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South American favourites register opening game victories at IBSA Blind Football World Championship

By Daniel Etchells

Brazil opened their world title defence with a 1-0 win against Turkey ©IBSATournament favourites Brazil and Argentina got their campaigns off to a winning start at the International Blind Sports Federation (IBSA) Blind Football World Championship in Tokyo.

Male, female and sevens stars make-up first Rugby Athletes' Commission

By Daniel Etchells at the Hilton London Metropole Hotel

New Zealand's Victor Vito participated in the Rugby Athletes' Commission ©Getty ImagesAn inaugural Rugby Athletes' Commission (RAC) meeting has been held to start a busy programme at the 2014 International Rugby Board (IRB) World Rugby Conference and Exhibition (ConfEx).

Australian fans urged to adopt a second team ahead of 2015 AFC Asian Cup

By Paul Osborne

Australians have been urged to adopt a second team ofr the 2015 AFC Asian Cup ©Getty ImagesOrganisers of next year's Asian Cup in Australia have launched a new website encouraging home fans to support a second team during Asia's biggest football tournament.

Zambian Government steps in to support aspiring Para-athletes

By Nick Butler

The National Paralympic Committee of Zambia has benefited from Government support to finance a pre-competition training camp ©NPC ZambiaZambia's Government has been praised for providing financial support for five young Para-athletes to attend an international competition.

German Football League President warns UEFA could split from FIFA

By Daniel Etchells

Reinhard Rauball has called for the report into the bidding processes for the 2018 and 2022 World Cups to be published in full ©Getty ImagesGerman Football League (DFL) President Reinhard Rauball has warned UEFA could leave FIFA if the report into the bidding processes for the 2018 and 2022 World Cups is not published in full.

Australia's Pilley battles through at PSA World Championship

By Daniel Etchells

Australia's Cameron Pilley advanced to the third round of the 2014 Qatar Professional Squash Association World Championship ©Getty ImagesAustralian Cameron Pilley powered his way past England's Peter Barker in a brutal 86-minute encounter to move into the third round of the Professional Squash Association (PSA) World Championship in Doha.

England bolster Britain's medal haul on final day of Commonwealth Taekwondo Championships

By Daniel Etchells

Jade Slavin (right) beat Canada's Nathalie Iliesco in the women's under 73kg category ©Getty ImagesEngland dominated the second and final day of the 2014 Commonwealth Taekwondo Championships to round off a successful weekend for GB Taekwondo in Edinburgh, which saw Para-taekwondo make its first appearance.

New Kenyan anti-doping agency to be set up

By David Owen

The WADA Foundation Board met in Paris, France today and approved a three per cent budget increase from 2015 ©WADAA new anti-doping organisation - the Anti-Doping Agency of Kenya (ADAK) - is to be set up with Chinese and Norwegian help, as the East African country that is one of the world's foremost athletics nation's battles to restore a reputation tarnished by more than 30 failed doping tests by Kenyan athletes in the past two years.

Exclusive: World Beach Games will occupy unique place on sports calendar, promises Sheikh Ahmad

By Nick Butler at the Holiday Inn Resort Hotel in Phuket

Beach Games provides new opportunities for sports like beach soccer to feature at a multi-sport Games ©Phuket 2014A World Beach Games will provide a unique opportunity for sports and disciplines to be showcased on a major multi-sport stage, Association of National Olympic Committees (ANOC) President Sheikh Ahmad Al Fahad Al Sabah has claimed.
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