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Football Federation of Australia gears up for life after Lowy with appointment of two new Board members

By Paul Osborne

The Football Federation of Australia has appointed two new directors its board in sight of chairman Frank Lowy seeing his term expire next year ©Getty ImagesThe Football Federation of Australia (FFA) has announced the appointment of two new directors to the FFA Board as succession plans continue in sight of veteran chairman Frank Lowy's term expiry at the end of next year.

World Rowing Awards finalists revealed

By Zjan Shirinian

New Zealand pair Eric Murray and Hamish Bond are among the finalists in the Male Crew of the Year category ©Getty ImagesThe finalists for the World Rowing Awards have been revealed after a public vote whittled down the contenders.

Canadian ice sledge hockey Paralympic champion Murray retires

By Zjan Shirinian

Graeme Murray is hanging up his sled, but wants to continue promoting the sport of ice sledge hockey ©Getty ImagesCanadian ice sledge hockey Paralympic gold medallist and two-time world champion Graeme Murray has retired as he targets mentoring future stars.

Benin NPC to hold third Paralympic Day in Natitingou

By Daniel Etchells

The city of Ouidah hosted one of the three Paralympic days last month ©Getty ImagesThe Benin National Paralympic Committee (NPC) will be holding its third and final Paralympic Day, aimed at developing Para-sport in the country, in the Atacora-Donga region of Natitingou on October 25.

Japanese swimmer Tomita suspended for 18 months after stealing camera from journalist

By Daniel Etchells

Naoya Tomita has been hit with an 18-month ban for stealing a journalist's camera at the Asian Games ©Getty Images Japanese swimmer Naoya Tomita has been suspended for 18 months by the country's Swimming Federation and dropped by his sponsor after stealing a camera belonging to a journalist during a training session at the Asian Games in South Korea.

Abu Dhabi joins World Triathlon Series host cities

By Emily Goddard

The ITU has added Abu Dhabi to the 2015 World Triathlon Series calendar ©ITU/FacebookAbu Dhabi is set to make its debut on next year's World Triathlon Series (WTS) calendar as part of a new five-year partnership between the Abu Dhabi Sports Council (ADSC) and the International Triathlon Union (ITU).

Sir Philip to speak at Portuguese National Paralympic Committee Congress

By Gary Anderson

IPC President Sir Philip Craven will address the first ever CPP Congress in Lisbon ©Getty ImagesInternational Paralympic Committee (IPC) President Sir Philip Craven will make a special appearance at the first ever Congress of the Portuguese National Paralympic Committee (CPP) later this month.

Chinese swimming stars in Macau to nurture emerging talent

By Zjan Shirinian

Ye Shiwen (second left) and Sun Yang with Macau sports officials at the Olympic Swimming Centre ©OCATwo Chinese swimming stars have held a coaching clinic for Macau's rising talent fresh from bagging multiple gold at the Asian Games.

Italy and Brazil open third round of Volleyball Women's World Championship with straight sets wins

By Zjan Shirinian

Hosts Italy have taken a big steps towards the semi-finals ©Getty Images for FIVBItaly and Brazil have opened the third round of the International Volleyball Federation Women's World Championship with straight sets wins.
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