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Coe hails Baku as "fantastic" after visiting European Games 2015 host

By Duncan Mackay

Sebastian Coe meets President Aliyeva in Baku January 21 2013January 21 - British Olympic Association chairman Sebastian Coe today visited Baku, host city of the inaugural European Games in 2015.

UCI Independent Commission procedural hearing in London postponed due to snow

By Tom Degun

Snow in LondonJanuary 21 - The International Cycling Union (UCI) Independent Commission investigating the doping scandal that has plagued the sport have postponed their public procedural hearing in London scheduled for tomorrow due to heavy snow in the capital.

Exclusive: Mills will not get special treatment if she qualifies for Sochi 2014, warns ParalympicsGB Chef de Mission

By Tom Degun

Heather Mills skiingJanuary 21 - Sir Paul McCartney's former wife Heather Mills will receive no special treatment if she qualifies for Sochi 2014, ParalympicsGB's newly appointed Chef de Mission has warned. 

IPC Sports Council review key learnings from London 2012 Paralympics

By Tom Degun

London 2012 ParalympicsJanuary 21 - The International Paralympic Committee (IPC) Sports Council have concluded their annual forum meeting in Bonn where they have discussed the key learnings from London 2012.

Mile mania set to hit capital as new event launched to build on London 2012 legacy

By Duncan Mackay

Westminster mileJanuary 21 - Thousands of runners will take to the streets of Westminster this summer during an all-inclusive series of mile races designed to capitalise on the legacy of London 2012.

Canadian Olympic Committee announce four-year partnership with BMW

By Tom Degun

COC BMWJanuary 21 - The Canadian Olympic Committee (COC) has signed a four-year sponsorship deal with BMW Group Canada which will run through to the Rio 2016 Olympic Games.

Rio event to feature on new ATP World Calendar for 2014

By James Crook

ATPWorldTour210113January 21- The Association of Tennis Professionals (ATP) have announced the World Tour calendar for 2014, featuring a new event in Rio de Janeiro in February amongst other changes.

Prospect of winning Olympic gold at Rio 2016 stopped me turning professional reveals Nevin

By Tom Degun

JohnJoeNevinJanuary 21 - Irish boxing star John Joe Nevin has revealed he turned down the chance to turn professional because the prospect of winning a gold medal at the Rio 2016 Olympic Games was too big a lure for him.

Mexican Olympic silver medallist shot in the head dies

By Emily Goddard

Noé Hernández 210113January 21 - Noé Hernández, the Mexican race walker who won a silver medal at the Sydney 2000 Olympics, has died after being shot in the head at a Mexico nightclub.
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