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FIBA unveils referees list for 2014 FIBA Basketball World Cup

By Gary Anderson

The referee list has been finalised as the countdown to the FIBA Basketball World Cup continues ©Getty ImagesThe International Basketball Federation (FIBA) has revealed the list of referees that will officiate at the 2014 Basketball World Cup that is due to get underway in Spain next week.

Sakhalin tipped as training base for Russian Olympic skiers ahead of Pyeongchang 2018

By Emily Goddard

The Russian Olympic skiing team may be based in Sakhalin ahead of the Pyeongchang 2018 Winter Games ©WikipediaSakhalin has been tipped as the training base for the Russian Olympic skiing team ahead of the Pyeongchang 2018 Winter Games.

Invictus Games will give injured service personnel inspiration, say members of British team

By Gary Anderson

The Invictus Games will inspire and help injured service personnel according to members of the British team ©Getty ImagesThe inaugural Invictus Games will inspire and give hope to injured Armed Forces personnel when they get underway next month, according to members of the British team who are set to compete at the event.

IOC President pays visit to "fantastic" Sports Lab at Nanjing 2014

By Paul Osborne at the Sports Lab in Nanjing 

Thomas Bach enjoys a day visiting the demonstration sports on show at the Nanjing 2014 Youth Olympic Games ©ITGThomas Bach made a rock star-like appearance at the Sports Lab here at Nanjing 2014 today as four demonstration sports try to make a good enough impression to help them gain a place on the full Olympic programme. 

Ten Sports sign television deal to broadcast Gold Coast 2018 in sub-continent

By Duncan Mackay

Ten Sports have signed a dea to broadcast the 2018 Commonwealth Games in the Gold Coast ©CGFAnother television deal has been signed by the Commonwealth Games Federation (CGF) for coverage of Gold Coast 2018, with Dubai-based Ten Sports retaining the rights for the sub-continent broadcast rights.

Olympic Committee of Serbia President released from hospital after stomach surgery

By Gary Anderson

Serbia Olympic Committee President Vlade Divac has been released from hospital following stomach surgery ©Getty ImagesOlympic Committee of Serbia President Vlade Divac has been released from hospital and is being monitored closely after undergoing emergency stomach surgery earlier this month.

Jury panel meets to decide nominees and winners for inaugural ANOC Gala Awards

By Nick Butler at the Main Media Centre in Nanjing

The ANOC jury met in Nanjing to decide the winners of the inaugural ANOC Awards ©ANOCA first meeting of the Association of National Olympic Committee's (ANOC) Awards Jury has taken place here to decide the winners and nominees of the inaugural ANOC Gala Awards Dinner, due to be held on November 7.

Historic return of Olympic golf hailed as strong advert ahead of Rio 2016

By Nick Butler at Zhongshan International Golf Club in Nanjing

Lee Soyoung won the first Olympic golf title in 110 years ©Getty ImagesBudding stars from South Korea and Italy took the honours here today as the first Olympic gold medals were awarded in golf for more than a century. 

Egypt claim weightlifting and swimming titles in golden early-evening spell at Nanjing 2014

By Nick Butler at the Main Media Centre in Nanjing

Sara Ahmed celebrates her dominant weightlifting victory ©Nanjing 2014In little more than an hour, weightlifter Sara Ahmed and swimmer Akram Ahmed secured a golden double for Egypt, and the first two victories for African athletes at these Summer Youth Olympic Games.
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