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Premeir League Liverpool hire sports psychiatrist who inspired cycling greats Hoy, Pendleton and Wiggins

By Mike Rowbottom

Steve Peters 28-11-12November 29 - Premier League club Liverpool have strengthened their backroom team by hiring Steve Peters, the sports psychiatrist who inspired Sir Chris Hoy, Victoria Pendleton and Bradley Wiggins to Olympic cycling success.

US Paralympics provide $50,000 grant to help boost triathlon participation among veterans

By Duncan Mackay

Melissa Stockwell wins in Auckland 2012November 29 - USA Triathlon has been awarded a $50,000 (£31,000/€38,000) grant to help boost participation among military veterans as the sport gears up for its Paralympic debut at Rio in 2016, it has been announced.

Bidding opens for 2014 IPC Swimming European Championships

By Duncan Mackay

IPC Swimming logoNovember 29 - The bid process has been officially opened by the International Paralympic Committee (IPC) for the 2014 Swimming European Championships. 

Hosting Olympics would leave "legacy of innovation and education" for Turkey's youth claim Istanbul 2020

By Duncan Mackay

Turkey volleyball youth teamNovember 28 - Hosting the 2020 Olympics and Paralympics in Istanbul would help transform the futures of millions of young people in Turkey, it has been claimed.

IOC should be allowed to strip Armstrong of Olympic medal says Executive Board member

By Duncan Mackay 

Lance Armstrong Sydney Olympics time trial September 30 2000November 28 - Lance Armstrong should be stripped of his Olympic bronze medal from Sydney 2000 even though technically the International Olympic Committee (IOC) do not have the right to take it away from him, Executive Board member John Coates has claimed.

Furlong launches legal action over abuse allegations

By Duncan Mackay

John Furlong February 2010November 28 - Former Vancouver 2010 President and chief executive John Furlong has launched legal proceedings against the newspaper and reporter who claimed that he abused native students while a volunteer teacher more than 40 years ago, his lawyer has announced.

London 2012 chairman at forefront of campaign to protect press freedom in Britain

By Duncan Mackay

Sebastian Coe Istanbul March 2012November 28 - London 2012 chairman Sebastian Coe has today joined some of Britian's top politicians in urging Prime Minister David Cameron against imposing any state ­regulation on newspapers.

ODA chairman takes on new role as head of National Express

By Duncan Mackay

Sir John Armitt at London 2012November 28 - Sir John Armit, the chairman of the Olympic Delivery Authority (ODA), is to take on a new role next year as head of National Express, a multinational public transport company that operates bus, coach and tram services, it has been announced.

FIFA makes revenue-boosting change to World Cup sponsorship rules

By Andrew Warshaw

FIFA WORLD CUP TROPHY 28-11-12November 28 - FIFA has modified its World Cup sponsorship rules by changing the "national supporter" category to "continental supporter" – starting with the 2018 event in Russia.
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