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Sion rumoured to bid for 2026 Winter Olympic Games

By Emily Goddard

The Swiss city of Sion is rumoured to bid for the 2026 Winter Olympic Games ©Martin Doelberg/WikipediaSion in Switzerland is set to launch a bid for the 2026 Winter Olympic and Paralympic Games, it has been reported.

Jamaican Parliament pass new law to give country's anti-doping body more power

By Nick Butler

Structural changes have been agreed to improve the running of JADCO ©JADCOStructural changes to the Jamaica Anti-Doping Commission (JADCO) have been agreed in order to improve the running of the organisation.

IPC leader Sir Philip and French President Hollande meet in Paris to discuss Paralympics

By Emily Goddard

Sir Philip Craven and French President François Hollande have met in Paris ©IPC/FacebookInternational Paralympic Committee (IPC) President Sir Philip Craven and French President François Hollande have met in Paris to discuss the impact and legacy hosting a Paralympic Games can have on a nation.

Japanese pair shock Chinese as Asia dominates at BWF World Superseries Finals

By Nick Butler

Misaki Matsutomo and Ayaka Takahashi gained a shock Japanese victory over China in the women's doubles ©Getty ImagesJapanese pair Misaki Matsutomo and Ayaka Takahashi produced a major shock at the Badminton World Federation (BWF) Superseries Finals in Dubai today, beating Chinese world champions to women's doubles gold.

Prize money for FIFA Women's World Cup winners to double at Canada 2015

By Nick Butler

Prize money for the FIFA Women's World Cup, the draw for which took place at the Canadian Museum of History in Gatineau earlier this month, will be higher than ever before ©AFP/Getty ImagesPrize money for the 2015 FIFA Women's World Cup winners has doubled, while the total prize pot has increased by 50 per cent, it has been announced.

Boxing legend Muhammad Ali hospitalised with pneumonia

By Emily Goddard

Muhammad Ali has been admitted to hospital with pneumonia ©Getty ImagesBoxing great Muhammad Ali has been admitted to hospital with a "mild" case of pneumonia, his spokesman has said.

Toronto 2015 welcoming applications for Young Reporters Programme

By Paul Osborne

Toronto 2015 is welcoming applications for the Toronto 2015 Young Reporters Programme ©Toronto 2015Applications are being welcomed for the Toronto 2015 Young Reporters Programme, a sport management and journalism training initiative to be held during next summer's Pan American Games.

Browne and McFadden recognised at USA Track and Field sports awards

By Paul Osborne

Richard Browne has been named USA Track and Field Para Athlete of the Year ©Getty ImagesRichard Browne and Tatyana McFadden have been named Male and Female Para-Athletes of the Year by USA Track and Field, the National Governing Body for track and field, long-distance running and race walking in the United States.

Argentina and Brazil win beach rugby tournament as sevens gets set for Olympic debut

By Paul Osborne

Argentina and Brazil were on top in a beach rugby sevens invitational tournament on Ipanema Beach ahead of Rio 2016 ©Rio 2016Argentina and Brazil have laid down the gauntlets in the sands of Ipanema Beach, Rio de Janeiro, as international rugby sevens stars celebrated the sports debut at the Olympic Games with an invitational beach rugby sevens tournament in Brazil.
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