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IPC Para-Snowboard World Championships to be streamed live from La Molina

By Emily Goddard

Evan Strong fans will be able to watch the Paralympic champion in action as the Para-Snowboard World Championships are set to be streamed live online from La Molina ©Getty ImagesThe International Paralympic Committee (IPC) Para-Snowboard World Championships are set to be streamed live online from La Molina, Spain, during the competition later this month.

IPC holds trainer and educator programme ahead of Athletics Grand Prix opener

By Daniel Etchells

The 2015 IPC Athletics Trainer and Education Programme has taken place in Dubai ©Getty ImagesThe 2015 International Paralympic Committee (IPC) Athletics Trainer and Educator programme has taken place in Dubai ahead of the first Grand Prix of the season.

Guatemala Olympic Committee gives award to Alejandro Blanco at special ceremony

By Liam Morgan

Spanish Olympic Committee President Alejandro Blanco (right) was given the highest honour by the Guatemalan Olympic Committee for his continued help in developing the sport across the country ©COESpanish Olympic Committee (COE) President Alejandro Blanco has received the highest honour from the Guatemalan Olympic Committee (COG) for his continued work in helping athletes in the country.

Mexico withdraws from hosting 2017 World Aquatics Championships due to fall in oil prices

By David Owen

The Scotiabank Aquatics Center in Guadalajara had been due to host the 2017 World Aquatics Championships ©Getty ImagesA second high-profile sports event in little more than a week has been hit by the fallout from collapsing oil prices, with the Mexican city of Guadalajara withdrawing as host of the 2017 World Aquatics Championships.

Almaty 2022 abandon plans to use iconic skiing venue as several changes to bid made

By Nick Butler at The Ritz-Carlton in Almaty

Shymbulak, the iconic Soviet ski resort, will no longer be used to host any events if Almaty is awarded the 2022 Olympic and Paralympics ©Vladimir Pronin/Almaty 2022Scrapping plans to hold Alpine skiing events at Shymbolak Resort are among several changes to Almaty's bid to host the 2022 Winter Olympics and Paralympics revealed here today as the International Olympic Committee's (IOC) Evaluation Commission came to an end. 

Canon announced as latest Tokyo 2020 gold sponsor

By Liam Morgan

Canon have been announced as the latest gold sponsor of the Tokyo 2020 Olympic and Paralympic GamesJapanese giants Canon have today been announced as the latest gold sponsor of the 2020 Olympic and Paralympic Games in Tokyo.

Regional leader seizes on UCI Track Cycling World Championships to make case for Paris 2024

By David Owen

Jean-Paul Huchon, President of the Ȋle de France region, insists Paris is "endowed with strong assets for a bid for the 2024 Olympics and Paralympics" ©Getty ImagesThe political leader of the region surrounding Paris has seized on today's opening of the 2015 International Cycling Union (UCI) Track Cycling World Championships at the Vélodrome de Saint-Quentin-en-Yvelines to highlight the French capital's case for hosting the 2024 Olympics and Paralympics.

IAAF will not "dance on grave" of Russia despite doping crisis, promises Coe

By Daniel Etchells

Sebastian Coe insists there is not a widespread crisis in athletics ©Getty Images Banning Russia from international competition after it was accused of being involved in a systematic doping system is not a step the International Association of Athletics Federations (IAAF) would consider, Sebastian Coe has claimed.

Baku 2015 announces leading Azerbaijani car manufacturer as Official Supporter

By Daniel Etchells

Nakhchivan Automobile Plant has become the eighth Official Supporter of Baku 2015 ©Baku 2015Nakhchivan Automobil
e Plant (NAZ), the largest manufacturer of consumer vehicles in Azerbaijan, has been named as the eighth official Official Supporter of Baku 2015.
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