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3x3 basketball optimistic of inclusion at Tokyo 2020

By Nick Butler

3x3 basketball is hopeful of being added to the Olympic programme for 2020, it has been claimed by FIBA President Horacio Muratore ©IOCInternational Basketball Federation (FIBA) President Horacio Muratore claims a door has been opened for the 3x3 version of his sport to be showcased at the Tokyo 2020 Olympics.

Gay Games in Cleveland and Akron injected over $50 million into local economy, claims study

By Daniel Etchells

The Gay Games 9 added $52.1 million to the economy in the Cleveland-Akron region, according to a study carried out by Kent State University ©Cleveland FoundationLast year's Gay Games in Cleveland and Akron, Ohio injected $52.1 million (£33.5 million/€43.3 million) into the local economy, according to a study carried out by Kent State University.

Doha and Moscow to stage World Taekwondo Grand Prix Series events

By Daniel Etchells

Chungwon Choue (left), President of the WTF, has announced the four host cities for the 2015 Grand Prix Series in his New Year's message ©WTFDoha and Moscow are set to host events in the 2015 World Taekwondo Federation (WTF) Grand Prix series, it has been revealed. 

Geisenberger extends World Cup lead with victory on home soil

By Daniel Etchells

Germany's Natalie Geisenberger (centre) celebrates her victory on the podium ©Getty ImagesOlympic and world champion Natalie Geisenberger extended her lead in the Viessmann International Luge Federation (FIL) World Cup rankings after claiming her fifth victory of the season in Königssee, Germany.

Medical Centre in Incheon signs agreement to provide support for Asian sports community

By Nick Butler

OCA and the Gachon University Gil Medical Center have signed a Memorandum of Understanding ©OCAGachon University Gil Medical Centre will become an Official Hospital of the Olympic Council of Asia (OCA) following a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) signed between the two bodies.

Blind Sport World Games launch video for Seoul 2015

By Nick Butler

A promotional video has been released ahead of the IBSA World Games in Seoul ©IBSAA special launch video has been released for the International Blind Sport Federation (IBSA) World Games in Seoul.

Finland targeting first European medal at home Wheelchair Rugby Championships

By Nick Butler

The 2015 European Wheelchair Rugby Championships will take place in Finland ©Pajulahti 2015Finland are seeking to reap the rewards of home advantage when they host the International Wheelchair Rugby Federation (IWRF) 2015 European Championship Division A in September.

Hosts Canada cruise past Denmark to remain on course for World Junior ice hockey crown

By Nick Butler

Canada were emphatic winners over Denmark to reach the semi-finals on home ice @Andre Ringuette/HHOF/IIHF ImagesSweden, Russia, Slovakia and hosts Canada secured berths in the last four of the International Ice Hockey Federation World Championships after each battling to quarter-final victories.

Kip Keino wants doping in sport criminalised to try to stop Kenyan epidemic

By Duncan Mackay

Double Olympic gold medallist Kip Keino wants doping to be criminalised in Kenya ©Getty ImagesKipchoge Keino has called on the Kenyan Government to make doping a criminal offence in an effort to combat the growing problem of performance-enhancing drugs among the country's athletes.
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