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Gabrovec elected new Slovenian Olympic Committee President

By Emily Goddard

Bogdan Gabrovec is the new President of the Slovenian Olympic Committee ©OKSBogdan Gabrovec has been elected as the new President of the Slovenian Olympic Committee (OKS).

Coca-Cola named official sponsor of Rugby World Cup 2015

By Emily Goddard

Coca-Cola has renewed its long term sponsorship of the Rugby World Cup ©World RugbyCoca-Cola has extended its long-standing sponsorship of the Rugby World Cup and will act as the tournament's official soft drink in England and Wales next year, it has been announced. 

Ethics investigator Garcia resigns after slamming FIFA independence and leadership

By Nick Butler

FIFA's ethics investigator Michael Garcia has resigned in protest of the handling of his report into the World Cup bidding process ©Getty ImagesFIFA independent ethics investigator Michael Garcia has resigned in protest of the handling of his report into bidding for the 2018 and 2022 World Cups as turmoil within football's world governing body deepens.

Australia feeling positive ahead of Rio 2016 with results of latest benchmark study

By Emily Goddard

Australia are feeling positive ahead of Rio 2016 with the results of its latest benchmark study ©Getty ImagesThe Australian Olympic Committee (AOC) has claimed there are positive signs for the nation's team ahead of Rio 2016 following the results of its latest benchmark study.

Mexico Olympic Committee President wants to revive joint Tijuana-San Diego Olympic bid for 2024

By Duncan Mackay

Mexican Olympic Committee President Carlos Padilla is hoping for a joint bid between Tijuana and San Diego ©COMMexico is trying to revive a joint bid for the 2024 Olympics and Paralympics between Tijuana and San Diego, although its hopes appear set to be dashed by the United States. 

Rio 2016 convene task force to tackle new "super-bacteria" threat at sailing venue

By Nick Butler

A new "super bacteria" has reportedly been found in waters where Olympic competitions will take place at Rio 2016 ©Getty ImagesPollution concerns at the Rio 2016 sailing venue in Guanabara Bay have been revived following the discovery of a drug-resistant "super-bacteria" capable of causing a number of different infections.

Kononova secures fourth win as IPC Nordic Skiing World Cup draws to a close

By Paul Osborne

Oleksandra Kononova secured her fourth win of the IPC Nordic Skiing World Cup in Vuokatti, Finland ©Getty ImagesUkraine's Oleksandra Kononova secured her fourth win in five races at the International Paralympic Committee (IPC) Nordic Skiing World Cup in Vuokatti as the competition came to an end.

Russian sport "impacted" by financial problems but will still meet targets, claims ROC President

By Nick Butler

Russian Olympic Committee head Alexander Zhukov has admitted financial problems will affect sporting investment ©Getty ImagesRussia will continue to carry out and fulfil its sporting aims despite the financial slump that has badly affected the country, Russian Olympic Committee (ROC) President Alexander Zhukov has promised, although he has admitted there will be "impacts".

Tokyo 2020 events should be held in Fukushima to show recovery from nuclear disaster, claims Governor

By Nick Butler

Fukushima Governor Masao Uchibori has called for Tokyo 2020 Olympic events to be held in his region ©WikimediaFukushima Governor Masao Uchibori has called for events during Tokyo 2020 to be held in his region to demonstrate improvements made there since the 2011 nuclear disaster.
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