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Rio 2016 triathlon test event to take place next August

By Nick Butler

A Rio 2016 triathlon test event will take place in Rio De Janeiro next August ©A triathlon test event for the Rio 2016 Olympic and Paralympic Games has been scheduled to take place in Copacabana Bay on August 1 and 2, 2015, it has been announced.

Gwangju 2015 organisers take part in 2014 Asian Games Debriefing

By Gary Anderson

Members of the Gwangju 2015 Organising Committee have taken part in an Incheon 2014 Debriefing ©Gwangju 2015Following the conclusion of the Asian Games in Incheon members of Gwangju 2015 have attended a Debriefing in the South Korean city as attention turns to next year's Summer Universiade.

British basketball chief welcomes funding review as UK Sport launches public consultation

By Gary Anderson

The head of British Basketball has welcomed news that UK Sport is to launch a public consultation into its funding policy ©Getty ImagesUK Sport has announced that it is to launch a first ever public consultation into how it distributes funding following fierce criticism of its "no compromise" policy which led to the slashing of funding to a number of governing bodies earlier this year.

Hong Kong targeting Phuket 2014 following Asian Games success

By Nick Butler

Hong Kong are now focusing on the Asian Beach Games following their success at Incheon 2014 ©Sports Federation and Olympic Committee of Hong KongHong Kong will be represented by a 126-strong delegation at next month's Asian Beach Games in Phuket, seeking to emulate the success enjoyed at the recent Asian Games in Incheon.

Kiwi Paralympic bronze medallist cyclist quits track but may set sights on triathlon at Rio 2016

By Gary Anderson

New Zealand's Fiona Southorn has announced her retirement from international competition ©Getty ImagesParalympic cyclist Fiona Southorn has announced her retirement following a career that spanned two decades and was highlighted by a bronze medal at London 2012.

Flying disc recognised by International Paralympic Committee

By Duncan Mackay

Flying disc has been recognised by the International Paralympic Committee ©YouTubeFlying disc could one day be a Paralympic sport following the decision by the International Paralympic Committee (IPC) to recognise the World Flying Disc Federation (WFDF).

European National Paralymic Committees to take part in survey on students with disabilities

By Gary Anderson

National Paralympic Committees across Europe are being called on to take part in a survey on disablitiy sport for university students ©EUSANational Paralympic Committees across Europe are being asked to take part in a survey aimed at gathering more information about student athletes with disabilities across the continent.

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.
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