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Glasgow 2014 announces CBC/Radio Canada as broadcast partner for Commonwealth Games

By Gary Anderson

March 17 - CBC/Radio Canada will broadcast coverage of the Glasgow 2014 Commonwealth Games ©CBCNational public broadcaster CBC/Radio Canada will provide coverage of this year's Glasgow 2014 Commonwealth Games in Canada it has been announced.

Youth Olympic medallist Trost to feature in SportAccord Convention "Youth Club"

By Emily Goddard

Alessia Trost is to speak at the 2014 SportAccord International Convention ©Getty ImagesMarch 17 - Alessia Trost, the Italian high jumper who won a silver medal at the Singapore 2010 Summer Youth Olympic Games, is set to feature on a special "Youth Club" conference panel at the 2014 SportAccord International Convention.

Taekwondo hall in Shenzhen opens as designated regional training centre for juniors

By Paul Osborne

A WTF-designated regional training centre for juniors has been opened in Shenzhen, China ©WTFMarch 17 - The taekwondo hall at the Shenzhen Sports School in China has been designated as a regional training centre for juniors by the World Taekwondo Federation (WTF).

Double world champion Barker confident ahead of Commonwealth Games

By Paul Osborne at United Kingdom House in London

Welsh cyclists Elinor Barker is confident her team can do well at the upcoming Commonwealth Games in Glasgow ©Getty ImagesMarch 17 - Great Britain's cycling superstar Elinor Barker says she believes her Welsh team has a "good shot" at performing well in this year's Commonwealth Games in Glasgow.

AIBA announces Taishan Sports Industry Group as official licensee

By Gary Anderson

March 17 - Taishan Sports Industry Group has become an official licensee to AIBA ©Taishan Sports Industry GroupThe international Boxing Association (AIBA) has announced Chinese firm Taishan Sports Industry Group as an official licensee to the world governing body.

Top rugby sevens stars take part in HSBC promotion campaign ahead of Hong Kong

By Gary Anderson

March 17 - Top rugby sevens stars have taken part in a special HSBC promotional video ahead of the Hong Kong Sevens ©Getty Images Ahead of the upcoming Hong Kong Sevens at the end of this month, Sevens World Series sponsors HSBC has enlisted the help of some of the game's biggest stars to take part in a special promotional video challenging fans around the world to "bring their game".

South Korean Sochi 2014 medallists to receive highest sports honour

By Emily Goddard

Kim Yu-na is set to receive South Korea's Chungryong Medal ©AFP/Getty ImagesMarch 17 - South Korean skaters Lee Sang-hwa, Park Seung-hi and Kim Yu-na are set to receive their nation's highest sports honour in recognition of their performances at the Sochi 2014 Winter Olympics.

Canon chairman appointed Honorary President of Tokyo 2020 as seven women added to Executive Board

By Duncan Mackay

Canon chairman Fujio Mitarai has been appointed as Honorary President of Tokyo 2020 ©Getty ImagesMarch 17 - Canon chairman Fujio Mitarai has been appointed Honorary President of Tokyo 2020 while seven women have been added to the previously all-male Executive Board, it was announced today.

ANOC urges NOCs to contribute ideas for future of Olympic Movement

By Paul Osborne

ANOC seeks visions and ideas for the future of the Olympic Movement from NOC familyMarch 17 - Association of National Olympic Committees (ANOC) President Sheikh Ahmad Al Fahad Al-Sabah has backed calls by the International Olympic Committee (IOC) for contributions to the Olympic Agenda 2020.
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