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Gold Coast 2018 Commonwealth Games Village plans revealed

By Emily Goddard

An artist impression of the Gold Coast 2018 Commonwealth Games village shows how the site will look when completed ©Queensland GovernmentMarch 27 - Plans for the Gold Coast 2018 Commonwealth Games Athletes' Village have been revealed by Queensland Premier Campbell Newman, who branded development as "one of the Games' most significant legacy projects".

Changes to Rio 2016 qualification announced by rowing to boost female and global participation

By Nick Butler

The qualification criteria for Rio 2016 contains some changes from the system used for London 2012 ©Getty ImagesMarch 27 - A greater proportion of quota places for women is among the changes successfully proposed by the World Rowing Federation (FISA) to its qualification system ahead of Rio 2016.

Glasgow 2014 reveals dress to be worn by medal bearers at Commonwealth Games

By Gary Anderson

March 27 - The official medal bearer's dress for Glasgow 2014 has been revealed ©Glasgow 2014Glasgow 2014 today unveiled the dress which will be worn at more than 250 medal ceremonies at the Commonwealth Games.

UEFA propose "League of Nations" competition to replace international friendlies

By Nick Butler

The League of Nations has been unanimously proposed by UEFA officials ©UEFAMarch 27 - A "League of Nations" competition replacing most international friendlies has been unanimously adopted by the 54 member associations at the UEFA Congress in Astana, Kazakhstan.

Olympic qualification more important than Glasgow 2014 claims Fiji coach

By Gary Anderson

March 27 - Fiji coach Ben Ryan says Glasgow 2014 snub will motivate his players to secure Rio 2016 qualification ©Getty Images Fiji coach Ben Ryan has claimed qualifying for the Rio 2016 Olympic Games is more important than a place at Glasgow 2014 after his side were denied a place at the Commonwealth Games.

Judo stars arrive in Samsun for fourth stage of World Tour 2014

By Emily Goddard

IJF and Turkish officials gather for a press conference ahead of the Samsun Grand Prix ©IJFMarch 27 - International competitors have arrived in the Turkish city of Samsun for the fourth stage of the International Judo Federation (IJF) World Tour 2014, which is due to start tomorrow. 

Fok re-elected President of Sports Federation & Olympic Committee of Hong Kong

By Duncan Mackay

Timothy Fok has been re-elected President of the Sports Federation & Olympic Committee of Hong Kong ©AFP/Getty ImagesMarch 27 - Timothy Fok Tsun-ting was today officially re-elected President of the Sports Federation & Olympic Committee of Hong Kong at its annual meeting.

Sixteen teams set for battle at Women's World Softball Championship in Haarlem

By Gary Anderson

March 27 - Sixteen nations will head to Haarlem for the 2014 Women's World Softball Championships ©WBSCThe World Baseball Softball Confederation (WBSC) has announced the 16 teams due to take part in this year's Women's World Softball Championships which will be staged in Europe for the first time.

Glasgow 2014 launches search for online bloggers as countdown to Games continues

By Gary Anderson

March 27 - Glasgow 2014 are searching for bloggers to join its Team 14 in the build-up to this year's Commonwealth Games ©Glasgow 2014Glasgow 2014 have launched a search for 14 bloggers who are savvy with social media to help document the final few months of the countdown to the Commonwealth Games.
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