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FIH launches drive to preserve hockey's global heritage

By Emily Goddard

The NHM is home to Gerald Logan’s gold medal from the London 1908 Olympics ©National Hockey MuseumMarch 13 - The International Hockey Federation (FIH) has launched a drive to ensure the game's global heritage is preserved for generations to come.

Malaysian looking for more success at delayed 2013 World Squash Championships in Penang

By Paul Osborne

Low Wee Wern has high hopes for Women's World Squash Championships in Malaysia ©Getty ImagesMarch 12 - As the start of the delayed 2013 Women's World Squash Championships in Penang draws close, local star Low Wee Wern has her sights on following Malaysian superstar Nicol David and making an impression in the tournament. 

More than half of FIFA World Cup tickets released in latest phase sold in five hours

By Zjan Shirinian

Brazilian football fans have been quick to snap up tickets released today ©AFP/Getty ImagesMarch 12 - More than half of the tickets released today for this summer's FIFA World Cup have been sold in just five hours, the sport's governing body has said.

Beijing to welcome world’s top divers as first leg of FINA World Series begins

By Gary Anderson

March 12 - Ruolin Chen will be looking to delight the home crowd inside the Water Cube in Beijing this weekend ©Getty Images The International Swimming Federation (FINA) Diving World Series starts this weekend in Beijing, as some of the world's top divers take to the boards at 2008 Olympic Games venue the Water Cube.

Flagship store for Rugby World Cup 2015 opens in heart of London

By Gary Anderson

March 12 - The new flagship store for Rugby World 2015 has been opened in Covent Garden ©IRBRWC 2015The official flagship store for Rugby World Cup 2015 has opened its doors for the first time today in the heart of London at the North Hall of Covent Garden Market.

Exclusive: Qatar is ready to host World Championships, says FIG President Grandi

By Emily Goddard

Bruno Grandi has said Qatar is ready to host a Gymnastics World Championships ©Getty ImagesMarch 12 - Bruno Grandi, President of the International Gymnastics Federation (FIG), has said Qatar is "now ready to host a World Championships" in the sport.

Hampden Park's Glasgow 2014 transformation gets seal of approval from Ennis-Hill

By Gary Anderson at Hampden Park in Glasgow

March 12 - Hampden Park is being transformed to an athletics venue using what is being dubbed the "Glasgow solution" ©Glasgow 2014Olympic champion Jessica Ennis-Hill has given her seal of approval to the transformation taking place here as it undergoes a makeover for its hosting of athletics events at Glasgow 2014.

FISA bring in mandatory heart condition screening for international rowers

By Mike Rowbottom

Britain's victorious four at the London 2012 Games, with Tom James third right ©Getty ImagesMarch 12 - Health screening to check risks among rowers of potentially fatal heart problems is being introduced throughout international rowing by the World Rowing Federation (FISA).

Pistorius broke down toilet door when not wearing prosphetic legs, court told

By Nick Butler

Oscar Pistorius on day eight of his murder trial ©AFP/Getty ImagesMarch 12 - Oscar Pistorius broke down a locked toilet door with a cricket bat when on the stumps of his amputated legs rather than when wearing his prosphetic ones, the court at his murder trial in Pretoria was told today.
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