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Indian Government to investigate claims athletes at Para Asian Games under scrutiny from officials

By Gary Anderson

The personal belongongs of Indian athletes at the Asian Para Games are reportedly being searched at their accommodation in Incheon ©Getty ImagesAn investigation has been launched into claims that Indian team officials are conducting searches of personal belongings of athletes competing at the Asian Para Games in Incheon and asking for blood samples for HIV testing. 

Platini to take part in European Union Sports Ministers meeting

By David Owen

UEFA President Michel Platini is to travel to Rome to attend a meeting of European Union Sports Ministers ©Getty ImagesUEFA President Michel Platini will go to Rome this week to discuss the body's Financial Fair Play (FFP) initiative with European Union (EU) Sports Ministers.

Japan ends 2014 as top nation in female wrestling

By Gary Anderson

Triple Olympic champion Kaori Icho is one of four Japanese wrestlers to top the female world rankings list ©United World WrestlingFour female Japanese wrestlers top to their respective categories in the 2014 United World Wrestling rankings after impressive performances at this year's World Championships and Asian Games.

Honour to be the theme of World Judo Day 2014

By Gary Anderson

Honour is the theme of World Judo Day 2014 ©IJFThe International Judo Federation (IJF) has revealed that honour will the theme of this year's World Judo Day celebrated annually on October 28.

Antalya to stage the wheelchair tennis 2015 BNP Paribas World Team Cup

By Gary Anderson

Stephane Houdet will be out to defend Frances men's World Group crown in Antalya at next year's World Team Cup ©AFP/Getty ImagesThe International Tennis Federation (ITF) has announced that Antalya, Turkey, will host next year's BNP Paribas World Team Cup.

Australian students to take part in online workshop with Paralympic snowboarder

By Gary Anderson

Para-snowboarder Joany Broadenhorst and Australian Chef de Mission at Sochi 2014 Chris Nunn will take part in an online workshop with Australian students later this month ©Facebook/Joany BroadenhorstSchool children are to get an opportunity to take part in a special online workshop with Australian Paralympic Committee (APC) high performance manager Chris Nunn and Para-snowboarder Joany Badenhorst.         .

Italy's Viviani takes men's omnium crown at UEC Elite Track European Championships

By Daniel Etchells

Elia Viviani climbed from joint-third place after the first day's action to win the men's omnium ©Getty ImagesItaly's Elia Viviani claimed the men's omnium title on the penultimate day of the European Cycling Union Elite Track European Championships in Guadeloupe.

IOC member Shamil Tarpischev fined and banned by WTA Tour for insulting Williams sisters

By Duncan Mackay

IOC member and Russian Tennis Federation President Shamil Tarpischev has been finded $25,000 and banned for a year by the WTA Tour following comments he made about the Williams sisters ©Getty ImagesRussia's International Olympic Committee (IOC) member Shamil Tarpischev has been fined $25,000 (£15,500/€20,000) by the Women's Tennis Association (WTA) Tour and suspended for a year for allegedly making sexist and insulting remarks about the Williams sisters during a television interview.

Stoute re-elected chairman of Caribbean Association of National Olympic Committees

By Duncan Mackay

Steve Stoute was re-elected as President of the Caribbean Association of National Olympic Committees as its General Assembly in Bridgetown ©BOASteve Stoute has been re-elected chairman of the Caribbean Association of National Olympic Committees (CANOC) at its General Assembly held at the Hilton Hotel in Bridgetown, Barbados.
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