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London Legacy Development Corporation appoints Goldstone as new chief executive

By Duncan Mackay

David Goldstone has been appointed the new chief executive of the London Legacy Development Corporation ©Sport England The London Legacy Development Corporation has appointed David Goldstone, a key figure in the success of the 2012 Olympics and Paralympics, to replace Dennis Hone as chief executive, it was announced today. 

IPC introduces unique pins for Paralympic medallists

By Paul Osborne

IPC reveils unique pins set to be awarded to Paralympic medal winners ©IPCParalympic medallists will be given the chance to show off their achievements all year round with a new unique pin designed by the International Paralympic Committee (IPC).

Canada to take on Germany in 2014 Women's World Wheelchair Basketball final

By Paul Osborne

Canada beat the Netherlands to book their spot in the 2014 Women's World Wheelchair Basketball final ©2014WWWBCHosts Canada have booked their spot in the 2014 Women's World Wheelchair Basketball final after edging The Netherlands by a single point in a thrilling semi-final inside the Mattamy Athletic Centre in Toronto.

Massive boost for Glasgow 2014 as Bolt makes himself available for Commonwealth Games

By Paul Osborne

Usain Bolt has told fans he is available to compete at Glasgow 2014 ©Getty ImagesThe world's fastest human Usain Bolt has said he is available to compete at next month's Commonwealth Games in Glasgow.

FIFA revokes ban on German football legend Franz Beckenbauer

By Paul Osborne

Francz Beckenbauer has had his 90-day ban lifted by football's world governing body ©Getty ImagesFootball's world governing body FIFA  has lifted the provisional ban on all football-related activity imposed on German football legend Franz Beckenbauer earlier this month.

Official Glasgow 2014 superstore opened on George Square

By Paul Osborne

The Glasgow 2014 superstore was officially opened on George Square today ©Glasgow 2014Glasgow 2014 opened its superstore on George Square today as fans were treated to a 100-strong flashmob in the Commonwealth Games host city.

Li Na crashes out of third round at Wimbledon as defending champion Murray progresses

By Paul Osborne

Li Na has crashed out of Wimbledon after a third round loss to Barbora Zahlavova-Strycova ©Getty ImagesSecond seed Li Na has been knocked out of Wimbledon after suffering a 7-6, 7-6 loss to Barbora Zahlavova-Strycova in the third round of the women's singles.

Official theme song announced for Nanjing 2014

By Paul Osborne

Nanjing 2014 today unveiled the official theme song for the Youth Olympic Games ©Nanjing 2014The official theme song for Nanjing 2014 has today been unveiled to mark the 50-days to go countdown until the start of the Summer Youth Olympic Games on August 16.

Tokyo 2020 warned they must get support from International Federations for any venue changes

By Duncan Mackay at Belle Salle Shinjuku in Tokyo

IOC vice-president John Coates has warned Tokyo 2020 that any changes to its venues must get the backing of the International Federations ©AFP/Getty ImagesAny changes to venues for Tokyo 2020 will only be allowed to be made with the full support of the sport's world governing bodies, International Olympic Committee (IOC) vice-president John Coates warned here today. 
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