketing, as a non-executive director as it looks to build upon the success of Glasgow 2014, where they finished top of the medals table for the first time in 28 years.

UAE's first World Cup match for 19 years ends in defeat to Zimbabwe

By Daniel Etchells

Sean Williams (right) celebrates Zimbabwe's Pool B victory against the UAE after an unbeaten 76 off 65 balls ©Getty ImagesThe United Arab Emirates's first Cricket World Cup match since 1996 ended in defeat as opponents Zimbabwe recorded their highest-ever tournament run chase to stave off an embarrassing defeat at Saxton Oval in Nelson.
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