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FINA introduces General Management System to coordinate events

By Paul Osborne

FINA has introduced a new General Management System to help coordinate events and administration procedures ©Getty ImagesThe International Swimming Federation (FINA) has today launched a new General Management System (GMS) in an attempt to streamline event management processes and administration procedures for its main events.

Swimmer Ami Matsuo heads Australian squad for Nanjing 2014

By Gary Anderson

Australia has named the 89 athletes that will represent the country at the Nanjing 2014 Youth Olympic Games ©Getty Images World Championship silver medal-winning swimmer Ami Matsuo is among 89 athletes named in the Australian squad that will travel to next month's Nanjing 2014 Summer Youth Olympic Games.

Pyeongchang 2018 sign telecommunications provider KT Corporation as first major sponsor

By Duncan Mackay at the Alpensia Convention Centre in Pyeongchang

Pyeongchang 2018 has signed up telecommunications company KT Corporation as its first major sponsor ©Getty ImagesPyeongchang 2018 today unveiled its first major corporate backer, agreeing a deal with KT Corporation, South Korea's leading telecommunications service provider, to become a Tier One sponsor.

Edmonton 2022 appoint Milley as chairman and launch logo for Commonwealth Games bid

By Duncan Mackay

Edmonton 2022 has launched its bid logo and appointed a chairman for its Commonwealth Games bid ©Edmonton 2022 Edmonton today appointed Reg Milley as the chairman of its bid to host the 2022 Commonwealth Games at a special ceremony where it also unveiled its official campaign logo. 

Cameroon to investigate allegations of match-fixing during FIFA World Cup

By Paul Osborne

Allegations of match-fixing have surrounded the Cameroon national football team ©Getty ImagesCameroon officials are set to investigate allegations of fraud inside the national football team after claims "seven bad apples" were involved in match-fixing during the ongoing FIFA World Cup in Brazil.

Qatar won bid because it was the best but "wealth fuels suspicions" admits country's top football official

By Duncan Mackay

Qatar's successful campaign to host the 2022 FIFA World Cup has sparked allegations of corruption ©AFP/Getty ImagesQatar won its campaign to host the 2022 FIFA World Cup not because it did anything against the rules but because its "bid was seen as the best", the head of the country's Football Association claimed today. 

Glasgow 2014 sports memorabilia set to be auctioned on new website

By Gary Anderson

Fans will be given the chance to bid for sports memorabilia from Glasgow 2014 which gets underway with the Opening Ceremony at Celtic Park on July 23 ©Glasgow 2014Sports fans will be given the chance to own a range of memorabilia from the Glasgow 2014 Commonwealth Games after organisers announced an online auction site will be launched later this month.

Aussie teenage sensation Kyrgios stuns world number one Nadal at Wimbledon

By Gary Anderson

Australian Nick Kyrgios secured the biggest win of his career against world number one Rafael Nadal at Wimbledon ©Getty Images Australian Nick Kyrgios secured the most sensational win of his fledgling career as he knocked out world number one and two-time champion Rafael Nadal in the fourth round at Wimbledon.

Singapore National Olympic Committee electes new President

By Duncan Mackay

New SNOC President Tan Chuan-Jin (left) presenting outgoing SNOC President, Deputy Prime Minister Teo Chee Hean, with a memento at the Annual General Meeting ©SNOCTan Chuan-Jin has been elected unanimously as the new President of the Singapore National Olympic Committee (SNOC), replacing the country's Deputy Prime Minister Teo Chee Hean, who had held the post since 1998.
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