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Perfect day for Sweden at Youth Boxing World Championships with three wins from three

By Gary Anderson

April 16 - Oliver Flodin (left) was one of three Swedish boxers to emerge with wins at the Youth World Boxing Championships in Sofia ©AIBASweden emerged as the team of the day in Sofia as they won three-from-three at the International Boxing Association (AIBA) Youth World Championships with Agnes Alexiusson, Oliver Flodin and Aluje Araik Ismail all winning their bouts at the Armeec Arena.

Hosts Scotland name largest ever aquatics squad for Glasgow 2014

By Gary Anderson

April 16 - Double Commonwealth Games gold medallist Caitlin McClatchey will be representing Team Scotland at her third Games in Glasgow ©Getty Images Scotland has announced its biggest ever aquatics squad for a Commonwealth Games as 38 swimmers and two divers are set to compete at the Tollcross International Swimming Centre during Glasgow 2014.

MasterCard announced as official worldwide partner of Rugby World Cup 2015

By Gary Anderson

April 16 - All Black legend Dan Carter was at the announcement of MasterCard as an official worldwide partner of the Rugby World Cup 2015 ©IRBGlobal payments firm MasterCard has renewed its partnership with Rugby World Cup Limited, which will see it act as the preferred card and official payment system of Rugby World Cup 2015.

World's best to gather in Hyères for final sailing World Cup event of season

By Gary Anderson

April 17 - Tom Burton will be one of the sailors looking to win two successive World Cup events in France next week ©Getty Images The fifth and final International Sailing Federation (ISAF) World Cup event of the season gets underway in Hyères, France, next week and will see some top-level racing taking place between a host of the world's best sailors including reigning Olympic and world champions.

Nike and USA Track & Field sign multi-million dollar deal through to 2040

By Paul Osborne

Nike and USA Track and Field have extended their partnership to run through until 2040 ©Getty ImagesApril 16 - Global sports apparel brand Nike and USA Track & Field (USATF) have announced an extension to their partnership which will significantly increase support of USATF programmes, athletes and competitive groups through to 2040.

Swiss businessman becomes first contender to challenge Princess Haya for FEI Presidency

By Nick Butler

Pierre Genecand has announced plans to stand for the FEI Presidency ©FacebookApril 16 - Swiss businessman Pierre Genecand has become the first person to declare his candidacy for the International Equestrian Federation (FEI) Presidency to replace Princess Haya Bint Al Hussein.

Tickets now on sale for Nanjing 2014 Summer Youth Olympic Games

By Paul Osborne

International tickets for the 2014 Youth Olympic Games in Nanjing have gone on sale ©ChinaFotoPress/Getty ImagesApril 16 - International tickets are now on sale for the 2014 Summer Youth Olympic Games in Nanjing, China.

Rhythmic gymnastics officials welcome CAS ruling against "false" FIG allegations

By Emily Goddard

The Court of Arbitration for Sport has upheld the appeals of the six members of the Rhythmic Gymnastics Technical Committee ©AFP/Getty ImagesApril 16 - Natalia Kuzmina, President of the Rhythmic Gymnastics Technical Committee, has welcomed a Court of Arbitration for Sport (CAS) ruling that upheld her appeal against International Gymnastics Federation (FIG) sanctions following the discovery of alleged "irregularities" at a series of judges' course in 2012.

São Paulo to host coaching and classification workshops ahead of Toronto 2015 Parapan American Games

By Gary Anderson

April 16 – Specially selected individuals will take part in coaching and classification workshops in São Paulo this week ©Getty Images Around 75 people from 13 countries in Continental America will attend coaching and classification workshops in São Paulo as part of the build-up to next year's Parapan American Games in Toronto.
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