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GB Wheelchair Rugby signs three year partnership with BT

By Paul Osborne

BT has signed a three year partnership with GB Wheelchair Rugby ©BTGB Wheelchair Rugby has signed a three year partnership with BT, it was announced today.

European Olympic Committees to study Youth Olympic Festival expansion

By David Owen at ANOC Headquarters in Lausanne

The EOC is considering expanding the European Youth Olympic Festival, just a week before the 2015 Games get underway ©EYOF2015The European Olympic Committees (EOC) are considering how best to expand the Winter and Summer European Youth Olympic Festivals (EYOF) as a result of pressure from a number of sports.

Nadal survives scare to avoid surprise exit at Australian Open

By Liam Morgan

Nadal was suffering with injury throughout but eventually sealed his progress with a five set win against American qualifier Tim Smyczek ©Getty ImagesRafael Nadal survived a scare at the Australian Open before he eventually overcame United States' qualifier Tim Smyczek in five sets to progress to the third round.

Sports marketing agency Red Torch carries out management buyout

By Emily Goddard

Jonny Murch, Alex Ross and Chris Argyle-Robinson have taken joint ownership of RedTorch ©RedTorchRed Torch, the former sales and marketing agency for the SportAccord Convention, has named managing director Jonny Murch, and directors Alex Ross and Chris Argyle-Robinson as its new joint owners after an internal buyout for an undisclosed sum.

Nominations open for 2015 Paralympic Scientific Award

By Nick Butler

Nominations have opened for the IPC Scientific Awards ©IPCNominations have opened for the 2015 Paralympic Scientific Award ahead of October's VISTA conference in Girona, where winners will be honoured.

Asian Games medallists from Macau recognised at special ceremony

By Daniel Etchells

Paula Carion, who won a bronze medal in karate at the 2014 Asian Games, accepts the reward for her achievement from Sports and Olympic Committee of Macau President Charles Lo Keng Chio ©OCAThe achievements of Macau's 2014 Asian Games athletes have been recognised by the Government's Sports Development Board at a ceremony in the city, attended by Sports and Olympic Committee of Macau President Charles Lo Keng Chio.

Mentel-Spee and Hernandez-Cervellon double gold medal count in Canada

By Paul Osborne

Bibian Mentel-Spee doubled her medal count at the IPC Alpine Skiing Para-Snowboarding World Cup ©Getty ImagesBibian Mentel-Spee and Cecile Hernandez-Cervellon have recorded a perfect double at the International Paralympic Committee (IPC) Alpine Skiing World Cup in Big White, Canada, after collecting respective banked slalom victories.

Ivory Coast held to surprise draw by Guinea at Africa Cup of Nations

By Liam Morgan

Guinea players celebrate after taking a suprise lead in their Group D match with Ivory Coast ©Getty ImagesIvory Coast endured a tough opening to their Africa Cup of Nations campaign as they were held to a 1-1 draw by Guinea in Malabo.

Referendum to take place in Berlin if city chosen as German contender in 2024 Olympic race

By Nick Butler

A referendum will be held in Berlin to decide whether the city's bid for the 2024 Olympics goes ahead ©DPA/Getty ImagesA referendum will be held in Berlin in September if the city is chosen ahead of Hamburg as the German contender in the race for the 2024 Olympics and Paralympics.
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