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Ireland seal second consecutive Cricket World Cup win with tense victory over UAE

By Liam Morgan

Ireland batsman George Dockrell held his nerve to help guide his side to a crucial win over the UAE in Brisbane ©Getty ImagesIreland claimed their second consecutive victory at the Cricket World Cup as they beat the United Arab Emirates by two wickets in an absorbing contest in Brisbane.

Americas Paralympic Committee begin hunt for new athlete representative

By Nick Butler

A search has begun for a new APC athletes representative ©APCA search for a fresh athlete representatives to sit on the Executive Committee of the Americas Paralympic Committee has been launched with less than six months to go until the Toronto 2015 Parapan American Games.

World Karate Federation Medical Commision chairman welcomes revised WADA Code

By Michael Pavitt

The WKF have welcomed the revised WADA Code ©Bongarts/Getty ImagesRafael Arriaza, chairman of the World Karate Federation (WKF) Medical Commission, has welcomed the new World Anti-Doping (WADA) Code.

Oman Olympic Committee to hold General Assembly in March

By Michael Pavitt

Oman Olympic Committee have announced they will hold a board meeting on March 31 ©OOCThe Oman Olympic Committee (OOC) have announced that they will hold their Ordinary General Assembly on March 31, following a Board meeting in Muscat.

American team for home Freestyle World Cup to include two Olympic champions

By Liam Morgan

Olympic freestyle champion Jordan Burroughs has been confirmed as part of the United States roster for the Freestyle World Cup in April ©Getty ImagesUSA Wrestling have confirmed Olympic champions Jordan Burroughs and Jake Varner will compete at the Freestyle Wrestling World Cup, due to be staged at The Forum in Los Angeles on April 11 and 12.

There are no fears over Rio 2016 safety, claims Bach despite spate of police killings

By Duncan Mackay at the Windsor Atlântica Hotel in Rio de Janeiro

IOC President Thomas Bach has held talks with Brazilian President Dilma Rousseff about Rio 2016 ©IOCThere are no fears that safety will overshadow next year's Olympic Games here, despite a recent upsurge in violence which saw four policeman killed last weekend, Thomas Bach has promised.

FIFA task force officially recommends November and December dates for 2022 World Cup

By Liam Morgan

FIFAs task force have officially recommended the 2022 World Cup should be staged in November and December ©Getty ImagesA FIFA task force today recommended at a meeting in Doha that the 2022 World Cup in Qatar should be staged in November and December.

Doping in elite sport "likely" to be between 14 and 39 per cent, claims new study

By David Owen

A new study has indicated levels of doping are between 14 and 39 per cent ©Getty ImagesNew Dutch analysis has estimated that the prevalence of doping in elite sport is "likely" to be between 14 and 39 per cent - far above the level of adverse analytical findings turned up by anti-doping tests.

Pistorius' lawyers to fight appeal ruling against culpable homicide verdict

By Daniel Etchells

Oscar Pistorius' lawyers will return to court next month to challenge prosecutors' arguments that he should be convicted of murder ©Getty ImagesOscar Pistorius' lawyers will launch a legal bid to challenge prosecutors' arguments that he should be convicted of murder for shooting his girlfriend Reeva Steenkamp dead in 2013. 
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