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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.

Colombo to replace Hambantota as host city for 2017 Asian Youth Games

By Nick Butler at the Main Press Centre in Incheon

Proposals for Colombo to replace Hambantota were raised during the OCA Executive Board Meeting this morning ©OCASri Lankan capital Colombo is set to replace Hambantota as the location for the 2017 Asian Youth Games, pending the fulfillment of several conditions regarding the construction of venues.

Teams gear up for Super Saturday at Volleyball World Championship

By Paul Osborne at the Qubus Hotel in Katowice

Teams have taken a rest day to prepare for semi-final action at the Volleyball World Championships ©Getty ImagesAfter a day of much needed rest, players will go to bed tonight dreaming of glory as they get set for a fierce Saturday of semi-final action at the 2014 Volleyball World Championship here.

Shooting star Bindra criticises Indian officials after they miss Incheon 2014 deadline

By Nick Butler at the Main Press Centre in Incheon

Shooting star Abhinav Bindra has criticised Indian administrators for missing his accreditation deadline ©AFP/Getty ImagesIndia's Olympic shooting gold medallist Abhinav Bindra has criticised the apathy of his country's sports administrators after they missed the deadline for accrediting its team to compete here at the Asian Games. 

IPC Athletics World Championships in 2015 brought forward by a month

By Gary Anderson

The 2015 IPC Athletics Championships in Doha have been moved forward by a month ©Getty ImagesThe 2015 International Paralympic Committee (IPC) Athletics World Championships have been brought forward by a month to avoid "infrastructure improvements" in host city Doha, it has been announced.

Host cities for three major regional powerlifting Championships in 2015 named

By Zjan Shirinian

Guadalajara, Almaty and Eger will each host a major powerlifting competition next year ©Getty ImagesThe host cities for three major regional powerlifting Championships next year have been named.

Mostafa quits as President of World ParaVolley

By Zjan Shirinian

Dr Hossam Mostafa has quit as President of World ParaVolley ©Twitter/Dr Hossam MostafaThe President of World ParaVolley has quit because of the "time pressures of his business".

Disneyland Paris to host 2018 Junior Ryder Cup

By Paul Osborne

The 2018 Junior Ryder Cup is set to be held in Disneyland Paris ©European TourDisneyland Paris has been selected as the host of the 2018 Junior Ryder Cup, after being nominated by the French Golf Federation (FFG) and endorsed by both Ryder Cup Europe and the European Golf Association.

Three men and three women prepare to do battle for World Marathon Majors crowns

Emily Goddard

Rita Jeptoo is the favourite for the women's World Marathon Majors crown ©Getty ImagesThree men and three women are preparing to do battle for the respective World Marathon Majors crowns and the $500,000 (£306,000/€390,000) winner-take-all prize that will be awarded at the conclusion of the series at the New York City Marathon in November.
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