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Exclusive: Human growth hormone testing poised to resume

By David Owen

The World Anti-Doping Agency are set to resume testing for hormone growth hormone ©Getty ImagesThe World Anti-Doping Agency (WADA) has given clearance for anti-doping bodies to resume human growth hormone (hGH) testing after a more than year-long hiatus.

Nanjing 2014 getting "more international coverage than you'd imagine", claim IOC

By Nick Butler at the Main Media Centre in Nanjing

IOC officials deny that Nanjing 2014 has received disappointing coverage outside of China ©ITGInternational Olympic Committee (IOC) communications director Mark Adams has claimed here that the Summer Youth Olympic Games is receiving widespread worldwide coverage. 

Beijing 2022 gaining confidence from success in Nanjing, claims Chinese IOC member

By Nick Butler at the Main Media Centre in Nanjing

Yang Yang believes Beijing's chances of being awarded the 2022 Games have been boosted by the success of Nanjing 2014Success here at the Summer Youth Olympic Games is boosting Beijing's bid to host the Winter Olympic and Paralympic Games in 2022, China's two-time short track speed skating champion Yang Yang has claimed.

Montsho faces two-year ban after waiving right to hearing following positive drugs test at Glasgow 2014

By Gary Anderson

Amantle Montsho tested positive for a banned substance at Glasgow 2014 and now faces a ban from athletics ©Getty ImagesBotswana's Amantle Montsho has waived her right to a hearing before the Commonwealth Games Federation (CGF) court after testing positive for a banned stimulant at Glasgow 2014.

Glasgow to host 2018 European Aquatics Championships

By Emily Goddard

Glasgow will host the 2018 European Aquatics Championships ©Getty ImagesScotland will stage the European Aquatics Championships for the very first time in 2018 after Glasgow was awarded the hosting rights for the competition today.

Exclusive: Baumann "very confident and very relaxed" on Lausanne's bid to host 2020 Winter Youth Olympic Games

By Paul Osborne at the Main Media Centre in Nanjing

Patrick Baumann is "very relaxed and very confident" after the submission of the Lausanne 2020 Winter Youth Olympic Games bid ©Getty ImagesLausanne will bring together more than 100 years of history if its campaign to host the 2020 Winter Youth Olympic Games is successful, Patrick Baumann, chair of the bid and a member of the International Olympic Committee (IOC), has promised.  

Countdown clock unveiled with one year to go until Beijing 2015 World Athletics Championships

By Nick Butler at the Main Media Centre in Nanjing

A coundown clock has been launched to mark one year to go until the World Athletics Championships ©IAAFA major milestone ahead of the Beijing 2015 International Association of Athletics Federations (IAAF) World Championships took place today with a "One Year to Go" ceremony next to the Bird's Nest Stadium in which the action will be held.

China enjoy relay success as swimming action comes to a close at Nanjing 2014

By Paul Osborne at the Main Media Centre in Nanjing 

China enjoyed more medal success in the pool as swimming action came to a close ©Getty ImagesSwimming action ended with a splash here at the Summer Youth Olympic Games, with nine newly-crowned gold medallists bringing a conclusion to the week-long swim-fest inside the Nanjing Olympic Sports Centre Natatorium.

Le Fur blitzes 400m world record but falls short of double at IPC Athletics European Championships

By Zjan Shirinian

Marie-Amelie Le Fur blitzed her own 400m T44 world record to thrill the crowd in Swansea ©Getty ImagesFrance's Marie-Amelie Le Fur took a second off her own 400 metres T44 world record as she lit up the track in Swansea at the International Paralympic Committee Athletics European Championships, but she had to settle for silver in the long jump.
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