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2016 IAAF World Half Marathon Championships launched in host city Cardiff

By Daniel Etchells

The 2016 IAAF World Half Marathon Championships are scheduled to take place in Cardiff on March 26 ©IAAFThe 2016 International Association of Athletics Federations (IAAF) World Half Marathon Championships have been officially launched in Cardiff.

London 2012 Olympic Stadium to host rugby league match between England and New Zealand

By Daniel Etchells

The London 2012 Olympic Stadium is set to host the second Test of the three-match rugby league series between England and New Zealand this autumn ©Getty ImagesThe London 2012 Olympic Stadium is set to host the second Test of the three-match rugby league series between England and New Zealand this autumn.

Northug silences home crowd by powering Norway to cross-country relay world title

By Nick Butler

Petter Northug led Norway to a thrilling relay gold over Sweden ©FIS/Nordic FocusPetter Northug produced a trademark sprint finish to break Swedish hearts and lead Norway to a fifth straight cross-country 4x10 kilometres relay title at the Nordic Skiing World Championships in Falun.

Germans on course for home two-man bobsleigh gold at FIBT World Championships

By Nick Butler

Defending champion Francesco Friedrich is on course for World Championship gold with partner Thorsten Margis at the halfway point in Winterburg ©FIBTDefending champion Francesco Friedrich and brakeman Thorsten Margis lead at the halfway point of the two-man bobsleigh World Championship event in Winterburg, setting a combined time of 1min 52.55sec on home ice.

Destructive De Villiers breaks world record with fastest ever 150 in Cricket World Cup win

By Nick Butler

AB De Villiers hit the fastest 150 in cricketing history against the West Indies ©AFP/Getty ImagesAB De Villiers produced one of the most sensational innings in cricket history today, hitting an unbeaten 162 from just 66 balls as his South African side crushed West Indies by a mammoth 257 runs in their latest World Cup match in Sydney.

Weir set for showdown with arch-rival Hug in World Championship race at London Marathon

By Michael Pavitt

Switzerland's Marcel Hug pipped David Weir to the 2014 London Marathon title ©Getty ImagesBritain's David Weir is set to go head to head with Switzerland's Marcel Hug in the men's wheelchair event at the Virgin Money London Marathon, a race that will double as the International Paralympic Committee (IPC) World Championships. 

Swimmers, athlete and table tennis player among inaugural INAS Awards nominees

By Nick Butler

London 2012 Paralympic gold medallist Bethany Firth has been nominated for one of the inaugural INAS awards ©Getty ImagesFinal nominations have been revealed today for winners of the inaugural International Federation for sport for athletes with an intellectual disability (INAS) Awards ahead of a ceremony in April.

Serbian National Paralympic Committee set-up new swimming organisation with help of Agitos Foundation

By Michael Pavitt

The Serbian National Paralympic Committee set up the national organisation after holding training ©Serbian National Paralympic CommitteeSerbia have set up a new Para-Swimming Association as a consequence of training and support by from the Agitos Foundation.

Mexico Guerreros end British Lionhearts' unbeaten home record in World Series of Boxing

By Michael Pavitt

Despite Antony Fowler maintaining his unbeaten record this season the British Lionhearts fell to defeat at home ©WSBMexico Guerreros ended the British Lionhearts' unbeaten home record in the World Series of Boxing (WSB) Season V after a narrow 3-2 victory at London's York Hall in their Group A fixture.
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