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Pyeongchang 2018 mark 1,400 days to go with flag raising ceremony

By Zjan Shirinian

Pyeongchang 2018 held a ceremony to mark 1,400 days to go to the start of the Games ©Pyeongchang 2018April 11 - The Olympic and Paralympic flags are flying above Gangwon Province in South Korea - where the Pyeongchang 2018 Winter Games will be held - to mark the 1,400-day countdown.

Pistorius called a "liar" as he insists Steenkamp did not scream as shots fired

By Zjan Shirinian

Oscar Pistorius arrives in court for a fifth day of cross-examination ©Getty ImagesApril 11 - Oscar Pistorius broke down as he was asked whether his girlfriend Reeva Steenkamp screamed when he fired the first shot at her.

Sir Dave Brailsford leaves British Cycling role to concentrate on Team Sky

By Gary Anderson

April 11 - Sir Dave Brailsford has left his role as performance director at British Cycling ©Getty Images Sir Dave Brailsford has quit as performance director at British Cycling following more than a decade of unprecedented success to concentrate on his role as principal at Team Sky.

IPC ban ex-chairman of Interntional Blind Sports Federation for serious breaches of Code of Ethics

By Gary Anderson

April 11 - Spaniard Carlos Campos has been banned from all IPC events until after the Tokyo 2020 Paralympic Games ©sportanddev.orgThe former chairman of the International Blind Sports Federation (IBSA) Football five-a-side Sub Committee, Carlos Campos, has been banned from any involvement with the Paralympic Games and all International Paralympic Committee (IPC) events until September 2020 after being found guilty of multiple breaches of the IPC's Code of Ethics.

Guaranteed entry for the London Marathon - through virtual reality

By Mike Rowbottom

London Marathon 2011April 11 - Runners who have been unable to gain an entry to the Virgin Money London Marathon - and over the years almost two million would-be athletes have missed out - will have an opportunity to take part next year whatever the circumstances following the creation of "the world's first digital marathon experience".

Incheon 2014 hold World Press Briefing as countdown to Asian Games continues

By Gary Anderson

April 10 - OCA Media Committee chairman Charles Lo addresses the 2014 Asian Games World Press Briefing ©OCAMore than 170 members of the media from 19 countries were at the World Press Briefing for the 2014 Incheon Asian Games, which saw Olympic Council of Asia (OCA) Media Committee chairman Charles Lo welcome journalists to Songdo Convensia in the South Korean city.

San Antonio Spurs to play in Berlin and Istanbul at NBA Global Games

By Emily Goddard

The San Antonio Spurs will play games in Berlin and Istanbul as part of the Global Games 2014 ©Getty ImagesApril 10 - The San Antonio Spurs, the four-time National Basketball Association (NBA) champions, are set to play matches against some of Europe's best teams in Berlin and Istanbul as part of the Global Games this October.

Full competition schedule for 2014 FIBA Basketball World Cup announced

By Gary Anderson

April 10 - The match schedule for this year's FIBA Basketball World Cup has been announced ©AFP/Getty ImagesThe full match schedule for the 2014 International Basketball Federation (FIBA) Basketball World Cup has been revealed, as 24 teams do battle across six Spanish cities later this year.

Declan Farmer voted IPC Best Male Athlete of Sochi 2014

By Paul Osborne 

Declan Farmer has been voted as the IPC's Best Male Athlete of the Sochi 2014 Paralympic Winter Games ©Getty ImagesApril 10 - America's ice sledge hockey star Declan Farmer has been voted by the public as the International Paralympic Committee's (IPC) Best Male Athlete of Sochi 2014. 
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