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"Serious concern" over match-fixing in tennis, claim leading security services company Sportradar

By Liam Morgan at the ExCel Centre in London

Sportradar have identified tennis as a sport with match fixing problems ©SportradarThere is a "serious concern" over match-fixing in tennis, particularly at the lower levels of the sport, security services company Sportradar claimed here today. 

Saudi Arabia Olympic Committee calls on CSM Strategic for elite athlete programme

By Emily Goddard

The Saudi Arabia Olympic Committee has called on CSM Strategic for the development of an elite athlete programme ©CSMThe Saudi Arabia Olympic Committee (SAOC) has appointed CSM Strategic for the development of an elite athlete programme in the build up to the Rio 2016 and Tokyo 2020 Olympics and the Jakarta 2018 Asian Games.

Fidel Castro's son revealed as World Baseball Softball Confederation global ambassador

By Emily Goddard

Antonio Castro has been named as the World Baseball Softball Confederation's global ambassador ©WBSC/FacebookAntonio Castro, the son of former Cuban leader Fidel, has been named as the World Baseball Softball Confederation's (WBSC) global ambassador as the two sports bid to return to the Olympic programme.

Leading skiers win again at IPC Alpine skiing World Cup Finals

By Nick Butler

Alexey Bugaev was among those continuing winning form in St Moritz ©Getty ImagesCanada's Mac Marcoux, France's Marie Bochet, Germany's Anna Schaffelhuber and Russia's Alexey Bugaev were among those who brought the curtain down in perfect fashion on the final day of the International Paralympic Committee (IPC) Alpine Skiing World Cup Finals in St Moritz.

World class field gears up for Rugby Sevens World Series round four in Wellington

By Emily Goddard

Samisoni Viriviri will represent Fiji at the Rugby Sevens World Series in Wellington ©Getty ImagesSome of the world's best rugby players are gearing up for the Rugby Sevens World Series round four, which gets underway in Wellington tomorrow.

Schedule released for basketball competition at Toronto 2015 Pan American Games

By Nick Butler

Puerto Rico will be hoping for a repeat of their double gold medal winning form at the 2011 Pan American Games  ©Getty ImagesUnited States will take on defending champions Puerto Rico in the group stage of both the male and female basketball competitions at the Toronto 2015 Pan American Games, with the schedule for the event revealed today.

English cricketer Smith named new Hockey Australia high performance director

By Emily Goddard

Andy Smith has been named as the new high performance director for Hockey Australia ©Hockey AustraliaEnglish former county cricketer Andy Smith has been named as the new high performance director for Hockey Australia.

IPC extend "historic alliance" with the American College of Sports Medicine

By Michael Pavitt

The IPC have extended their partnership with the American College of Sports Medicine for five-and-a-half-years ©American College of Sports MedicineThe International Paralympic Committee (IPC) has extended a partnership agreement with the American College of Sports Medicine (ACSM), with the collaboration now set to go beyond the 2020 Tokyo Paralympic Games.

New funding for English grass-roots football facilities

By David Owen

British youngsters will have more opportunities under the new grassroots funding, it is hoped ©Getty ImagesA further 80 English grass-roots football facilities are to get much-needed investment from a recently-established fund that draws on money from the Premier League, the British Government and the Football Association (FA).
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