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CAF give backing to Blatter in FIFA Presidential election

By Daniel Etchells

Sepp Blatter has received the backing of CAF ahead of next years FIFA presidential election ©Getty ImagesConfederation of African Football (CAF) general secretary Hicham El Amrani has today confirmed the continent will support Sepp Blatter in next year's FIFA Presidential election.

Lefèvre strikes gold for hosts at Canoe Slalom World Championships

By Daniel Etchells

Fabien Lefevre came out victorious in the men's C1 ©ICFFabien Lefèvre today delivered a gold medal for host nation the United States at the Deep Creek 2014 ICF Canoe Slalom World Championships.

Cameroon, Ivory Coast and Guinea to host future Africa Cup of Nations

By Daniel Etchells

CAF President Issa Hayatou announced the Africa Cup of Nations hosts for 2019 2021 and 2023 following a meeting of the governing body's Executive Committee meeting ©CAFThe Confederation of African Football (CAF) today named Cameroon, Ivory Coast and Guinea as the hosts of the Africa Cup of Nations for 2019, 2021 and 2023 respectively.

Australia's Belcher makes 470 history at Sailing World Championships

By Daniel Etchells

Mat Belcher (left) and Will Ryan (right) celebrate their 470 fleet success ©Sailing Energy and Thom TouwAustralian Mat Belcher has become the first sailor in 470 history to win five successive World Championship titles. 

Shooting World Championships draw to a close in Granada as ISSF flag handed to Changwon

By Paul Osborne

The Shooting World Championships came to a close in Granada ©ISSFThe Shooting World Championships drew to a close in Granada today as the International Shooting Sport Federation (ISSF) flag was handed to the South Korea Shooting Federation and the city of Changwon as it prepares to host the next edition of the event.

Om Yun-Chol breaks weightlifting world record to win first North Korean gold of Incheon 2014

By Nick Butler at the Moonlight Festival Garden Weightlifting Venue in Incheon

Om Yun-Chol celebrates his world record breaking victory ©AFP/Getty ImagesWith a grimace, a pause, and an almighty final heave, Om Yun-Chol broke his own clean and jerk world record in thrilling fashion to take the men's under 56 kilogram weightlifting title and win a highly significant first Asian Games gold medal here for North Korea.

Baku 2015 add oil company SOCAR to list of official partners

By Daniel Etchells

Baku 2015 European Games have confirmed SOCAR as their latest official partner ©Baku 2015Baku 2015 have added State Oil Company of the Republic of Azerbaijan (SOCAR) to their growing list of official partners for the first-ever European Games.

Poland send home fans wild as book ticket into Volleyball World Championship final alongside Brazil

By Paul Osborne at the Spodek Hall in Katowice

Poland stormed into the final of the Volleybal World Championships in Katowice as they sealed a 3-1 victory over Germany in front of a packed out Spodek Hall ©Getty ImagesPoland sent their almost 11,000-strong fan club wild here this evening as they booked a one-way ticket to the final of the Volleyball World Championship with a superb 3-1 victory over Germany.

Denmark and Norway to co-host women's 2020 European Handball Championships

By Zjan Shirinian

Denmark and Norway will co-host EURO 2020, as they did in 2010 ©AFP/Getty ImagesDenmark and Norway will jointly host the women's European Handball Federation (EHF) Euro 2020 tournament, after it was the only bid received.
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