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McQuaid faces battle to get Cycling Ireland to back nomination for UCI President

By Duncan Mackay

Pat McQuaid in front of UCI logo 2March 26 - Pat McQuaid faces a battle to be nominated by his own federation for a third term as President of the International Cycling Union (UCI), it has been reported.

Home nation dominate on first day of competition at Annecy 2013 CISM Winter World Games

By Emily Goddard at the 2013 CISM World Winter Games in Annecy

DSC00151March 26 - France sent out a strong signal to its challengers after securing three titles on the first day of competition at the 2013 International Military Sports Council (CISM) World Winter Games here.

Furber swaps cycling for top British disability swimming job

By Tom Degun

Chris FurberMarch 26 - British Swimming have named highly-rated Paralympic cycling coach Chris Furber (pictured right) as the new national performance director of their disability programme.

Tickets go on sale for 2013 ATP Tour Finals at London’s O2 Arena

By James Crook

93450212March 26 - Tickets for the showpiece finals of the 2013 Barclays ATP Tour have been released on sale as the world's top tennis players are set to face off at The O2 Arena in London once more, battling it out for a share of the increased $6 million (£4 million/€4.7 million) prize pot.

First Australian Paralympic medals go on display

By Tom Degun

Ross SuttonMarch 26 - The achievements of Australia's first male Paralympic champion Ross Sutton and female Paralympian Daphne Hilton have been recognised at the National Sports Museum at the Melbourne Cricket Ground.

Glasgow beats London and Manchester to be named as UK conference capital

By James Crook

154465957March 26 - Glasgow's status as the UK's conference capital has been reaffirmed after it was named as the country's best conference city in a poll by Meetings & Incentive Travel (M&IT) for the seventh time, providing another timely boost for the Scottish city as the bidding race to host the 2018 Youth Olympic Games heats up.

Impressive social media figures boost karate 2020 Olympic bid

By Tom Degun

Karate K on the WayMarch 26 - Karate's bid to join the sports programme for the 2020 Olympic Games has received a timely boost with latest figures showing that the Official World Karate Federation (WKF) YouTube Channel has received nearly two million visits.

USA Synchro announce team for Kazan 2013 Universiade

By James Crook

149933169March 26 - USA Synchro have announced their swimming team that will compete at the 2013 Universiade in the Russian city of Kazan in July this year, including eight members of the Stanford University squad that were recently crowned national champions.

Sochi 2014 Paralympic biathlon and cross-country skiing venue given top marks

By Tom Degun

Biathlon and Ski Complex in SochiMarch 25 - The "Laura" Biathlon and Ski Complex in Sochi, which will host the biathlon and the cross-country skiing competitions at the 2014 Winter Paralympic Games, has received excellent feedback from top officials after staging its test event.
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