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Prosecutor warns judge over public backlash if Pistorius escapes jail term

By Gary Anderson

Oscar Pistorius enters court today as his sentencing hearing for killing Reeva Steenkamp continues in Pretoria ©Getty ImagesProsecutor Gerrie Nel has warned Judge Thokozile Masipa that she risks unleashing a public backlash if six-time Paralympic champion Oscar Pistorius escapes a jail term for killing his girlfriend Reeva Steenkamp.

Baku 2015 volunteer programme to be sponsored by Nar Mobile

By Daniel Etchells

Kent McNeley (left), chief executive of Nar Mobile, and Simon Clegg (right), Baku 2015 chief operating officer, sit either side of Nigar Arpadarai, head of PR and corporate communications at Nar Mobile ©Baku 2015Baku 2015 has announced that official partner Nar Mobile will sponsor its volunteer programme, described as the biggest in the history of Azerbaijan.

FIFA impose five-year ban on Mongolian Football Federation President

By Daniel Etchells

Ganbold Buyannemekh (left), has been banned for five years by FIFA ©Getty ImagesGanbold Buyannemekh, President of the Mongolian Football Federation, has been given a five-year ban from all football-related activity for soliciting and accepting payments from former FIFA Executive Committee member Mohamed bin Hammam, world football's governing body announced today. 

Dow Korea hosts Pyeongchang 2018 Olympic flag raising ceremony

By Emily Goddard

Dow Korea has hosted an Olympic flag raising ceremony to celebrate Pyeongchang 2018 ©Pyeongchang 2018/FacebookDow Korea today hosted a special Olympic flag raising ceremony to celebrate the Pyeongchang 2018 Winter Games.

Imamov big hope for host nation as Tashkent gets set for International Judo Federation Grand Prix

By Gary Anderson

Yakhyo Imamov will be hoping to power his way to gold on home soil at this week's judo Grand Prix in Tashkent ©Getty ImagesYakhyo Imamov is the leading medal-hope for hosts Uzbekistan as the International Judo Federation (IJF) World Tour pitches up in Tashkent for the latest Grand Prix instalment.

Glasgow 2014 revealed as biggest catering operation in Scottish history as two million plus meals served

By Gary Anderson

More than two million meals were prepared at Glasgow 2014 making it the biggest catering event in Scottish history ©Glasgow 2014More than two million meals were prepared for athletes, officials, media, volunteers and spectators during the Glasgow 2014 Commonwealth Games making them the biggest catering event in Scotland's history, it has been revealed. 

Bahrain and Saudi Arabia to host 2016 Asian Junior and Youth Fencing Championships

By Daniel Etchells

The Fencing Confederation of Asia has awarded the Asian Junior and Youth Fencing Championships to Bahrain and Saudi Arabia ©Fencing Confederation of AsiaSaudi Arabia and Bahrain have been announced as the hosts of the 2016 Asian Junior and Youth Fencing Championships at the Asian Fencing Confederation's General Assembly.

New Delhi to host inaugural Para Open Games

By Emily Goddard

Delhi will host the inaugural Para Open Games next year ©Getty ImagesIndian capital New Delhi has been revealed as the host of the inaugural Para Open Games next year.

Thailand's Prime Minister General addresses 2014 Asian Para Games team

By Daniel Etchells

Prime Minister General, Prayuth Chan-ocha, met the Thailand team ahead of the Asian Para Games in Incheon ©Getty ImagesThe 336 athletes, coaches and staff due to represent Thailand at the 2014 Asian Para Games in South Korea have been addressed by their Prime Minister General Prayuth Chan-ocha.
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