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McFadden completes second consecutive marathon Grand Slam

By Daniel Etchells

Tatyana McFadden crosses the finish line to win the New York City Marathon ©Getty ImagesTatyana McFadden completed an unprecedented second consecutive wheelchair marathon Grand Slam with victory in the New York City Marathon.

USA Swimming names squads for 2015 major international events

By Paul Osborne

USA Swimming has named its squad for three major Championships over the next year ©Getty ImagesUSA Swimming has announced the athletes set to represent the nation at three major sporting events over the next year - the World Aquatics Championships in Kazan, Pan American Games in Toronto and Summer Universiade in Gwangju.

USA Rugby announce 10-year agreement with IMG

By Daniel Etchells

USA Rugby has announced a 10-year agreement with IMG ©USA RugbyUSA Rugby, the national governing body for the sport of rugby in the United States, has announced a groundbreaking 10-year partnership with the global leader in sports, fashion and media, IMG.

Kenya National Paralympic Committee elects new chairman

By Nick Butler

New elections have been held by the Kenya National Paralympic Committee in Nairobi ©KNPCAgnes Oluoch has been elected chairman of the Kenya National Paralympics Committee (KNPC) after an "all-inclusive" election at the Kenyan National Sports Council Boardroom in Nairobi.

Paralympic memorabilia auction to support rehabilitation research

By Daniel Etchells

Paralympic memorabilia will be auctioned to raise money for rehabilitation research ©Getty ImagesThe Foundation for Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation (PM&R) is hosting a silent auction of Paralympic memorabilia to raise money for rehabilitation research.

Chinese basketball league season tips off in Beijing

By Daniel Etchells

The Chinese Basketball Association Professional League tipped off on Saturday ©2013 Sohu.comThe 20th edition of the Chinese Basketball Association (CBA) Professional League has tipped off as the defending champions Beijing Ducks beat the Guangdong Southern Tigers 103-89 in the capital's MasterCard Centre.

Argentine bantamweight wraps up first week of AIBA Pro Boxing action with victory

By Daniel Etchells

Argentina's Alberto Melian claimed a points victory over Kenya's Benson Gicharu Njangiru ©AIBA Pro BoxingHome favourite Alberto Melian beat Kenya's Benson Gicharu Njangiru as the opening week of the International Boxing Association (AIBA) Pro Boxing pre-ranking stage concluded with the bantamweight class in San Carlos de Bariloche, Argentina.

World Wheelchair Curling Championships qualifying event starts in Lillehammer

By Duncan Mackay

The Lillehammer Curling Arena will host the qualifying event for next year's Wheelchair Curling World Championships ©Lillehammer Curling ArenaA qualification tournament for next year's World Wheelchair Curling Championships started today in Lillehammer.

Exclusive: Asia and Oceania keen to enhance cooperation in athletics, claims continental chief

By Nick Butler at the InterContinental Hotel in Doha

Asian Athletics Association President Dahlan Al Hamad (right), alongside Oceanic counterpart Geoff Gardner, has reiterated his desire for more inter-continental cooperation ©David Tarbotton via IAAFTalks have begun between Asia and Oceania to boost cooperation and opportunities for athletes in both continents, Asian Athletics Association (AAA) President Daalan Al-Hamad revealed here.
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