Sports

Pentathlon GB establish series of academies to further growth of sport in the UK

By Paul Osborne

Pentathlon GB has announced a series of acadamies across the country ©Pentathlon GBPentathlon GB has announced the creation of a series of academies across the UK which will be used to nurture the nation's future talent.

Plans unveiled for renovation of Khalifa International Stadium for Qatar 2022 World Cup

By Paul Osborne

Plans have been unviled for the renovation of the Khalifa International Stadium ©SCRenovation designs for the Khalifa International Stadium, the third proposed host venue for the 2022 FIFA World Cup, have been unveiled in Qatar. 

Eight Olympic champions headline line-up for World Taekwondo Grand Prix final in Queretaro

By Daniel Etchells

The 2014 WTF Grand Prix final will take place from December 3 to 4 ©WTFA total of eight Olympic champions will compete at the 2014 World Taekwondo Federation (WTF) Grand Prix final which is set to get underway next month in the Mexican city of Queretaro.

Migration of judokas to other sports would represent spiritual contamination, says IJF President

By Emily Goddard

Marius Vizer has warned of the impact that the migration of judokas to other sports could have on judo ©IJFMarius Vizer, President of the International Judo Federation (IJF), has warned that the migration of judokas to other sports and disciplines would represent a spiritual contamination of the sport.

Legendary Russian ice hockey coach Tikhonov dies aged 84

By Emily Goddard

Viktor Tikhonov has died after a long illness ©Getty ImagesRussian Viktor Tikhonov, one of international ice hockey's most successful coaches of all time, has died after a long illness at the age of 84.

Olympic champion Jade Jones joins M&C Saatchi Merlin agency

By Paul Osborne

Jade Jones has joined the M&C Saatchi Merlin agency ©Getty ImagesOlympic taekwondo champion Jade Jones has signed up with talent management company the M&C Saatchi Merlin agency, joining a roster which includes England football manager Roy Hodgson and former formula one world champion Nigel Mansell. 

IOC President condemns suicide attack that kills dozens at volleyball tournament in Afghanistan

By Paul Osborne

A suicide attack has killed dozens of people at a volleyball match in Afghanistan ©Getty ImagesInternational Olympic Committee (IOC) President Thomas Bach has condemned the suicide attack that killed more than 40 people at a volleyball tournament in Afghanistan.

Taylor takes fifth straight Women's World Boxing Championships title as Bylon earns shock gold for Panama

By Paul Osborne

Katie Taylor won her fifth consecutive world title with victory in Jeju ©Getty ImagesOlympic gold medallist Katie Taylor made history in South Korea today as she secured a fifth straight Women's World Boxing Championships title at the Halla Gymnasium in Jeju City.

Chinese Olympic swimming champion served three month ban for doping

By Paul Osborne

Sun Yang served a three month ban for failing a doping test earlier this year ©Getty ImagesChinese Olympic swimming champion Sun Yang has served a three month ban for failing a doping test, China's anti-doping agency (Chinada) revealed today.
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