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Exclusive: Carr set to be unveiled as UK Sport chairman

By Tom Degun

Rod CarrApril 17 - Rod Carr looks set to be unveiled as the new chairman of UK Sport with the Department for Culture, Media and Sport (DCMS) to make the official announcement later this week.

Protests against McQuaid nomination as bookmaker installs ex-WADA chief as third favourite to take over at UCI

By Duncan Mackay

Pat McQuaid in IrelandApril 17 - Cycling Ireland's vice-president Anthony Moran has resigned in protest at their decision to back Pat McQuaid for a third term as President of the International Cycling Union (UCI). 

We will run Virgin London Marathon "feeling free" despite Boston attacks says reigning champion

By Tom Degun at The Tower Hotel in London

Wilson Kipsang London Marathon April 17 2013April 17 - Wilson Kipsang, the defending Virgin London Marathon men's champion, has claimed that the world's top athletes will run the event on Sunday (April 21) "feeling free" despite the two fatal explosions at the Boston Marathon this week.

Toronto 2015 set for first inspection visit from Coordination Commission

By Tom Degun

Mario Vázquez RañaApril 17 - Toronto 2015 are due to face their first inspection visit from the Pan American Sports Organisation (PASO) Coordination Commission this week as they step up plans to host the Pan and Parapan American Games.

Badminton to introduce instant review system

By Duncan Mackay

Badminton line callApril 17 - An instant review system is to be introduced for the first time by badminton at the Indonesian Open in June, it has been announced. 

Algerian Olympic Committee official named new African Gymnastics President

By Emily Goddard

Ali Zaater 170413April 17 - Ali Zaater has been elected as the new President of the African Gymnastics Union (UAG) succeeding fellow Algerian Mohamed Yamani, who after 20 years in office has stepped down.

H&M to dress Sweden's Olympic and Paralympic teams

By Duncan Mackay

Sweden HM Olympic kit 2April 17 - Retail giants H&M have signed a four-year deal to dress Sweden's Olympic and Paralympic teams at Sochi 2014 and Rio 2016, it has been announced.

Norway and Italy set to battle for final Sochi 2014 spot at IPC Sledge Hockey World Championships

By Tom Degun

Ice sledge hockey NorwayApril 17 - Norway will face Italy in the fifth-place game at the 2013 International Paralympic Committee (IPC) Ice Sledge Hockey World Championships in Goyang, South Korea, with the winner set to secure the final qualifying spot at the event for Sochi 2014.

Bolt to headline London Anniversary Games

By Tom Degun

Usain Bolt pose1April 17 - Jamaican sprint star Usain Bolt will headline the London Anniversary Games at the Olympic Stadium this July, it was confirmed today.
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