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Nigerian Football Federation elects new President but court injunction casts doubt on result

By Daniel Etchells

The Super Eagles are set to embark on a new era ©Getty ImagesThe Nigerian Football Federation (NFF) has elected Amaju Pinnick, chairman of the Delta State Sports Council and the Delta State FA, as its new President after two rounds of voting in Warri. 

Australian Kellett to be honoured with special award by International Sailing Federation

By Gary Anderson

Australian David Kellett is set to receive the ISAF Beppe Croce Trophy next month ©ISAFDavid Kellett of Australia is set to receive the International Sailing Federation (ISAF) Beppe Croce Trophy in recognition of his outstanding voluntary contribution to the sport.

Former British Sports Minister unveils Olympic legacy plans in Sheffield

By Gary Anderson

Former British Sports Minister has unveiled plans for an Olympic Legacy Park in Sheffield ©Bond Bryan ArchitectsFormer British Sports Minister Richard Caborn has unveiled the latest plans for the construction of an Olympic Legacy Park in Sheffield, which he claims "will rewrite the next chapter in the book of sport" in the city.

Army continues to lead the way at Warrior Games

By Gary Anderson

The Army continues to gather medals at the Warrior Games in Colorado ©Getty ImagesThe Army continues to lead the way at the Warrior Games in Colorado Springs, picking up five more medals including the first team medal of the Games with bronze in sitting volleyball.

Oslo 2022 axe Olympic bid after majority Conservative Party fail to give support

By Zjan Shirinian

Public opposition to Oslo's bid for the 2022 Winter Olympic and Paralympic Games has been high ©AFP/Getty ImagesOslo has withdrawn its bid to stage the 2022 Winter Olympic and Paralympic Games after the Norwegian Government's majority Conservative Party could not agree on supporting it.

IOC "satisfied" with Rio 2016 progress after Coordination Commission visit

By Emily Goddard

IOC representatives Mark Adams, Christophe Dubi and Nawal El Moutawakel join Carlos Nuzman, Rio 2016 chief executive Sidney Levy and communications director Mario Andrada at the seventh meeting of the IOC Coordination Commission in Rio ©Getty ImagesThe International Olympic Committee (IOC) has claimed it is "satisfied" with Rio de Janeiro's progress ahead of its hosting of the 2016 Olympic and Paralympic Games after completing its seventh Coordination Commission visit to the Brazilian city.

Indian boxer faces disciplinary probe after refusing Asian Games medal following judging controversy

By Paul Osborne at the Main Press Centre in Incheon

India's Laishram Sarita Devi reacts after she refused to accept the bronze medal during the women's lightweight boxing medal ceremony ©AFP/Getty ImagesA disciplinary case has been opened by the International Boxing Association (AIBA) against India's Sarita Devi after she refused to wear her Asian Games bronze medal during today's awarding ceremony.

Exclusive: Kosovo Olympic Committee chief hails European Handball Federation decision to grant full membership

By Gary Anderson

Kosovo will now be able to compete in international handball competition after gaining full EHF membership ©AFP/Getty ImagesA decision by the European Handball Federation to grant full membership to Kosovo has been labelled "very important for all sport" in the country as it continues to push for recognition by the International Olympic Committee (IOC). 

Japanese swimmer Tomita pays one million won fine after stealing camera from photographer

By Nick Butler at the Main Press Centre in Incheon

Naoya Tomita has left South Korea after being fined for stealing a camera during the Asian Games swimming competition ©AFP/Getty ImagesJapanese swimmer Naoya Tomita left South Korea this evening after being fined KRW₩1,000,000 (£540/$980/€745) for stealing a camera belonging to a South Korean journalist during a training session at the Asian Games here.
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