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International Parlaympic Committee pledge support to #TargetEbola campaign

By Duncan Mackay

The International Paralympic Committee has joined the World Olympians Association #TargetEbola campaign ©WOAA campaign launched by the World Olympians Association to help raise awareness and funds to tackle the spread of Ebola in West Africa has been joined by the International Paralympic Committee (IPC), it was announced today.

New world ranking system for Para-Taekwondo to be launched at Canadian Open

By Paul Osborne

A new World Ranking system will be introduced for Para-taekwondo events ©WTFNext year's Canadian Para-Taekwondo Open will be the first to implement a new world rankings system for Para-taekwondo, it has been announced.

Kuwait City, Las Vegas and Tokyo among cities chosen to host World Bowling Championships

By Daniel Etchells

Having taken place at the Khalifa International Bowling Centre in Abu Dhabi this year, the World Men's Championships head to Hong Kong in 2018 ©World BowlingThe World Tenpin Bowling Association Executive Board has announced the host cities for the World Bowling championship events from 2017 to 2020.

Volleyball England secure £1 million funding over past 18 months to help sport's development

By Paul Osborne

Volleyball England has received £1 million of funding ©Volleyball EnglandVolleyball England has secured £1 million ($1.57 million/€1.27 million) of external funding which will be spread across the clubs, members and the wider volleyball community, and help build a new beach volleyball centre in Oxford.

Coca-Cola named official sponsor of Rugby World Cup 2015

By Emily Goddard

Coca-Cola has renewed its long term sponsorship of the Rugby World Cup ©World RugbyCoca-Cola has extended its long-standing sponsorship of the Rugby World Cup and will act as the tournament's official soft drink in England and Wales next year, it has been announced. 

Australia feeling positive ahead of Rio 2016 with results of latest benchmark study

By Emily Goddard

Australia are feeling positive ahead of Rio 2016 with the results of its latest benchmark study ©Getty ImagesThe Australian Olympic Committee (AOC) has claimed there are positive signs for the nation's team ahead of Rio 2016 following the results of its latest benchmark study.

Ethics investigator Garcia resigns after slamming FIFA independence and leadership

By Nick Butler

FIFA's ethics investigator Michael Garcia has resigned in protest of the handling of his report into the World Cup bidding process ©Getty ImagesFIFA independent ethics investigator Michael Garcia has resigned in protest of the handling of his report into bidding for the 2018 and 2022 World Cups as turmoil within football's world governing body deepens.

Mexico Olympic Committee President wants to revive joint Tijuana-San Diego Olympic bid for 2024

By Duncan Mackay

Mexican Olympic Committee President Carlos Padilla is hoping for a joint bid between Tijuana and San Diego ©COMMexico is trying to revive a joint bid for the 2024 Olympics and Paralympics between Tijuana and San Diego, although its hopes appear set to be dashed by the United States. 

Rio 2016 convene task force to tackle new "super-bacteria" threat at sailing venue

By Nick Butler

A new "super bacteria" has reportedly been found in waters where Olympic competitions will take place at Rio 2016 ©Getty ImagesPollution concerns at the Rio 2016 sailing venue in Guanabara Bay have been revived following the discovery of a drug-resistant "super-bacteria" capable of causing a number of different infections.
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