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Toronto 2015 donating specialised sports equipment to encourage Para-sport participation

By Paul Osborne

Para-athletes across the Americas will be receiving specialised equipment from Toronto 2015 as they push to encourage the development of disability sport across the region ©Getty ImagesUp and coming Para-athletes from nations set to compete in next year's Parapan American Games in Toronto are to receive specialised equipment in the coming weeks from Canadian organisers. 

IBSA in search for new Goalball Committee chairman

By Paul Osborne

The IBSA are looking for a new IBSA Goalball Committee chairman ©Getty ImagesThe International Blind Sports Federation (IBSA) has begun the search for a new chairman for the Goalball Committee.

Ernst & Young announced as business advisor of Rugby World Cup 2015

By Gary Anderson

Ernst & Young has been unveiled as the official business partner of the Rugby World Cup 2015 ©Ernst & YoungProfessional services firm Ernst & Young has been announced as the official business advisor of Rugby World Cup 2015.

France and South Korea submit bids for 2019 FIFA Women's World Cup

By Gary Anderson

France and South Korea have formally submitted their bid documents for the FIFA Women's World Cup 2019 ©AFP/Getty ImagesDelegations from the Football Associations of France and South Korea were at FIFA headquarters in Zurich today to submit their final bids for the 2019 Women's World Cup.

Men and women to be governed by a single squash body as historic merger announced

By Paul Osborne

Men's and women's squash is set to be governed by a single unified body from the start of next year ©PSAWorldTourMen's and women's squash is set to be governed under a single unified body following a historic merger agreement between the Professional Squash Association (PSA) and Women's Squash Association (WSA).

Kosovo recognised by International Gymnastics Federation as 81st Congress awarded to Tokyo

By Duncan Mackay

Hidenori Futagi, President of the Japan Gymnastics Association, led the delegation which led Tokyo's successful bid to host the 81st FIG Congress ©FIGTokyo will host the 81st Congress of the International Gymnastics Federation (FIG), where a new President to replace Bruno Grandi will be elected, next year, it was announced today.

Rogge completes first mission as UN Special Envoy with visit to Syrian refugee camp in Jordan

By Gary Anderson

IOC Honorary President Jacques Rogge has visited a Syrian refugee camp in his role as a UN Special Envoy ©IOCInternational Olympic Committee (IOC) Honorary President Jacques Rogge has visited a Syrian refugee camp in Jordan on his first mission as a Special Envoy of the United Nations (UN) Secretary-General for Youth Refugees and Sport.

Tokyo Governor visits London to inspect Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park

By Duncan Mackay

Tokyo Governor Yoichi Masuzoe met with London Mayor Boris Johnson during a visit to the Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park in London ©TMGTokyo's Governor Yoichi Masuzoe has visited London to inspect the facilities built for the 2012 Olympics and Paralympics. 

Doha has learnt lessons of failed 2017 bid, claims Qatari athletics chief

By Nick Butler at the Khalifa International Stadium in Doha

Dahlan Al Hamad (third right) pictured during the opening day of the IAAF Evaluation Commission visit today ©Doha 2019Qatar Athletics Federation President Dahlan Al Hamad claimed it is the "right time" for Doha to host the International Association of Athletics Federations (IAAF) World Championships.
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