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New European wheelchair rugby tournament structure announced for Rio 2016

By Gary Anderson

The IWRF has announced a new divisional structure to determine European qualification for Rio 2016 ©Getty ImagesThe International Wheelchair Rugby Federation has announced a new divisional structure in Europe that will include three fully sanctioned tournaments with the aim of allowing countries the opportunity to progress to the top division and a chance to qualify for Rio 2016. 

Top seeds make positive start in team competition at Para-table tennis World Championships

By Gary Anderson

Team action is underway at the Para table tennis World Championships in Beijing ©ITTFThe team events at the Para-table tennis World Championships at the National Para Training Centre in Beijing have got underway with most of the top-seeded sides making positive starts in their quest for gold.

Pistorius cleared of murder but threat of long prison sentence still hangs over him

By Gary Anderson

Oscar Pistorius has been found not guilty of murdering Reeva Steenkamp ©AFP/Getty ImagesOscar Pistorius has been cleared of all murder charges by a South African judge but could still face a charge of culpable homicide after shooting dead his former girlfriend Reeva Steenkamp.

Exclusive: I am very happy justice has prevailed, says rhythmic gymnastics official

By Emily Goddard

Natalia Kuzmina is glad to see the end of the rhythmic gymnastics judges' course scandal ©RLM FinsburyNatalia Kuzmina, President of the International Gymnastics Federation (FIG) Rhythmic Gymnastics Technical Committee, has claimed she is "very happy" to see justice finally prevail in the long-running judges' course scandal that at one time saw her suspended from duty.

Baku 2015 joins forces with French National Olympic Committee and Sentez-Vous Sport

By Duncan Mackay

Baku 2015 will partner with the CNOSF and Sentez-Vous Sport to help promote the first-ever European Games ©Sentez-Vous Sport Baku 2015 are hoping that a new partnership with the French National Olympic Committee (CNOSF) and the Sentez-Vous Sport festival will help encourage a more active lifestyle in Azerbaijan, as well as raising the profile of the inaugural European Games. 

Almost one million 2015 Rugby World Cup tickets on sale tomorrow

By Emily Goddard

England 2015 Rugby World Cup tickets will go on sale tomorrow ©England 2015Almost one million tickets for next year's Rugby World Cup in England will go on sale to the general public in the United Kingdom and across the globe tomorrow.

Reigning champions US book place in FIBA Basketball World Cup final

By Emily Goddard

The US are through to the FIBA Basketball World Cup final ©Getty ImagesReigning champions the United States are now in the closing stages of defending their title having tonight secured their spot in the FIBA Basketball World Cup final. 

Shoes worn by Michael Jordan in 1984 Olympic final to be auctioned

By Gary Anderson

A signed pair of shoes worn by Michael Jordan in 1984 Olympic Games final are to go on auction ©Grey Flannel AuctionsShoes worn by American basketball legend Michael Jordan in the Los Angeles 1984 Olympic Games basketball gold medal match are set to go be auctioned next month. 

Swimmer Bohodayko named IPC Best Male Athlete of the Month for August

By Emily Goddard

Yevheniy Bohodayko has been named the Allianz Best Male Athlete of the Month for August ©Getty ImagesSwimmer Yevheniy Bohodayko of Ukraine has been named the International Paralympic Committee's (IPC) Best Male Athlete of the Month for August after becoming the most decorated competitor at the 2014 IPC Swimming European Championships in Eindhoven.
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