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ITU sets up Hall of Fame as part of 25th anniversary celebrations

By Mike Rowbottom

Britain's double world and 2012 Olympic champion Alistair Brownlee is likely to be among those voted into the International Triathlon Union's new Hall of Fame ©Getty ImagesThe International Triathlon Union (ITU) is to honour its most illustrious competitors by launching a Hall of Fame this year as part of its 25th anniversary celebrations.

Zimbabwe to hold Olympic Day celebrations in Bulawayo

By Nick Butler

Olympic Day celebrations are part of an long-term to produce more Olympic participants in Zimbabwe ©AFP/Getty ImagesCelebrations to mark Olympics Day in Zimbabwe will be held next week in Bulawayo following the success of a similar event held there last year.

Working Groups meet to discuss Olympic Agenda 2020 proposals

By Emily Goddard

Thomas Bach's Olympic Agenda 2020 is set to reach a new milestone this week ©Getty ImagesInternational Olympic Committee (IOC) President Thomas Bach's Agenda 2020 is set to reach a new milestone this week as the 14 Working Groups meet to discuss the proposals submitted for the future of the Olympic Movement.

Olympic flag rings up one hundred years

By David Owen

The Olympic flag and rings, seen here being waved by then IOC President Jacques Rogge at London, celebrates its centenary this week ©Getty ImagesOne of the best-known symbols in marketing, let alone world sport, reaches an important milestone this week.

Get Ready Glasgow campaign launched to get city prepared for Commonwealth Games

By Paul Osborne 

Glasgow 2014 has today launched the Get Ready Glasgow campaign ©Glasgow 2014Glasgow 2014 today launched the Get Ready Glasgow campaign which looks to provide useful information on all work being carried out to keep the city functioning in the lead up to and during the Commonwealth Games and make sure the city is prepared to welcome athletes and visitors from around the world.

Farah to seek 5,000 and 10,000m double at Glasgow 2014

By Mike Rowbottom

Mo Farah will seek the 5,000 and 10,000m titles at the Glasgow 2014 Games ©Getty ImagesOlympic and world champion Mo Farah will seek a 5,000 and 10,000 metres double at the Commonwealth Games in Glasgow next month after among 129 athletes named by England today.

Paralympic events in danger of being removed from Rio 2016 programme

By Paul Osborne

A number of Paralympic track and field events are in danger of being removed or replaced ahead of Rio 2016 due to the numbers of athetes competing ©Getty ImagesA number of track and field events scheduled for the Paralympic Games at Rio 2016 are at risk of being removed from the programme due to a lack of athletes registered to compete.

Mastbank named title sponsor of 2014 FINA Swimming World Cup

By Paul Osborne

Russian commercial bank Mastbank will be the title sponsor of the 2014 Swimming World Cup after signing a deal with FINA ©FINAThe International Swimming Federation (FINA) today named Russian commercial bank Mastbank as the title sponsor for the 2014 World Cup.

FIH apologises to England after protest over Argentina's "extra man" in Hockey World Cup bronze medal match

By Mike Rowbottom

Argentina's men celebrate their 2-0 win over England in the bronze medal match at the Rabobank Hockey World Cup - but the result was subject to protest ©Getty ImagesThe international hockey federation (FIH) was forced to make an embarrassing apology to England's men's team in the wake of their 2-0 defeat in the bronze medal match at the Rabobank Hockey World Cup after it transpired the victors, Argentina, had fielded an extra man for almost two-and-a-half minutes.
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