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England House in heart of Glasgow set to welcome fans for Commonwealth Games

By Gary Anderson

Committee Room 9 in Glasgow city centre will be the location of England House at the Commonwealth Games ©CGEEngland House, the official home for fans of Team England at the Glasgow 2014 Commonwealth Games, is due to open its doors on Wednesday (July 23) in the heart of the Scottish city.

England and Wales Cricket Board appoint acting chief executive after resignation

By Zjan Shirinian

Brian Havill has been appointed acting chief executive of the England and Wales Cricket Board ©Getty ImagesThe England and Wales Cricket Board's (ECB) finance director and company secretary has been appointed the governing body's acting chief executive after the resignation of David Collier.

Miki and Kruger only seeds to fall on second day of wheelchair tennis British Open

By Gary Anderson

Katharina Kruger was one of the big names to fall on day two of the British Open ©Getty Images Japan's Takuya Miki and German Katharina Kruger were the big names to fall on day two of the wheelchair tennis British Open as both went down to shock defeats despite taking one set leads in their respective matches.

AIBA Boxing Marketing Arm clinches historic CHF35 million investment deal

By Emily Goddard

C K Wu and Di Wu shake on the historic CHF35 million investment deal ©AIBAThe International Boxing Association (AIBA) has revealed it has signed a landmark CHF35 million (£28 million/$39 million/€29 million) deal to support its global marketing company, the Boxing Marketing Arm (BMA), with First Commitment International Trade (FCIT).

Exclusive: NOCs must balance autonomy with good governance, claims leading IOC official

By Nick Butler in Lausanne 

IOC director of relations with NOCs, Pere Miró, insists that NOC autonomy must be balanced with good governance ©AFP/Getty ImagesAutonomy should be respected in National Olympic Committees (NOC) all over the world but should be complimented by the obeying of principles of good governance, International Olympic Committee (IOC) director of relations with NOCs, Pere Miró, has claimed.

Kenyan boycott of Glasgow 2014 averted after Government promise to pay team allowances

By Duncan Mackay

Kenya's team captain Ezekiel Kemboi had led threats that the team would boycott Glasgow 2014 unless they received their allowances ©Getty ImagesKenya's Government has stepped in to prevent the country's top athletes, including Olympic champions David Rudisha and Ezekiel Kemboi, boycotting the Commonwealth Games in Glasgow after agreeing to pay the team's allowances.

Leading Welsh hope suspended from Glasgow 2014 after doping charge

By Nick Butler

Gareth Warburton has been removed from the Wales team for Glasgow 2014 following a positive drugs test ©Getty ImagesWales have been dealt a blow in their preparations a week ahead of the Opening Ceremony of Glasgow 2014 after 800 metres runner Gareth Warburton was removed from the team for the Commonwealth Games after failing a doping test.

Thai officials deny involvement in alleged Vanessa Mae race rigging

By Gary Anderson

The National Olympic Committee of Thailand has denied any involvement in alleged race fixing surrounding skier Vanessa Mae ©Getty Images The National Olympic Committee of Thailand (NOCT) has denied it was involved in any wrongdoing after allegations emerged last week that races involving Alpine skier Vanessa Mae were fixed so that the music star could qualify for Sochi 2014. 

BBC strike to take place during Glasgow 2014 Opening Ceremony

By Gary Anderson

BBC staff are set to strike during the Opening Ceremony of the Glasgow 2014 Commonwealth Games ©AFP/Getty ImagesBBC staff are set to stage a 12-hour strike on July 23, raising concerns over the host broadcaster's coverage of the Opening Ceremony of the Glasgow 2014 Commonwealth Games.
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