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Sáblíková wins seventh 5,000m world title as speed skating records tumble in Heerenveen

By Michael Pavitt

Martina Sáblíková continued her domination of the women's 5,000m ©Getty ImagesThe Czech Republic's Martina Sáblíková won her seventh consecutive 5,000 metre world title on a day which saw two track records broken at the International Skating Union (ISU) World Single Speed Skating Distance Championships at the Thialf Stadium in Heerenveen, The Netherlands.

Russian Boxing Team continue imperious World Series of Boxing home record - with Ukraine the next visitors

By Michael Pavitt

The Russian Boxing Team overpowered the British Lionhearts in Moscow ©WSBThe Russian Boxing Team continued their impeccable home form in Season V of the World Series of Boxing (WSB) after securing a 5-0 whitewash of the British Lionhearts in Moscow.

Uganda Olympic Committee launch campaign to boost physical fitness

By Nick Butler

A new fitness scheme has been launched by the Uganda Olympic Committee ©UOCA nationwide fitness campaign has been launched by the Uganda Olympic Committee (UOC) in order to spread health benefits around the country. 

Almaty 2022 hail importance for "entire region" as IOC Evaluation Commission inspection set to begin

By Nick Butler at the InterContinental in Almaty

The IOC Evaluation Commission has arrived at the Ritz Carlton Hotel in Almaty for five days of inspection visits ©KazTourismAlmaty 2022 vice-president Andrey Kryukov has hailed the importance of the International Olympic Committee's (IOC) Evaluation Commission visit to Kazakhstan, a crucial moment in the city's bid to host the Winter Games. 

FIFA and Rio 2016 at odds over use of Manaus for Olympic football matches

By David Owen

The Amazonian city of Manaus hosted four matches at the 2014 FIFA World Cup ©Getty ImagesFIFA and the Rio 2016 Olympic Games Organising Committee are at odds over whether the Amazonian city of Manaus would make a suitable venue for next year's Olympic football tournament.

Exclusive: Kosovo set to be granted FINA membership

By Michael Pavitt

Kosovo's prospective membership to FINA appears closer after the latest declaration ©FINAThe International Swimming Federation (FINA) are on the verge of confirming Kosovo as a member, which would allow the country to compete at both the European Games in Baku and the FINA World Championships in Kazan. 

FIFA acting like "gods" over 2022 World Cup timing, claims winter sports boss Kasper

By Nick Butler at the InterContinental in Almaty

Gian Franco Kasper has criticised FIFA for harming winter sports by the likely World Cup time shift ©AFP/Getty ImagesInternational Ski Federation (FIS) President Gian-Franco Kasper has accused football's governing body of acting selfishly by risking a clash between the Qatar 2022 FIFA World Cup and the Winter Olympics and Paralympics of the same year.

FIFA sells 2026 World Cup broadcasting rights for United States and Canada

By David Owen

FIFA has sold 2026 World Cup broadcasting rights to the key markets in the United States and Canada ©Getty ImagesFIFA has completed deals selling media rights for the 2026 World Cup in the key United States and Canadian markets.

ITTF President announces resignation as German Table Tennis Association chief

By Daniel Etchells

Thomas Weikert has called time on his role as President of the German Table Tennis Association ©ITTFThomas Weikert, President of the International Table Tennis Federation (ITTF),  has announced his resignation as President of the German Table Tennis Association (DTTB).
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