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Kenya National Paralympic Committee elects new chairman

By Nick Butler

New elections have been held by the Kenya National Paralympic Committee in Nairobi ©KNPCAgnes Oluoch has been elected chairman of the Kenya National Paralympics Committee (KNPC) after an "all-inclusive" election at the Kenyan National Sports Council Boardroom in Nairobi.

Paralympic memorabilia auction to support rehabilitation research

By Daniel Etchells

Paralympic memorabilia will be auctioned to raise money for rehabilitation research ©Getty ImagesThe Foundation for Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation (PM&R) is hosting a silent auction of Paralympic memorabilia to raise money for rehabilitation research.

Chinese basketball league season tips off in Beijing

By Daniel Etchells

The Chinese Basketball Association Professional League tipped off on Saturday ©2013 Sohu.comThe 20th edition of the Chinese Basketball Association (CBA) Professional League has tipped off as the defending champions Beijing Ducks beat the Guangdong Southern Tigers 103-89 in the capital's MasterCard Centre.

Argentine bantamweight wraps up first week of AIBA Pro Boxing action with victory

By Daniel Etchells

Argentina's Alberto Melian claimed a points victory over Kenya's Benson Gicharu Njangiru ©AIBA Pro BoxingHome favourite Alberto Melian beat Kenya's Benson Gicharu Njangiru as the opening week of the International Boxing Association (AIBA) Pro Boxing pre-ranking stage concluded with the bantamweight class in San Carlos de Bariloche, Argentina.

World Wheelchair Curling Championships qualifying event starts in Lillehammer

By Duncan Mackay

The Lillehammer Curling Arena will host the qualifying event for next year's Wheelchair Curling World Championships ©Lillehammer Curling ArenaA qualification tournament for next year's World Wheelchair Curling Championships started today in Lillehammer.

Exclusive: Asia and Oceania keen to enhance cooperation in athletics, claims continental chief

By Nick Butler at the InterContinental Hotel in Doha

Asian Athletics Association President Dahlan Al Hamad (right), alongside Oceanic counterpart Geoff Gardner, has reiterated his desire for more inter-continental cooperation ©David Tarbotton via IAAFTalks have begun between Asia and Oceania to boost cooperation and opportunities for athletes in both continents, Asian Athletics Association (AAA) President Daalan Al-Hamad revealed here.

Spain submits bid to host 2018 Women's Basketball World Cup

By Paul Osborne

Spain has officially submitted its candidature to host the 2018 Women's Basketball World Cup ©FIBASpain has officially submitted its candidature to host the 2018 Women's Basketball World Cup.

Thousands attend funeral of South Africa's football team captain

By Daniel Etchells

Senzo Meyiwa's coffin arrives at the funeral service ©Getty ImagesA crowd of 30,000 attended the funeral of South Africa's national football team captain Senzo Meyiwa in his hometown of Durban today.

Taichung to host first East Asian Youth Games in 2019

By Daniel Etchells

Taichung was awarded the right to host the 2019 East Asian Youth Games after a secret ballot ©OCATaiwanese city Taichung has been awarded the right to host the inaugural East Asian Youth Games in 2019.
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