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"Milestone" as WADA approve new anti-doping rules by Asian Paralympic Committee

By Zjan Shirinian

The World Anti-Doping Agency's approval of the the Asian Paralympic Committee's new rules has been hailed as a "milestone" ©Getty ImagesThe World Anti-Doping Agency (WADA) has approved a new set of rules formulated by the Asian Paralympic Committee (APC) in what has been hailed a "milestone".

Cheers for North Korea from home crowd as Incheon 2014 declared open

By Nick Butler at the Incheon Asiad Main Stadium

DJ Psy performs Gangnam Style to conclude the Incheon 2014 Opening Ceremony The Cauldron is lit to mark the finale of the Opening Ceremony ©TwitterA brilliant rendition of Gangnam Style by K-Pop superstar DJ Psy ensured an uplifting start for the Incheon 2014 Asian Games here this evening, but the most poignant element of the Ceremony was the enthusiastic reception for the North Korean team.

Scottish "No" vote removes uncertainty from British sport says Sir Craig Reedie

By Gary Anderson

Scotland's Sir Chris Hoy had backed the campaign for Scotland to remain in the United Kingdom ©Getty ImagesInternational Olympic Committee (IOC) vice-president Sir Craig Reedie has told insidethegames that the result of the Scottish independence referendum has removed any uncertainty over the future of sport in Great Britain. 

Only 200 people turn up to Oslo 2022 protest

By Nick Butler

Protests against Oslo's bid for the 2022 Winter Olympics and Paralympics have taken place today ©FacebookOnly around 200 people attended a demonstration against Oslo's bid for the 2022 Winter Olympics and Paralympics in the Norwegian capital this evening, although the protesters claim to have had 35,000 signatures supporting their opposition to the campaign. 

London's Wembley Stadium to host Euro 2020 final as UEFA pick 13 host cities

By Zjan Shirinian

Wembley Stadium will host the final of the European Championship for a second time in 2020 ©Getty ImagesLondon's Wembley Stadium has been picked as host of the Euro 2020 final and semi-finals, with UEFA choosing the 13 cities that will stage games for the tournament.

Time's up for FIFA officials as Ethics Committee calls for watches to be returned, but Platini "refuses"

By Paul Osborne

The FIFA Ethics Committee has called for the return of watches gifted by the Brazilian Football Confederation during the recent World Cup ©Getty ImagesFIFA Executive Committee members and other top football officials have been ordered to hand back the commemorative watches gifted to them by the Brazilian Football Confederation (CBF) during the World Cup - but UEFA President Michel Platini is reportedly refusing to do so.

Pyeongchang 2018 welcome strong IOC support following latest meeting with President Bach

By Nick Butler at the Main Press Centre in Incheon

Thomas Bach meeting with Pyeongchang 2018 chairman Yang Ho Cho ©Pyeongchang 2018International Olympic Committee (IOC) head Thomas Bach has met new Pyeongchang 2018 President Yang Ho Cho for the first time since he was elected President of the Organising Committee in July.

FIFA's Ethics chief expects verdict on World Cup corruption inquiry to be delayed until spring

By Daniel Etchells

Hans-Joachim Eckert the chairman of the Adjudicatory Chamber of FIFA's Ethics Committee ©Getty ImagesHans-Joachim Eckert, chairman of the Adjudicatory Chamber of FIFA's Ethics Committee, has today warned a decision in the 2018 and 2022 World Cups bidding corruption inquiry is unlikely to be made until next spring.

Murray vows to stay loyal to Great Britain after online abuse over Scottish independence tweet

By Daniel Etchells

Andy Murray holds aloft a Great Britain flag after winning the mens singles gold medal at London 2012 ©Getty ImagesOlympic gold medallist Andy Murray has vowed to carry on playing for Great Britain despite sparking an angry backlash after declaring support for Scottish independence.
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