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Scottish swimming star Jamieson helps switch on official countdown clock for Glasgow 2014

By Gary Anderson

March 10 - Michael Jamieson at today's launch of the official countdown clock to Glasgow 2014 at Glasgow Central Train Station ©Glasgow 2014With 135 days to go until the start of the Commonwealth Games, swimmer Michael Jamieson was on hand to formally start the official countdown clock to Glasgow 2014, at the city's Central Train Station.

Past champions consulted by IOC President over future aims of Youth Olympics

By Nick Butler

There is a growing focus on developing youth sport from the IOC ahead of the Youth Olympics in Nanjing this summer ©ChinaFotoPress/Getty ImagesMarch 10 - Olympic gold medallists Chad le Clos and Kim Yuna were among the ambassadors consulted by International Olympic Committee (IOC) President Thomas Bach in a bid to make the Youth Olympic Games "by young people for young people".

Pistorius vomits in court as graphic evidence given as trial enters second week

By Nick Butler

It was a distressing day in court today for Oscar Pistorius as the trial entered its second week ©AFP/Getty ImagesMarch 10 - Oscar Pistorius sobbed and vomited into a bucket as the emotion proved too much to handle in the aftermath of a graphic description of the death of Reeva Steenkamp on day six of his trial in Pretoria.

Three European cities submit bid for 2018 Sailing World Championships and could be joined by Asian candidate

By Gary Anderson

March 10 - Aarhus The Hague and Gdynia have all submitted bids to host the 2018 Sailing World Championships ©AFP/Getty ImagesAarhus, The Hague and Polish city Gdynia have met the submission deadline for expressions of interest in hosting the next International Sailing Federation (ISAF) Sailing World Championships in 2018.

Celebrations held to mark four years to go until Pyeongchang 2018 Paralympics

By Nick Butler

Celebrations were held to mark four years to go until the Sochi 2014 Paralympics ©Pyeongchang 2018March 10 - A commemoration event has been held in Sochi to mark exactly four years to go until the opening of the next Winter Paralympic Games in Pyeongchang.

Badminton must "harness momentum" to achieve Tokyo 2020 Paralympic inclusion says BWF President

By Gary Anderson

March 10 - BWF President Poul-Erik Høyer has wlecomed badminton's  move closer to inclusion on the Tokyo 2020 Paralympic programme ©Getty Images After being shortlisted for inclusion on the Tokyo 2020 Paralympic programme last week, Badminton World Federation (BWF) President Poul-Erik Høyer has urged everyone involved in the sport to "harness the momentum" generated by the decision which moves the prospect of badminton's debut in the Games closer.

Marketing giants Repucom announced as partner for SportAccord Convention

By Nick Butler

Repucom have been announced as the latest partners for the 2014 SportAccord Convention ©RepucomMarch 10 - International sport marketing consultancy firm Repucom have been announced as the latest partner for next month's SportAccord International Convention in the Turkish resort of Belek. 

American Samoa National Olympic Committee looking to IOC for funds

By Paul Osborne

The American SamoaNational Olympic Committee is hoping to gain funds from the IOC in order to construct their headquarters and sports facilities ©AmericanSamoaMarch 10 - The American Samoa National Olympic Committee (ASNOC) is hoping to tap into International Olympic Committee (IOC) funds in order to begin construction of their headquarters and sports facilities on Government land in Tafuna.

South Korea to open baseball Hall of Fame in Busan

By Gary Anderson

March 10 - The South Korea Baseball Hall of Fame is scheduled to be open in October 2016 ©WBSCBusan has been chosen as the site for South Korea's first official Baseball Hall of Fame after an agreement was announced between the city, the Korea Baseball Organisation (KBO) and the County of Gijang-gun.
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