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FIFA Executive Committee member proposes vote over publication of World Cup bid report

By Daniel Etchells

Theo Zwanziger is set to submit a proposal at this month's FIFA Executive Committee meeting ©Getty ImagesFIFA Executive Committee member Theo Zwanziger will propose a vote next week over whether the report into the bidding processes for the 2018 and 2022 World Cups should be published in full.

Petitclerc leads praise for Rio 2016 Paralympic preparations but warns selling tickets will be tough

By Duncan Mackay

Delegates from 18 countries, including France, heard about the preparations for the 2016 Paralympics in Rio de Janeiro ©FacebookA total of 39 representatives from 18 countries have taken part in the second Rio 2016 National Paralympic Committees Open Day, with most having left seemingly quite impressed.

Lillehammer 2016 mascot named Sjogg

By Paul Osborne

The Lillehammer 2016 Winter Youth Olympic Games has been named Sjogg ©IOCThe mascot for the Lillehammer 2016 Winter Youth Olympic Games has been officially named Sjogg.

Russia dominant on day two of SportAccord World Mind Games

By Paul Osborne

Valentina Gunina proved too good on the second day of chess action at the World Ming Games in Beijing ©SportAccordIt was a day to remember for Russia at the SportAccord World Mind Games today as they picked up three of the four gold medals on offer on day two of competition in Beijing.

England Netball promotes Adams to be new chief executive

By Duncan Mackay

Joanna Adams has been promoted to be the new chief executive of England Netball ©LinkedinEngland Netball have promoted Joanna Adams to the role of chief executive to replace Paul Clark, who has retired after eight years in the role.

Team and masters competitions to round off action packed World Bowling Men's Championships

By Daniel Etchells at the Khalifa International Bowling Centre, Zayed Sports City in Abu Dhabi

The Khalifa International Bowling Centre in Abu Dhabi's Zayed Sports City is the venue for the 2014 World Bowling Men's Championships ©World BowlingThe team and masters competitions round off an action packed week at the 2014 World Bowling Men's Championships which has already seen the singles, doubles and trios winners crowned here.

Top hockey players believe sport to be equal for both men and women

By Paul Osborne

The world's top hockey players believe the sport to be equal for both men and women ©Getty ImagesThe International Hockey Federation's (FIH) largest survey has shown that the world's top hockey stars believe the game to be equal for both men and women.

Websites launched for Mexico City 2015 and Almaty 2015 Powerlifting Championships

By Paul Osborne

Websites have been launched for Mexico City 2015 and Almaty 2015 Powerlifting Championships ©Getty ImagesInternational Paralympic Committee (IPC) Powerlifting has launched the websites for the Almaty 2015 and Mexico City 2015 Continental Championships.

Top IAAF official claims stories on "150 athletes with suspicious blood values" are "misleading"

By Mike Rowbottom

Nick Davies, the official IAAF spokesman, has responded critically to stories concerning 150 athletes with questionable blood values between 2006-2008 ©Getty ImagesNick Davies, deputy general secretary of the International Association of Athletics Federations (IAAF), has described media stories alleging that 150 athletes, including several Olympic champions, had suspicious blood values between but were not subject to proper target testing as "misleading" and "unethical".
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