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Italy given approval to use WADA Anti-Doping Administration and Management System

By Emily Goddard

The Anti-Doping Department of the CONI will use WADA's Anti-Doping Administration and Management System ©CONIThe Anti-Doping Department of the Italian National Olympic Committee (CONI) has been given the green light to use the World Anti-Doping Agency's (WADA) Anti-Doping Administration and Management System (ADAMS) unrestrictedly.

World Archery chooses its top moments to mark IPC's 25th anniversary

By Zjan Shirinian

Matt Stutzman's inspiring performance at London 2012 was World Archery's second best moment in the Para history of the sport ©Getty ImagesWorld Archery has chosen the 1948 Stoke Mandeville Games - seen as the forerunner to the Paralympics - as its Para highlight as part of the International Paralympic Committee's anniversary celebrations.

Hundreds of volunteers to offer support at World Senior Karate Championships

By Zjan Shirinian

Around 600 volunteers have signed up to help out during November's World Senior Karate Championships ©AFP/Getty ImagesAround 600 volunteers are preparing to lend a hand at the World Senior Karate Championships in the German city of Bremen.

Kudryavtseva and Mamun share gold in ball final at Rhythmic Gymnastics World Championships

By Zjan Shirinian

Yana Kudryavtseva tied with team mate Margarita Mamun in the ball final ©AFP/Getty ImagesRussian teenagers Yana Kudryavtseva and Margarita Mamun have shared the gold medal after scoring the exact same score in the ball final at the Rhythmic Gymnastics World Championships.

Third FINA World Aquatics Convention extends partnership with Malmsten AB

By Daniel Etchells

Malmsten AB's competitor racing lines lanes are used in acquatic venues across the globeThe third International Swimming Federation (FINA) World Aquatics Convention, due to be held from November 29 to December 1 at the Ritz-Carlton hotel in Doha, has announced the continuation of its TOP partnership with Malmsten AB, official supplier of racing lane lines and water polo equipment.

Sky Sports launch dedicated Ryder Cup channel while coffee lovers can enjoy Nespresso at Gleneagles

By Daniel Etchells

Sarah Stirk (left) will be presenting Sky Sports' highlights programming while Ian Poulter (right) will be competing for Europe ©Getty ImagesSky Sports' Ryder Cup channel has been officially launched providing exclusively live coverage from Gleneagles of golf's most prestigious team competition.

Olympism in Action projects set up in Asia by World Olympians Associations

By Nick Butler at the Main Press Centre in Incheon

A workshop has been held to increase the influence of the WOA across Asia ©WOAA workshop set up by the World Olympians Association (WOA) in conjunction with National Associations from Asia, has taken place here today to outline plans to establish various "Olympism in Action" projects.

Exclusive: Oslo 2022 claim IOC changes to Host City contract "well-received"

By Nick Butler

Slope style was a late addition to the Olympic programme for Sochi 2014 ©Getty ImagesA promise not to add any more sports to the programme for the 2022 Winter Olympics after the host city has been chosen is being hailed by Norwegian officials as a positive boost for Oslo's campaign to stage the Games. 

Exclusive: FIVB cannot interfere in Iranian ban on women at volleyball, claims President Graça

By Paul Osborne

Women in Iran are currently banned from attending volleyball matches ©iranhumanrights.orgInternational Volleyball Federation President (FIVB) Dr Ary S Graça has claimed there should be an "intelligent" and "clever" way to resolve the issue of women's attendance at matches in Iran but will not get directly involved following the arrest of British-Iranian citizen Ghoncheh Ghavami.
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