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Fiji drop threat to boycott Commonwealth Games over rugby sevens snub

By Duncan Mackay

Fiji rugby Tokyo Getty ImagesMarch 26 - Fiji has dropped a threat to boycott the Commonwealth Games following the exclusion of its rugby sevens team because they did not believe it would be fair to deprive other competitors of the opportunity to compete in Glasgow. 

Radical ice skating reforms proposed by Cinquanta to rein in Dutch domination and judging scandals

By Nick Butler

ISU President Ottavio Cinquanta alongside IOC President Thomas Bach attending short track speed-skating events during Sochi 2014 ©Getty ImagesMarch 26 - A series of measures have been proposed by International Skating Union (ISU) President Ottavio Cinquanta in order to reform figure skating and speed skating in the wake of criticism over the judging and composition of each sport. 

Fear Rio 2016 will not be ready to host test golf event because so far behind in preparations

By Nick Butler

Peter Dawson speaking earlier in 2014 ahead of his criticism of the Rio 2016 golf course today ©Getty ImagesMarch 26 - Rio 2016 is unlikely to be ready to host a proposed test event on its new golf course a year before the Olympics, International Golf Federation President Peter Dawson has warned. 

British Swimming to appeal funding cut to synchro, but not water polo

By David Owen

British Swimming has announced it plans to appeal against the UK Sport to cut its funding for synchronised swimming, but not water polo ©Getty ImagesMarch 26 - British Swimming has decided not to appeal UK Sport's withdrawal of elite performance funding from water polo.

Fok set to be re-elected President at Hong Kong Olympic Committee election

By Duncan Mackay

Timothy Fok is set to be re-elected as President of the Sports Federation & Olympic Committee of Hong Kong ©AFP/Getty ImagesMarch 26 - Timothy Fok Tsun-ting will tomorrow stand unopposed for President at the Sports Federation & Olympic Committee of Hong Kong annual meeting, an event overshadowed by a row involving the only representative from the territory at last month's Winter Olympics in Sochi.

USRowing Board of Directors elects first female President

By Duncan Mackay

Erin O'Connell has been elected as the first female Presidet of USRowing ©USRowingMarch 26 - USRowing's Board of Directors have elected Erin O'Connell as its first female President, it was announced today. 

WSB quarter-final clash between USA and Cuba postponed due to "eligibility issue"

By Gary Anderson

March 26 - The historic match between USA Knockouts and Cuba Domadores has been postponed ©Latin Content/Getty Images A much anticipated World Series of Boxing (WSB) quarter-final clash between the USA Knockouts and the Cuba Domadores has been postponed, it has been announced.

British Sports Minister welcomes move to abolish men-only policy at Royal and Ancient Golf Club

By Gary Anderson

March 26 - The Royal and Ancient Golf Club at St Andrews looks set to allow women to become members ©Getty Images British Sports Minister Helen Grant has welcomed the possibility that women will be allowed to join the Royal and Ancient Golf Club.

Paralympic champions Hagen and Terentiev endorsed for IPC Athletes' Council

By Gary Anderson

March 26 - Finland's Sochi 2014 Opening Ceremony flagbearer Katja Saarinen is one of three athletes elected to the IPC Athletes' Council ©Getty Images Nagano 1998 ice sledge hockey champion Eskil Hagen and Russian Nordic skier Mikhail Terentiev, winner of a gold medal at Salt Lake City 2002, joined Finnish Alpine skier Katja Saarinen as the three winter athletes endorsed for the International Paralympic Committee (IPC) Athletes' Council.
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