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Britain and United States join Canada in race to host 2018 World Equestrian Games

By Gary Anderson

October 3 - Action from the freestyle vaulting  competition at the 2010 World Equestrian Games in Lexington KentuckyBritain and the United States have joined Canada in sending formal expressions of interest in hosting the 2018 World Equestrian Games, the International Equestrian Federation (FEI) announced today.

Campbell-Brown warned she could face still ban over positive drugs test

By Duncan Mackay

Veronica Campbell-Brown has won three Olympic gold medals, including the 200 metres at Beijing 2008October 3 - Triple Olympic gold medallist Veronica Campbell-Brown may still face censure over a positive drugs test despite being given only a public warning by the Jamaica Athletics Administration Association (JAAA).

Howden sole nomination to replace Cookson as British Cycling President

By Nick Butler

Bob Howden is the only candidate nominated to become the new President of British CyclingOctober 3 - Bob Howden is poised to replace Brian Cookson as the President of British Cycling after the current vice-chairman was the only nomination put forward ahead of the National Council in November.

Judoka prepare for battle on tatami mats of Tashkent for first time

By Gary Anderson

October 3 - Officials attending the draw for the inaugural Tashkent Grand Prix in the Uzbekistan Sports ComplexThe third stop on the International Judo Federation (IJF) World Judo Tour since the World Championships in Rio de Janeiro sees the inaugural Tashkent Grand Prix take place in the Uzbekistan Sports Complex, starting tomorrow.

Britain takes Paralympic team leaders and head coaches on visit to Sochi 2014

By Gary Anderson

October 3 - BPA delegation visited Sochi venues including the skiing centre close to the athletes Mountain VillageJust over five months out from the start of the Sochi 2014 Winter Paralympic Games, a British Paralympic Association (BPA) delegation lead by Chef de Mission Penny Briscoe took part in a two-day visit to the host city.

Paralympians of future attend Canberra camp to help Rio 2016 preparations

By Paul Osborne

Australian Institute of Sport looks ahead to 2016 Paralympic Games.October 3 - Young swimmers in Australia have been given the opportunity to hone their skills in a "Road to Rio" development camp in preparation for the 2016 Paralympic Games.

Halfords and Boardman Bikes extend exclusive partnership

By Paul Osborne

Halfords and Boardman Bikes announce 10 year extension to their partnershipOctober 3 - Halfords and Boardman Bikes have revealed a 10 year extension to their relationship today which will see their exclusive partnership run through until 2024.

Team GB announce men's curling team for Sochi 2014

By Gary Anderson

October 2 - The Team GB squad for Sochi 2014The five men that will represent Team GB at next year's Sochi 2014 Winter Olympic Games have been announced and once again it will be skipped by Scotland's David Murdoch.

Fredericks resigns as President of Athletics Namibia

By Duncan Mackay

Frankie Fredericks had been President of Athletics Namibia since 2009October 2 - Frankie Fredericks has unexpectedly quit as President of Athletics Namibia, claiming he wants to spend more time with his family in Germany.
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