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Celebrations mark One Year to Go until Toronto 2015 Pan American Games

By Emily Goddard

Celebrations are underway for the one year to go countdown until the Toronto 2015 Pan American Games ©Toronto 2015Celebrations are taking place across Canada's Greater Golden Horseshoe region as the area begins the One Year to Go countdown to the Toronto 2015 Pan American Games today.

Match Hospitality chief branded "fugitive" after leaving hotel as about to be re-arrested

By Nick Butler

Match Hospitality chief executive Ray Whelan was arrested at the Copacabana Hotel earlier this week ©TwitterMatch Hospitality chief executive Ray Whelan, arrested by Brazilian police earlier this week in connection with a ticketing scam during the FIFA World Cup, has been called a "fugitive" by Brazilian police after reportedly fleeing from his hotel an hour before officials arrived to re-arrest him.

FIFA suspends Nigeria Football Federation over Government interference

By Emily Goddard

FIFA has suspended the Nigeria Football Federation ©Getty ImagesFIFA has suspended the Nigeria Football Federation (NFF) with immediate effect after "Government interference" that saw the national organisation dissolved and replaced by a sole administrator.

SportAccord Convention to do own sales and marketing after ending deal with Red Torch

By Duncan Mackay in Lausanne

SportAccord International Convention have decided to do the sales and marketing for next year's event in-house after ending their deal with Red Torch ©SACSportAccord International Convention have revealed they plan to do the sales and marketing for next year's event themselves after deciding not to renew their contract with Red Torch. 

Turkmenistan appoints CSM Strategic to develop master plan for 2017 Asian Indoor and Martial Arts Games

By Gary Anderson

Turkmenistan has appointed CSM Strategic to develop a Master Plan for the 2017 AIMAG ©PolimeksCSM Strategic have been appointed by Turkmenistan President Gurbanguly Berdimuhamedov to develop a master plan for the 2017 Asian Indoor and Martial Arts Games (AIMAG) in Ashgabat .

International Paralympic Committee releases first draft of new Classification Code

By Gary Anderson

The first draft of the revised IPC Classification Code has been released for consultation today ©AFP/Getty ImagesThe first draft of the new Classification Code has been released by the International Paralympic Committee (IPC) today and will now be subject to a period of consultation from stakeholders until October 30.

Greipel takes stage six win as second Team Sky rider forced out of Tour de France

By Gary Anderson

Andre Greipel celebrates after winning stage six of the Tour de France in Reims today ©Getty Images Germany's Andre Greipel claimed victory in the sixth stage of the Tour de France on another day that saw a number of heavy crashes forcing retirements from the race, including a second Team Sky rider, Spain's Xabier Zandio.

Japan's Uehara shoots round of 68 to lead Women’s British Open

By Gary Anderson

Ayako Uehara of Japan leads the Women's British Open after an opening round of 68 ©Getty Images A four-under-par round of 68 has Japan's Ayako Uehara out in front after the first day's play in the Women's British Open with defending champion Stacy Lewis of the United States sitting three shots behind at the Royal Birkdale Golf Club.

Britain only side left unbeaten at World Wheelchair Basketball Championships

By Gary Anderson

Action at the World Wheelchair Basketball Championships continued in Incheon today ©SA ImagesAnother fine performance by Great Britain helped them to a 60-44 win over Spain to maintain their unbeaten run so far at the World Wheelchair Basketball Championships in Incheon today.
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