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Great Britain get kitted out for success for Kazan 2013 Universiade

By James Crook

9014344361 f423ff3ba0 zJune 13 - British athletes selected to represent their country at the 2013 Universiade in Kazan have been at a kitting out session at Loughborough University, where they were presented with their patriotic kit designed by British brand Kukri.

WADA appoints Briton as new head of communcations

By Duncan Mackay

Ben Nichols head and shouldersJune 13 - Briton Ben Nichols has been appointed by the World Anti-Doping Agency (WADA) as its new senior manager for media relations and communications.

Cambodian Prime Minister opens new National Olympic Committee headquarters

By Emily Goddard

Cambodia Olympic Committee hqJune 13 - Cambodia's Prime Minister Hun Sen has officially opened the country's new National Olympic Committee headquarters in Phnom Penh today.

Olympic figure skating champion Cousins named as Team GB ambassador Sochi 2014

By Emily Goddard

Robin Cousins Team GBJune 13 - Robin Cousins, the figure skater who won gold at the Lake Placid 1980 Olympics, has been named as a Team GB ambassador for Sochi 2014 alongside Vancouver 2010 skeleton champion Amy Williams, who was announced earlier this year.

Gwangju 2015 aquatics centre to focus on eco-friendly efficiency

By James Crook

gwangjupoolJune 13 - The under-construction aquatics centre for the 2015 Summer Universiade in Gwangju will focus on "highly efficient, low cost, eco-friendly structure", delivering world-class facilities with the environment in mind, South Korean officials have claimed.

Tennis Foundation announces British team for Deaflympics

By James Crook

Catherine FletcherJune 13  - The British tennis representatives for the 2013 Deaflympics in Sofia have been announced, including 2009 mixed doubles gold medallist Catherine Fletcher, who will also serve as a coach for the British team on her fifth appearance in the event.

Perth to host first two IKA Kiteracing Oceanic Championships

By James Crook

KitesurfinJune 13 - Western Australian coastal city Perth has been chosen as the host for the first two International Kiteboarding Association (IKA) Kiteracing Oceanic Championships both this year and next, which will also feature an accompanying festival.

Medellin and Cairns chosen to host UCI World Championships

By Duncan Mackay

Mariana Pajón London 2012June 13 - Medellin's bid to host the 2018 Summer Youth Olympic Games has received a significant boost after the city was today chosen to stage the 2016 International Cycling Union (UCI) BMX World Championships. 

Bolt back in business with season's fastest in Oslo Diamond League

By Mike Rowbottom

boltontheoslolineJune 13 - Just in case anyone was in danger of doubting it after his poor start to the season, Usain Bolt re-emphasised the fact that he is the world's greatest sprinter tonight as he won the 200 metres in the IAAF Diamond League meeting at Oslo in 19.79sec - the fastest time recorded this year.
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