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Lynx voted as official mascot for Lillehammer 2016

By Paul  Osborne

A lynx has been voted as the official mascot of the 2016 Lillehammer Winter Youth Olympic Games ©Lillehammer 2016The votes have been counted and the Lillehammer 2016 Winter Youth Olympic Games has revealed that a lynx will become the events official mascot.

Dutch men's semi-final at Hockey World Cup brought forward to avoid World Cup football game

By Mike Rowbottom

The Netherlands Hockey World Cup semi-final clash against England has been moved to avoid clashing with Brazil 2014 ©AFP/Getty ImagesFriday's men's semi-final between England and the Netherlands in the Hockey World Cup in The Hague has been brought forward so as not to clash with the Dutch football team's first match at the World Cup finals in Brazil against the holders, Spain.

Sir Bradley Wiggins set to get over Tour de France disappointment by chasing gold at Glasgow 2014

By Gary Anderson at the National Cycling Centre in Manchester

Sir Bradley Wiggins could yet feature on the track as well as the road at Glasgow 2014 ©Getty Images Sir Bradley Wiggins is among eight Olympic cycling champions named in England's squad for next month's Commonwealth Games and could compete on the track, as well as the road at Glasgow 2014 depending on his selection for the Tour de France.

World Softball Day designed to help Tokyo 2020 campaign

By Gary Anderson

The WBSC hopes that World Softball Day will boost awareness of the sport ahead of possible Olympic inclusion ©WBSCWorld Softball Day later this week will be designed to help boost awareness of both softball and baseball as it continues its campaign to regain its place on the Olympic programme at Tokyo 2020. 

Eaton makes Diamond League history as Felix returns to 200m heights

By Mike Rowbottom

Ashton Eaton, pictured winning world indoor gold this year, became the first decathlete to win an event at a Diamond League meeting in Oslo as he earned victory in the 400m hurdles  ©AFP/Getty ImagesAshton Eaton became the first victorious decathlete at an Diamond League meeting tonight as he earned victory in the 400 metres hurdles at the fifth of the International Association of Athletics Federation's (IAAF) 14 circuit events at the Bislett Stadium in Oslo -  where United States team-mate Allyson Felix won the 200m on her debut in the Norwegian capital.

Britain’s Aled Davies picks up IPC Athlete of the Month award for May

By Gary Anderson

Aled Davies has been voted May's IPC Athlete of the Month after breaking the F42 discus world record in Grosseto ©Getty Images Welsh world record breaker Aled Davies has been voted the International Paralympic Committee (IPC) Athlete of the Month for May following his exploits at the IPC Athletics Grand Prix meeting in Grosseto, Italy, which saw him set a world's best in the F42 discus.

New Olympic pin collectors club launched in Britain

By Nick Butler

A new collecting club for pin collectors has been launched in the UK ©Mark KassAn inaugural meeting of the National Olympic and Paralympic Pin Collectors Association of Great Britain has taken place in the Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park.

Reigning champions announce line-up for Wheelchair Basketball World Championships

By Gary Anderson

Reigning champions Australia have selected their final squad for this year's Wheelchair Basketball World Championships ©Getty Images Australia has named the final 12-man line-up which will head to South Korea next month to defend their men's Wheelchair Basketball World Championship title.

WTA approves new international tournament in Mallorca in 2016

By Paul Osborne

The WTA has announced a new international tennis tournament in Mallorca, Spain in 2016 ©Getty ImagesA new international tournament in Mallorca is set to debut in 2016, to coincide with next year's expansion of the grass court swing from two to three weeks, after being approved by the Women's Tennis Association (WTA).
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