Top Story

Egyptian, South African and Moroccan rhythmic gymnasts qualify for Nanjing 2014

By Emily Goddard

Egyptian, South African and Moroccan rhythmic gymnasts have qualified for the Nanjing 2014 Youth Olympic Games ©FIGApril 7 - The International Gymnastics Federation (FIG) has revealed that athletes from Egypt, South Africa and Morocco have qualified to compete at the Nanjing 2014 Youth Olympics following last month's African Gymnastics Championships in Tshwane.

England’s women continue goal-fest with water polo win over South Africa

By Gary Anderson

April 7 - Angie Winstanley-Smith helped her England side to their second successive win at the Commonwealth Water Polo Championships in Aberdeen ©Getty Images After trouncing Wales yesterday, England's women continued their superb start to the Commonwealth Water Polo Championships in Aberdeen with another fine win, this time seeing off the challenge of South Africa 9-3.

Generations For Peace volunteers celebrate international peace day in 15 countries

By Zjan Shirinian

Generations For Peace volunteers celebrated the first International Day of Sport for Development and Peace with events in 15 countries ©Generations For Peace April 7 - Generations For Peace volunteers in 15 countries have led activities to demonstrate the power of sport as part of the first International Day of Sport for Development and Peace

SportAccord Convention set to be three times bigger next year as Vizer launches new "complex strategy"

By Duncan Mackay at the Susesi Convention Center in Belek

Marius Vizer is set to launch a new strategy for the 2015 SportAccord International Convention, he has revealed ©SportAccord ConventionApril 7 - SportAccord International Convention, the most important annual conference on the sporting calendar, appears set to undergo a radical overhaul in 2015 with the event being more than three times bigger than this year's, it was revealed here today. 

Sochi 2014 posts 5 billion ruble profit

By Emily Goddard

Sochi 2014 has posted a profit of 5 billion rubles ©Getty ImagesApril 7 - Sochi 2014 today revealed an operational profit of 5 billion rubles (£85 million/$140 million/€102 million) following its hosting of the Winter Olympics and Paralympics earlier this year.

Exclusive: Commonwealth Games Federation find new headquarters in London as close in on chief executive appointment

By Duncan Mackay

The Commonwealth Games Federation are set to remain in London - at least for now - after finding new headquarters ©CGF April 7 - The Commonwealth Games Federation (CGF) are preparing to move to new headquarters in London later this year with interviews to find a new chief executive set to be held soon in Dubai, insidethegames can reveal.

Perurena elected President of International World Games Association

By Paul Osborne at the Susesi Convention Center in Belek

José Perurena has been elected President of the International World Games Association ©IWGAApril 7 - José Perurena has been voted President of the International World Games Association (IWGA) following a vote at the general annual meeting here.

Thousands oppose explosive Glasgow 2014 Opening Ceremony

By Emily Goddard

Thousands of people have signed a petition to try to stop Glasgow 2014's plans to blow up a series of tower blocks as part of the Commonwealth Games Opening Ceremony ©AFP/Getty ImagesApril 7 - More than 8,000 people have signed a petition to try to stop Glasgow 2014's plans to blow up a series of tower blocks in the Scottish city as part of the Commonwealth Games Opening Ceremony.

"I have terrible nightmares about what happened that night" claims Pistorius

By Nick Butler

Oscar Pistorius was emotional in court today as the murder trial resumed ©AFP/Getty ImagesApril 7 - Oscar Pistorius made an emotional first appearance in the witness box on the resumption of his murder trial following a 10 day adjournment in Pretoria today.
Page 32 of 782