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Preparations for CPISRA World Games continue with football site visit

By Michael Pavitt

Preparation for three new football fields will begin in February ©CPISRAA site visit has taken place in Nottingham ahead of this year's Cerebral Palsy Football Under-19 World Championships.

Canada and Germany pick up first golds of 2015 IPC Nordic Skiing World Championships

By Paul Osborne

Andrea Eskau secured Germany's first gold medal of the 2015 IPC Nordic Skiing World Championships ©Getty ImagesCanada and Germany secured their first gold medals of the 2015 International Paralympic Committee (IPC) Nordic Skiing World Championships on the opening day of cross-country action in Cable, United States.

Congo and Equatorial Guinea earn surprise African Nations Cup quarter-final berths

By Michael Pavitt

Equatorial Guinea celebrate progression to the African Nations Cup quarter-finals, following their victory against Gabon ©AFP/Getty ImagesCongo and hosts Equatorial Guinea defied pre-tournament predictions at the African Nations Cup, as both sides qualified for the quarter-finals with victories in their final Group A matches.

Egypt retain men's and women's team titles at 2015 ITTF-Africa Senior Championships

By Paul Osborne

Egypt have won both the men's and women's team titles at the 2015 ITTF-Africa Senior Championships in Cairo ©ITTFEgypt have retained both their men's and women's team titles at the 2015 International Table Tennis Federation (ITTF)-Africa Senior Championships in Cairo.

Trinidad and Tobago Olympic Committee President Lewis embraces marathon pain to launch funding initiative

By Michael Pavitt

Brian Lewis completes his marathon walk to launch the funding initiative ©Trinidad and Tobago Olympic CommitteeTrinidad and Tobago Olympic Committee (TTOC) President Brian Lewis completed the Trinidad and Tobago International marathon today, as he aimed to raise awareness and funds for the newly launched #10gold24 Athlete Welfare and Preparation initiative.

First medals of 2015 Winter Universiade won in Slovakia

By Michael Pavitt

Kazakhstan claimed gold in the biathlon and cross country skiing ©FISUŠtrbské Pleso and Osrblie in Slovakia hosted the first events of the 27th Winter Universiade, with gold medals being won in biathlon and cross country skiing, with Kazakhstan, Russia and the Ukraine enjoying success.

Exclusive: Jointly hosted Winter European Youth Olympic Festival is historic model for IOC, says chief executive

By Mike Rowbottom

The Olympic flame is handed over to a representative of the jointly hosted Winter European Youth Olympic Festival in Athens in January ©EYOF2015The European Winter Youth Olympic Festival (EYOF) jointly hosted by Austria and Liechtenstein, which starts today, will serve as a historic guide to the Olympic Movement of how countries can share events, its chief executive Philipp Groborsch has said.

Boston 2024 names former Massachusetts Transportation Secretary Davey as new chief executive

By Daniel Etchells

Richard Davey is the new Boston 2024 chief executive ©WikipediaBoston 2024 has appointed Richard Davey, the former Massachusetts Secretary of Transportation, as its new chief executive.

World Cup of Hockey set for 2016 return after 12-year absence

By Liam Morgan

The World Cup of Hockey will return in 2016 after a 12-year absence and the event will be held in Canada ©Getty ImagesThe National Hockey League (NHL) and the National Hockey League Players Association (NHLPA) have announced that the World Cup of Hockey will return in 2016 following a 12-year hiatus.
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