CITY businessman Edmond Warner (pictured) was today appointed as the first chairman of UK Athletics and given the task of overseeing the sport's preparations for the 2012 Olympics.
August 29 - John Bowden (pictured), formerly one of the country's top middle-distance runners, has been appointed as the performance manager of Paralympics New Zealand (PNZ), it has been announced.
By Tom Degun
August 29 - Sir Philip Craven (pictured), President of the International Paralympic Committee (IPC), told insideworldparasport that London 2012 will offer a golden chance to get more people with disabilities involved in sport.
December 1 - Archery has decided to launch a new plan aimed at making it more spectacular and appeal more to the public during the build-up to London 2012.
August 28 - Chris Holmes (pictured) has been appointed as the director of Paralympic integration by London 2012, it was announced today, just a day before the three years to go countdown until the start of the Games.
ADIDAS today announced that it had extended its exclusive partnership with UK Athletics for the next five years, meaning that athletes like Christine Ohuruogu (pictured) will be wearing the famous three stripes until 2013
THE Portuguese town of Montemor-o-Velho has been selected to host the 2010 European Rowing Championships, it has been announced.
THE Russian rowing federation and the country's rowers face a four-year doping ban unless the national body replaces its board of directors by the end of next month, they were warned today.
THE chairman of Leyton Orient has cast fresh doubt over the future of the Olympic Stadium after he reportedly said today that he did not want to have a running track between the stands and the crowd.
AUGUST 14 - SEBASTIAN COE (pictured), the chairman of London 2012, has warned that athletics could end up with a reputation for drugs as bad as American football unless it starts to clean up its act.
OCTOBER 18 - ATHLETICS will continue to be held at the Olympic Stadium after it has staged the 2012 Games, the sport's chief executive in Britain claims he has been promised.