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FIG President Grandi awarded Japan's highest honour

By Emily Goddard

Prof Bruno Grandi and Ph D Ryosho TanigamaApril 11 - Bruno Grandi, President of the International Gymnastics Federation (FIG), has been awarded the title of Dr Honoris Causa, Japan's highest honour, by the Nippon Sport Science University (NSSU) in Tokyo in recognition of his career of more than 50 years in international sport.

Balkan nations meet to develop Paralympic Movement in region

By James Crook

151435767April 11 - Six Balkan National Paralympic Committees (NPCs) have met in the Montenegrin capital of Podgorica to discuss ways to develop the Paralympic Movement in the region.

Title sponsor of Korfanty World Cup in Chicago announced

By Tom Degun

Absolute Fencing GearApril 10 - USA Fencing have unveiled Absolute Fencing Gear as the title sponsor of the Korfanty World Cup in Chicago next month.

RBS Women’s Six Nations saved following campaign

By Tom Degun

Womens Six NationsApril 10 - The RBS Women's Rugby Six Nations will maintain its current format after proposals to split the competition into a two tier tournament were rejected following a strong campaign.

European beach volleyball teams set for Nanjing 2014 Youth Olympic Games qualifiers

By Tom Degun

Youth Beach VolleyballApril 10 - The European Volleyball Confederation (CEV) have announced their beach volleyball qualifying tournament for the Nanjing 2014 Summer Youth Olympic Games.

Stoke Mandeville to stage Festival of Sport for youngsters

By Duncan Mackay

Stoke Mandeville StadiumApril 10 - A special event to encourage youngsters to get involved in Paralympic sport is being held at Stoke Mandeville Stadium next month by the English Federation of Disability Sport (EFDS).

Don Valley Stadium demolition plan confirmed

By Duncan Mackay

Don Valley StadiumApril 10 - Plans to demolish Don Valley Stadium, the home training track of London 2012 heptathlon champion Jessica Ennis, were tonight confirmed by Sheffield City Council, despite a late attempt to save it.

British Paralympian loses multi-million pound compensation claim

By Duncan Mackay

Ryan Cockbill profileApril 10 - Ryan Cockbill, who represented Britain at last year's Paralympics in London, has lost a multi-million pound compensation claim, it was announced today. 

2018 Youth Olympic Games bid cities present to IOC Evaluation Commission

By Tom Degun

IOC logoApril 10 - Buenos Aires, Glasgow and Medellín, the three cities bidding to stage the 2018 Youth Olympic Games, have presented to the International Olympic Committee (IOC) Evaluation Commission as they enter the final stages of the race to host the event.
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