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Olympic Park venue for new London showjumping event

By Duncan Mackay

Global Champions Tour in London 2April 3 - A new showjumping event, the Global Champions Tour (GCT), is to be held on a site next to the Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park, it was announced today. 

Nanjing 2014 launch new website to celebrate 500 days to go

By Tom Degun

Nanjing 2014 500 daysApril 3 - Nanjing 2014 have today celebrated 500 days to go to the start of the Youth Olympic Games with the launch of a new official website.

Scot elected as new chair of Badminton World Federation Athletes' Commission

By Duncan Mackay

Emma MasonApril 3 - Scotland's Emma Mason has been elected as the new chair of the Badminton World Federation (BWF) Athletes' Commission, it has been announced. 

Double Olympic curling champion announces retirement

By Duncan Mackay

Anette NorbergApril 3 - Sweden's Anette Norberg is set to pass up the opportunity to win a third consecutive Olympic gold medal at Sochi next year after announcing her retirement today.

China set to experiment with foreign table tennis partnerships at Korean Open

By James Crook

162497662April 3 - China's top male table tennis players will team-up with foreign players for one of the first times in history in the doubles at the Korean Open, which kicks off today in the city of Incheon, in an attempt to enhance the sport's global development.

Player reveals major disappointment at missing chance to design Rio 2016 golf course

By Tom Degun

Gary PlayerApril 3 - Golf legend Gary Player has revealed his huge disappointment at missing out on the chance to design the course for the Rio 2016 Olympics when the sport will return to the Games following a 112-year absence.

British Wheelchair Basketball appoint experienced coaches for women’s European Championships

By James Crook

E8D7CA8A-6FAE-442A-AFEE13447A1ED173 mediumApril 3 - British Wheelchair Basketball (GBWBA) have announced the appointment of experienced coaching duo Nigel Smith and Joe Jayaratne to lead the women's team into the European Championships in Frankfurt this summer.

Paralympic swimmer Cowdrey becomes new face of Speedo

By James Crook

Speedo sponsored athlete Matt Cowdrey 2April 3 - Thirteen-time Paralympic gold medallist Matt Cowdrey has been unveiled as the latest brand ambassador for leading swimwear and apparel brand Speedo, which will see him compete in Speedo products through to 2014.

Canadian Paralympic star Viviane Forest announces retirement

By Tom Degun

Viviane ForestApril 3 - Viviane Forest, the first Canadian woman to win a gold medal in both the Summer and Winter Paralympic Games, has announced her retirement.
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