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Assistant Chef de Mission being sought in Canada for Toronto 2015 Parapan American Games

By Gary Anderson

The Canadian Paralympic Committee is now seeking an Assistant Chef de Mission for Toronto 2015 ©CPCThe Canadian Paralympic Committee (CPC) is inviting applications for the role of Assistant Chef de Mission at next year's Parapan American Games in Toronto.

Right time to move on says Howie as she steps down as head coach of British women’s curling

By Gary Anderson

Rhona Howie (centre) has stepped down as head coach of Britain and Scotland's women's curling teams ©Getty Images After four years in the job, Rhona Howie has announced she is leaving her role as head coach of the British women's performance curling programme just months after guiding Team GB to bronze at the Sochi 2014 Winter Olympic Games.

Paek drafted in to lead South Korean ice hockey squad to 2018 Olympic qualification

By Emily Goddard

Jim Paek has been tasked with guiding the South Korean ice hockey squad to 2018 Olympic qualification ©Getty ImagesJim Paek has been named as the new head coach of the men's South Korean ice hockey team and tasked with leading the nation to qualification at their home Winter Olympics in Pyeongchang in 2018.

Leinonen claims gold by slimmest of margins at IPC Shooting World Championships

By Gary Anderson

There was a dramatic end to shooting competition in Suhl today ©Getty Images In the most dramatic final yet of this year's International Paralympic Committee Shooting World Championships in Suhl, Finland's Minna Leinonen claimed gold by just one tenth ahead of Serbian world record holder Dragan Ristic in the R5 mixed 10-metre air rifle prone competition.

FIFA President visits Qatar to discuss 2022 World Cup with Emir

By Paul Osborne

FIFA President Sepp Blatter with Emir Sheikh Tamim Bin Hamad Al Thani ©Getty Images/FIFAFIFA President Sepp Blatter has met with Qatar's Emir Sheikh Tamim Bin Hamad Al Thani in an effort to review preparations for the 2022 World Cup. 

We certainly hope our FIFA ticketing deal will be extended, says Match chairman amid police probe

By Emily Goddard

Jaime Byrom has said he hopes Match's ticketing deal with FIFA will be extended ©Getty ImagesJaime Byrom, executive chairman of Match, has said he hopes his firm's World Cup ticketing deal with FIFA will be extended despite being embroiled in an investigation into a $100 million (£59 million/€74 million) touting operation.

First participants of Baku 2015 Games Academy set to begin training ahead of European Games

By Gary Anderson

The first 45 participants on the Graduate Excellence Programme at the Baku 2015 European Games Academy are set to begin training ©Baku 2015The Baku 2015 European Games Academy welcomed its first 45 participants this week who are set to take part in its inaugural Graduate Excellence Programme.

Judo returns to Commonwealth Games at Glasgow 2014 as England once again the team to beat

By Gary Anderson at the Main Press Centre in Glasgow 

Judo will make its return to the Commonwealth Games when action gets underway tomorrow ©Getty ImagesJudo will make its third appearance at the Commonwealth Games when athletes take to the tatami at the Scottish Exhibition and Conference Centre (SECC) here tomorrow, as England will once again look to dominate the medal haul.

Nominations open for 2014 World Sailor of the Year Awards

Emily Goddard

Nominations are open for the 2014 ISAF Rolex World Sailor of the Year Awards ©ISAFThe International Sailing Federation (ISAF) has opened the nominations for the 2014 World Sailor of the Year Awards.
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