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Olympic boxing silver medallist Evans admits assault at lap-dancing club

By Gary Anderson

April 17 - Fred Evans has admitted assault in a Birmingham court and has been fined £435 ©Getty Images Welsh Olympic boxing silver medallist Fred Evans has been fined £435 ($735/€529) by Birmingham Magistrates' Court after admitting assaulting a man in his 20s at a lap-dancing club, leaving him unconscious after a row over a reality television show.

Great Britain reveals squad for Women's Wheelchair Basketball World Championships

By Gary Anderson

April 17 - Louise Sugden is one of 12 players named to the British squad for the Women's Wheelchair Basketball World Championships ©Getty Images Great Britain has announced the 12-strong squad that will head to Toronto later this year for the Women's Wheelchair Basketball World Championships.

England Golf announce new funding to boost participation

By Gary Anderson

April 17 - England Golf is launching a fund to help increase participation at grassroots level of the game ©Getty Images England Golf has announced the launch of a new fund called "Play More Golf" which will offer grants of up to £1,500 ($2,500/€1,800) for projects which encourage people to play the game more often and which promote club membership.

Hockey Canada begins selection process for Pyeongchang 2018

By Emily Goddard

Hockey Canada has begun its team selection process for the Pyeongchang 2018 Winter Olympics ©Getty ImagesApril 17 - Hockey Canada has begun its team selection process for Pyeongchang 2018, where it will be hoping to defend its title, by inviting 102 players to attend a women's strength and conditioning camp in Hamilton next month.

New Zealand names nine-strong shooting team for Commonwealth Games in Glasgow

By Paul Osborne

Delhi gold medallists Mike Collings and John Snowden will lead a nine-strong New Zealand shooting team to the Commonwealth Games in Glasgow ©Getty ImagesApril 17 - Delhi 2010 gold medallists Mike Collings and John Snowden will lead a nine-strong New Zealand shooting team to the Commonwealth Games in Glasgow.

Northern Ireland names preliminary squad for Glasgow 2014

By Paul Osborne

David Calvert is set to make his 10th Commonwealth Games appearance after being name in the Northern Ireland squad for Glasgow 2014 ©Getty ImagesApril 17 - Full-bore shooter David Calvert will make an unprecedented tenth Commonwealth Games appearance following the announcement of Northern Ireland's initial 33-strong squad announcement for the Games in Glasgow.

Asenov delights home crowd while Ireland emerge with four wins at Youth Boxing World Championships

By Gary Anderson

April 17 - Bulgarian Daniel Asenov celebrates his win over Pavel Fedorov of Russia at the Youth Boxing World Championships ©AIBABulgaria's Daniel Asenov delighted the Sofia crowd on the fourth day of action at the International Boxing Association (AIBA) Youth World Championships with a hard-fought victory, while Ireland emerged as the top nation with four of its boxers claiming wins.

British Paralympic cycling champion switches to rowing for Rio 2016

By Duncan Mackay

Rachel Morris won the gold medal in the time trial at Beijing 2008 ©Getty ImagesApril 17 - Britain's Paralympic hand-cycling gold medallist Rachel Morris has switched sports and hopes to compete in rowing at Rio 2016. 

Isagi donation gives boost to Wheelchair users at Stoke Mandeville Stadium

By Paul Osborne

Isagi has donated 50 non-slip trays to WheelPower to help wheelchair users at the Stoke Mandeville Stadium ©IsagiApril 17 - Wheelchair users at Stoke Mandeville Stadium have been given a boost following the donation of 50 non-slip trays by Buckinghamshire based company Isagi.
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