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Trentino preserve snow to ensure a white Winter Universiade

By James Crook

Logo universiade Trentino 2013April 12 - The Trentino 2013 Winter Universiade Organising Committee have decided to store snow that has recently fallen in the Northern Italian province under high-tech tarpaulins, which will ensure that it does not melt and can be used should snow be scarce this December.

I'm confident we'll be in a position to medal at Rio 2016, says British men's hockey coach

By Emily Goddard

Bobby Crutchley 110413April 12 - Bobby Crutchley, the recently appointed head coach of Britain and England's men's hockey squads, has claimed he is confident the British men will be able to medal at the Rio 2016 Olympic Games to improve on their fourth-place finish on home soil at London 2012.

Central American Para Games open today

By James Crook

110917547April 12 - The Central American Para Games are due to open in the Costa Rican capital of San José today as 250 athletes from six countries get ready to compete for medals in five sports.

British Weight Lifting to search out new talent with open days

By James Crook

149607072April 12 - British Weight Lifting (BWL) have stepped up their recruitment plans, announcing a series of open talent assessment days for 13 to 23-years-old's in search of the next crop of Olympic competitors.

Canadian London 2012 Olympians honoured with Diamond Jubilee medals

By Emily Goddard

Gordon Cook 300413April 11 - Canada's Gordon Cook and Sheila Reid have been awarded Queen Elizabeth II Diamond Jubilee medals in recognition of their performances at the London 2012 Olympics.

SportAccord Convention announces Sportfive as latest Gold Partner

By James Crook

img 2006 12 01 03 uv-dataApril 11 - SportAccord Convention has announced international sports marketing agency Sportfive as the latest addition to its Gold Partner programme ahead of the convention in St Petersburg next month.

Olympic gold medallists named International Equestrian Federation solidarity ambassadors

By Emily Goddard

FEI Solidarity 1April 11 - Britain's double Olympic dressage champion Charlotte Dujardin and German two-time Olympic eventing gold medallist Ingrid Klimke are among the eight Olympic and Paralympic heroes, world champions and national stars named today as ambassadors of the International Equestrian Federation (FEI) solidarity programme.

Britain stage inaugural Women in World Athletics Seminar

By Tom Degun

Women in athleticsApril 11 - British Athletics are staging the inaugural Women in World Athletics Seminar (WIWA) in Solihull in the West Midlands this weekend where more than 50 officials from 32 countries are due to be in attendance.

Karate 2020 Olympic bid gets support bidding countries

By Tom Degun

Karate 2020 bidApril 11 - The World Karate Federation (WKF) campaign to join the 2020 Olympics programme has received a boost after the national teams of Turkey, Japan and Spain, the three countries bidding to host the 2020 Games, pledged their support.
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