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AIBA lifts provisional suspension on England

By Emily Goddard

AIBA has lifted its provisional suspension on ABAESeptember 5 - A provisional suspension on the Amateur Boxing Association of England (ABAE) has been lifted by the International Boxing Association (AIBA), but they have given the country's national body just over a month to launch a "reform process".

Tokyo fights back through the power of athletes in the race to host the 2020 Olympics

By Nick Butler at the Sheraton Hotel in Buenos Aires

Medal winning athletes from a huge variety of Olympic and Paralymic sports form a key component of Tokyo 2020s messageSeptember 5 - With a vast array of medal winning athletes conveying a message focusing upon the harmonising power of sport in society, Tokyo offered a riposte to its critics as it showed that all is certainly not lost in its attempt to host the 2020 Olympic and Paralympic Games.

We belong in the Olympics, says softball legend Finch ahead of 2020 vote

By James Crook

Legendary softball star Jennie Finch has backed the WBSC campaign to get the bat-and-ball sports back into the OlympicsSeptember 5 - America's Jennie Finch, one of the most successful players in the history of the sport, has become the latest advocate of the World Baseball Softball Confederation (WBSC) campaign to get the bat-and-ball sports back on the Olympic sports programme.

UK Athletics switches to Nike after legal battle with Adidas

By Emily Goddard

Nike will be the UK Athletics official sportswear partner through to the end of 2020September 5 - UK Athletics has confirmed a new official kit supplier deal with Nike after winning a legal battle with long-time partner Adidas.

Construction of Brazilian Paralympic Centre to get underway next week

By James Crook

Construction will begin on Brazil's Paralympic Training Centre in Sao Paulo next week September 5 - Work on the Paralympic Training Centre in São Paulo will get underway next week after the contract for its construction was signed last month.

World Olympians Association launches Development Fund for Member Associations

By Gary Anderson

September 4 - World Olympians Association has launched a new Development FundThe World Olympians Association (WOA), which is made up of Olympic athletes from around the globe, has launched a Development Fund for its National Olympian Association (NOA) members that aims to support community projects and help cover costs.

Sported awarded Glasgow 2014 Legacy status by City Council

By Gary Anderson

September 4 - Sported has been working on number of projects in GlasgowGlasgow City Council has awarded Commonwealth Games Legacy status to the Sported Foundation for its "Legacy Mentors Project" which uses sport as a tool to help disadvantaged young people in the city.

New name and logo for international bowling as it aims for Olympic status

By Gary Anderson

September 4 - Bowling is looking for 2024 Olympic Games inclusionThe World Tenpin Bowling Association (WTBA), the international governing body of bowling has rebranded to become World Bowling and also launched a new logo as it steps up its ambitions to become an Olympic sport.

Turkish Basketball Federation ramp-up social media activity as EuroBasket tips off

By James Crook

As the EuroBasket gets underway in Slovenia, the Turkish Basketball Federation (TBF) have reached out to a global audience with new communications platformsSeptember 4 - As the International Basketball Federation (FIBA) EuroBasket gets underway in Slovenia today, the Turkish Basketball Federation (TBF) have announced plans to "reach out to basketball fans around the world" with new communications platforms.
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