Citizenship ceremony marks 100 days to go to Toronto 2015 Pan American Games

By Emily Goddard

A citizenship ceremony has marked 100 days to go to Toronto 2015 ©Toronto 2015/InstagramA citizenship ceremony welcoming 100 new Canadian citizens has been staged to mark 100 days to go until the Toronto 2015 Pan American Games.

Pechstein case comprises international arbitration, warns CAS

By Emily Goddard

Claudia Pechstein is now able to seek damages from the ISU ©Getty ImagesThe Court of Arbitration for Sport (CAS) has spoken out against the legal challenge in Germany over five-time Olympic speed skating champion Claudia Pechstein's doping case and warned it comprises the "basic principles of international arbitration".

Russians sprint to home cross country success at Winter Deaflympics

By Nick Butler

Alexey Groshev overcame two Ukrainian rivals in cross country sprint events ©Ugra 2015Home duo Anna Fedulova and Alexey Groshev secured male and female cross country sprint honours today at the Winter Deaflympics in Khanty-Mansiysk, Russia.

British and Ukrainian shooters win gold on final day of IPC Shooting World Cup

By Nick Butler

Paralympic champion Vasyl Kovalchuk was among the winners today at Stoke Mandeville ©Getty ImagesHome star Stewart Nangle and Ukrainian Vasyl Kovalchuk were the two winners as action concluded today at the International Paralympic Committee (IPC) Shooting World Cup at Stoke Mandeville. 

Taekwondo world number one Cook receives Moldovan passport in bid to switch nationality from Britain

By Michael Pavitt

Aaron Cook has not represented Britain since 2012 ©Getty ImagesAaron Cook, taekwondo's current under 80 kilogram world number one, has confirmed his intention to switch nationalities from Britain to Moldova, in order to ensure his qualification for next year's Olympics in Rio de Janeiro.

Rio 2016 sailing venue must be moved due to pollution health risks, letter claims

By Nick Butler

Pollution concerns on Guanabara Bay remains a major worry ahead of Rio 2016 ©AFP/Getty ImagesAction must be taken to move the Rio 2016 Olympic and Paralympic sailing competition away from Guanabara Bay because of health risks posed by water pollution, the writer of an open letter has claimed.

Kamal resigns as President of International Cricket Council

By Michael Pavitt

Kamal announced his resignation as President three days after the World Cup final ©AFP/Getty ImagesMustafa Kamal has resigned from his post as International Cricket Council (ICC) President in protest at the governing body preventing him from presenting the Cricket World Cup trophy to winners Australia.

Special breakfast and outside radio broadcast among events marking three years until Gold Coast 2018

By Nick Butler

Celebrations are planned to mark three years to go until Gold Coast 2018 ©Gold Coast 2018Gold Coast 2018 are hoping to provide reassurance that preparations for the Commonwealth Games are on course with a series of events to mark three-years-to-go until the quadrennial event gets underway.

Tunisia avoid Africa Cup of Nations ban after apologising for "bias" accusation

By Daniel Etchells

The Tunisian Football Federation has avoided a ban from the 2017 Africa Cup of Nations ©FTFThe Tunisian Football Federation (FTF) has avoided a ban from the 2017 Africa Cup of Nations after formally apologising for accusing the Confederation of African Football (CAF) of bias.
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