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Basketball Australia criticise "downright wrong" claims they threw FIBA World Cup match

By Nick Butler 

Basketball Australia have rejected claims the  team deliberately lost a match at the FIBA World Cup ©Basketball AustraliaBasketball Australia have hit back at claims the national team deliberately lost a FIBA World Cup match against Angola last week, insisting the allegations are "downright wrong".

Nigeria avoid FIFA ban after football chief Maigari returns to work

By Gary Anderson

FIFA has lifted threat of international ban on Nigeria after Aminu Maigari has been reinstated as NFF President ©Getty ImagesFIFA has lifted the threat of an international ban on Nigeria after the President of the country's football federation, Aminu Maigari, was allowed to return to work in the capital Abuja.

Baku 2015 announce broadcast deals in Belgium, Romania and Hungary

By Gary Anderson

DigiSport will broadcast live action in Romania and Hungary from the 2015 European Games in Baku ©DigiSportBaku 2015 have announced the signing of major broadcast deals for next year's inaugural European Games in Belgium, Romania and Hungary. 

United States and Lithuania to meet in FIBA Basketball World Cup semi-final

By Gary Anderson

The United States powered passed Slovenia in Barcelona tonight to reach the FIBA Basketball World Cup semi-final ©AFP/Getty ImagesReigning champions the United States will take on Lithuania in the semi-final of the FIBA Basketball World Cup after both sides came through their quarter-finals in Spain tonight.

Romanian Olympic and Sports Committee signs new partnership deal to celebrate centenary

By Gary Anderson

COSR President Alin Petrache (left) shakes hands with Niro Investment director general Vasile Gabriel Nita on a new partnership at Olympic House in Bucharest ©COSRThe Romanian Olympic and Sports Committee (COSR) has announced a three-year partnership with financial group Niro Investment in a week that sees the organisation preparing to celebrate its 100-year anniversary.

ŠKODA appointed Official Sponsor of first Champions Hockey League

By Nick Butler

ŠKODA AUTO will support the ice hockey Champions League ©SkodaCzech car manufacturer ŠKODA has been announced as the Official Sponsor of the Champions Hockey League, with the first season having got underway last week.

2015 IBSA Blind Football European Championships awarded to Hereford

By Gary Anderson

The 2015 Blind Football European Championships will take place at the Royal National College for the Blind ©NEC GroupThe Royal National College for the Blind (RNC) in Hereford has been announced as the venue for next year's International Blind Sports Federation (IBSA) Blind Football European Championships.

Čilić dominates Nishikori to secure US Open title

By Paul Osborne

Marin Čilić has secured the US Open title with victory over Kei Nishikori ©Getty ImagesMarin Čilić produced a stunning performance at Flushing Meadows in New York City to brush aside Japan's Kei Nishikori and secure the US Open title.

AIBA names former IMG and Coca-Cola executive Gough as Boxing Marketing Arm chief executive

By Emily Goddard

David Gough (left) and C K Wu following the appointment of the former as the chief executive of the Boxing Marketing Arm ©AIBADavid Gough, a former IMG and Coca-Cola executive, has been appointed as the chief executive of the International Boxing Association's (AIBA) marketing company, the Boxing Marketing Arm (BMA).
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