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Glasgow to host international summit on social power of sport on eve of Commonwealth Games

By Gary Anderson

Olympic legend Michael Johnson speaking at a previous Beyond Sport event in July 2012 ©Beyond SportAn international summit exploring the power of sport and the Commonwealth Games in affecting social change is set to take place in Glasgow two days before the Opening Ceremony.

Every game of Women's Wheelchair Basketball World Championships live online

By Gary Anderson

All 44 games of this year's Women's Wheelchair Basketball World Championships will be available live online ©AFP/Getty ImagesAll 44 matches of this year's Women's Wheelchair Basketball World Championships in Toronto will be available to watch live online as part of the broadcast package for the largest edition of the event to date.

Bollywood star sponsors shooters for Commonwealth and Asian Games

By Emily Goddard

Amitabh Bachchan is sponsoring two shooting athletes ©AFP/Getty ImagesBollywood star Amitabh Bachchan is sponsoring the training and coaching of two shooting athletes for this year's Commonwealth Games in Glasgow the Asian Games in Incheon.

Singapore Sports Hub to open with two "exciting days of action" involving local community

By Nick Butler

The long awaited opening of the Singapore sports hub will take place on June 27 and 28 ©Singapore Sports HubA long awaited opening of the Singapore Sports Hub will take place later this month with two "exciting days of action" at the new centre set for June 27 and June 28. 

Programme to promote Paralympics in Trinidad and Tobago hailed big success

By Gary Anderson

The Equal Halves programme run by the TTPC and funded by the Agitos Foundation has been hailed as a success ©Agitos FoundationThe Equal Halves programme has been hailed as a success by the secretary general of the Trinidad and Tobago Paralympic Committee (TTPC).

ITU adds Cartagena to 2014 World Cup calendar

By Emily Goddard

The ITU has added Cartagena to its 2014 World Cup calendar ©AFP/Getty ImagesCartagena will host an International Triathlon Union (ITU) World Cup race for the first time ever this year after the sport's world governing body added the Colombian city to the event calendar.

FIFA unveils Canada 2015 Women's World Cup official mascot

By Emily Goddard

Shuéme, a young female great white owl, has been unveiled as the official mascot for next year’s FIFA Women's World Cup ©FIFAShuéme, a young female great white owl, has been unveiled as the official mascot for next year's FIFA Women's World Cup in Canada.

IPC celebrates 25th anniversary with Rio 2016 trip competition

By Emily Goddard

The IPC is celebrating its 25th anniversary with a competition to find the public's best moments from the Movement over the last quarter of a century ©Getty ImagesThe International Paralympic Committee (IPC) is celebrating its 25th anniversary with a competition to find the public's best moments from the Movement over the last quarter of a century, with a trip to Rio 2016 up for grabs.

Dubai Duty Free announced as sponsor of FIBA Under-17 World Championships

By Gary Anderson

Dubai Duty Free will sponsor the FIBA Under-17 World Championships in August ©Dubai Duty FreeAirport retail chain Dubai Duty Free has been announced as the main event sponsor of the International Basketball Federation (FIBA) men's Under-17 World Championships due to take place in the United Arab Emirates (UAE) in August.
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