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Glasgow 2014 norovirus outbreak traced to toilet in Athletes' Village

By Nick Butler at the Main Press Centre in Glasgow

More than 50 people have now been affected by norovirus at Glasgow 2014 ©Glasgow 2014Numbers of workers affected by an outbreak of norovirus at the Glasgow 2014 Athlete's Village has passed 50 with four days until the Games get underway.

Japan launches Paralympic talent ID programme for Tokyo 2020

By Duncan Mackay

Japan's performance at London 2012 was their worst in the Paralympics for 40 years ©Getty ImagesA talent identification programme for Tokyo 2020 is to be launched next month by the Japanese Para-Sports Association.

McIlroy moves six shots clear to close in on maiden Open triumph

By Nick Butler

Rory McIlroy moved a step closer to a maiden British Open triumph with another superb round ©Getty ImagesRory McIlroy tightened his formidable grip on the Claret Jug today after a third superb round in the British Open at Royal Liverpool to take a six-shot lead into the fourth and final day of action.

Majka climbs to stage 14 victory as Nibali extends lead in Tour de France

By Nick Butler

Rafal Majka of Poland won stage 14 of the Tour de France ©AFP/Getty ImagesVincenzo Nibali increased his stranglehold on the Tour de France title with second place behind Poland's Rafal Majka on another punishing mountainous stage today.

Cayman Islands release special Glasgow 2014 pin

By Duncan Mackay at The Hilton Hotel in Glasgow

A special pin for Glasgow 2014 has been produced by the Cayman Islands ©CIOCA special commemorative pin for Glasgow 2014 has been released by the Cayman Islands Olympic Committee (CIOC).

Kharlan successfully defends women's sabre title at Fencing World Championships

By Emily Goddard

Olga Kharlan (right) has won gold in the women's sabre at the World Fencing Championships in Kazan ©Getty ImagesUkraine's Olga Kharlan has successfully defended her women's sabre title on the first day of medal events at the World Fencing Championships in Russian Kazan.

Nanjing marks 30 days until 2014 Summer Youth Olympic Games

By Paul Osborne 

A special City Wall Run was held in Nanjing today to celebrate just 30 days to go until the start of the 2014 Youth Olympic Games Najing 2014Nanjing today celebrated just 30 days to go until the start of the 2014 Summer Youth Olympic Games with a special running event around the Nanjing City Wall.

FIFA lifts suspension on Nigeria after national football officials reinstated

By Emily Goddard

FIFA has lifted its suspension on the Nigeria Football Federation ©Getty ImagesFIFA has lifted its suspension of the Nigeria Football Federation (NFF) after the national governing body's Board was reinstated.

Official song for Swansea 2014 European Championships released to mark one month to go

By Gary Anderson

Swansea 2014 has released the official song for the IPC Athletics European Championships to mark one month to go ©Swansea 2014A song inspired by the lives of Welsh Paralympians is the theme behind the official tune for the Swansea 2014 International Paralympic Committee (IPC) Athletics European Championships released today to mark one month to go until event gets underway.
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