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ISAF reveal record broadcast figures for Sailing World Championships

By Gary Anderson

The ISAF has announced record broadcast figures for the 2014 Sailing World Championships ©Getty ImagesBroadcast figures for this year's Sailing World Championships in Santander broke all previous records, with an all-time high of 24 networks providing coverage of the event form the Spanish coast, it has been announced. 

Spain and Australia secure quarter-final berths at Basketball World Championship for Women

By Gary Anderson

Sancho Lyttle starred for Spain as they secured a quarter-final spot at the Basketball World Championship for Women ©AFP/Getty ImagesSpain and Australia claimed impressive victories at the Basketball World Championship for Women to top their respective groups and secure automatic qualification for the quarter-finals in Turkey.

Tickets for every match at Rugby World Cup 2015 to go to ballot after high demand

By Zjan Shirinian

A total of 1008 people took part int he worlds biggest scrum to signal the opening of the general ticket sale window earlier this monthTickets for each of the 48 matches at Rugby World Cup 2015 will go to a ballot after high demand during the 18-day general sale window.

Para-taekwondo to "improve and refine" classification rules as it eyes Tokyo 2020 berth

By Zjan Shirinian

The classification rules for Para-taekwondo have been under discussion in Vancouver ©WTFThe classification rules for taekwondo will be "improved and refined" after a three-day meeting in Vancouver, as the sport waits to hear if it will be part of the programme for the Tokyo 2020 Paralympics.

Army storms to top of medals table after dominating in pool at Warrior Games

By Gary Anderson

A dominant day in the pool has the Army ahead on the overall medal count at the Warrior Games in Colorado ©Getty ImagesA triple gold medal haul from First Lieutenant Kelly Elmlinger helped the Army storm to the top of the medals table at the Warrior Games as competitors took to the pool in Colorado.

Nearly thousand schools sign up to Olympic Combined Sports campaign in Czech Republic

By Gary Anderson

Thousands of school children across Czech Republic have signed up to a nationwide Olympic Combined Sports campaign ©CACMore than 900 schools have signed up to a nationwide campaign aimed at boosting youngsters' participation in sport being run by the Czech Olympic Committee (CAC).

Exclusive: Support from Sheikh Ahmad and Incheon 2014 success has boosted Tokyo 2020 bid, claim WBSC

By Nick Butler in the Main Media Centre in Incheon

Success at Incheon 2014 has been hailed as a major boost for baseball in its Olympic dream ©Getty ImagesExcitement, full stadia and media interest at the Asian Games, along with an endorsement from the Olympic Council of Asia (OCA) President, have boosted baseball and softball as the sports bid for a place at the Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games, according to their world governing body. 

New poll shows Norwegians would back Olympic bid if costs reduced and Lillehammer facilities used

By Duncan Mackay

A new poll claims that Norwegians would support a bid for Oslo to host the 2022 Winter Olympics and Paralympics if costs are reduced ©AFP/Getty ImagesOslo's bid to host the 2022 Winter Olympics and Paralympics appears to have turned a corner after a new poll published today shows, for the first time, that the majority of Norwegians would be in favour of hosting the Games - but only if costs are reduced and facilities already built in Lillehammer are used.

ISU asks for synchronised figure skating and mass start speed race to be added to Pyeongchang 2018

By Zjan Shirinian

A speed skating mass start could join synchronised figure skating at Pyeongchang 2018 if the International Skating Union gets its way ©Getty ImagesSynchronised figure skating and a mass start long-track speed skating event could both be added to the programme for the Pyeongchang 2018 Winter Olympic Games if the International Skating Union (ISU) gets its way.
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