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Pyeongchang 2018 receives first donation as part of O2 plus Olympics

By Daniel Etchells

Pyeongchang 2018 has received its first donation of 15,936 tons of Certified Emission Reductions ©POCOGPyeongchang 2018 has received its first donation of 15,936 tonnes of Certified Emission Reductions (CERs) today to help towards the vision for a carbon neutral Olympics and Paralympics. 

Successful World Cup ticket and hospitality programmes buoy FIFA as legal costs surge

By David Owen

FIFA's report for the final year of its 2011-14 cycle put the net result for the year at $140.7 million ©Getty ImagesWorld Cup ticketing income combined with a bonus from a well-subscribed hospitality programme has enabled FIFA to shoulder a number of additional costs in 2014 without slipping into deficit or dipping into its reserves, it has been claimed. 

USA Wrestling agree broadcast partnership with NBC Sport Group and Universal Sports Network

By Michael Pavitt

The new partnership between USA Wrestling and NBC Sports Group and Universal Sports Network will see unprecedented coverage of wrestling in the United States ©Getty ImagesUSA Wrestling have agreed a partnership with NBC Sports Group and Universal Sports Network which will see them broadcast more than 12 hours of coverage from major wrestling competitions in the country throughout 2015.

UK Sport launch "#EveryRoadtoRio" campaign ahead of 2016 Olympic and Paralympic Games in Rio

By Liam Morgan at the Embassy of Brazil for the United Kingdom in London

UK Sport have launched their EveryRoadtoRio campaign aimed at increasing British athletes' chances of qualification for Rio 2016 ©Getty ImagesUK Sport have launched their #EveryRoadtoRio campaign here today, which aims to increase British athletes' chances of qualifying for the 2016 Olympic and Paralympic Games in Rio.

Fourcade seals overall title as Domracheva moves a step closer to women's crown

By Liam Morgan

Martin Fourcade of France claimed a record fourth straight overall World Cup title despite finishing outside of the top three in the pursuit race ©Getty ImagesFrance's Martin Fourcade sealed a record fourth International Biathlon Union (IBU) World Cup overall title in a row as he finished fourth in the men's 12.5 kilometres pursuit event at Khanty Mansiysk, Russia.

Reid retains Pensacola Open title with dominant victory in Florida

By Liam Morgan

Britiains Gordon Reid successfully defended his Pensacola Open title with victory in Florida ©Getty ImagesBritain's Gordon Reid retained his International Tennis Federation (ITF) Pensacola Open men's singles title with a dominant victory over Dutchman Maikel Schefffers in Florida.

Veteran Purdy rolls back time with victory on final day of Can Am Para-Swimming Championships

By Liam Morgan

Double Paralympic champion Adam Purdy ended the Can Am Para-swimming Championships by taking gold in the 100m S6 backstroke ©Swimming CanadaCanada's double Paralympic gold medallist Adam Purdy celebrated the end of the Can Am Para-swimming Championships by claiming gold in front of his home crowd at the Toronto Pan Am Sports Centre.

Trio of gold medals earns Spain top spot at European Karate Federation Senior Championships

By Daniel Etchells

Spain topped the medal table at the 50th European Karate Federation Senior Championships in Istanbul ©EKFSpain topped the medal table at the 50th European Karate Federation (EKF) Senior Championships in Istanbul, after claiming three titles during the four-day competition. 

Paralympic champions get off to flying start at Americas Wheelchair Basketball Challenge

By Liam Morgan

David Eng led the Canadian scoring as they comfortably beat Brazil on the opening day of the Americas Wheelchair Basketball Challenge ©Getty ImagesReigning Paralympic champions Canada began their Americas Wheelchair Basketball Challenge campaign with a comfortable 76-64 win over Brazil at the Mattamy Athletic Centre in Toronto.
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