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Sweden pull out of hosting 2015 American Football World Championships

By Michael Pavitt

The United States American Football team celebrates winning the 2011 final in Vienna ©Getty ImagesThe International Federation of American Football (IFAF) have announced that the 2015 World Championship will no longer take place in Sweden, with plans proposed to move the event to the United States. 

Tonge appointed acting chairman of British Table Tennis Association for People with Disabilities

By Paul Osborne

Karen Tonge has been appointed acting chairman of the British Table Tennis Association for People with Disabilities ©TableTennis EnglandKaren Tonge has been appointed acting chairman of the British Table Tennis Association for People with Disabilities (BTTAD).

CPISRA begins selection process for Wheelchair Slalom Committee

By Daniel Etchells

CPISRA is forming a Wheelchair Slalom Committee ©CPISRAThe Cerebral Palsy International Sports and Recreation Association (CPISRA) Executive Committee has begun the selection process to form a Wheelchair Slalom Committee after asking its members to nominate candidates. 

Canada seal World Junior Hockey Championships gold in dramatic final

By Liam Morgan

Canada celebrate their first gold medal for six years after a tense 5-4 victory over RussiaCanada survived a late comeback from Russia to win their first International Ice Hockey Federation World Junior Championships gold medal since 2009.

Brasilia pull out of hosting 2019 Summer Universiade

By Daniel Etchells

Brasilia will not host the 2019 Summer Universiade, according to Hélio Doyle, the Federal District Government's chief of staff and transition coordinator ©Getty ImagesThe 2019 Summer Universiade will not take place in Brasilia as planned according to a leading official within the city's Federal District Government.

Ice hockey President admits Beijing is clear favourite in 2022 Olympic race ahead of Candidature File deadline

By Nick Butler

René Fasel has admitted Beijing is favourite in the 2022 Olympic race ©Getty ImagesInternational Ice Hockey Federation (IIHF) President René Fasel has risked upsetting the International Olympic Committee (IOC) by predicting Beijing will win the race for the 2022 Winter Olympics and Paralympics.

North Korea could host some snowboard events during Pyeongchang 2018, claims Gangwon Province Governor

By Duncan Mackay

Masikryong ski resort has been lobbying to host events during Pyeongchang 2018 ©Getty ImagesPyeongchang 2018 could hold some snowboarding events in North Korea if a radical plan by Gangwon Province Governor Choi Moon-soon is adopted.

Sheikh Ahmad to meet Indonesian President during OCA visit to Jakarta

By Liam Morgan

Sheikh Ahmad will meet with Indonesia President Joko Widodo when the OCA delegation comes to Jakarta ©Getty ImagesOlympic Council of Asia (OCA) President Sheikh Ahmad Al Fahad Al Sabah will meet Indonesian counterpart Joko Widodo for the first time when an OCA delegation visits the country this week to inspect preparations for the 2018 Asian Games. 

West Ham United appoint project manager to ensure Olympic Stadium “looks and feels” like home

By David Owen

West Ham United will play their home matches at London's Olympic Stadium from the start of the 2016-17 season ©Getty ImagesWest Ham United, the English Premier League football club, is making further progress with its plans to move into London's Olympic Stadium in 2016.
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