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Poland record historic victory over Brazil in opening fixture of Round III at Volleyball World Championship

By Paul Osborne

Poland have recorded a historic win over Brazil at the Volleyball World Championships ©Getty ImagesHosts Poland have pulled off a historic victory at the 2014 Volleyball World Championship by recording a first Championship victory over Brazil in more than 40 years.

Former South Korean Prime Minister elected co-chairman of Gwangju 2015 Organising Committee

By Paul Osborne

Kim Hwang-sik has been elected as the co-chairman of the Gwangju 2015 Organising Committee ©Gwangju 2015Former South Korean Prime Minister Kim Hwang-sik has been elected as the co-chairman of the Gwangju 2015 Organising Committee.

Tokyo 2020 vision on the agenda at first meeting of Media Commission

By Nick Butler

The Tokyo 2020 Media Commission meet for the first time ©Tokyo 2020/Shugo TakemiA first meeting of the Tokyo 2020 Media Commission has taken place today in the Japanese capital, following the announcement of its formation last week.

Samsung to sponsor Jordanian team at Asian Games

By Nick Butler

Samsung will support the Jordanian delegation at Incheon 2014 ©JOCJordan has received a welcome boost shortly before the Opening Ceremony of Incheon 2014 with the news that Olympic TOP sponsor Samsung will support the Arab nation for the duration of the Games.

British Basketball funding cut "plainly wrong" claims FIBA chief

By Paul Osborne

Patrick Baumann has said UK Sports decision to strip British Basketball of funding was plainly wrong Getty ImagesInternational Basketball Federation secretary general Patrick Baumann has said UK Sport's decision to strip British Basketball of funding was "plainly wrong" and not in line with the commitment they made before London 2012.

More Government funding required to boost sporting performances, claims Ugandan Olympic chief

By Nick Butler

The Uganda National Committee is calling for more Government support ©UOCUganda Olympic Committee (UOC) President William Blick has called on more Government funding in order to continue the African country's upward curve in global sport. 

Bordeaux, capital of claret, to stage nocturnal marathon

By David Owen

Organisers of the new marathon in Bordeaux plan to hold it at night, with the start at sunset ©AFP/Getty ImagesBordeaux, one of the world's wine capitals, is getting into the marathon business.

IPC Ice Sledge Hockey launches new-look websites ahead of Buffalo 2015 World Championships

By Gary Anderson

IPC Ice Sledge Hockey has launched a new look website ©IPCIce sledge hockey's online presence has been given a new look after the launch of a website for both the sport itself and for the World Championships taking place in Buffalo, New York next year.

Former rowing world champion Schreiber to lead German Athletes’ Commission

By Gary Anderson

Schreiber (left) was part of the German team that won men's quadruple skulls gold at the Lucerne World Championships in 2001 ©Bongarts/Getty ImagesFormer rowing world champion Christian Schreiber has been appointed as the new chairman of the Athletes' Commission at the German Olympic Sports Confederation (DOSB).
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