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Zimbabwe President Mugabe forces Regional Five Youth Games to delay Opening Ceremony as event begins in chaos

By Nick Butler

The Opening Ceremony of the regional event has been put back three days until Sunday (December 7), it has been announced ©FacebookConfusion has reigned ahead of the scheduled start of the African Sports Council Regional Five Youth Games in Bulawayo today, with the Opening Ceremony delayed, teams and equipment having not arrived and venues for several sports not ready. 

Gwangju 2015 launches new Universiade slogans

By Emily Goddard

Gwangju 2015 has launched two new slogans after a Facebook contest ©GUOCGwangju 2015 has launched two new slogans for next year's Summer Universiade in the South Korean city following an online contest.

Nigeria Football Federation Appeals Committee upholds disputed September elections

By Daniel Etchells

The Nigeria Football Federation's Appeals Committee dismissed all the petitions against the conduct of the September 30 polls ©Getty Images The Nigeria Football Federation's (NFF) Appeals Committee, headed by barrister Okey Ajunwa, has upheld the polls that brought in the Amaju Pinnick-led Executive Committee of the Federation.

World records for Hosszú and Le Clos on day two of World Short-Course Swimming Championships

By Emily Goddard

Katinka Hosszú celebrates after breaking the 100 metres backstroke world record in Doha ©Getty ImagesHungary's Katinka Hosszú made up for her second best performance yesterday with a gold medal and world record on day two of the World Short-Course Swimming Championships at The Hamad Aquatic Centre in Doha's Aspire Zone.

Olympic champion wins first Grand Prix title to put three final defeats behind her

By Daniel Etchells at Queretaro Convention Centre

Great Britain's Jade Jones (second from left) claimed her first WTF Grand Prix title ©WTF Great Britain's Jade Jones brought an end to her hoodoo against Spain's Eva Calvo Gomez to claim her first World Taekwondo Federation (WTF) Grand Prix title here at the 2014 Series finale. 

Australia lead after opening day at Women's Rugby Sevens Series in Dubai

By Emily Goddard

Australia are leading after one day at the World Rugby Women's Sevens Series in Dubai ©Getty ImagesAustralia are leading the World Rugby Women's Sevens Series seedings after three wins on the opening day of the first round in Dubai.

Formidable line-up set for season-ending IJF Tokyo Grand Slam

By Nick Butler 

Many of the world's best judoka will compete in the season ending Tokyo Grand Slam, with the draw unveiled today ©IJFAn eagerly anticipated draw took place today for judo's season-closing Tokyo Grand Slam, with many of the biggest names in the sport set to compete.

World Bowling Men's Championships open in Abu Dhabi

By Daniel Etchells

The 2014 World Bowling Men's Championships begin today with the Opening Ceremony ©World BowlingThe 2014 World Bowling Men's Championships got underway in Abu Dhabi today with the Opening Ceremony as 273 competitors from 49 countries prepare to compete for medals in six events.

Elshorbagy retains number one ranking despite World Championship defeat

By Daniel Etchells

Mohamed Elshorbagy remains the player to beat in squash ©Getty ImagesEgyptian Mohamed Elshorbagy has maintained his place at the top of the Professional Squash Association (PSA) World Tour rankings for a second consecutive month despite losing to his compatriot Ramy Ashour in last month's World Championship final.
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