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Asian Games set to be awarded to Jakarta - but in 2018 not 2019

By Nick Butler

Sheikh Ahmad Al Fahad Al Sabah has said Indonesia will host the Asian Games in 2018 ©TwitterOlympic Council of Asia (OCA) President Sheikh Ahmad Al Fahad Al Sabah has said Indonesia will step in and host the next edition of the Asian Games, but in 2018 rather than 2019 to avoid a clash with Presidential elections.

Iranian official kicked out of Incheon 2014 Asian Games after sexual harassment charge

By Emily Goddard

An Iranian official has been kicked out of the Incheon 2014 Asian Games over sexual harassment claims ©Getty ImagesAn Iranian official has been kicked out of the Incheon 2014 Asian Games for sexually harassing a female volunteer, while another case is alleged to have taken place in the past two days.

Message of sporting support but still much opposition to Oslo 2022

By Nick Butler

Stormy clouds are continuing to hang over Oslo's Olympic and Paralympic bid ©AFP/Getty ImagesResistance to Oslo's bid for the 2022 Winter Olympic and Paralympic Games is mounting, despite a reiteration of support from 18 of 19 regional sports confederations across Norway.

Top rugby official appointed new chairman of Commonwealth Games England

By Gary Anderson

Ian Metcalfe has been named as the new chairman of Commonwealth Games England ©Getty ImagesFormer England rugby international Ian Metcalfe has been announced as the new chairman of Commonwealth Games England (CGE).

Rare Squaw Valley 1960 Winter Olympic Torch expected to fetch $175,000 at auction

By Emily Goddard

A Squaw Valley 1960 Winter Olympic Torch is expected to fetch $175,000 at auction next month ©Ingrid O'NeilA rare Squaw Valley 1960 Winter Olympic Torch is expected to fetch an estimated $175,000 (£107,000/€135,000) at a mail bid auction that also includes 40 Games medals.

Gwangju 2015 agree sponsorship deal with leading Korean drinks company

By Daniel Etchells

GUOC and Lotte Chilsung showcasing the official sponsorship agreement ©Gwangju 2015Gwangju 2015 has named Lotte Chilsung Beverage Company as an official sponsor of the Summer Universiade. 

IRB chief confident Rugby World Cup 2015 will be a "record-breaker"

By Paul Osborne

IRB chief executive Brett Gosper believes the Rugby World Cup 2015 is on course to be a record-breaker ©Getty ImagesInternational Rugby Board (IRB) chief executive Brett Gosper believes the Rugby World Cup 2015 is on course to be a "record-breaker".

Germany and Brazil secure semi-final spots at Volleyball World Championship

By Gary Anderson

Brazil defeated big rivals Russia to secure a semi-final berth in Poland ©Getty ImagesGermany and Brazil have secured their places in the semi-finals of the Volleyball World Championship after securing impressive wins over Iran and Russia in Poland tonight.

Australian Sports Commission recognises new unified national taekwondo body

By Emily Goddard

The Australian Sports Commission has officially recognised a new unified Sports Taekwondo Australia ©Sports Taekwondo Australia The Australian Sports Commission has formally recognised a new unified national taekwondo body made up of Sports Taekwondo Australia (STA) and Taekwondo Australia Ltd.
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