Prince Harry named England Rugby 2015 Honorary President to mark one year to go

By Emily Goddard

Prince Harry (right) and England 2015 Ambassador Jonny Wilkinson mark one year to go to the Rugby World Cup ©David DaviesPA WirePrince Harry has been appointed as Honorary President of England 2015 to mark one year to go to the Rugby World Cup.

Germany and Brazil secure semi-final spots at Volleyball World Championship

By Gary Anderson

Brazil defeated big rivals Russia to secure a semi-final berth in Poland ©Getty ImagesGermany and Brazil have secured their places in the semi-finals of the Volleyball World Championship after securing impressive wins over Iran and Russia in Poland tonight.

Asian Games set to be awarded to Jakarta - but in 2018 not 2019

By Nick Butler

Sheikh Ahmad Al Fahad Al Sabah has said Indonesia will host the Asian Games in 2018 ©TwitterOlympic Council of Asia (OCA) President Sheikh Ahmad Al Fahad Al Sabah has said Indonesia will step in and host the next edition of the Asian Games, but in 2018 rather than 2019 to avoid a clash with Presidential elections.

Iranian official kicked out of Incheon 2014 Asian Games after sexual harassment charge

By Emily Goddard

An Iranian official has been kicked out of the Incheon 2014 Asian Games over sexual harassment claims ©Getty ImagesAn Iranian official has been kicked out of the Incheon 2014 Asian Games for sexually harassing a female volunteer, while another case is alleged to have taken place in the past two days.

Message of sporting support but still much opposition to Oslo 2022

By Nick Butler

Stormy clouds are continuing to hang over Oslo's Olympic and Paralympic bid ©AFP/Getty ImagesResistance to Oslo's bid for the 2022 Winter Olympic and Paralympic Games is mounting, despite a reiteration of support from 18 of 19 regional sports confederations across Norway.

London Marathon fundraising eclipses five-year target, announces title sponsor Virgin Money

By Daniel Etchells

Hugh Brasher (left), Virgin Money London Marathon race director and Sir Richard Branson (right), Virgin founder celebrating the success on the London Tower Bridge ©Bob Martin for Virgin Money London MarathonVirgin Money, the title sponsor of the London Marathon since 2010, has today announced that the total raised for charity from the previous five events stands at £261.4 million ($427.1 million/€329.1 million), eclipsing the target of £250 million ($408.5 million/€314.7 million) set for this stage in the partnership. 

IRB chief confident Rugby World Cup 2015 will be a "record-breaker"

By Paul Osborne

IRB chief executive Brett Gosper believes the Rugby World Cup 2015 is on course to be a record-breaker ©Getty ImagesInternational Rugby Board (IRB) chief executive Brett Gosper believes the Rugby World Cup 2015 is on course to be a "record-breaker".

Gwangju 2015 agree sponsorship deal with leading Korean drinks company

By Daniel Etchells

GUOC and Lotte Chilsung showcasing the official sponsorship agreement ©Gwangju 2015Gwangju 2015 has named Lotte Chilsung Beverage Company as an official sponsor of the Summer Universiade. 

Manchester United Soccer School launched in Azerbaijan

By David Owen

It is hoped the Manchester United Soccer School will help children who study there contribute to the future of football in Azerbaijan ©Getty ImagesAzerbaijan has teamed up with one of the world's best-known football clubs, Manchester United, to help develop grass-roots football in the country.
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