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Thomas named interim chair of GB Boxing

By Tom Degun

Richard ThomasJune 13 - Richard Thomas, chief executive of Amateur Boxing Scotland (ABS), has been named as the interim chairman of the British Amateur Boxing Association (BABA) while the search goes on for a permanent successor for Derek Mapp.

North Melbourne FC chief Vale named as Hockey Australia chief executive

By Emily Goddard

Cam Vale appointed as Hockey Australia Chief ExecutiveJune 13 - Former North Melbourne Football Club chief operating officer Cam Vale has been named as Hockey Australia's new chief executive, filing the post vacated by Mark Anderson in April.

Sweden's SVT extends broadcast rights deal for FIS Nordic Ski World Cup in Finland

By Emily Goddard

Sveriges Television logoJune 13 - Sveriges Television (SVT), Sweden's public broadcaster, has extended it deal for the rights to broadcast International Ski Federation (FIS) Nordic World Cup events taking place in Finland until the end of the 2015-2016 season.

Greece mourns death of Olympic canoeist Kiligaridis

By Emily Goddard

Andreas Kilingaridis dies at 37June 13 - The Greek sport movement is mourning the death of Olympic canoeist Andreas Kiligaridis, who died yesterday at the age of 37 after losing his battle with leukaemia.

NBA assistant gets nod for head coach as British basketball shake-up gets underway

By James Crook

Joe Prunty.pngJune 13 - Joe Prunty, assistant manager of National Basketball Association (NBA) franchise Cleveland Cavaliers, has been appointed new head coach of Great Britain's men's basketball team, filling the vacancy left by former coach Chris Finch, who stepped down after London 2012.

International Paralympic Committee call for VISTA2015 conference bids

By James Crook

IPC-LogoJune 13 - The International Paralympic Committee (IPC) have called for bids to host VISTA2015, the seventh edition of their science conference, which has been held in the German city of Bonn on the last three occasions.

Monopolies are not good for anybody, insists pro boxing promoter Warren in AIBA dig

By Emily Goddard

Frank Warren at the Copper Box announcement in London June 2013June 12 - British professional boxing promoter Frank Warren has hit out at International Boxing Association (AIBA) President C K Wu's move to dominate all forms of the sport, insisting "monopolies are not good for anybody".

Ireland to send shooters and rowers to Universiade for first time

By James Crook

Aisling Miller shooterJune 12 - Student Sport Ireland (SSI) have announced their squad for the 2013 Universiade in Kazan, including shooters and rowers for the first time, along with men's and women's football teams and swimming, athletics and gymnastics representatives.

Tickets go on sale for 2013 IPC Swimming World Championships in Montreal

By Tom Degun

Parc Jean-Drapeau Aquatic ComplexJune 13 - Tickets for the 2013 International Paralympic Committee (IPC) Swimming World Championships in Montreal have now gone on sale with the competition set to take place from August 12 until 18.
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