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Pearson hoping to take on Fraser-Pryce at Glasgow 2014

By Duncan Mackay

Sally Pearson celebrates winning the Commonwealth Games gold medal in the 100 metres hurdles at Delhi 2010 @Getty ImagesNovember 19 - Australia's Sally Pearson is planning to compete in the 100 metres at next year's Commonwealth Games in what could be a potential showdown against Jamaica's double Olympic champion over the distance, Shelly-Ann Fraser-Pryce. 

Freney wins NSW Young Australian of the Year award for 2014

By Paul Osborne

Australia's Jacqueline Freney won the NSW Young Australian of the Year award last nightNovember 19 - Australian swimmer Jacqueline Freney was announced New South Wales' Young Australian of the Year for 2014 in a special awards ceremony at the Museum of Contemporary Art in Sydney last night.

Nsekera loses position as President of Burundi FA after election defeat

By Duncan Mackay

Lydia Nsekera has lost her position as President of the Burundi Football Association @FIFA via Getty ImagesNovember 18 - Lydia Nsekera, the first woman to be elected to FIFA's ruling Executive Committee, has lost her position as President of the Burundi Football Association.

G4S among list of firms invited to provide safety and security at Glasgow 2014

By Gary Anderson

November 18 - Glasgow 2014 and Police Scotland have announced the 19 firms invited to provide security and stewarding at Commonwealth Games venues such as Hampden Park ©AFP/Getty ImagesSecurity firm G4S Secure Solutions (UK) Limited, which had to be bailed out by the army at London 2012 after failing to provide enough staff, is one of 19 firms being invited by Glasgow 2014 to provide security and stewarding, it was announced today.

World Equestrian Games 2014 tickets go on general sale

By Emily Goddard

Tickets for the 2014 World Equestrian Games have gone on general sale ©FEINovember 18 - Fifteen thousand tickets have gone on general sale today for the 2014 International Equestrian Federation (FEI) World Equestrian Games set to take place in Normandy.

DB Schenker extends is agreement with the IPC

By Paul Osborne

DB Schenker has agreed a four year extension to its contract with the IPC ©Getty ImagesNovember 18 - DB Schenker has extended its agreement with the International Paralympic Committee (IPC) to provide logistics, freight forwarding and customs clearance services throughout Sochi 2014 and Rio 2016.

Gregan leads Hall of Fame inductions as World Cup returns to IRB

By Nick Butler at the Aviva Stadium in Dublin

George Gregan was one of 11 legends to be inducted into the IRB Hall of Fame ©Getty ImagesNovember 18 - Australian legend George Gregan was one of 11 stars inducted into the International Rugby Board (IRB) Hall of Fame here this evening to conclude the opening day of the IRB Rugby Conference and Exhibition.

Hartung heralds exciting new era for Paralympic sport in Australia as new headquarters opened

By Gary Anderson

The True Value Solar Centre is a joint venture between Essendon Football Club and the Australian Paralympic Committee @Essendon Football ClubNovember 18 - A new training and administration base for the Australian Paralympic Committee (APC) in Victoria was hailed as signalling a new era for Paralympic sport in the country by APC President Greg Hartung at its official opening today.

Gibraltar set to make international football debut

By Paul Osborne

Gibraltar will make their international debut against Slovakia on Tuesday night ©Getty ImagesNovember 18 - Gibraltar will make their historic debut on the international football stage tomorrow as the newly appointed UEFA member takes on Slovakia in its first ever international match.
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