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Romanian Olympic and Sports Committee signs new partnership deal to celebrate centenary

By Gary Anderson

COSR President Alin Petrache (left) shakes hands with Niro Investment director general Vasile Gabriel Nita on a new partnership at Olympic House in Bucharest ©COSRThe Romanian Olympic and Sports Committee (COSR) has announced a three-year partnership with financial group Niro Investment in a week that sees the organisation preparing to celebrate its 100-year anniversary.

ŠKODA appointed Official Sponsor of first Champions Hockey League

By Nick Butler

ŠKODA AUTO will support the ice hockey Champions League ©SkodaCzech car manufacturer ŠKODA has been announced as the Official Sponsor of the Champions Hockey League, with the first season having got underway last week.

2015 IBSA Blind Football European Championships awarded to Hereford

By Gary Anderson

The 2015 Blind Football European Championships will take place at the Royal National College for the Blind ©NEC GroupThe Royal National College for the Blind (RNC) in Hereford has been announced as the venue for next year's International Blind Sports Federation (IBSA) Blind Football European Championships.

Čilić dominates Nishikori to secure US Open title

By Paul Osborne

Marin Čilić has secured the US Open title with victory over Kei Nishikori ©Getty ImagesMarin Čilić produced a stunning performance at Flushing Meadows in New York City to brush aside Japan's Kei Nishikori and secure the US Open title.

AIBA names former IMG and Coca-Cola executive Gough as Boxing Marketing Arm chief executive

By Emily Goddard

David Gough (left) and C K Wu following the appointment of the former as the chief executive of the Boxing Marketing Arm ©AIBADavid Gough, a former IMG and Coca-Cola executive, has been appointed as the chief executive of the International Boxing Association's (AIBA) marketing company, the Boxing Marketing Arm (BMA).

Five-time Paralympian Petitclerc revealed as Canada's Rio 2016 Chef de Mission

By Emily Goddard

Chantal Petitclerc has been revealed as Canada's Chef de Mission for the Rio 2016 Paralympics ©Getty ImagesFourteen-time Paralympic champion Chantal Petitclerc has been revealed as Canada's Chef de Mission for the Rio 2016 Paralympics.

Russia open up with two golds on first day of Wrestling World Championships

By Gary Anderson

Khetik Tsabolov was one of two Russian world champions crowned on the first day of action in Tashkent ©United World WrestlingKhetik Tsabolov and Abdulrashid Sadulaev ensured Russia emerged as the top nation on the opening day of the Wrestling World Championships in Tashkent, while freestyle world titles also went the way of Turkey and North Korea.

China's Yang follows Youth Olympic gold with another title on opening day of Shooting World Championships

By Gary Anderson

Yang Haoran was crowned the first champion of this year's Shooting World Championships in Granada ©ISSF/Michael SchreiberYang Haoran gave a further demonstration of his talent as the 18-year-old added a Shooting World Championships gold to his Youth Olympic Games title with a win in the men's 10 metre air rifle final in Granada.

Seven countries express interest in hosting 2022 Ryder Cup

By Gary Anderson

Seven countries have expressed an interest in hosting the 2022 Ryder Cup ©Getty ImagesSeven countries have expressed an interest in bidding to host the 2022 Ryder Cup, it has been announced.
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