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Cable 2015 reveal mascot for IPC Nordic Skiing World Championships

By Liam Morgan

Tim Burr will be the face of the 2015 IPC Nordic Skiing World Championships which get underway on January 23Organisers of the 2015 International Paralympic Committee (IPC) Nordic Skiing World Championships have unveiled a lumberjack named Tim Burr as the official mascot for the competition which is due to take place in Cable, Wisconsin, from January 23 to February 1.

Sports Associations honoured by Bahrain Olympic Committee

By Michael Pavitt

Athletics basketball cycling and handball were among award winners ©BOCAthletics, basketball, cycling and handball were among 14 national sports associations awarded by the Bahrain Olympic Committee (BOC) for their achievements in 2014.

Triple Paralympic gold medallist to headline latest British Paralympic Association Sports Fest

By Liam Morgan

The fifth Sports Fest event will take place at Durham University on March 5 ©BPAStephen Miller will headline the latest edition of the ParalympicsGB Sports Fest, due to take place in the North East of England for the first time on March 5.

Sledge hockey players given surprise visit from NHL stars in advert

By Liam Morgan

Canadian ice sledge hockey bronze medal winner Anthony Gale is also a member of the Cruisers ©Getty ImagesMembers of the Halton-Peel Cruisers ice sledge hockey team were given the surprise of their lives in a Gatorade advert shown in Canada.

Beijing and Almaty submit Candidature Files for 2022 Winter Olympics

By Paul Osborne

Beijing and Almaty have submitted their Candidature Files for the 2022 Winter Games ©IOCBeijing and Almaty today submitted their Candidature Files to the International Olympic Committee (IOC) in what is an important milestone in the race to win the right to host the 2022 Olympic and Paralympic Games.

Local opposition to San Francisco 2024 Olympic bid grows as USOC prepare to announce choice

By Emily Goddard

There is growing local opposition to the San Francisco 2024 Olympics bid ©SF No 2024A decision on which American city will be chosen to bid for the 2024 Olympics and Paralympics is set to be announced on Thursday (January 8) but it is increasingly looking unlikely that it will be San Francisco.

Prince Ali to challenge Blatter for FIFA Presidency

By Daniel Etchells

FIFA vice-president Prince Ali Bin Al Hussein will challenge Sepp Blatter in the Presidential election ©Getty Images Jordan's Prince Ali Bin Al Hussein has announced his intention to stand as a candidate for FIFA Presidency.

Pyeongchang 2018 rule out any events being staged in North Korea

By Duncan Mackay

Pyeongchang 2018 have dismissed a proposal to co-host some events with North Korea ©Getty ImagesA proposal for Pyeongchang 2018 to co-host some Winter Olympic events with North Korea has been ruled out by officials who again claimed that no sports will be held outside the country.

Exclusive: UCI heads to Tokyo for talks on cycling venues

By David Owen

The UCI is travelling to Tokyo to discuss the proposed 2020 Olympic cycling venues ©Tokyo 2020The International Cycling Union (UCI) is travelling to Tokyo this week for talks on the proposed 2020 Olympic cycling venues, amid speculation over facilities originally earmarked for the Sea Forest area, including the envisaged $15 million (£10 million/€13 million) mountain bike course.
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