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Unique fan-orientated website launched by Italian Winter Sports Federation

By Daniel Etchells

The Italian Winter Sports Federation is keen to enhance its brand on both a national and international level ©Infront Sports & Media AG 2014A state-of-the-art website has been launched by the Italian Winter Sports Federation (FISI) and its strategic partner Infront Sports & Media.

Russia's Ershov sets pace in men's omnium at UEC Elite Track European Championships

By Daniel Etchells

Russia's Artur Ershov is the frontrunner in the men's omnium ©Getty ImagesRussia's Artur Ershov leads the way at the halfway point of the men's omnium at the European Cycling Union Elite Track European Championships in Guadeloupe.

Rugby World Cup hero Robinson casts eye over volunteers at Try Outs in Leeds

By Gary Anderson

Jason Robinson crossed the line for England in the final of Rugby World Cup 2003 ©AFP/Getty ImagesJason Robinson, scorer of the only try for England on the way to victory in the 2003 Rugby World Cup final, was in Leeds today to cast an eye over volunteers taking part in the Try Outs campaign for next year's showpiece event.

Organisers of 2015 Winter EYOF on countdown with just 100 days to go

By Daniel Etchells

Philipp Groborsch (right), chief executive of the 2015 Winter European Youth Olympic Festival, joins in the 100-day celebrations ©EYOF 2015The 2015 Winter European Youth Olympic Festival (EYOF) in the Austrian state of Vorarlberg and Liechtenstein will begin in exactly 100 days, as the organisers enter the final stage of preparations.

Report into 2018 and 2022 World Cup bidding processes won't be published in full, says FIFA's Ethics judge

By Daniel Etchells

Hans-Joachim Eckert, chairman of the adjudicatory chamber of FIFA's Ethics Committee, has said that the report into the bidding processes for the 2018 and 2022 World Cups wont be published in full ©Getty ImagesHans-Joachim Eckert, chairman of the Adjudicatory Chamber of FIFA's Ethics Committee, has claimed it is not legally possible to publish the report into the bidding processes for the 2018 and 2022 World Cups in full as it would breach confidentiality agreements with interviewees.

Gambia facing suspension from International Olympic Committee

By Duncan Mackay

Gambia is facing suspension from the International Olympic Committee after the Government missed a deadline to stop interfering ©GNOCGambia face being suspended by the International Olympic Committee (IOC) following the Government's failure to heed a warning last month to stop interfering in the running of the Gambia National Olympic Committee (GNOC).

Baku 2015 European Games - 14 sports had to be "turned away" it is claimed

By Mike Rowbottom at the Mountain Bike Velopark in Baku

Baku 2014 chief operating officer Simon Clegg claims 14 sports who wanted to be involved in the European Games had to be turned away ©Baku 2015Next year's inaugural European Games, originally scheduled to host 12 sports, has now closed its programme with 20 sports involved - and Simon Clegg, chief operating officer of the evented, claimed here today that 14 other sports had failed to gain entry.

PGA of America creates task force to stop Ryder Cup rot

By Daniel Etchells

Tom Watson, United States' captain at the 2014 Ryder Cup, was unable to guide his team to victory ©Getty ImagesThe Professional Golfers' Association (PGA) of America has responded to the United States' defeat to Europe in last month's Ryder Cup by creating an 11-member task force aimed at returning the team to former glories.

Pan Arab Games 2015 in doubt after Morocco pull out over financial fears

By Duncan Mackay

The future of the 2015 Pan Arab Games is in doubt after Morocco became the second country to withdraw from hosting the event ©Getty ImagesMorocco has withdrawn from hosting next year's Pan Arab Games, claiming that they could not afford to stage the event, which was due to take place in Rabat.
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