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Paralympics New Zealand appoints Governor-General as new Patron

By Duncan Mackay

Governor-General Sir Jerry Mateparae has been appointed the new Patron of Paralympics New Zealand ©New Zealand GovernmentParalympics New Zealand (PNZ) has appointed the country's Governor-General as its new Patron, it was revealed today in an announcement timed to coincide with International Day of Persons with Disabilities.

British Paralympian Cichockyj dies aged 49

By Emily Goddard

British three-time Paralympian Josie Cichockyj has passed away after a battle with cancer ©de facto PromotionsBritish three-time Paralympian Josie Cichockyj has passed away at the age of 49.

British Triathlon names 12 Para-triathletes to receive UK Sport Lottery Funding in 2015

By Paul Osborne

British Triathlon has named the 12-strong squad due to recieve UK Sport Lottery Funding for 2015 ©British TriathlonBritish Triathlon has confirmed the 12 Para-triathletes who will benefit from its UK Sport Lottery funds in the 2015 season.

China retain world junior table tennis team crowns on home turf

By Emily Goddard

Liu Gaoyang and her Chinese team mates successfully defended their team title at the World Junior Table Tennis Championships ©Rémy Gros/ITTFChina's boys and girls have both successfully defended their team titles at the World Junior Table Tennis Championships on home turf.

Quarter-finals decided at Women's Champions Trophy

By Paul Osborne

Argentina top Pool A after a dominant win over England ©FIHArgentina delighted the home crowds on the final day of pool play at the Women's Champions Trophy as they dominated England to progress to the quarter-finals atop Pool B.

Designs unveiled for fourth Qatar World Cup stadium on fourth anniversary of controversial decision

By Paul Osborne

Plans have been unveiled for the Qatar Foundation Stadium ©SCDesigns have been unveiled for the fourth stadium set to be used during the 2022 FIFA World Cup in Qatar, on the fourth anniversary of the Gulf nation controversially winning the bid to host football's most coveted tournament.

Exclusive: ISSF Presidential candidate accused of using Government position to try to influence election

By Duncan Mackay

Sheikh Salman Sabah Al-Salem Al-Homoud Al-Sabah has been accused of abusing his Government position to help get him elected as President of the ISSF ©WikipediaA row has broken out on the eve of the election for President of the International Shooting Sport Federation (ISSF) after Olegario Vázquez Raña's rival was accused of using his Government position in Kuwait to try to influence voters.

Bubka to announce IAAF Presidential plans "in due time"

By Duncan Mackay

Sergey Bubka is widely expected to be Sebastian Coe's main challenger to replace Lamine Diack as President of the IAAF ©Getty ImagesSergey Bubka has used Twitter to reveal that he will announce his plans for the International Association of Athletics Federations (IAAF) Presidency "in due time". 

Hangzhou to host 2018 World Short-Course Swimming Championships

By Paul Osborne

Hangzhou in China will host the 2018 World Short-Course Swimming Championships and World Aquatics Convention ©Getty ImagesHangzhou in China will host the 2018 edition of the World Short-Course Swimming Championships and World Aquatics Convention, it was announced today. 
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