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Rio 2016 sign deal for American company to find lodgings for spectators

By Duncan Mackay

Up to 20,000 rooms in private houses and accommodation will be available during Rio 2016 following a deal with Airbnb ©Getty ImagesRio 2016 has signed a deal with online hospitality provider Airbnb to help spectators find accommodation in private houses and apartments during the Olympics and Paralympics, they announced today.  

European Olympic Committees' Gender Equality in Sport Commission holds first meeting

By Nick Butler

A first meeting has taken place of the EOC Gender Equality in Sport Commission ©EOCA first meeting has taken place of the new European Olympic Committees' (EOC) Gender Equality in Sport Commission in Vilnius.

Gold Coast 2018 claim they will not replace 5x5 basketball with 3x3

By Daniel Etchells 

Basketball 3x3 will not feature at the Gold Coast 2018 Commonwealth Games, according to organisers ©Getty ImagesGold Coast 2018 organisers have claimed basketball 3x3 will not feature on the Commonwealth Games sports programme, despite International Basketball Federation (FIBA) sports director Kosta Ilievs revealing that detailed discussions about replacing the traditional version of the sport were ongoing.

Xiamen Airlines announced as partner for 2015 BWF World Championships

By Michael Pavitt

BWF Secretary General Thomas Lund and Zhao Dong deputy general manager of Xiamen Airlines exchanged gifts to launch the partnership ©BWFXiamen Airlines have been announced as an official partner of the 2015 Total Badminton World Championships, scheduled to take place in Indonesia's capital Jakarta between August 10 and 16.

Britain begin refurbishment of National Taekwondo Centre

By Duncan Mackay

GB Taekwondo's headquarters are to undergone a £2.7 million refurbishment ©GB TaekwondoBritain's National Taekwondo Centre is to be refrubished, it was announced today after it was confirmed the project will receive £2.7 million ($4.1 millon/€3.7 million) funding.

French pair rise to occasion to win ice dance gold at World Skating Championships

By Michael Pavitt

Gabriella Papadakis and Guillaume Cizeron of France were crowned ice dance world champions in Shanghai ©AFP/Getty ImagesFrench pair Gabriella Papadakis and Guillaume Cizeron elevated themselves from fourth place after the short dance programme to claim gold in the ice dance competition at the World Figure Skating Championships in the Crown Indoor Stadium at the Shanghai Oriental Sports Center.

China earn three more golds at Para-cycling World Championships

By Michael Pavitt

Guihua Liang was one of three Chinese gold medallists on day two of the Championships ©Getty ImagesChina added a further three golds to their medal tally on the second day of the Para-cycling World Championships at Velodrome Omnisport in Apeldoorn.

Uzbekistan claim double gold and new Kosovan talent emerges on opening day of Samsun Judo Grand Prix

By Michael Pavitt

Sharafuddin Lutfillaev won one of two gold medals for Uzbekistan ©IJFUzbekistan secured both golds on offer in the men's events on the opening day of the International Judo Federation Samsun Grand Prix, at the Yaşar Doğu Sports Arena in Turkey today. 

Favourites record victories on opening day of Hong Kong Sevens World Series

By Michael Pavitt

Series leaders South Africa cruised to an opening day win over Argentina ©World RugbyUpsets were few and far between on the opening day of the HSBC Sevens World Series Hong Kong event, in which the favourites all recorded comfortable victories.
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