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Bowling chiefs call for Olympics to be lengthened as part of bid for inclusion

By Zjan Shirinian

Hopes remain that bowling will be added to the Olympic programme before long ©Getty Images for DAGOCBowling chiefs are calling for the Olympics to be extended to three weeks in the hope it will give them the chance of getting their sport into the Games.

Sri Lanka appoint Chef de Mission for Glasgow 2014

By Duncan Mackay

Nishantha Piyasena has been selected as Sri Lanka's Chef de Mission for Glasgow 2014 ©National Olympic Committee of Sri LankaSri Lanka has appointed Nishantha Piyasena as its Chef de Mission for the Commonwealth Games in Glasgow, it has been announced.

Singapore Sports Hub opens doors to public as new sponsorship deal agreed

By Duncan Mackay

Athletes gave the Singapore Sports Hub the thumbs-up ©Singapore SportMore than 30,000 people have taken part in an open weekend at the Singapore Sports Hub as it was announced food and beverage giant Fraser and Neave Limited has agreed a SGD$2 million (£937,000/$1.6 million/€1.2 million) deal to rename the main walkway.

"I will walk again" vows Olympic gold medallist Van Dyken-Rouen after horror accident

By Gary Anderson

Six-time Olympic champion Amy Van Dyken-Rouen has vowed to walk again after an accident has left her paralysed from the waist down ©Getty Images Six-time Olympic swimming champion Amy Van Dyken-Rouen has vowed she will walk again just three weeks after an accident involving an all-terrain vehicle left her paralysed from the waist down.

Wiggins confirmed on England track team for Glasgow 2014 after missing out on Tour de France

By Gary Anderson

Sir Bradley Wiggins will race on the track and the road at Glasgow 2014 ©Getty Images Sir Bradley Wiggins will target Commonwealth Games gold on the track at Glasgow 2014 next month after it was confirmed he is part of the England track cycling squad following his omission from Team Sky's line-up for the Tour de France.

Medal-winning junior weightlifters awarded by Indonesian National Olympic Committee

By Zjan Shirinian

Indonesian National Olympic Committee President Rita Subowo, with weightlifters Sri Wahyuni Agustiani and Syarah Anggraini, their coach and representatives of the Indonesian Weightlifting Federation ©Indonesian National Olympic CommitteeThe Indonesian National Olympic Committee has heaped praise and prizes on two medal-winning weightlifters at an awards ceremony.

New-look website launched ahead of record breaking IPC Shooting World Championships in Suhl

By Gary Anderson

IPC Shooting has launched a new-look website ahead of the World Championships in Germany next month ©IPC ShootingA new-look website has been launched by the International Paralympic Committee (IPC) ahead of what is expected to be the largest Shooting World Championships ever in Suhl, Germany, next month.

Canada celebrates Toronto triumph as they secure women’'s wheelchair basketball world title

By Gary Anderson

Hosts Canada celebrate their World Championship win after defeating Germany in today's final ©Wheelchair Basketball CanadaHosts Canada secured a memorable win on home soil today as they squeezed passed Paralympic champions Germany in the gold medal match at the Women's Wheelchair Basketball World Championships in Toronto.

Hosts Finland aiming for gold at IBSA Goalball World Championships

By Emily Goddard

Hosts Finland are aiming for gold at the 2014 IBSA Goalball World Championships ©Getty ImagesFinland's men are aiming for gold on home turf as the nation prepares to host this year's International Blind Sports Federation (IBSA) Goalball World Championships in Espoo.

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