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Lithuania to host annual judo tournament for blind and partially sighted

By Duncan Mackay

Lithuanai's annual International Judo Tournament for blind and partially sighted will take place in Vilnius in September ©Getty ImagesThe Lithuanian Blind Sports Federation has announced it will again host its annual International Judo Tournament for the blind and partially sighted in Vilnius later this year, they have announced. 

Top seeds untroubled on second day of Cajun Classic

By Michael Pavitt

Sweden's Stefan Olsson will face defending champion Gordon Reid in the quarter-finals ©Getty ImagesThe top six seeds advanced to the quarter-finals of the men's wheelchair singles on the second day of the Cajun Classic in Louisiana.

Hickey claims new Glasgow and Berlin event poses no threat to European Games

By Duncan Mackay

European Olympic Committees President Patrick Hickey claims he has no fear over the European Sports Championships ©Baku 2015Patrick Hickey has dismissed fears that the newly-launched European Sports Championship, to be co-hosted by Glasgow and Berlin in 2018, is a threat to the European Games. 

Great Wall to provide backdrop for ski jumping at Beijing 2022

By Nick Butler at the Genting Grand Hotel in Chongli County

The proposed Beijing 2022 ski jumping venue will take place in the shadow of the Great Wall ©ITGSki jumping will take place at a venue overlooking the Great Wall of China if Beijing are awarded the 2022 Winter Olympics, they have promised. 

Lima to host 2017 SportAccord World Combat Games

By Emily Goddard

Lima in Peru has been confirmed as the host of the 2017 World Combat Games ©SportAccord SportAccord has revealed Peru's capital Lima as the host of the 2017 World Combat Games.

Charges dropped against woman arrested in Iran for watching volleyball

By Emily Goddard

The charges against British-Iranian Ghoncheh Ghavami have been dropped ©Change.orgAll further charges have been dropped against the British-Iranian woman who was arrested for watching a volleyball match in Iran last year, but she must stay in the country until late next year.

Baku 2015 launch European Games Spectator Information Centre

By Michael Pavitt

Baku 2015 have launched a Spectator Information Centre ahead of the inaugural European Games ©Baku 2015Baku 2015 have launched a Spectator Information Centre which will aim to help provide valuable and up to date information for people who wish to be part of the inaugural European Games in the Azerbaijani capital.

UAE Athletics Federation President denies watches for votes claim in IAAF election

By Liam Morgan

UAE Athletics Federation President Ahmad al Kamali has strongly denied claims he gave watches to African delegates in an attempt to win votes ©Getty ImagesUAE Athletics Federation President Ahmad Al Kamali has "emphatically denied" claims he allegedly offered African delegates Rolex watches in an attempt to win votes in the upcoming International Association of Athletics Federations (IAAF) elections. 

SportAccord Convention announce Filmmaster as Silver Partner

By Liam Morgan

Filmmaster have been announced as the latest Silver Partner for SportAccord Convention ©FilmmasterSportAccord Convention have announced event agency Filmmaster as their latest Silver Partner for this year's World Sport & Business Summit at the Sochi ExpoCentre. 
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