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Retractable seating plan for London 2012 Olympic Stadium unveiled publicly

By Duncan Mackay

West Ham Olympic Stadium with bubblesMarch 31 - West Ham United have revealed further plans for the redevelopment of the London 2012 Olympic Stadium, including drawings illustrating how the lower level of retractable seats will be brought closer to the pitch over the running track to make the arena more suitable for football.

Moneghetti to make sentimental return to Scotland for Glasgow 2014 as Australian Chef de Mission

By Duncan Mackay

Steve Moneghetti Delhi 2010March 31 - Steve Moneghetti was today unveiled as Australia's Chef de Mission for next year's Commonwealth Games in Glasgow.

"New rules make for better judo" claims top official after Samsun success

By Duncan Mackay

Samsun judo day 2 March 2013 2March 31 - New rules introduced to try to help improve the sport following London 2012 are beginning to take effect after the most successful World Judo Tour event, which ended at the Tekkeköy Turkey Yasar East Sports Hall in Samsun today, it was claimed.

Palestinian football to receive major investment from FIFA

By James Crook

2049719 FULL-LNDMarch 31 - World football governing body FIFA have announced that they will provide an investment of around €3.5 million (£3 million/$4.5million) to set-up four of their Goal projects in war-torn Palestine.

We must stay ahead of the pack leading into Rio 2016 says British Triathlon performance director

By Tom Degun

alistair brownleeMarch 31 - Brendan Purcell, the new performance director at British Triathlon, says he is looking to help top athletes such as Alistair and Jonathan Brownlee stay head of their international rivals in the lead up to Rio 2016.

Nearly 500 fighters register for 2013 USA Boxing National Championships

By Tom Degun

Claressa ShieldsMarch 31 - A total of 478 elite male, female and junior fighters have registered for the 2013 USA Boxing National Championships in Spokane, Washington, in what is America's premier Olympic-style boxing event.

Revolution Series set for Olympic Velodrome grand finale

By James Crook

149707202March 31 - Dates have been announced for this season's elite track cycling Revolution Series - which have been included on the UCI (International Cycling Union) track calendar for the first time - with the final stage preliminarily scheduled to be held in Lee Valley VeloPark at the Olympic Velodrome in London early next year.

Russia planning to open new multi-million dollar Paralympic training centre

By Duncan Mackay

Russia Paralympics Opening Ceremony London 2012March 31 - Russia is planning to open a new $81 million (£53 million/€63 million) state-of-the-art Paralympic training centre for the in Ufa, it has been announced.

Gwangju ramps up Universiade Venue Operation Plan as two year countdown approaches

By James Crook

1gwangMarch 31 - Gwangju 2015 are moving forward with their comprehensive Venue Operation Plan (VOP) as the countdown to the Universiade approaches the two year mark.
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