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Queen Elizabeth meets 2014 Commonwealth Games volunteers on visit to Glasgow

By Gary Anderson

Queen Elizabeth II and The Duke of Edinburgh were in Glasgow today to check on preparations for the Commonwealth Games ©Getty Images Queen Elizabeth and the Duke of Edinburgh today met with volunteers from Glasgow 2014 and visited some of the venues for the Commonwealth Games on the first day of a week-long visit to Scotland.

Level-pegging in Battle of the Brands as World Cup pauses before quarter-finals

By David Owen

Nike, who supply World Cup hosts Brazil's kits, are neck and neck with Adidas in the Battle of the Brands ©Getty ImagesIt is neck and neck in the Battle of the Brands as the FIFA World Cup takes a pause before moving on to the quarter-final matches.

ANOC awards two scholarships for second MSA course at Russian International Olympic University

By Paul Osborne

ANOC has awarded two scholarships to the MSA course at the RIOU ©ANOCThe Association of National Olympic Committees (ANOC) has today awarded two students scholarships to the Russian International Olympic University (RIOU).

British performance manager Breisner expects competitive three-day event at World Equestrian Games

By David Owen

The British team's performance manager, Yogi Breisner, believes competition at the three-day event at the World Equestrian Games will be very strong ©Getty ImagesThe three-day event at next month's International Equestrian Federation (FEI) World Equestrian Games in France is shaping up to be "as strong a competition as I have ever seen coming into a competition," according to Yogi Breisner, performance manager of the British team.

Tickets go on sale for Opening Ceremony of inaugural Invictus Games

By Gary Anderson

Tickets for the Opening Ceremony of the Invictus Games have gone on sale today ©Invictus GamesTickets for the Opening Ceremony of the inaugural Invictus Games at the Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park have gone on sale today, with fans set to be treated to a special demonstration by the Red Arrows in a military-themed celebration.

Rwanda to host 2015 Africa International Sports Convention after partnership signed with JAPPO

By Nick Butler

A partnership between JAPPO and RNOSC to organise the 2015 CISA Convention has been confirmed ©JAPPO/RNOSCRwanda will host the 2015 edition of the Africa International Sports Convention (CISA) in Kigali, it has been announced.

Almost $40 million raised for charity at first Boston Marathon after deadly bombing

By Nick Butler

Record amounts of money was raised for charity at the 2014 edition of the Boston Marathon ©AFP/Getty ImagesA record total amounting to $38.4 million (£22.4 million/€28.2 million) has been raised for charity following the 2014 Boston Marathon, it has been announced.

National Federations must work together to improve South African sport, claims SASCOC chief

By Nick Butler

SASCOC President Gideon Sam has urged national federations to work together to achieve much needed reforms ©Getty ImagesSouth African Sports Confederation and Olympic Committee (SASCOC) President Gideon Sam has urged national sports federations to unite to collectively drive forward a reforming agenda. 

England dominates seedings for Glasgow 2014 squash competition

By Gary Anderson

The seedings for the squash competition at Glasgow 2014 have been announced ©Getty Images The seedings for the Glasgow 2014 Commonwealth Games squash events have been released, which sees players from England dominate the top positions including reigning world champion Nick Matthew in the men's singles and doubles events.
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