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Italy and Ireland to play wheelchair rugby match before Six Nations clash

By Liam Morgan

Italy and Ireland will face each other in a wheelchair rugby match in Rome before the two countries clash in the Six Nations ©IWRFItaly will take on Ireland in a wheelchair international in Rome before the two countries do battle in this year's Six Nations, the International Wheelchair Rubgy Federation (IWRF) have announced.

Singapore National Olympic Council announce extension to partnership with Sunrise

By Liam Morgan

The SNOC have announced a six-year extension to their deal with Yonex distributors Sunrise ©SNOCThe Singapore National Olympic Council (SNOC) have announced they have extended their partnership with Yonex distributing company Sunrise by a further six years.

Gwangju 2015 puts out call for Universiade Torchbearers

By Emily Goddard

Gwangju 2015 has put out a call for Universiade Torchbearers ©Gwangju 2015Gwangju 2015 has put out a call to try to recruit Torchbearers for this year's Summer Universiade.

Canada edge Paralympic silver medallists Russia at World Sledge Hockey Challenge

By Nick Butler

Canada are heading one step closer to a showdown with arch-rivals US after another comfortable win at the World Sledge Hockey Challenge ©Getty ImagesHosts Canada moved one step closer to a final clash with arch rivals United States at the World Sledge Hockey Challenge in Leduc after a comfortable victory over Sochi 2014 silver medallists Russia.

Russia claim relay gold in final junior event at IBU Open European Championships

By Liam Morgan

Russia added to their two golds yesterday with victory in the junior mixed relay today ©IBURussia enjoyed another successful day at the International Biathlon Union (IBU) Open European Championships as they claimed victory in the junior mixed 2x6 + 2x7.5 kilometres relay race in Otepää, Estonia.

Baku 2015 announces agreements with five more European broadcasters

By Liam Morgan

Baku 2015 have signed five more broadcasting agreements as they look to increase coverage of the inaugural European Games ©Getty ImagesBaku 2015 have announced they have signed five more major broadcasting deals which, they claim, will allow one billion viewers worldwide to watch the inaugural European Games.

Champagne campaign goes flat after failing to secure enough nominations to stand for FIFA President

By Liam Morgan

Jerome Champagne has announced his withdrawal from the FIFA Presidential race after conceding he didnt have the required five nominations ©Getty ImagesFrenchman Jérôme Champagne has officially announced he has failed to secure the five nominations required to run for FIFA President, leaving a four-horse race ahead of the election in Zurich on May 29.

Léglise back in FIG vice-presidency role after successful appeal against suspension

By Emily Goddard

Michel Léglise has had his suspension scrapped by a FIG Appeal Tribunal ©FIGMichel Léglise is back in his role as vice-president of the International Gymnastics Federation (FIG) after a successful appeal against his suspension that came as part of the long running rhythmic gymnastics judges' course scandal.

Qatar now a world-class player as well as host after handball heroics, claims country's top Olympic official

By Mike Rowbottom

Qatar players celebrate their silver medals after being beaten in final of the World Handball Championships by France ©Qatar 2015Qatar's achievement in becoming the first non-European nation to reach the final of the Men's World Handball Championships shows this Gulf state is now a serious sporting competitor at world level, claimed Sheikh Saoud Bin Abdulrahman Al Thani, general  secretary of the Qatar Olympic Committee.
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