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Prince Feisal celebrates successful Generations For Peace Sochi Camp 2014

By Paul Osborne

HRH Prince Feisal Al Hussein, founder and chairman of Generations For Peace, with Mayor Anatoly Pakhomov of Sochi City Administration ©GenerationsForPeaceMarch 15 - Prince Feisal Al Hussein, founder and chairman of Generations For Peace, has praised the participants of the latest Sochi Camp 2014 for their "great enthusiasm and energy" following their efforts during the eight-day peace building training programme.

US to defend FIBA Women's World Championship title in Group D following official draw

By Paul Osborne

The Official Draw for the 2014 FIBA World Championship for Women took place at the Ciragan Palace in Istanbul ©2014 FIBAMarch 15 - The United States women are set to get their International Basketball Federation (FIBA) World Championship title defence under way against China after they were placed together in Group D at today's official draw at the Çırağan Palace in Istanbul.

Bahrain to launch School Olympics

By Emily Goddard

The Bahrain Olympic Committee is launching its own School Olympics ©BOCMarch 15 - The Bahrain Olympic Committee (BOC) and the nation's Education Ministry are joining forces to launch a School Olympics.

Golden day for China at FINA Diving World Series

By Paul Osborne

Wang Han stole victory from compatriot He Zi on day two of the FINA Diving World Series in Beijing ©Getty ImagesMarch 15 - After dominating proceedings on day one, Chinese athletes have gone one better and completed a clean sweep in today's events at the International Swimming Federation (FINA) Diving World Series in Beijing.

Groups revealed for 2014 World Team Table Tennis Championships

By Paul Osborne

The Official Draw for the 2014 ITTF World Team Table Tennis Championships in Tokyo ©ITTFMarch 15 - The draw for the 2014 International Table Tennis Federation (ITTF) World Team Championships took place in Tokyo today as the top squads from across the globe discovered who they would face in their bid for the title.

Wagner secures Desert Classic quad singles title

By Paul Osborne

David Wagner has claimed the quad singles title at the Desert Classic in Tucson, Arizona ©Getty ImagesMach 15 - David Wagner has won his second successive wheelchair tennis title of 2014 with victory in the quad singles at the International Tennis Federation (ITF) Desert Classic in Tucson, Arizona.

FIBA to vote on new general statutes at Extraordinary Congress

By Paul Osborne

FIBA's National Member Federaions set to vote on new General Statues ©FIBAMarch 15 - The International Basketball Federation (FIBA) is set to welcome 200 of its 213 National Member Federations to Istanbul this weekend as the world governing body gets set to vote on a new set of general statutes.

Polish bobsledder becomes seventh athlete to fail drugs test at Sochi 2014 Olympics

By Nick Butler

Daniel Zalewski was part of Poland's four man bobsleigh team at the Games last month ©Getty ImagesMarch 15 - Polish bobsledder Daniel Zalewski has become the seventh athlete to fail a drugs test during the Sochi 2014 Olympic Games, the Polish Olympic Committee (PKOI) have revealed.

IPC wrong to claim host-cities should be chosen just for sporting reasons, insist Human Rights Watch

By Nick Butler

Sir Philip Craven has been criticised for claiming that only sport matters when choosing Paralympic host cities ©Getty ImagesMarch 15 - Human Rights Watch have strongly criticised International Paralympic Committee (IPC) President Sir Philip Craven for claiming only sporting credentials matter in the choice of Paralympic host cities. 
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