FIFA warns Ghanaian Football Association over Government interference

By Gary Anderson

The football authorities in Ghana have been warned by FIFA over Government interference ©Getty Images World football governing body FIFA has written to the Ghana Football Association (GFA) expressing concerns over a Government investigation into the team's performance at the 2014 FIFA World Cup.

United States names ice sledge hockey squad for 2014-2015 season

By Gary Anderson

The United States has announced it's ice sledge hockey squad for the 2014-2015 season ©Getty Images Fresh from retaining the ice sledge hockey Paralympic title in Sochi in March, USA Hockey has named a 17-strong squad for the 2014-2015 season, which sees 11 members of the gold medal-winning team return to action.

First Grand Prix in Baku set to mark "new frontier" for Formula One

By Nick Butler

A Formula One race in Baku has now been officially confirmed ©AFP/Getty ImagesA Formula One Grand Prix in Baku in 2016 will herald a "new frontier" for the sport, Azerbaijan's Youth and Sports Minister, Azad Rahimov, has insisted today following official confirmation of the inaugural event.

Wales in crisis at Glasgow 2014 after second athlete withdraws due to doping

By Nick Butler at the Main Press Centre in Glasgow

European champion Rhys Williams has become the second Welshman to withdraw from Glasgow 2014 on a doping charge ©Getty ImagesA crisis surrounding the Welsh squad at Glasgow 2014 has deepened after Rhys Williams, one of the team's biggest hopes for an athletics medal, withdrew from the Commonwealth Games after being charged with an anti-doping violation.

Miley and Murdoch power to pool glory on golden night for Scotland

By Gary Anderson at the Tollcross International Swimming Centre in Glasgow

Hannah Miley is all smiles after defending her Commonwealth Games title in Glasgow on a raucous night for the host nation ©Getty Images Hannah Miley and Ross Murdoch were the stars for Scotland here as they powered their way to Commonwealth Games gold on a record breaking night.

Nibali wins Tour de France stage 18 to retain yellow jersey

By Emily Goddard

Vincenzo Nibali has all but won the 2014 Tour de France ©Getty ImagesVincenzo Nibali proved once again his indomitable strength at the 2014 Tour de France by winning stage 18 solo to retain the overall leader's yellow jersey.

Record year for International Paralympic Committee

By David Owen

The International Paralympic Committee has reported a record €12.79 million revenue ©IPCThe International Paralympic Committee (IPC) has reported a record revenue of €12.79 million (£10.1 million/$17.2 million) for 2013.

Record numbers turn out for Bosphorus swim from Asia to Europe

By Gary Anderson

Over 1,600 competitors took to the waters of the Bosphorus to compete in the annual Asia to Europe race ©Anadolu Agency/Getty ImagesMore than 1,600 competitors took to the waters of the mighty Bosphorus to compete in the National Olympic Committee of Turkey's (NOCT) annual race from Europe to Asia, which was won for the second year in a row by home swimmer Hasan Emre Musluoğlu in a time of 41 minutes and 26 seconds.
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