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Home favourite lives up to billing as Olympic medallists fall in AIBA Pro Boxing action

By Gary Anderson

Armen Zakaryan of Russia delivered on his favourite tag with victory over Ukrainian rival Vyacheslav Kyslytsyn in the AIBA Pro Boxing competition ©AIBA Pro BoxingRussian number one seed Armen Zakaryan lived up to his billing as pre-tournament favourite he earned an impressive win in Novosibirsk on a night that saw two Olympic medallists fail to progress in the International Boxing Association (AIBA) Pro Boxing competition.

Design and construction team selected for United States Olympic Museum and Hall of Fame

By Paul Osborne

The team set to design and constuct the United States Olympic Musem and Hall of Fame has been announced ©UnitetdStatesOlympicMusemA team has been put together by the United States Olympic Museum and Hall of Fame to design and construct an iconic and interactive Olympic museum in the heart of Colorado Springs.

Eugene bid for 2019 IAAF World Championships praised but Coe warns of "operational" challenges

By Duncan Mackay

Hayward Field, which markets itself as TrackTown USA, is one of three bidders to host the IAAF 2019 World Championships ©Getty ImagesSebastian Coe has admitted it would be a big moment in the sport's history if Eugene wins its bid to host the 2019 International Association of Athletics Federations (IAAF). 

International Ski Federation chief warns FIFA against 2022 World Cup clash

By Paul Osborne

FIS President Gian-Franco Kasper has warned FIFA against hosting the World Cup on dates that would clash with ther Winter Olympics ©Getty ImagesInternational Ski Federation (FIS) President Gian-Franco Kasper has warned FIFA against hosting the 2022 World Cup in Qatar at the same time as the Winter Olympics. 

New baseball and softball facility to be built in Manchester

By Gary Anderson

A new baseball and softball facility is set to be opened in Manchester in 2017 ©BaseballSoftballUKBaseballSoftballUK (BSUK) has announced that construction is set to begin on a new purpose built baseball and softball facility in Manchester.

Prosecutors to appeal verdict and sentence given to Oscar Pistorius

By Paul Osborne

South African prosecutors are set to appeal the verdict and sentence given to Oscar Pistorius ©Getty ImagesSouth African prosecutors will appeal the conviction and sentence given to Paralympic sprinter Oscar Pistorius, they announced today.

Rousseff congratulated on re-election as Brazilian President by Bach

By Duncan Mackay

Dilma Rousseff has been congratulated on her re-election as Brazilian President by Thomas Bach ©Getty ImagesDilma Rousseff has been congratulated on her re-election as President of Brazil by Thomas Bach, head of the International Olympic Committee (IOC), which means she will remain in charge for Rio 2016.

ISAF chief executive resigns after 17 years with sailing's world governing body

By Daniel Etchells

The ISAF will have to find a replacement for the outgoing chief executive Jerome Pels ©ISAFJerome Pels, chief executive of the International Sailing Federation (ISAF), has resigned after spending more than 17 years with the organisation.

Official emblem for 2018 FIFA World Cup to be unveiled on Bolshoi Theatre

By Paul Osborne

Russia is set to unveil the emblem for the 2018 FIFA World Cup tomorrow ©Russia 2018The official emblem of the 2018 FIFA World Cup in Russia is set to be revealed on the Bolshoi Theatre in Moscow tomorrow.

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