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Charity launches drive to boost "pitiful" commercial investment in women's sport

By Emily Goddard

The WSFF is hoping to boost investment and media coverage in women's sport with its "Say Yes to Success" campaign ©WSFF March 7 - The Women's Sport and Fitness Foundation (WSFF) has launched a new campaign that it hopes will boost the "pitiful" levels of commercial investment and media profile in women's sport.

Maček returns to coach Iranian men's handball team

 By Emily Goddard

Borut Maček has returned to coach the Iranian handball team ahead of their World Championship debut ©Getty ImagesMarch 6 - Borut Maček has returned to the Iranian handball set up as coach of the team after reaching an agreement with the sport's national federation.

MusclePharm announced as official supplier to USA Wrestling

By Gary Anderson

March 6 - Sports nutrition firm MusclePharm has been announced as an official supplier to USA Wrestling ©MusclePharmUSA Wrestling has announced sports nutrition firm MusclePharm as its official nutritional supplement provider in a multi-year agreement that runs through to the Rio 2016 Olympic Games and beyond.

Supersport and Botswana TV to broadcast 2014 African Youth Games

By Paul Osborne

Supersport and BTV have been awarded the broadcasting rights for the 2014 African Youth Games ©Gabarone2014March 6 - South African sports broadcaster Supersport and Botswana Television (BTV) have acquired the television rights to broadcast this year's Africa Youth Games set for Gaborone, Botswana.

United States to be represented by all-star tournament winners at this year's World Club 7s

By Gary Anderson

March 6 - New York City Sevens will be joined an all-star side to represent the USA at this year's World Club 7s ©Getty Images USA Rugby has announced it will stage an all-star tournament later this year to determine which side will go forward and take part at the second edition of the World Club 7s, due to be held at Twickenham Stadium in August.

Finland's Matti Suur-Hamari named February's IPC Athlete of the Month

By Paul Osborne

Matti Suur-Hamari has been voted IPC Athlete of the Month for February ©MattiSuur-HamariMarch 6 - Finnish snowboarder Matti Suur-Hamari has been voted the International Paralympic Committee's (IPC) Athlete of the Month for February.

Sochi 2014 gold medallists dominate USOC Athlete of Month awards for February

By Paul Osborne

Mikaela Shiffrin and Ted Ligety have won the US Athlete of the Month awards for February ©Getty ImagesMarch 6 - Sochi 2014 gold medallists have dominated the United States Olympic Committee (USOC) Athletes of the Month awards for February as alpine skiers Mikaela Shiffrin and Ted Ligety receive the awards for men and women respectively.

USA Paratriathlon receives $65,000 grant to help veterans' programme

By Paul Osborne

The Given Limb Foundation has handed USA Paratriathlon a $65,000 grant to help develop a five-month training programme for wounded soldiers at the Walter Reed National Military Medical Centre ©The Washington Post/Getty ImagesMarch 6 - USA Paratriathlon has been handed a grant worth $65,000 (£39,000/€47,000) by the Given Limb Foundation as it looks to support the organisation's growing military programme.

Olympic champion Belcher to lead Australian challenge in America’s Cup

By Gary Anderson

March 6 – Olympic champion Mathew Belcher (right) will skipper Team Australia and is set to go up against compatriot and skipper of Team Oracle USA Tom Slingsby (left) in the 2017 America's Cup ©AFP/Getty ImagesOlympic sailing gold medallist Mathew Belcher has been named as the skipper of Team Australia for the next America's Cup, which is due to be held in 2017.
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