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Finals of World Senior Karate Championships to be broadcast live around the world

By Paul Osborne 

Finals of the World Senior Karate Championships will be broadcast live across the globe ©WKFNext weekend's World Senior Karate Championships will, for the third year in a row, be broadcast live across the globe.

Austrian Paralympic stars pick up 2014 Disabled Athlete of the Year awards

By Paul Osborne

Markus Salcher and Claudia Lösch have been named Austria's 2014 Disabled Athletes of the Year ©GEPA-PicturesWinter Paralympians Markus Salcher and Claudia Lösch have been named Austria's 2014 Disabled Athletes of the Year.

Australian sailing team's Paralympic medal hopes boosted by training centre extension

By Daniel Etchells

The new deck includes a crane which will help wheelchair athletes to access their boats ©Australian Sailing & Yachting AustraliaAustralia's sailing team has officially opened an extended deck at its National Training Centre (NTC), designed to meet all the demands of high performance Paralympic sailors as they continue their quest for gold medals at Rio 2016. 

South Korea cement dominance at World Taekwondo Poomsae Championships in Mexico

By Paul Osborne

South Korea add another three gold to medal haul at World Taekwondo Poomsae Championships in Mexico ©WTFSouth Korea have continued their superb early form at the World Taekwondo Poomsae Championships in Aguascalientes, Mexico, adding three more gold medals on the second day of the competition.

Baku 2015 employs 1,000th staff member

By Paul Osborne

Aysel Akhundova has become the 1000th staff member employed by Baku 2015 ©Baku 2015Celebrations have been held at the headquarters of the Baku 2015 European Games as the 1,000th staff member is employed by the organisers. 

Universal Sports and NBC to offer live coverage of Rugby World Cup 2015

By Paul Osborne

Universal Sports Network and NBC Sports Group will broadcast coverage from nine matches at next year's Rugby World Cup in England ©Getty ImagesUniversal Sports Network and NBC Sports Group will broadcast coverage in the United States from nine matches at next year's Rugby World Cup in England.

Prince Albert II of Monaco pleas for #TargetEbola campaign support

By Daniel Etchells

Prince Albert II of Monaco (right) with Joël Bouzou, President of the World Olympians Association, at the Grimaldi Palace ©WOAPrince Albert II of Monaco, an International Olympic Committee member and World Olympians Association (WOA) Patron, has issued a video plea to Olympians around the world to the support the WOA's #TargetEbola campaign which aims to raise funds to help stop the spread of Ebola in West Africa.

Marathon runners will be kept in the dark if Doha win bid to host 2019 IAAF World Championships

By Nick Butler at the Qatar Olympic Committee Building in Doha

IAAF Evaluation Comission chief Sebastian Coe (second left) spoke alongside Doha 2019 and other IAAF officials following the conclusion of the inspection visit ©ITGA 2019 World Championships in Doha would take place at the end of September and the beginning of October, with marathon races being held in the dark to ensure cooler temperatures, it was officially revealed here today.

Baku 2015 launch ticketing sign-up page on website

By Daniel Etchells

Fans will be able to register their interest in purchasing tickets for the Baku 2015 European Games by visiting the sign-up page ©Baku 2015Baku 2015 has opened a sign-up page on its website allowing fans to register their interest in purchasing tickets for next summer's inaugural European Games.
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