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More Government funding required to boost sporting performances, claims Ugandan Olympic chief

By Nick Butler

The Uganda National Committee is calling for more Government support ©UOCUganda Olympic Committee (UOC) President William Blick has called on more Government funding in order to continue the African country's upward curve in global sport. 

Bordeaux, capital of claret, to stage nocturnal marathon

By David Owen

Organisers of the new marathon in Bordeaux plan to hold it at night, with the start at sunset ©AFP/Getty ImagesBordeaux, one of the world's wine capitals, is getting into the marathon business.

IPC Ice Sledge Hockey launches new-look websites ahead of Buffalo 2015 World Championships

By Gary Anderson

IPC Ice Sledge Hockey has launched a new look website ©IPCIce sledge hockey's online presence has been given a new look after the launch of a website for both the sport itself and for the World Championships taking place in Buffalo, New York next year.

Toronto 2015 Pan American Games ticketing window now open

By Gary Anderson

Fans can now register their requests for tickets for the Toronto 2015 Pan American Games ©Toronto 2015The first tranche of tickets for the Toronto 2015 Pan American Games have been made available today with prices starting at CAN$20 (£11/$18/€14).

Drozd claims first world title with skeet gold at Shooting World Championships

By Gary Anderson

Brandy Drozd of the United States claimed her first world title in Granada with victory in the women's skeet competition ©ISSFAmerican Brandy Drozd secured her first international title after firing her way to skeet gold at the Shooting World Championships in Granada, while there were also gold medals for Russia, France and the United States in junior competition.

Light winds disrupt schedule at Sailing World Championships with 49er only fleet to race

By Gary Anderson

New Zealanders Marcus Hansen and Josh Porebski took victory in race one of the 49er class in Santander today ©Getty ImagesThe fourth day of action at the International Sailing Federation World Championships in Santander was severely disrupted by a lack of winds, which resulted in only the yellow fleet of the 49er class able to complete racing.

Fiji announces team officials for Port Moresby 2015 Pacific Games

By Emily Goddard

Fiji has announced its team officials for the Port Moresby 2015 Pacific Games ©FASANOCFiji has revealed the names of its team officials for the Port Moresby 2015 Pacific Games.

Sochi medallists to be honoured at 2014 Canadian Paralympic Sport Awards

By Gary Anderson

Members of the Sochi 2014 Canadian Paralympic squad will be honoured at the Canadian Paralympic Awards in Toronto this week ©AFP/Getty ImagesThe Canadian Paralympic Sports Awards are set to take place in Toronto this week, where the performance of Canadian athletes at the Sochi 2014 Paralympic Winter Games will be recognised.

Honorary IOC member Diallo dies aged 82

By Emily Goddard

Alpha Ibrahim Diallo has died aged 82 ©IOCAlpha Ibrahim Diallo, the honorary International Olympic Committee (IOC) member from Guinea, has died at the age of 82.
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