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London secures hosting rights for UCI Track Cycling World Cup

By Emily Goddard

London's Lee Valley VeloPark has been named to host the second round of the UCI Track Cycling World Cup series ©Getty ImagesLondon has been named as host of the second round of the 2014-2015 International Cycling Union (UCI) Track World Cup series in December this year.

Olympic gold medallist Olsson tops poll in European Athletics Athletes' Commission elections

By Duncan Mackay

Sweden's Christian Olsson, the Athens 2004 Olympic triple jump champion, has been elected to the Athletes' Commission of European Athletics ©Getty ImagesSweden's Athens 2004 Olympic triple jump gold medallist Christian Olsson leads the list of stars elected to the Athletes' Commission of European Athletics, following the announcement of the results today. 

IJF President calls for higher quota of judoka at Youth Olympic Games

By Paul Osborne at the Main Media Centre in Naj

IJF President Marius Vizer believes the quota for judoka should be increased at the Youth Olympic Games ©IJFPresident of the International Judo Federation (IJF) Marius Vizer has called for an increase in the quota for judoka at the Summer Youth Olympic Games.

Exclusive: "Norwegians love to debate" claims Oslo 2022 chief executive as remains confident over Government support for bid

By Nick Butler at the Han Yue Lou Hotel in Nanjing

Eli Grimsby remains confident Oslo 2022 will receive Government support ©Oslo 2022Oslo 2022 chief executive Eli Grimsby remains "very optimistic" that Norway's under-fire bid for the Winter Olympics and Paralympics will ultimately receive Government support, and is "quite sure" there will still be three Candidate Cities in the race until next summer.

Seven Network to broadcast Gold Coast 2018 Commonwealth Games in Australia

By Duncan Mackay

The Seven Network will broadcast the 2018 Commonwealth Games in the Gold Coast ©CGFThe Seven Network has followed up their deal earlier this month to broadcast the Olympics by signing a multi-million pound agreement with the Commonwealth Games Federation (CGF) to show Gold Coast 2018, it was announced today. 

Nanjing 2014 "fantastic" but should not be a blueprint for future Games, claims Bach

By Nick Butler at the Nanjing International Expo Centre

Thomas Bach was never going to spur an opportunity to take up his former sport ©TwitterInternational Olympic Committee (IOC) President Thomas Bach has praised the atmosphere here during a frantic afternoon of sport-watching today, but he does not believe these Summer Youth Olympic Games should become a blueprint for all major sporting events in the future.

Rio 2016 golf course progress "not ideal but should be enough", claims IGF chief

By Nick Butler at the Main Media Centre in Nanjing

A cautiously optimistic summary of preparations for the Rio 2016 golf competition has been provided ©Rio 2016/Alex FerroInternational Golf Federation (IGF) executive director Antony Scanlon has cautiously praised construction progress at the Rio 2016 course in Barra de Tijuca, although he admits the tight timetable is "not ideal".

FIFA to host global sports ethics conference

By Emily Goddard

FIFA will host the first ever World Summit on Ethics in Sports next month ©FIFAFIFA has revealed it will host the first ever World Summit on Ethics in Sports, which will be opened by President Sepp Blatter, at its Zurich headquarters next month.

Regini-Moran wins all-around gold in latest evidence of Britain's rise to gymnastics dominance

By Nick Butler at the Main Media Centre in Nanjing

Giarnni Regini-Moran's victory followed Sam Oldham's gymnastics gold for Britain at Singapore 2010 ©Getty ImagesGreat Britain's Giarnni Regini-Moran transferred his superb qualification form into this evening's all around final to claim the first artistic gymnastics gold medal here at the Summer Youth Olympic Games.
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