Top Story

Iranian wins battle of champions in epic final at World Taekwondo Federation Grand Prix

By Gary Anderson at the Manchester Central Convention Complex

Iranian Mahdi Khodabakhshi (right) brought day two of the World Taekwondo Federation Grand Prix in Manchester to a close with a thrilling win in the mens under 80kg class against the Isle of Man's Aaron Cook ©WTFA titanic battle between Iran's Mahdi Khodabakhshi and Aaron Cook, competing under the Isle of Man flag, brought the second night of action here at the World Taekwondo Federation Grand Prix to a close in style as both men battled for the under 80 kilogram title, with Asian champion coming out on top. 

Olympic gold medallist leads first group of athletes chosen by Ireland for Baku 2015

By Daniel Etchells

Katie Taylor is among the five athletes to have been selected for Baku 2015 by the Olympic Council of Ireland ©Getty ImagesLondon 2012 gold medallist Katie Taylor is among the first group of athletes chosen by the Olympic Council of Ireland (OCI) for the inaugural European Games in Baku next year. 

Olympic wresting gold medallist puts memorabilia up for sale in bankruptcy auction

By Paul Osborne

Rulon Gardner will have a number of possessions put up in a bankruptcy auction in Salt Lake City ©Erkelens & Olson Sales and AuctionOlympic wrestling champion Rulon Gardner is auctioning off items from his wrestling career in order to pay off his multi-million dollar debt.

Logo and mascot for 2016 Asian Beach Games approved by OCA

By Nick Butler

The Asian Beach Games are taking place in the major Vietnamese tourist hub of Nha Trang ©Getty ImagesA logo and mascot has been selected for the 2016 Asian Beach Games taking place in the Vietnamese city of Nha Trang in Khanh Hoa Province.

Algeria to host 2015 IBSA Goalball African Championships

By Gary Anderson

The 2015 Goalball African Championships will take place in Algerian capital Algiers ©Algerian Paralympic CommitteeAlgeria has been awarded next year's International Blind Sports Federation (IBSA) Goalball African Championships, it has been announced.

Brazilian five-a-side stars begin build-up to Rio 2016 as seek fourth consecutive Paralympic gold

By Gary Anderson­­­­

Reigning five-a-side football champions Brazil are determined to win another Paralympic title on home soil at Rio 2016 ©Rio 2016Three stars from the Brazilian squad that won the inaugural Paralympics football five-a-side title at Athens 2004 have been honoured by football legend Romário and revealed they have their sights firmly set on a fourth consecutive gold medal at Rio 2016.

Atlanta 1996 Paralympic advertising guru to be honoured with special award

By Daniel Etchells

BlazeSports America claim Joey Reiman has helped change the perception of disability in the United States and around the world forever ©SCS MediaThe creator of the advertising campaign for the Atlanta 1996 Paralympic Games will be recognised for "his significant contribution to improving the lives of others" at the second annual Georgia Disability Sport Awards next month it has been announced. 

Spanish and Cameroonian NOCs sign partnership to "boost Olympism in both countries"

By Nick Butler

Spanish Olympic Committee chief Alejandro Blanco (right) meeting Olympic Committee of Cameroon counterpart, Colonel Hamad Kalkaba Malboum ©COEAlejandro Blanco and Colonel Hamad Kalkaba Malboum, Presidents of the Spanish Olympic Committee (COE) and the Cameroon National Olympic and Sports Committee (CNOSC) respectively, have signed a cooperation agreement in Madrid. 

Guam Olympic chief elected President of Oceania Continent Handball Federation

By Gary Anderson

Ricardo Blas of Guam will head the Executive Board of the Oceania Continent Handball Federation ©IHFGuam National Olympic Committee (GNOC) President Ricardo Blas has been elected President of the Oceania Continent Handball Federation (OCHF) at its inaugural Congress.
Page 10 of 1153