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Russia and South Korea enjoy surprise wins at Judo Junior World Championships

By Gary Anderson

Russian Egor Mgdsyan celebrates after securing a surprise win in the final of the men's under 66kg class ©IJFRussia's Egor Mgdsyan and South Korea's An Changrim were surprise winners on the second day of action at the International Judo Federation (IJF) Junior World Championships in Fort Lauderdale.

Bowling to roll out new scoring system as part of Olympic bid

By Daniel Etchells

The new scoring system will be used at the World Bowling Tour mens and womens finals in Las Vegas ©World BowlingA new scoring system for competitive bowling will be unveiled next month as the sport continues to step-up its bid for a place on the Olympic Games programme.

Glasgow celebrates one-year to go until World Artistic Gymnastics Championships

By Paul Osborne

Claudia Fragapane and Dan Purivs were at Kelvingrove Art Gallery and Museum to celebrate the one year to go mark until the 2015 World Gymnastics Championships ©2015 World Gymnastics ChampionshipsGlasgow today celebrated one year to go until it hosts the International Gymnastics Federation's (FIG) flagship event, the World Artistic Championships.

Four European powers ready to compete in first IPC Ice Sledge Hockey World Series

By Paul Osborne

Italy, Sweden, Germany and Czech Republic will battle for supremacy in the inaugural IPC Ice Sledge Hockey World Series ©Getty ImagesItaly, Czech Republic, Germany and Sweden will face-off in Langenhagen, Germany, tomorrow in an inaugural International Paralympic Committee (IPC) Ice Sledge Hockey World Series event.

Four new directors added to Women's Ski Jumping USA Board

By Daniel Etchells

The United States' Jessica Jerome competes during the first round of the International Ski Federation Ski Jumping World Cup for women in March ©Getty ImagesFour new members have joined the Women's Ski Jumping USA (WSJ-USA) Board of Directors, as the Federation enters a new era following the Sochi 2014 Winter Olympic Games. 

Ban on Olympic visits remains but sweeping changes ahead

By Nick Butler in Montreux

Thomas Bach announced that 40 recommendations will be made as part of Olympic Agenda 2020 ©AFP/Getty ImagesInternational Olympic Committee (IOC) President Thomas Bach has revealed 40 recommendations will be made as part of Olympic Agenda 2020, although changing current rules banning member visits to bidding cities is not one of them. 

Kosovo set to appear at Baku 2015 after Olympic recognition

By Duncan Mackay in Lausanne

Kosovo flagKosovo are set to make their debut in a major international event at the European Games in Baku next year following their historic recognition by the International Olympic Committee.

USOC top brass again draw attention to Olympic host selection process

By David Owen

USOC chief executive Scott Blackmun has suggested there should be a change in how the Olympics chooses host cities ©Getty ImagesA senior member of the United States Olympic Committee (USOC) has again drawn attention to the way Olympic Host Cities are chosen, just three months before the country is expected to decide whether to launch a bid for the 2024 Olympic and Paralympic Games.

Israeli company appointed to major Rio 2016 security role

By Nick Butler

ISDS have been appointed to a security role with Rio 2016 ©ISDSInternational Security and Defence Systems (ISDS) have been appointed IT Systems and Security Integrator at the Rio 2016 Olympic and Paralympic Games, it has been revealed.
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