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England submits bid to host 2019 Netball World Cup in Liverpool

By Gary Anderson

Liverpool has today launched a bid to host the 2019 Netball World Cup ©England NetballEngland Netball today officially submitted a bid to host the 2019 Netball World Cup in Liverpool.

UCI announces change to points system in omnium and team pursuit disciplines

By Gary Anderson

The UCI has announced changes to the omnium and team pursuit events that come into effect immediately ©Getty Images The International Cycling Union (UCI) has announced changes to the points system and order of the omnium event as well as changing the team pursuit discipline to bring it in line with the Olympic Games format.

Title holder Murray into Wimbledon last eight

By Emily Goddard

Andy Murray is through to the Wimbledon quarterfinals ©Getty ImagesDefending champion Andy Murray today made it into the Wimbledon quarterfinals on home turf after defeating South African Kevin Anderson 6-4, 6-3, 7-6.

Bid process opens for 2018 Youth Sailing World Championship

By Zjan Shirinian

Bids can be submitted for the 2018 Youth Sailing World Championship until the deadline of October 1 ©Getty Images The bidding process for the 2018 Youth Sailing World Championship has been opened.

Consortium involved in Beijing 2008 Opening Ceremony to produce 2015 Asian Cup opener

By Zjan Shirinian

Melbourne Rectangular Stadium will stage the Opening Ceremony of the Asian Cup on January 9 ©Getty ImagesA consortium of sport event specialists Twenty3 Sport + Entertainment and creative technology firm Spinifex Group will produce the Opening Ceremony of the 2015 Asian Football Confederation (AFC) Asian Cup.

Russian Olympic swimming champion Salnikov praises "impressive progress" at Baku 2015 headquarters

By Emily Goddard

James Macleod welcomes Vladimir Salnikov to the Baku 2015 office ©Baku 2015Vladimir Salnikov, Russia's four-time Olympic swimming champion, has praised Baku 2015 on the "impressive progress" it is making in its preparations to host the inaugural European Games following a visit to the Azerbaijani capital.

IPC seeking candidates for four Standing Committees

By Gary Anderson

The IPC Governing Board will discuss appointments to four of its Standing Committees in Berlin in October ©George Santamouris/IPCThe International Paralympic Committee (IPC) is now seeking applications for positions on four of its Standing Committees, with members having until July 28 to put forward candidates.

Tunisian Jaballah creates history with win at African Judo Championships to top world rankings

By Gary Anderson

Faciel Jaballah (left) became the first African judoka to top the world rankings after winning continental titles in Mauritius ©IJFTunisia's Faciel Jaballah created history at the African Judo Championships in Mauritius by becoming the first judoka from the continent to top the world rankings following his win over Islam El Shehaby of Egypt in the men's over 100 kilogram category.

Germany's Alexandra Röder impresses at World Para Equestrian Driving Championships

By Gary Anderson

Germany's Alexandra Röder on her way to Grade II gold at the World Para Equestrian Driving Championships at Sandringham Estate ©Marie de Ronde-Oudemans/FEIGerman champion Alexandra Röder was in fine form at the International Equestrian Federation (FEI) World Para Equestrian Driving Championships as she claimed gold in the Grade II competition.
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