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Gold Coast 2018 pledge affordable ticketing policy to ensure full venues

By Duncan Mackay

More than two million spectators attended the 2006 Commonwealth Games in Melbourne ©Getty ImagesVenues for the 2018 Commonwealth Games in the Gold Coast will be full thanks to an affordable ticketing price policy, Australian organisers have promised.

Ricky Martin to perform at Central American and Caribbean Games Opening Ceremony as New Fire flame lit

By Gary Anderson

Ricky Martin will perform at the Opening Ceremony of the Central American and Caribbean Games next month ©Getty ImagesPuerto Rican pop star Ricky Martin will perform at the Opening Ceremony of the Central American and Caribbean Games next month while the traditional lighting of the New Fire Flame took place at the Pyramids of the Moon and Sun in Teotihuacan.

Paralympic medallist Jonkers hands out 100th grant from Sporting Dreams Foundation to Australian skier

By Gary Anderson

Jordan Carroll (left) received his grant from Maryake Jonkers (centre) and Rachel Dodds (far right) during a ceremony in Sunshine Coast ©Sporting DreamsAlpine skier Jordan Carroll became the 100th recipient of a grant from the Sporting Dreams Foundation run by former Australian Paralympian Marayke Jonkers at a special presentation in the Sunshine Coast.

Great Britain claim three medals at UEC Elite Track European Championships

By Daniel Etchells

Ed Clancy claimed a gold medal in the men's team pursuit and bronze in the scratch race ©Getty ImagesGreat Britain put in a strong performance at the European Cycling Union (UEC) Elite Track European Championships in Guadeloupe, claiming gold medals in the men's and women's team pursuits.

IOC ethics investigation into Moon Dae-sung set to be reopened after loses appeal against plagiarism charge

By Duncan Mackay

Athens 2004 gold medallist Moon Dae-sung is set to face an IOC ethics investigation after losing an appeal against plagiarism allegations ©Getty ImagesAn International Olympic Committee (IOC) Ethics Commission investigation into claims South Korean member Moon Dae-sung plagiarised his doctoral thesis is set to be reopened after he lost a court case in Seoul today.

Morocco "to withdraw" as host of 2015 Africa Cup of Nations over Ebola outbreak

By Zjan Shirinian

Morocco is likely to be heavily sanctioned if its withdrawal from hosting the 2015 Africa Cup of Nations is confirmed ©Gallo Images/Getty ImagesMorocco is set to withdraw as host of next year's Africa Cup of Nations because of fears it will lead to a further spread of the Ebola virus, according to reports, with Ghana and South Africa among the countries mentioned as potential replacements. 

Tokyo 2020 will propel Paralympic Movement to "unimaginable heights" predicts IPC President

By Gary Anderson

IPC President Sir Philip Craven is confident that Tokyo 2020 will be a big success for the Paralympic Movement ©Tokyo 2020International Paralympic Committee (IPC) President Sir Philip Craven has claimed that Tokyo 2020 will propel the Movement "to unimaginable heights".

UCI to investigate team of Tour de France winner after third rider tests positive for banned substance

By Gary Anderson

The Astana Pro Cycling team is under investigation from the UCI after a third rider has tested positive for EPO ©Getty ImagesThe International Cycling Union (UCI) today announced it is launching an investigation into the Astana Pro Cycling after llya Davidenok became the third rider from the outfit to test positive for a banned substance.

Pyeongchang 2018 Opening and Closing Ceremonies to be held in city after all

By Duncan Mackay

The Alpensia Ski Jumping Stadium was originally supposed to be the centrepiece of the Pyeongchang 2018 Ceremonies ©Pyeongchang 2018A decision to move the Pyeongchang 2018 Ceremonies away from the city has been overturned by the South Korean Government, it was announced today. 
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