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More tickets for sold-out Basketball World Cup final on sale today

By Emily Goddard

Fans are being given another chance to snap up tickets for the 2014 Basketball World Cup ©FIBAApril 15 - More tickets for the sold-out 2014 Basketball World Cup final will go on sale today following high demand in the first two months, the International Basketball Federation (FIBA) has announced.

TV3 win Irish broadcast rights for Rugby World Cup 2015

By Zjan Shirinian

Ireland will be looking to better their 2011 quarter-final berth when they compete at the Rugby World Cup 2015 ©Getty ImagesApril 15 - Irish broadcaster TV3 has been awarded rights to the live coverage of all 48 Rugby World Cup 2015 matches.

Measures to help children with intellectual disabilities unveiled by Special Olympics Malawi

By Nick Butler

It is hoped the scheme will allow more local children of all backgrounds to participate in sport in Malawi ©AFP/Getty ImagesApril 15 - A range of measures to ensure children with intellectual disabilities live in a conducive and discrimination-free environment have been unveiled by Special Olympics Malawi.

Olympic medallists lead USA Gymnastics 2014 Hall of Fame class

By Emily Goddard

Nastia Liukin is one of six individuals being inducted into the USA Gymnastics Hall of Fame this year ©Getty ImagesApril 14 - Olympic medallists, including the likes of Beijing 2008 all-around champion Nastia Liukin, have been named among a group of six individuals being inducted into the USA Gymnastics Hall of Fame this year.

Mongolian duo impress on day one of Youth World Boxing Championships

By Gary Anderson

April 14 - Tumurkhuyag Bat-Ochir of Mongolia (right) looked impressive on his first outing in Sofia ©AIBAMongolians Battamir Ganbold and Tumurkhuyag Bat-Ochir impressed in their first outings in the men's light flyweight and flyweight divisions on the first day of action at the International Boxing Federation (AIBA) Youth World Championships in Sofia.

2017 Francophone Games to take place in Ivory Coast city Abidjan

By Gary Anderson

April 14 – Athletes will compete in the 2017 Francophone Games in Abidjan in Ivory Coast ©AFP/Getty ImagesIvory Coast's largest city, Abidjan, has been announced as the host of the 2017 Francophone Games.

Four-cross mountain bike World Championships returning to Austrian resort

By Zjan Shirinian

The four-cross World Championships will be staged in the Austrian resort of Leogang-Saalfelden for the second year in a row ©Getty ImagesApril 14 - The four-cross mountain bike World Championships will return to the Austrian resort of Leogang-Saalfelden, the International Cycling Union (UCI) has announced.

Kuwait to welcome African, Asian and Oceania National Olympic Committees for sports legal seminar

By Emily Goddard

Kuwait City has been named as the host of a seminar on international arbitration and sports law taking place in June ©Getty ImagesApril 14 - Kuwait City has been named as the host of a major seminar on international arbitration and sports law taking place in June.

Verpoorten elected Badminton Europe President in long-awaited reshuffle

By Nick Butler

Gregory Verpoorten, pictured during London 2012 alongside former BWF President Young Joong Kang and Prince Charles, is the new head of Badminton Europe ©Getty ImagesApril 14 - Gregory Verpoorten has been elected the new President of Badminton Europe at an Annual Delegates' Meeting in Dublin.
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