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Rampant South Africa emphatically end Irish winning streak at Cricket World Cup

By Nick Butler

Hashim Amla's innings was key in South Africa 201 run victory over Ireland ©AFP/Getty ImagesSouth Africa continued their sensational batting form today at the Cricket World Cup, amassing their second consecutive total in excess of 400 en route to a 201 run victory over Ireland in Canberra.

Fasken Martineau announced as legal partner of Canadian Paralympic Committee

By Michael Pavitt

The Canadian Paralympic Committee have announced a corporate partnership with Fasken Martineau ©CPCA partnership has been announced between the Canadian Paralympic Committee (CPC) and Fasken Martineau, a leading international business law and litigation firm, in a deal which will see them act as the organisation's official legal partner until 2018.

Fenninger earns back-to-back victories after triumphing in rearranged Super-G

By Michael Pavitt

Anna Fenninger took combined gold in Bulgaria ©AFP/Getty ImagesAustria's Anna Fenninger claimed victory for the second consecutive day in Bankso, Bulgaria, as she added a Super-G win to her combined International Ski Federation (FIS) World Cup triumph.

Cogdell returns from break to win season-opening trap shooting World Cup title

By Nick Butler

Corey Cogdell won the trap event to open the first shooting World Cup of the season ©ISSFUnited States' Corey Cogdell won the opening International Shooting Sport Federation (ISSF) World Cup title of the season today in Acapulco, triumphing in the trap event to also secure an Olympic Quota spot for Rio 2016.

Exclusive: South African bid for 2024 Olympics and Paralympics "unrealistic", admits Sports Minister

By David Owen at Mansion House in London

South Africa Sports Minister Fikile Mbalula has indicated the country will no longer consider a 2024 Olympic and Paralympic bid ©TwitterSouth African Sports Minister Fikile Mbalula has all but ruled out a bid from his country for the 2024 Olympic and Paralympic Games, telling insidethegames it would be "unrealistic".

Durban officially launch "compact and unique" bid for 2022 Commonwealth Games

By Nick Butler at Mansion House in London

Durban 2022 present their Bid Book to Commonwealth Games Federation President Prince Imran ©Getty ImagesDurban officially launched their bid for the 2022 Commonwealth Games here today, promising a "compact and unique" concept that will boost South Africa, as well as the wider region.

German Olympic Sports Confederation officials meet with IOC as part of 2024 bid Invitation Phase

By Emily Goddard

Officials from the German National Olympic Committee have attended a meeting with the IOC as part of the Invitation Phase for the 2024 Games bid process ©IOC/Christophe MoratalOfficials from the German Olympic Sports Confederation (DOSB) have attended a meeting at the International Olympic Committee (IOC) headquarters today as part of the Invitation Phase for the 2024 Games bid process.

Egypt set to host 2015 Arab Games after two countries withdraw

By Duncan Mackay

Egypt are ready to host the 2015 Arab Games following the withdrawal of Lebanon and Morocco ©Qatar Olympic CommitteeEgypt is set to step in and host the 2015 Arab Games following the withdrawal last year of Morocco, the second country to pull out. 

European Union of Gymnastics set to trial new competition format at Baku 2015 test event

By Daniel Etchells at the National Gymnastics Arena in Baku

The Baku 2015 gymnastics test event is due to take place at the National Gymnastics Arena this week ©ITGA European Games gymnastics test event is set to get underway here on Wednesday (March 4), providing the first opportunity for the continental governing body to trial its new concept of presenting two different disciplines alternatively each day. 
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