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Salem steps in to stage USA versus Cuba boxing match after Florida postponement

By Gary Anderson

April 3 – Erislandy Savón right of the Cuba Domadores will be in action at Rockingham Park in Salem ©Latin Content/Getty ImagesThe second leg of the World Series of Boxing (WSB) quarter-final clash between the USA Knockouts and Cuba Domadores will now take place in Salem, New Hampshire, after the original bout which was scheduled to take place on March 28 in Fort Lauderdale was postponed.

SportAccord to mark international peace day with Convention run

By Zjan Shirinian

The run, on the opening day of the SportAccord International Convention in Belek/Antalya, will celebrate the first International Day of Sport for Development and Peace ©Getty ImagesApril 3 - SportAccord will celebrate the first International Day of Sport for Development and Peace with a commemorative run on the opening day of the SportAccord International Convention.

Hereford gears up to host IBSA Quad Nations Football Tournament

By Emily Goddard

England will face Brazil (in green) on home soil at this year's IBSA Quad Nations Football Tournament ©Getty ImagesApril 3 - The British city of Hereford is set to welcome some of the world's greatest blind footballers as it prepares to host the International Blind Sports Federation (IBSA) Quad Nations Tournament next month.

Exclusive: Hickey excited by new role as Olympics autonomy tsar

By Duncan Mackay

Ireland's Patrick Hickey has been given the newly-created role of being in charge of autonomy by IOC President Thomas Bach ©Getty ImagesApril 3 - Patrick Hickey has told insidethegames that he sees his new role as the Olympics autonomy tsar as "a great challenge".

San Diego submits 2024 Olympic and Paralympic host city bid proposal

By Emily Goddard

San Diego has submitted a host city bid proposal for the 2024 Summer Olympics and Paralympics ©San Diego 2024 Exploratory CommitteeApril 3 - San Diego has submitted a host city bid proposal for the 2024 Olympics and Paralympics to the United States Olympic Committee (USOC).

Kraków 2022 "confident" as referendum to decide on Olympic and Paralympic bid confirmed

By Nick Butler

Krakow will hold a referendum over its proposed Olympic and Paralympic bid on May 25 ©AFP/Getty ImagesApril 3 - Kraków 2022 have insisted they are "confident" their Olympic and Paralympic bid will pass a referendum on its fate set for May 25. 

Iconic Red Road towers to be demolished during explosive Glasgow 2014 Opening Ceremony

By Gary Anderson

April 3 - Five of the Red Road tower blocks in Glasgow will be demolished as part of the Opening Ceremony for the 2014 Commonwealth Games ©Glasgow 2014After 50 years as part of the Glasgow skyline, the iconic Red Road tower blocks in the north-east of the city will be demolished as part of an explosive Opening Ceremony to this year's Commonwealth Games.

Baku 2015 "in very good shape" for first European Games says Hickey

By Duncan Mackay

Azerbaijan's First Lady Mehriban Aliyeva, together with Sports Minister and Baku 2015 chief executive Azad Rahimov, welcomed European Olympic Committees President Patrick Hickey at the start of the latest visit of the European Games Coordination Commission ©Baku 2015April 3 - More than 6,000 athletes in 19 sports will compete at the inaugural European Games in Baku, it was announced today as preparations for the event were praised as being "in very good shape".

Durban bid for 2022 Commonwealth Games divides city

By Duncan Mackay

The Moses Mabhida Stadium would be the centrepiece if Durban wins its bid to host the 2022 Commonwealth Games ©Getty ImagesApril 3 - There has been a mixed reaction to the announcement that Durban is planning to bid for the 2022 Commonwealth Games, where it is set to face opposition from Canadian city Edmonton. 
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