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Fiona de Jong named secretary general of Australian Olympic Committee

By Paul Osborne

Fiona de Jong has been appointed secretary general of the Australian Olympic Committee ©AOCFiona de Jong has become the first-ever female secretary general of the Australian Olympic Committee (AOC) following her appointment today.

Medals unveiled for Nanjing 2014 Youth Olympic Games

By Paul Osborne

The medals to be won at the Nanjing 2014 Youth Olympic Games have been unveiled today ©Nanjing 2014With just nine days to go until the start of the Nanjing 2014 Youth Olympic Games, organisers have unveiled the designs of the gold, silver and bronze medals.

Exclusive: Boxers will support decision to scrap headguards because it improves safety, claims AIBA President

By Nick Butler

CK's Wu's words follow several boxers sustaining cuts after fighting without headguards in Glasgow, including Northern Irishman Michael Conlon en route to his bantamweight gold medal ©Getty ImagesInternational Boxing Association (AIBA) President CK Wu has told insidethegames he does not believe it will be a major issue convincing people of the merits of scrapping headguards once it is realised the move will boost safety levels across the sport. 

2016 US PGA Championships to be moved forward to accommodate Olympics

By Paul Osborne

The 2016 PGA Championships have been moved forward to accomodate the reintroduction of gold into the Olympics ©Getty ImagesThe 2016 US Professional Golfers' Association (PGA) Championships will be moved to the final week of July in order to accommodate golf's reintroduction into the Olympic programme.

ANOCA taking aplications for new technical director to replace Matsauki

By Nick Butler

ANOCA are looking for a new technical director ©ANOCAApplications are currently being received for the post of technical director of the Association of National Olympic Committees of Africa (ANOCA) following the departure of Zimbabwe's Robert Matsauki.

Exclusive: Sport England earmarks dormant subsidiary for "special" women’s sport project

By David Owen

Sport England acknowledges it needs to take a different approach to increase the number of women who play sport ©Getty ImagesA special women's sport project looks set to be launched soon with Lottery funding by Sport England, as it strives to narrow the gap between the number of English men and women who play regular sport.

Olympic bronze medallist to ride at World Equestrian Games after suspension lifted

By Nick Butler

Olympic bronze medallist Jonathan Paget has had his suspension lifted following the completion of the inquiry ©Getty ImagesNew Zealand's Jock Paget has been officially cleared of any wrongdoing following his horse Clifton Promise failing a doping test last year, the International Equestrian Federation (FEI) has announced today.

First High Diving World Cup to showcase Kazan ahead of World Aquatics Championships

By Nick Butler

Reigning world champion Orlando Duque will be among those competing in Kazan ©Getty ImagesA major step on the road to the Kazan 2015 World Aquatics Championships will take place from tomorrow with the start of the inaugural International Swimming Federation (FINA) High Diving World Cup in the Russian city. 

Sir Bradley confirmed to race at Prudential RideLondon-Surrey Classic

By Paul Osborne

Sir Bradley Wiggins has been confirmed as a late entry in this years Prudential RideLondon-Surrey Classic ©Getty ImagesFormer Tour de France winner Sir Bradley Wiggins has been confirmed as a late entry in this year's Prudential RideLondon-Surrey Classic, it was announced today.
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