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Paralympics New Zealand appoint first Commercial and Marketing Director

By Paul Osborne 

Rachel Froggatt has been appointed commercial and marketing director at Paralympics New Zealand ©PNZRachel Froggatt has been appointed Commercial and Marketing Director at Paralympics New Zealand (PNZ) to continue the growth of the organisation.

APC working with Wikipedia to produce over 800 articles on Australian Paralympic history

By Nick Butler

The project with Wikimedia has been a strong way to draw attention to the Paralympic Movement in Australia ©APCA special collaboration between the Australian Paralympic Committee (APC) and Wikimedia Australia has attracted huge online interest. 

Cameroon targeting improvement after reaping benefits of IJF development programme

By Nick Butler

The Cameroon Judo Federation are benefitting from support from the IJF ©IJFCameroon has become the latest country to benefit from the International Judo Federation's (IJF) development programme, with equipment and support for several national events having been provided in 2014.  

Argentinian students successfully complete inaugural sports management course

By Paul Osborne

The first Advanced Course in Sports Management has come to an end in Argentina ©COAThe Argentine Olympic Committee's (COA) inaugural advanced course in sports management has come to a successful conclusion after nine months of intensive training for its students.

Superb start for Argentina at FIH Champions Trophy in final event for hockey legend

By Paul Osborne

Luciana Aymar receives a gift from FIH President President Leandro Negre prior to the opening match in Argentina ©FIHLuciana Aymar was given a passionate send off on the opening day of the International Hockey Federation (FIH) Champions Trophy as the eight-time Player of the Year took to the field for the final event of her illustrious hockey career.

Bach becomes first IOC President to attend summit of French speaking nations

By Daniel Etchells

Thomas Bach, President of the IOC, is a special guest at the 15th Summit of French-speaking nations ©Getty Images As the culmination of Agenda 2020 moves ever closer, International Olympic Committee (IOC) President Thomas Bach will outline the importance of sport at the 15th Summit of French-speaking nations in Dakar.

FINA to introduce mixed gender events in diving and synchronised swimming

By Nick Butler

A number of key decisions were passed at the FINA Congress today in Doha, including regarding the introduction of mixed eventsMixed gender events in synchronised swimming and diving have been given the green light by the International Swimming Federation (FINA) following an Extraordinary Congress in Doha today.

Sochi 2014 head Chernyshenko appointed President of Kontinental Hockey League

By Nick Butler

Sochi 2014 chief Dmitry Chernyshenko has been appointed head of the Kontinental Hockey League ©AFP/Getty ImagesRussian President Vladimir Putin has congratulated Dmitry Chernyshenko, head of the Organising Committee for the Sochi 2014 Winter Olympics and Paralympics, after his appointment as President of the Kontinental Hockey League (KHL).

Brazilian judge rejects request to halt Rio 2016 Olympic golf course construction

By Daniel Etchells

The construction of the Rio 2016 golf course will continue despite the concerns of environmentalists ©Getty ImagesEnvironmentalists' attempts to halt the development of the Rio 2016 golf course have been rejected by a judge from the Olympic host nation.

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