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Infostrada Sports to provide information services for third successive Asian Games in Incheon

By Nick Butler

Infostrada Sports will provide information services for their third successive Asian Games ©Infostrada SportsApril 3 - Infostrada Sports will deliver all biographies and historical data at its third consecutive Asian Games after an agreement was announced with Incheon 2014 today. 

Indian boxing to be temporarily run by ad-hoc committee

By Gary Anderson

April 3 – IOA President N Ramachandran has announced an ad-hoc committee to run boxing in India ©Getty Images The Indian Olympic Association (IOA) has formed a temporary committee which will run boxing in the country, as the sport continues its efforts to reorganise following the termination of the Indian Amateur Boxing Federation (IABF) last month.

Poland’s Sochi 2014 medallists honoured at gala dinner in Warsaw

By Gary Anderson

April 3 – Double Olympic champion Kamil Stoch was among the Polish athletes honoured in Warsaw tonight ©Getty Images Poland's medal winners at the Sochi 2014 Winter Olympics were awarded special state honours during a gala ceremony at the Polish Olympic Centre in Warsaw this evening.

Irish Open to return to Northern Ireland in 2015 and 2017

By Gary Anderson

April 3 – Royal County Down will host next year's Irish Open golf tournament ©Getty Images The European Tour has today confirmed that the Irish Open golf tournament will return to Northern Ireland with Royal County Down Golf Club hosting next year's event, while the 2017 edition will take place at the Lough Erne Resort in County Fermanagh.

Barbados Paralympic President Wesley Worrell dies aged 53

By Gary Anderson

April 3 – The President of the Paralympic Association of Barbados Wesley Worrell has died aged 53 ©Barbados NPCThe President of the Paralympic Association of Barbados, Wesley Worrell, has died aged 53 after a short illness it has been announced.

Defending champions Ukraine to face hosts Portugal at 2014 CPISRA Football 7-a-Side European Championships

By Gary Anderson

April 3 – Defending champions Ukraine and Paralympic champions Russia will be the teams to beat in Maia this summer ©Getty Images Defending champions Ukraine will take on hosts Portugal and England after the groups were revealed for the 2014 Cerebral Palsy International Sports and Recreation Association (CPISRA) Football 7-a-Side European Championships.

Prince Feisal "privileged" to be appointed to five IOC Commissions

By Paul Osborne

HRH Prince Feisal Al Hussein has been appointed to five IOC Commisions for 2014 ©JOCApril 3 - Prince Feisal Al Hussein, President of the Jordan Olympic Committee (JOC), has said it is a "privilege" to be appointed to key roles in five International Olympic Committee (IOC) commissions for 2014.

FIFA rejects calls to oust Russia from World Cup

By Emily Goddard

FIFA has rejected calls from the US to oust Russia from the Brazil 2014 World Cup over its occupation of Crimea ©AFP/Getty ImagesApril 3 - FIFA has rejected a call from two United States Senators to oust Russia from this year's World Cup and strip the nation of its hosting rights for the 2018 edition over its occupation of Crimea.

Financial Conduct Authority to move headquarters to Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park

By Zjan Shirinian

The Financial Conduct Authority will move around 3,000 members of staff into their new office on the Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park in 2018 ©LOCOG via Getty ImagesApril 3 - Britain's financial watchdog will move its headquarters into a new business district being built on the Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park.
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