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Bacosi seals Rio 2016 quota spot as Italy sweep podium at ISSF Shotgun World Cup

By Liam Morgan

Diana Bacosi led an Italian clean sweep with gold in the women's skeet event at the Shotgun World Cup ©ISSFItaly's Diana Bacosi claimed women's skeet gold at the International Shooting Sport Federation (ISSF) Shotgun World Cup at the Al Ain's Equestrian, Shooting and Golf club in the United Arab Emirates to seal a Olympic quota place for Rio 2016. 

Help and advice on menu for governing bodies as Barbados Olympic Association relaunch lunchtime meetings

By Nick Butler

Lunchtime meetings for national governing bodies have proved a success in Barbados in the past ©BOABarbados Olympic Association (BOA) President Steve Stoute has pledged to repeat a series of lunchtime meetings with national governing body officials following their success last year.

Lack of transparency over budget continues to overshadow Beijing 2022 bid

By Nick Butler at the Gehua New Century Hotel in Beijing

The cost of the high speed railway, repeatedly cited by Beijing 2022 as a key part of their bid, remains unknown ©Beijing 2022Beijing 2022 have pitched the commercial potential of their Olympic and Paralympic plans to the International Olympic Committee (IOC) Evaluation Commission here today, but have still not revealed wider spending costs associated with the bid.

Jevans resigns as chief executive of England Rugby 2015

By Michael Pavitt

Debbie Jevans has resigned from her role as chief executive, citing personal reasons ©Getty ImagesDebbie Jevans has resigned from her role as chief executive of England's Rugby World Cup 2015 Organising Committee due to personal reasons, she announced today. 

Rio 2016 sign deal for American company to find lodgings for spectators

By Duncan Mackay

Up to 20,000 rooms in private houses and accommodation will be available during Rio 2016 following a deal with Airbnb ©Getty ImagesRio 2016 has signed a deal with online hospitality provider Airbnb to help spectators find accommodation in private houses and apartments during the Olympics and Paralympics, they announced today.  

European Olympic Committees' Gender Equality in Sport Commission holds first meeting

By Nick Butler

A first meeting has taken place of the EOC Gender Equality in Sport Commission ©EOCA first meeting has taken place of the new European Olympic Committees' (EOC) Gender Equality in Sport Commission in Vilnius.

Gold Coast 2018 claim they will not replace 5x5 basketball with 3x3

By Daniel Etchells 

Basketball 3x3 will not feature at the Gold Coast 2018 Commonwealth Games, according to organisers ©Getty ImagesGold Coast 2018 organisers have claimed basketball 3x3 will not feature on the Commonwealth Games sports programme, despite International Basketball Federation (FIBA) sports director Kosta Ilievs revealing that detailed discussions about replacing the traditional version of the sport were ongoing.

Xiamen Airlines announced as partner for 2015 BWF World Championships

By Michael Pavitt

BWF Secretary General Thomas Lund and Zhao Dong deputy general manager of Xiamen Airlines exchanged gifts to launch the partnership ©BWFXiamen Airlines have been announced as an official partner of the 2015 Total Badminton World Championships, scheduled to take place in Indonesia's capital Jakarta between August 10 and 16.

Britain begin refurbishment of National Taekwondo Centre

By Duncan Mackay

GB Taekwondo's headquarters are to undergone a £2.7 million refurbishment ©GB TaekwondoBritain's National Taekwondo Centre is to be refrubished, it was announced today after it was confirmed the project will receive £2.7 million ($4.1 millon/€3.7 million) funding.
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