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New Zealand names nine-strong shooting team for Commonwealth Games in Glasgow

By Paul Osborne

Delhi gold medallists Mike Collings and John Snowden will lead a nine-strong New Zealand shooting team to the Commonwealth Games in Glasgow ©Getty ImagesApril 17 - Delhi 2010 gold medallists Mike Collings and John Snowden will lead a nine-strong New Zealand shooting team to the Commonwealth Games in Glasgow.

Northern Ireland names preliminary squad for Glasgow 2014

By Paul Osborne

David Calvert is set to make his 10th Commonwealth Games appearance after being name in the Northern Ireland squad for Glasgow 2014 ©Getty ImagesApril 17 - Full-bore shooter David Calvert will make an unprecedented tenth Commonwealth Games appearance following the announcement of Northern Ireland's initial 33-strong squad announcement for the Games in Glasgow.

Asenov delights home crowd while Ireland emerge with four wins at Youth Boxing World Championships

By Gary Anderson

April 17 - Bulgarian Daniel Asenov celebrates his win over Pavel Fedorov of Russia at the Youth Boxing World Championships ©AIBABulgaria's Daniel Asenov delighted the Sofia crowd on the fourth day of action at the International Boxing Association (AIBA) Youth World Championships with a hard-fought victory, while Ireland emerged as the top nation with four of its boxers claiming wins.

British Paralympic cycling champion switches to rowing for Rio 2016

By Duncan Mackay

Rachel Morris won the gold medal in the time trial at Beijing 2008 ©Getty ImagesApril 17 - Britain's Paralympic hand-cycling gold medallist Rachel Morris has switched sports and hopes to compete in rowing at Rio 2016. 

Isagi donation gives boost to Wheelchair users at Stoke Mandeville Stadium

By Paul Osborne

Isagi has donated 50 non-slip trays to WheelPower to help wheelchair users at the Stoke Mandeville Stadium ©IsagiApril 17 - Wheelchair users at Stoke Mandeville Stadium have been given a boost following the donation of 50 non-slip trays by Buckinghamshire based company Isagi.

National Gymnastics Arena opened in Baku by Azerbaijan President

By Duncan Mackay

Azerbaijani President Ilham Aliyev officially opens the new National Gymnastics Arena in Baku ©Baku 2015April 17 - Azerbaijan's President Ilham Aliyev has officially opened the new National Gymnastics Arena in Baku, designed to be one of the best centres of its kind in the world and which will be one of the centrepieces of the inaugural European Games next year.

L'Equipe 21 host broadcaster of European Judo Championships

By Gary Anderson

April 17 - LEquipe 21 has been announced as host broadcaster for the European Judo Championships ©AFP/Getty ImagesFrench digital terrestrial television channel L'Equipe 21 has secured the host broadcast rights for the upcoming European Judo Championships in Montpellier, which are due to take place next week.

International Paralympic Committee opens bid process for 2015 General Assembly

By Gary Anderson

April 17 - The IPC is now seeking bids from cities to host its next General Assembly ©Getty Images Cities interested in hosting next year's General Assembly of the the International Paralympic Committee (IPC) have been invited to put in bids. 

Tickets for 2014 IPC Athletics European Championships in Swansea go on sale

By Gary Anderson

April 17 - Tickets are now on sale for the IPC Athletics European Championships in Swansea ©Getty ImagesOrganisers of this year's International Paralympic Committee (IPC) Athletics European Championships in Swansea have put 15,000 tickets for the event on sale today.
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