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Philippine Olympic Committee donates $10,000 to Typhoon Haiyan victims

By Zjan Shirinian

Philippine Olympic Committee chairman Tomas Carrasco handed the donation to Father Anton Pascual ©Philippine Olympic CommitteeThe Philippine Olympic Committee (POC) has donated $10,000 (£5,867/€7,427) to support victims of Typhoon Haiyan.

Twelve-year-old joins online campaign to save Australian Pararoos football team

By Gary Anderson

12-year-old Claire Falls has launched a petition to save the Australian Pararoos after funding was axed ©TwitterTwelve-year-old Claire Falls has joined a growing online campaign to save the Australian Pararoos seven-a-side football team after the Australian Sports Commission (ASC) slashed the team's entire AUS175,000 (£97,000/$165,000/€123,000) funding.

Sochi to host 2015 SportAccord International Convention

By Duncan Mackay

Next year's SportAccord International Convention is set to be held on the Olympic Park in Sochi ©AFP/Getty ImagesSochi is set to host next year's SportAccord International Convention, a decision that will inevitably prove controversial with relations between Russia and much of the rest of the world at a low ebb following the missile attack last week on the Malaysia Airlines plane.

Exclusive: Trinidad and Tobago Olympic chief slams CGF for claiming they had "bungled" Glasgow 2014 entry

By Nick Butler at the Main Press Centre in Glasgow

Brian Lewis has criticised the CGF for accusing Trinidadian athletes of bungling their Glasgow 2014 entry ©TwitterTrinidad and Tobago Olympic Committee (TTOC) President Brian Lewis has strongly criticised the Commonwealth Games Federation (CGF) for giving the impression that eight countries had "bungled and forgotten" to enter athletes for Glasgow 2014, but CGF officials have since refused to retract their claims. 

London to stay as Commonwealth Games Federations headquarters as relocation proposal finally laid to rest

By Duncan Mackay at The Hilton Hotel in Glasgow

London will remain the headquarters of the Commonwealth Games Federation after a proposal to leave the British capital was dropped ©CAN MezzanineLondon will remain the headquarters of the Commonwealth Games Federation (CGF) after its members once again strongly rejected a proposal to leave the the British capital here today. 

Changes to sports programme at Commonwealth Games being considered

By Nick Butler at The Hilton Hotel in Glasgow

Discussion is underway to reconsider the sports programme for the Commonwealth Games ©Getty ImagesA process is underway to reconsider the make-up of the sports programme at the Commonwealth Games, subject to decisions being made next year.

Welsh boxing Olympic silver medallist Evans banned from Glasgow 2014

By Gary Anderson at the Main Press Centre in Glasgow

Welsh boxer Fred Evans has been banned from competing at Glasgow 2014 ©Getty ImagesWelsh boxer Fred Evans has been banned from competing at the Commonwealth Games in Glasgow after having his accreditation refused.

World Rowing opens bidding process for number of flagship Championships

By Paul Osborne

World Rowing has opened the bidding process for a number of its flagship events ©Getty ImagesThe World Rowing Federation (FISA) has invited National Rowing Federations to request the bidding information sheets for a number of its flagship events, as the bidding process opens for competitions through to 2019.

English FA chairman Greg Dyke compares FIFA Congress to North Korea

By Zjan Shirinian

Greg Dyke has said the Football Association will not bid for the World Cup while Sepp Blatter remains President of FIFA ©Getty ImagesEnglish Football Association (FA) chairman Greg Dyke has jokingly compared last month's FIFA Congress to "like something out of North Korea".
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