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Oslo 2022 updates bid logo and website after winning Candidate City status

By Zjan Shirinian

Oslo has updated its bid logo to reflect its status as a Candidate City ©Oslo 2022Oslo 2022 has released an adapted version of its bid logo for the Winter Olympic and Paralympic Games and upgraded its website.

Brazil 2014 hailed as first "truly mobile and social World Cup"

By Zjan Shirinian

The tournament has been hailed as the first truly social media World Cup ©AFP/Getty ImagesBrazil 2014 has been hailed as the first "truly mobile and social World Cup".

Task force to ensure technology at heart of Pyeongchang 2018

By Zjan Shirinian

The Ministry hopes the task force's work will help show off South Korea's technology know-how ©Getty Images for USOCA task force has been set up to help ensure state-of-the-art technology is at the heart of the Pyeongchang 2018 Winter Olympic and Paralympic Games.

Nibali retakes lead in Tour de France with dominant stage win after Contador crashes out

By Nick Butler

Vincenzo Nibali consolidated his lead in the Tour de France after rival Alberto Contador crashed out ©Getty ImagesVincenzo Nibali has strengthened his grip on the Tour de France yellow jersey with a superb solo victory on a day when one of his biggest rivals, Alberto Contador, became the latest contender to abandon the race following a heavy crash.  

London 2012 Olympian forced to withdraw from Scotland Glasgow 2014 judo squad due to injury

By Nick Butler

London 2012 judoka James Austin has been forced to withdraw from the Scottish team for Sochi 2014 due to injury ©AFP/Getty ImagesScotland have been dealt a blow in their preparations for Glasgow 2014 with 100 kilogram judoka James Austin forced to withdraw from the Games with a knee injury.

Kia becomes first-ever sponsor of England women's cricket team

By Zjan Shirinian

Head of women's cricket Clare Connor (left) and team captain Charlotte Edwards pose with a Kia Sportage at Lord's Cricket Ground ©Getty ImagesThe England and Wales Cricket Board (ECB) has signed a two-year deal with Kia to become the first-ever official sponsor of the women's team.

Australia secure wheelchair basketball world title after resisting US fightback

By Nick Butler

Australia went one better than the silver medal they won at the London 2012 Paralympic Games ©Getty ImagesAustralia have secured their second consecutive World Wheelchair Basketball Championships title with a 63-57 victory over the United States in a pulsating final in Incheon today. 

Home hope Jones has eye on Swiss rival Schaer for 2014 IPC Athletics European Championships

By Zjan Shirinian

Jade Jones is targeting a top five in each of the three events she is planning to compete in at the Athletics European Championships in Swansea ©Getty ImagesBritish hope Jade Jones is going into next month's International Paralympic Committee (IPC) Athletics European Championships in Swansea knowing she will have to beat in-form Manuela Schaer to prevail in front of a home crowd.

Britain becomes most successful triathlon mixed relay nation with third world title

By Emily Goddard

Great Britain has secured its third triathlon mixed relay world title ©ITUGreat Britain has become the most successful nation in triathlon mixed relay history after claiming its third world title in Hamburg today.
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