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Siemens announced as official supplier of Toronto 2015

By Gary Anderson

Siemens has been announced as an official supplier for Toronto 2015 ©Siemens AGSiemens Canada has been announced as the official supplier of medical imaging equipment for the Toronto 2015 Pan American and Parapan American Games.

Olympic Council of Malaysia President Prince Imran takes part in ice bucket challenge

By Zjan Shirinian

Prince Tunku Imran "survived" the ice bucket challenge ©AFP/Getty ImagesOlympic Council of Malaysia President Prince Imran has "survived" pouring a bucket of ice-cold water over his head - all in the name of charity.

IJF President predicts further growth of judo in China following Nanjing 2014

By Nick Butler in the Main Media Centre in Nanjing

IJF President Marius Vizer believes Nanjing 2014 will help boost the sport across China ©IJFInternational Judo Federation (IJF) President Marius Vizer has predicted that the sport  will continue to grow in China because it "totally fits with the Chinese mentality" and can contribute to the  general improvement of society.

Deadline approaching for Mohammed Bin Rashid Al Maktoum Creative Sports Awards entries

By Emily Goddard

The deadline is approaching for Mohammed Bin Rashid Al Maktoum Creative Sports Awards entries ©Mohammed Bin Rashid Al Maktoum Creative Sports AwardsSports institutions are being urged to send in entries for the Mohammed Bin Rashid Al Maktoum Creative Sports Awards with only 10 days left to go until the submission deadline for the sixth edition.

Expanded broadcast coverage of Women's Softball World Championship announced in United States and Japan

By Gary Anderson

The final stages of the Women's Softball World Champinships in Haarlem will be broadcast to large audiences in the US and Japan after new deal announced ©Haarlem 2014Expanded coverage of the Women's Softball World Championship will be provided in the United States and Japan as the event enters the playoff stages, it has been announced. 

IRB chairman hails "special, emotional and historic" Youth Olympic rugby sevens tournament

By Nick Butler at the Main Media Centre in Nanjing

France, Bernard Lapasset's own country, triumphed in the boy's rugby sevens competition ©Getty ImagesInternational Rugby Board (IRB) chairman Bernard Lapasset has hailed a "special, emotional and historic" moment for the sport as the dust settles here two days after the conclusion of the first Olympic rugby sevens tournament.

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.
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