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International press chief calls on FIFA to improve security after Chile fans storm Maracanã media centre

By Duncan Mackay

Fans from Chile stormed the media centre at the Estádio Maracanã before their team's match against Spain ©AFP/Getty ImagesThere are calls from the head of the International Sports Press Association (AIPS) for security to be increased at the FIFA World Cup in Brazil after more than 200 Chilean fans stormed the media centre at the Estádio Maracanã in Rio de Janeiro an hour before their match against Spain last night. 

Lalovic to stand unopposed for re-election as FILA President

By Duncan Mackay

Nenad Lalovic will stand unopposed for re-election as FILA President ©FILANenad Lalovic is to run unopposed for a six-year term as President of the International Federation of Associated Wrestling Styles (FILA), it was announced today.

Eleven-year-old Lucy Li becomes youngest qualifier to compete at US Women's Open

By Emily Goddard

Eleven-year-old Lucy Li has become the youngest qualifier to compete at the US Women's Open ©Getty ImagesAmerican golfer Lucy Li, 11, has become the youngest qualifier to compete at the US Women's Open, shooting eight-over 78 on day one at Pinehurst.

WTF Para-Taekwondo Committee chair "quite positive" sport will be included at Tokyo 2020

By Paul Osborne at the Kassado Plaza Hotel in Moscow 

Top WTF Para-taekwondo officials have said they are positive that the sport will be included at the Tokyo 2022 Paralympic Games ©WTFThe World Taekwondo Federation (WTF) is quietly confident the sport will be added to the Paralympic programme at Tokyo 2020, it was claimed here today. 

Berlin next stop on IPC Athletics Grand Prix tour as attention turns to European Championships

By Gary Anderson

Marlou van Rhijn of the Netherlands will be one of the athletes competing in Berlin this weekend ©AFP/Getty ImagesBerlin will stage the next International Paralympic Committee (IPC) Grand Prix tour event with the final regular-season meeting of the year expected to see 570 athletes from 34 countries competing over three days.

New women's baseball league launched in Australia

By Gary Anderson

A new women's baseball league has been launched in Newcastle, New South Wales in Australia ©WBSCWomen's baseball in Australia has been boosted by the launch of the Newcastle Women's Baseball League (NWBL) which will see four teams taking part in a six-week competition.

Top Bahamas Olympic Committee officials honoured at ball

By Paul Osborne

The Bahamas Olympic Committee saw two of its top officials honoured at the Flamingo Ball today ©BOCThe Bahamas Olympic Committee (BOC) has today seen two of its top executives honoured at the College of The Bahamas' inaugural Flamingo Ball.

Trusted Choice announced as presenting partner for 2014 World Lacrosse Championships

By Gary Anderson

Trusted Choice has been announced as the presenting partner for next month's World Lacrosse Championships ©World Lacrosse 2014The Federation of International Lacrosse (FIL) has announced that Trusted Choice has been appointed the official presenting partner of this year's World Lacrosse Championships taking place in Denver in the United States.

Cameron picks up his racket at schools tennis event outside Westminster

By Gary Anderson

British Prime Minister David Cameron grabbed his racket to take part in an LTA tennis event at Westminster ©AFP/Getty ImagesBritish Prime Minister David Cameron was on hand to meet children from 10 schools from across the country taking part in a special tennis event outside the Houses of Parliament in Westminster, London.
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