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Toronto 2015 announce Ticketmaster as official provider despite London 2012 and Glasgow 2014 fiascos

By Gary Anderson

Despite recent troubles with Glasgow 2014 and the 2015 Rugby World Cup, Ticketmaster has been announced as the official ticket services provider for Toronto 2015 ©TicketmasterTicketmaster has been announced as the official ticket services provider for the Toronto 2015 Pan American and Parapan American Games despite recent embarrassments over its services for London 2012 and Glasgow 2014. 

Further testing to be undertaken after demonstration events at IPC Shooting World Championships

By Gary Anderson

Two demonstration events at the IPC Shooting World Championships have been approved for further development ©AFP/Getty ImagesFollowing successful demonstrations at last month's International Paralympic Committee (IPC) Shooting World Championships, visually impaired and Para-clay target shooting disciplines have been approved for further development.

England and Canada to meet in Women's Rugby World Cup final

By Gary Anderson

Canada reached their first ever Women's Rugby World Cup final with victory over France ©Getty ImagesEngland thrashed Ireland to reach their fourth consecutive Women's Rugby World Cup final where they will meet Canada, who overcame hosts France in a much tighter affair at the Stade Jean Bouin in Paris. 

Akins leads historic Nigerian clean sweep in 110m hurdles at African Athletics Championships

By Gary Anderson

Tyron Akins (right) won his first international title since switching allegiance from the US to Nigeria ©AFP/Getty ImagesFor the first time in the history of the African Athletics Championships, one country claimed all three medals in the men's 110 metres hurdles as Tyron Akins led home compatriots Alex Al-Ameen and Ogieriakhi Martins to take the crown in Marrakech.

Prince Harry unveils British team for inaugural Invictus Games

By Gary Anderson

The British team for the inaugural Invictus Games was announced under Tower Bridge in London today ©Getty ImagesPrince Harry has announced Great Britain's biggest ever military sports team today as a 130-strong squad of competitors was unveiled for next month's inaugural Invictus Games at the Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park.

Ebola crisis forces Nigeria and Sierra Leone out of Nanjing 2014

By Duncan Mackay

Sierra Leone's team for Nanjing 2014 has been ordered to return home by the Chinese authorities because of the Ebola crisis ©National Olympic Committee of Sierra LeoneNigeria and Sierra Leone have both withdrawn from the Summer Youth Olympic Games in Nanjing because of the outbreak of Ebola in West Africa. 

Montsho B-sample comes back positive as two-year ban looms

By Gary Anderson

Amantle Montsho faces a possible two-year ban after her B-sample from Glasgow 2014 came back positive ©Getty ImagesBotswana's former world 400 metres champion Amantle Montsho is facing a two-year ban after the results of her B-sample confirmed her initial failed drugs test at the Glasgow 2014 Commonwealth Games.

Girls' football set to get Nanjing 2014 Summer Youth Olympic Games underway

By Gary Anderson

The Jiangning Sports Centre Stadium will play host to football matches during Nanjing 2014 ©Nanjing 2014The female footballers of Papua New Guinea and Venezuela are set to get the Nanjing 2014 Summer Youth Olympic Games underway tomorrow two days before the Opening Ceremony takes place.

Syringes belonging to Indian athletes found in Glasgow 2014 Village but "nothing sinister" claims CGF chief

By Gary Anderson

Syringes were found in the rooms of some members of the Indian team at the Glasgow 2014 Commonwealth Games ©AFP/Getty ImagesSyringes and needles belonging to athletes from India were found in the Athletes' Village during the Glasgow 2014 Commonwealth Games but there is "nothing sinister" about the discovery, according to Commonwealth Games Federation (CGF) chief executive, Mike Hooper.
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