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Latvian and Russian rivals locked in fierce battle at skeleton World Championships halfway stage

By Nick Butler

Martins Dukurs (centre) leads at the halfway point of the World Championship skeleton competition ©FIBTLatvian star Martins Dukurs is on course to crown a dominant season with the biggest prize after taking a slender lead at the halfway point of the World Championship skeleton competition in Winterburg.

Baroness Grey-Thompson appointed Join In non-executive director

By Daniel Etchells

Baroness Tanni Grey-Thompson has been appointed as a non-executive director to the Board of London 2012 charity Join In ©Join In Great Britain's Paralympic legend Baroness Tanni Grey-Thompson has been appointed as a non-executive director to the Board of London 2012 charity Join In.

Bangladesh pull off second best run chase in Cricket World Cup history to defeat Scotland

By Nick Butler

Bangladesh battled hard to win with 11 balls to spare over Scotland ©AFP/Getty ImagesBangladesh gained their second victory of the Cricket World Cup today in Nelson to boost their chances of reaching the quarter-finals, while Scotland bowed out after a valiant six-wicket loss.

Marcoux takes home gold to open IPC Alpine Skiing World Championships

By Nick Butler

Mac and BJ Marcoux celebrate following their World Championship victory on home snow ©Alpine CanadaMac Marcoux, guided by brother BJ, provided the perfect start for the host nation by taking visually impaired downhill gold on the opening day of the International Paralympic Committee (IPC) Alpine Skiing World Championships in Panorama.

An African Olympics is almost impossible, says ANOCA President Palenfo

By Emily Goddard

Lassana Palenfo (pictured right with International Olympic Committee President Thomas Bach) has said an African Olympics is almost impossible ©Getty ImagesLassana Palenfo, President of the Association of National Olympic Committees of Africa (ANOCA), has warned it would be "almost impossible" for his continent to host an Olympics and Paralympics.

Children to be allowed to attend first European Games for free

By Duncan Mackay at the Fairmont Hotel in Baku

The medals for the first-ever European Games in Baku were unveiled today ©Baku 2015Children will allowed admission for this year's inaugural European Games for free as officials unveiled a cut-price ticketing strategy designed to ensure full stadia, launching it to coincide with 100 days until the start of the event on June 12.

Sheikh Ahmad to lead seven-strong race for three Asian FIFA Executive Committee positions

By Nick Butler

Seven FIFA Executive Committee candidates have been confirmed by the AFC ©AFCSeven candidates will stand for three positions for Asian representatives on the FIFA Executive Committee at next month's Asian Football Confederation (AFC) Ordinary Congress in Bahrain, it has been confirmed.

Fukushima should host Tokyo 2020 baseball and softball matches if sports added to programme, claims official

By Nick Butler

There have been calls for baseball and softball matches to be held in Fukushima, if the sports are returned to the Olympic programme at Tokyo 2020 ©WikipediaOfficials from Fukushima, site of the world's worst nuclear accident for 25 years four years ago, have called for baseball and softball games to be held there at the Tokyo 2020 Olympics if the two sports are, as expected, returned to the programme. 

Repucom to reprise role as partner of SportAccord Convention

By Nick Butler

Repucom will reprise their role as a partner of the SportAccord Convention in 2015 ©RepucomRepucom are to return to their position as marketing research partner for this year's SportAccord Convention in Sochi, it has been announced.
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