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London 2012 team to deliver Rugby World Cup 2015 Opening Ceremony

By Paul Osborne

Unspun Creative and Kim Gavin have been appointed to deliver the Rugby World Cup 2015 Opening Ceremony ©Getty ImagesThe team that played a leading role in the Opening and Closing Ceremonies of London 2012 been appointed to deliver the Rugby World Cup 2015 Opening Ceremony, it was announced today. 

Queretaro braced to host World Taekwondo Federation Grand Prix final

By Daniel Etchells at Queretaro Convention Centre

The 2014 World Taekwondo Federation Grand Prix final starts tomorrow ©WTF The World Taekwondo Federation (WTF) Grand Prix final is set to get underway in this Mexican city tomorrow as the top eight fighters across eight Olympic weight categories battle for gold medals.

FIBA appoints five regional directors in first meeting of new Executive Committee

By Paul Osborne

First meeting of FIBA Executive Committee ©FIBAThe International Basketball Federation (FIBA) has appointed five regional directors in the first meeting of the newly-established FIBA Executive Committee.

World's top badminton stars line up for BWF World Superseries Finals in Dubai

By Paul Osborne

The world's top badminton stars are preparing to compete in the Destination Dubai World Superseries Finals later this month ©Getty ImagesAll but one of the world's top badminton stars will descend upon Dubai later this month as they get set to compete in the Badminton World Federation's (BWF) Destination Dubai World Superseries Finals.

Six Fijian athletes awarded Rio 2016 Olympic Solidarity scholarships

By Paul Osborne

Six Fijian athletes have been awarded IOC scholarships in their bid for Rio 2016 qualification ©FASANOCThe Fiji Association of Sports and National Olympic Committee has announced that six athletes will receive Olympic Solidarity scholarships as they bid to qualify for Rio 2016. 

ITU releases 2015 Para-triathlon calendar as sport prepares for Paralympic debut

By Paul Osborne

The ITU has announced dates for the 2015 Para-triathlon season ©Getty ImagesThe International Triathlon Union (ITU) has confirmed a number of key dates on the Para-triathlon calendar for 2015 as the sport prepares to make its Paralympic debut at Rio 2016.

Canadian Paralympic Committee launches new fundraising campaign

By Paul Osborne

The CPC is looking for donatons to invest in future Paralympic champions ©CPCThe Canadian Paralympic Committee (CPC) is calling for worldwide support to invest in the next generation of Paralympic champions in a push to change attitudes towards people with a disability.

Ground broken on new Andre Rodgers Baseball Stadium in Bahamas

By Paul Osborne

Ground has been broken on a new baseball stadium in the Bahamas ©BIS photoGround has officially been broken on a new baseball stadium in the Bahamas as the island country looks to herald a rapid expansion of the sport.

Vázquez Raña facing Kuwaiti opposition for ISSF Presidency as General Assembly opens

By Nick Butler

Olegario Vazquez Raña faces a challenge is his bid to return as ISSF President for another four years ©ISSFOlegario Vázquez Raña's bid to extend his 34-year tenure at the helm of the International Shooting Sport Federation (ISSF) faces a major test at the General Assembly at the Hilton Park Hotel in Munich starting tomorrow.
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