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Jones crowned GB Taekwondo's Player of the Year

By Daniel Etchells

Olympic champion Jade Jones has been crowned GB Taekwondo's Player of the Year for 2014 ©Getty ImagesOlympic champion and newly-crowned World Taekwondo Federation (WTF) World Grand Prix Series winner Jade Jones has been named GB Taekwondo's Player of the Year for 2014.

Former France and Liverpool manager among speakers at Czech Olympic Committee conference for professional coaches

By Paul Osborne

The Union of Professional Coaches and the Scientific Methods Section of the Czech Olympic Committee has hosted its second successful "Bridges" conference ©COCThe Union of Professional Coaches and the Scientific Methods Section of the Czech Olympic Committee has hosted its second successful "Bridges" conference.

Football tournament at World Games to act as IBSA World Championships

By Daniel Etchells

The B2/B3 football tournament at the Seoul 2015 IBSA World Games and World Championships will act as the discipline's world championships ©IBSAThe B2/B3 football tournament at the Seoul 2015 International Blind Sports Federation (IBSA) World Games and World Championships will act as the official IBSA World Championships for the partially sighted discipline, it has been announced. 

Christopher Davidge, triple rowing Olympian and British Chef de Mission at Montreal 1976, dies aged 85

By Mike Rowbottom

Christopher Davidge, pictured right preparing for the 1958 Empire and Commonwealth Games, has died aged 85 ©Hulton Archive/Getty ImagesChristopher Davidge, who rowed for Britain in three successive Olympics from 1952 and led the team into the 1976 Montreal Games Opening Ceremony as Chef de Mission, has died aged 85.

Kazakhstan President admits doubts over Almaty 2022 Olympic bid but now claims he backs it

By Duncan Mackay

Almaty will have to co-host events with  Kazakhstan's capital Astana if it wins its bid to host the 2022 Winter Olympics ©Almaty 2022Kazakhstan's President Nursultan Nazarbayev has admitted that he was initially reluctant to back Almaty's campaign to host the 2022 Winter Olympics and Paralympics but now, having examined the bid closely, is ready to throw his full support behind it.

Cathy Freeman's missing Sydney 2000 Olympic bodysuit believed to have been found

By Daniel Etchells

Cathy Freeman holds aloft the Olympic Flame during the Sydney 2000 Opening Ceremony ©Getty ImagesThe bodysuit worn by Australian sprinter Cathy Freeman during the Opening Ceremony of the Sydney 2000 Olympic Games may have been recovered, 14 years after it disappeared from her dressing room in Stadium Australia.

Curling coming home as Scotland awarded 2020 World Championships as part of four-event package

By Daniel Etchells

Glasgow's SSE Hydro will host the 2020 World Men's Curling Championship ©The SSE HydroScotland, where curling has its roots, will host four major international championships between 2016 and 2020, including the World Men's Championship, it was announced today.

Australian Senators to vote on potential investigation into failed 2022 World Cup bid

By Emily Goddard

Australian Senators are set to vote on a potential investigation into the failed 2022 World Cup bid ©Getty ImagesAustralian Senators are set to vote on whether or not to hold a full Senate investigation into the nation's unsuccessful bid to host the 2022 FIFA World Cup.

Danish NOC submits proposal to export successful sports model

By Daniel Etchells

Denmark's Eskild Ebbesen, a three-time Olympic gold medallist, has benefited from his country's successful sports model ©Getty ImagesA proposal based on growth and employment in sport, with a view to exporting some of the ideas and initiatives that have made Denmark "a nation of sports-active people", has been submitted by the National Olympic Committee and Sports Confederation of Denmark (DIF).
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