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England Boxing to govern sport after name change agreed

By Nick Butler

The name change is set to signify a new era for English boxing ©Getty ImagesDecember 17 - The Amateur Boxing Association of England (ABAE) will become known as England Boxing from the beginning of next year as a means to indicate the beginnings of a new era for the governing body, it was announced today.

Glasgow 2014 announces Arena Group as official overlay supplier

By Gary Anderson

December 17 - Arena Group will supply overlay and temporary structures at the Glasgow 2014 Commonwealth Games ©Arena GroupArena Group has today been announced as the official supplier of overlay and temporary structures for the Glasgow 2014 Commonwealth Games.

Olympic venue Lee Valley to host first event of 2014 ICF canoe slalom World Cup

By Gary Anderson

December 17 - London 2012 venue the Lee Valley White Water Centre will host the first ICF World Cup Series event next year ©Getty Images London 2012 Olympic venue, the Lee Valley White Water Centre, is set to host the first round of the 2014 International Canoe Federation (ICF) Canoe Slalom World Cup Series, it was announced today.

Powerlifter Pourmirzaei lifts IPC Athlete of the Month Award

By Gary Anderson

December 17 - Mansour Pourmirzaei of Iran picked up Novembers IPC Athlete of the Month award for his world record breaking lift in Kuala Lumpur  ©IPCIranian powerlifter Mansour Pourmirzaei has been crowned International Paralympic Committee (IPC) Athlete of the Month for November after his exploits at the Powerlifting Asian Open Championships in Kuala Lumpur where he took gold and smashed a world record in the process.

United States team arrive in Glasgow for Duel in the Pool

By Nick Butler

US team members Simone Manuel and Katie Ledecky touch down ahead of the Duel in the Pool clash with Europe ©Gouley GraphicsDecember 17 - A strong United States squad has arrived in Scotland ahead of taking on a European All Stars team in the "Ryder Cup" of swimming in Glasgow this weekend.

Four Paralympians to compete in Sport Relief special of Strictly Come Dancing

By Paul Osborne

A one-off strictly come dancing special will see four Paralympians particpate in aid of Sport Relief ©Martin_WrightDecember 16 - Double London 2012 gold medallist Hannah Cockroft will participate in a one off Strictly Come Dancing Sport Relief special alongside three other Paralympic heroes.

Inaugural World Taekwondo Grand Prix in Manchester judged "huge success" by WTF chief

By Paul Osborne

WTF President Chungwon Choue has declared the inaugural World Taekwondo Grand Prix a "huge success" ©WTFDecember 16 - The World Taekwondo Federation's (WTF) inaugural World Taekwondo Grand Prix in Manchester has been labelled a "huge success" by its President Chungwon Choue.

Malone named final member of British wheelchair curling team for Sochi 2014

By Paul Osborne

Angie Malone has been named as the final member of the GB wheelchair curling team ahead of the 2014 Sochi Winter Games ©Getty ImagesDecember 16 - Paralympic silver medallist Angie Malone has been named as the fifth member of Britain's wheelchair curling team for Sochi 2014.

Olympic champions Humphries and Moyse lead Canadian Sochi 2014 bobsleigh team

By Emily Goddard

Canada has named the athletes that will represent the nation in bobsleigh at Sochi 2014 ©Canadian Olympic CommitteeDecember 16 - Olympic champions Kaillie Humphries and Heather Moyse have been named on the Canadian Sochi 2014 bobsleigh team officially revealed today in Montreal.
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