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Tadese and Kabuu seeking lion's share of $245,000 prize money at World Half Marathon Championships

By Mike Rowbottom

March 2zesenaytadesederssachimsaJohnNzaumwangangi2012gi5 - Runners at the International Association of Athletics Federations (IAAF) World Half Marathon Championships in Copenhagen on Saturday (March 29) will be competing for total prize money of $245,000 (£148,000/€177,000).

Arena Group unveils plans for Glasgow 2014 venue overlay and temporary structures

By Gary Anderson

March 25 - Arena Group has revealed its plans for the installation of temporay seating and overlay across 10 Glasgow 2014 venues ©Glasgow 2014Glasgow 2014 partner Arena Group has revealed its plans for supplying overlay and temporary structures across 10 venues at this year's Commonwealth Games.

Miami gears up to welcome top Paralympic swimmers for Pan Pacific qualifier

By Gary Anderson

March 25 - Ian Silverman will be one of the big names competing in Miami this week ©Getty Images A host of Paralympic and world champions are set to do battle in Miami this week as the Ransom Everglades School hosts the US Paralympics Spring Swimming National Championships/Spring CanAm which act as a qualifier for the Pan Pacific Para-Swimming Championships in August.

St Kitts and Nevis Olympic Committee awards coach Cannonier coaching scholarship

By Paul Osborne

Everton Cannonier has been awarded a coaching scholarship to train at the Semmelweis Institute of Coaching and Sports Education in Budapest, Hungary ©SKNOCMarch 25 - Everton Cannonier, a football coach and trainer from Saint Kitts and Nevis, has been awarded a coaching scholarship to train at the prestigious Semmelweis Institute of Coaching and Sports Education in Budapest.

Nissan help drive Paralympian Stefanie Reid to success at Rio 2016

By Gary Anderson

March 25 - Stefanie Reid poses with her new Nissan Juke Nismo ©NissanBritish Paralympic medallist Stefanie Reid is being supported in her quest for gold at Rio 2016 by being provided with a new Nissan Juke Nismo car to drive to training and competitions.

Cities need more help when bidding for major events warn experts

By Paul Osborne

The International Olympic Committee needs to do more to work with potential bid cities according to an expert panel of bid consultants ©Getty ImagesMarch 25 - There needs to be focus more on the long-term development of host cities to provide a successful future for the Olympic Movement, according to a panel of bid consultant experts.

Kraków Mayor calls for referendum on 2022 Winter Olympics and Paralympics

By Gary Anderson

March 25 - Kraków citizens may yet be asked to vote on the city's bid for the 2022 Winter Olympic and Paralympic Games ©Getty Images The Mayor of Kraków, Jacek Majchrowski has revealed he wants to hold a referendum to gain the consent of locals for the city's bid to host the 2022 Winter Olympic and Paralympic Games.

SportAccord International Convention investigating ways to circumnavigate Turkish Twitter ban

By Paul Osborne

The Turkish government sparked outrage last week when it restricted access to social media site Twitter ©AFP/Getty ImagesMarch 25 - Organisers of next month's SportAccord International Convention are confident the event in in Belek/Antalya will prove a success despite Turkey's controversial ban of social media site Twitter, which they are trying to find a way around.

FIFA earmarks extra $70 million for 2014 World Cup

By David Owen

FIFA was forced to earmarked $70 million last year due to expected costs associated with the problem-plagued 2014 World Cup in Brazil ©LatinContent/Getty ImagesMarch 25 - Unexpected costs last year forced FIFA to earmark an extra $70 million (£42 million/€50 million) for the problem-plagued 2014 World Cup in Brazil.
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