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Stars on show as ticket sales open for Glasgow's IPC Swimming World Championships

By Nick Butler

British Paralympic swimming superstar Ellie Simmonds launched ticket sales this morning ©Getty ImagesTicket sales opened for next year's International Paralympic Committee (IPC) World Championships in Glasgow this morning, with Great Britain's best known Para-swimmer Ellie Simmonds on hand for the launch.

United States Olympic Committee appoints new general counsel

By Daniel Etchells

Christopher McCleary has been appointed general counsel of the USOC ©LinkedinThe United States Olympic Committee (USOC) has announced the appointment of Christopher McCleary, the former senior vice-president of Visa Inc., as the organisation's general counsel.

Israel and Monaco tie for bridge pairs gold at World Mind Games

By Nick Butler

The bridge pairs title was shared in thrilling fashion at the World Mind Games ©SportAccordPairs from Israel and Monaco tied for gold in thrilling fashion in the pairs bridge competition to top the bill on a busy fifth day of action at the SportAccord World Mind Games in Beijing.

Mizutani and Ishikawa take Japanese double at ITTF World Tour Grand Finals

By Nick Butler

Jun Mizutani of Japan celebrates men's singles gold at the World Tour Grand Finals ©ITTFJapan enjoyed a golden day at the International Table Tennis Federation (ITTF) World Tour Grand Finals in Bangkok as Jun Mizutani and Kasumi Ishikawa secured male and female singles honours.

Jordanian girls urged to become "leaders of tomorrow"

By Nick Butler

Lana Al Jaghbeer has urged more girls to strive to break through in male-dominated worlds ©JOCJordan Olympic Committee (JOC) secretary general Lana Al Jaghbeer has urged girls to follow in her footsteps and become sports "leaders of tomorrow".

Para-equestrian dressage athlete and service dog among winners at 2014 FEI Awards Gala

By Daniel Etchells

Sydney Collier and her service dog Journey were among the winners at the 2014 International Equestrian Federation Awards Gala ©FEIAmerican Para-dressage athlete Sydney Collier, and her service dog Journey, were among the equestrian heroes celebrated at the 2014 International Equestrian Federation (FEI) Awards Gala in the Azerbaijani capital Baku tonight.

Former US Masters champion shows support for bowling's Olympic bid strategy

By Daniel Etchells at the Khalifa International Bowling Centre, Zayed Sports City in Abu Dhabi

The United States' Mike Fagan is firmly behind bowling's push for Olympic inclusion ©FaganbowlingMike Fagan, the former United States Bowling Congress (USBC) Masters champion, has given his full backing to the strategies in place to aid tenpin bowling's bid for Olympic inclusion.

International Equestrian Federation elects De Vos as new President

By Emily Goddard

Ingmar De Vos has been elected as the President of the International Equestrian Federation ©FEIBelgium's Ingmar De Vos has today been elected as the President of the International Equestrian Federation (FEI) to replace outgoing leader Princess Haya Bint Al Hussein.

Masters wins for US but Russia dominate yet again at IPC Nordic Skiing World Cup

By Nick Butler

Oksana Masters of the US pictured during Sochi 2014 secured a first World Cup victory ©Getty ImagesUnited States star Oksana Masters briefly halted the Russian dominance, winning the women's sprint sitting event at the International Paralympic Committee (IPC) Nordic Skiing World Cup in Vuokatti.
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