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Spanish Athletics Federation suffers 25 per cent cut in budget

By Duncan Mackay

Spanish Athletics Federation logoJanuary 22 - A cut of nearly 25 per cent in the budget of the Spanish Athletics Federation (RFEA) has been agreed because of the economic crisis facing the country.

Former head of Lloyds London 2012 programme named as new Havas Sports & Entertainment UK managing director

By Emily Goddard

gordon lott 220113January 22 - Gordon Lott, the former Lloyds Banking Group head of Olympic marketing and sponsorship, has today been unveiled as Havas Sports & Entertainment's (HS&E) new United Kingdom managing director.

CAS set to decide medal fate of ParalympicsGB sailing team

By Tom Degun

Sonar teamJanuary 22 - The Court of Arbitration for Sport (CAS) are set to decide in April whether Great Britain should win a London 2012 Paralympic sailing medal in the Sonar three-person keelboat class.

London 2012 mascot Mandeville given permanent home at Paralympics birthplace

By James Crook

SplashMandevilleJanuary 22 - Stoke Mandeville Stadium in Buckinghamshire will provide a permanent home to one of the 83 decorated Olympic mascots which were placed in London for the Olympic and Paralympic Games, after Lloyds Banking Group donated one of the Mandeville sculptures to the National Centre for Disability Sport.

Olympian Garraffo takes charge of Argentinean women's hockey squad

By Emily Goddard

CAH President Daniel Marcellini with newly appointed Leonas coach Marcelo GaraffoJanuary 22 - Three-time Olympic hockey player Marcelo Garraffo has been named as the women's team's new head coach in his native Argentina.

"Fund British Basketball" campaign launched in attempt to urge UK Sport to rethink cuts

By James Crook

Fund-British-Basketball-LogoJanuary 22 - A grass-roots campaign has been launched in an attempt to regain funding for British basketball, which was cut completely by UK Sport for the 2016 Olympic Games in Rio.

Gwangju 2015 step-up Universiade promotional activity

By James Crook

Gwangju 2015 info bothJanuary 22 - Marketing activities are gathering pace for the 2015 Summer Universiade in Gwangju, South Korea, as Olympians, artists and volunteers join the promotional drive for the event.

2013 Wheelchair Tennis Australian Open to feature host of international stars

By James Crook

ShingoKunieda220113January 22 - The 2013 Australian Open Wheelchair Tennis Championships get underway in Melbourne tomorrow, with five-time champion Shingo Kunieda of Japan facing defending champion Maikel Scheffers of Holland in the pick of the first round ties.

British Cycling awards historic Road Race and Time Trial Championships to Glasgow

By Mike Rowbottom

Bradley Wiggins wins 2011 National Road Race ChampionshipsJanuary 21 - British Cycling today awarded the 2013 Elite Men's and Women's National Road Race Championships, whose previous winners include Bradley Wiggins, to Glasgow, using part of the course proposed for next year's Commonwealth Games in the city.
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