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Arup appointed lead advisor to Tokyo 2020

By Mike Rowbottom in Tokyo

Part of Arup's proposed waterfront designs for the Tokyo 2020 Games ©ArupArup, the international design engineering consultancy, will provide advice for Tokyo's Metropolitan Government and Organising Committee of the 2020 Olympic and Paralympic Games to develop venues and infrastructure, it has been announced.

Exclusive: Evaluation Commission for 2022 Commonwealth Games announced

By Paul Osborne at the Sofitel Gold Coast Broadbeach

Louise Martin is set to chair the Evaluation Commission tasked to asses the candidate cities vying to host the 2022 Commonwealth Games ©Getty ImagesThe Commonwealth Games Federation (CGF) today announced the team appointed to the new Evaluation Commission set to assess the candidate cities vying to host the 2022 Commonwealth Games.

Exclusive: Kipketer warns of dangers of athletes switching nationality

By Nick Butler at the Grimaldi Forum in Monte Carlo

Wilson Kipketer expressed some concern about athletes switching nationality ©Getty ImagesWilson Kipketer, the former world record holder for 800 metres, has expressed concern about athletes switching nationality and competing for new countries without living there and contributing to the local community.

IPC Swimming looks ahead as it reviews strategic plan

By Zjan Shirinian

The governing body's Sport Technical Committee met to look ahead to 2015's schedule ©Getty ImagesChiefs have met to map out the next year in Paralympic swimming as part of a strategic plan.

Kazakhstan champions head entries for Astana leg of Judo World Tour

By Nick Butler

The draw taking place for the Astana Grand Prix, which begins in the Kazakh capital tomorrow ©IJFA total of 277 competitors from 37 countries are descending on Astana for this weekend's Grand Prix, the first stop on the season-ending Asian leg of the International Judo Federation's (IJF) World Tour.

Football Federation of Australia gears up for life after Lowy with appointment of two new Board members

By Paul Osborne

The Football Federation of Australia has appointed two new directors its board in sight of chairman Frank Lowy seeing his term expire next year ©Getty ImagesThe Football Federation of Australia (FFA) has announced the appointment of two new directors to the FFA Board as succession plans continue in sight of veteran chairman Frank Lowy's term expiry at the end of next year.

World Rowing Awards finalists revealed

By Zjan Shirinian

New Zealand pair Eric Murray and Hamish Bond are among the finalists in the Male Crew of the Year category ©Getty ImagesThe finalists for the World Rowing Awards have been revealed after a public vote whittled down the contenders.

Canadian ice sledge hockey Paralympic champion Murray retires

By Zjan Shirinian

Graeme Murray is hanging up his sled, but wants to continue promoting the sport of ice sledge hockey ©Getty ImagesCanadian ice sledge hockey Paralympic gold medallist and two-time world champion Graeme Murray has retired as he targets mentoring future stars.

Benin NPC to hold third Paralympic Day in Natitingou

By Daniel Etchells

The city of Ouidah hosted one of the three Paralympic days last month ©Getty ImagesThe Benin National Paralympic Committee (NPC) will be holding its third and final Paralympic Day, aimed at developing Para-sport in the country, in the Atacora-Donga region of Natitingou on October 25.
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