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Baku 2015 signs deal with US broadcaster Universal Sports Network

By Daniel Etchells

Baku 2015 has signed a deal with US broadcaster Universal Sports Network ©Universal Sports NetworkBaku 2015 has signed an agreement with Universal Sports Network which will see the inaugural European Games broadcast across the United States.

"Integrity" key as World Marathon Majors announces unprecedented anti-doping and prize money format

By Mike Rowbottom

Elite runners in the Abbott World Marathon Majors series starting on Sunday will have a new format and unprecedented levels of anti-doping procedures ©WorldMarathonMajorsThe World Marathon Majors series, due to start its ninth running in Tokyo on Sunday (February 22), has today officially announced a radical new format under its first title sponsor, Abbott, including unprecedented anti-doping measures and related prize money payment.

Floodlights fitted at London 2012 Olympic Stadium as preparations continue for Rugby World Cup

By Michael Pavitt

The first of 14 new floodlights have been installed at the venue ©London Legacy Development CorporationPreparations are continuing at the London 2012 Olympic Stadium ahead of the Rugby World Cup in the autumn, with the first of 14 new floodlight towers having been fitted.

Pervis stars once more at UCI Track Cycling World Championships

By Michael Pavitt

France's François Pervis secured his second gold of the UCI Track Cycling Championships in Paris after winning the 1km time trial ©Getty ImagesLocal hero François Pervis delivered another exemplary performance in the men's kilo time trial to secure his second gold of the Track Cycling World Championships in the Vélodrome de Saint-Quentin-en-Yvelines in Paris today. 

Germany secure double gold at Nordic Ski Championships

By Michael Pavitt

Johannes Rydzek celebrates winning his first world title ©Getty ImagesGermany's Johannes Rydzek earned his maiden title today in the men's Nordic combined at the Nordic World Ski Championships in the Swedish city of Falun.

Hot prospect Ma shines at opening IJF Grand Prix of year

By Daniel Etchells

Ma Yingnan was too strong for Japan's Misato Nakamura in the women's under 52kg final ©IJFChina's Ma Yingnan further enhanced her growing reputation by claiming the women's under 52 kilogram title at the first International Judo Federation (IJF) Grand Prix of 2015 in Düsseldorf today.  

Azerbaijan claim first-ever Greco-Roman World Cup

By Daniel Etchells

Azerbaijan's Rasul Chunayev holds aloft the UWW Greco-Roman World Cup ©United World WrestlingAzerbaijan claimed their first-ever United World Wrestling (UWW) Greco-Roman World Cup after beating Russia in the final by the narrowest of margins in Tehran. 

Bidding process launched for 2016 to 2018 International Extreme Sports Festival World Series

By Daniel Etchells

The FISE World Series  has launched its bidding process for the 2016 to 2018 period ©FISE World SeriesThe International Extreme Sports Festival (FISE) World Series has announced the launch of its bidding process for the 2016 to 2018 period, with the dates and locations for this year's edition to be revealed next month.

New Zealand embarrass England in one sided Cricket World Cup match

By Michael Pavitt

New Zealand's Tim Southee carved through England's batting line up ending with figures of 7-33 ©Getty ImagesCricket World Cup co-hosts New Zealand outclassed England today to record their third consecutive win at the tournament in Wellington.
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