non-Olympic Sports

Karate boosted by "outstanding" social media and television coverage of World Championships

By Nick Butler

Social media promotion during the WKF World Championships in Berlin has been hailed as a major success ©WKFA successful strategy to boost promotion and social media accessibility has been highlighted by the World Karate Federation (WKF) following the World Championships in Berlin.

Exclusive: Equal prize money is being gradually introduced in major events, promises World Squash President

By Nick Butler

Narayana Ramachandran, pictured with squash champion Ramy Ashour during the sport's unsuccessful bid to be added to the 2020 Olympic programme, has spoken positively about a move towards equal prize money in the sport ©Getty ImagesWorld Squash Federation (WSF) President N Ramachandran has reiterated a commitment to equal prize money as squash's latest bid for Olympic inclusion takes shape.

Double world champions Diaz and Brose elected to World Karate Federation Athletes' Commission

By Paul Osborne

Antonio Diaz and Douglas Brose have been elected onto the WKF Athletes' Commission ©WKFAntonio Diaz and Douglas Brose have been elected onto the World Karate Federation (WKF) Athletes' Commission.

Japan lead the way as line up unveiled for inaugural Premier 12 World Baseball Championships

By Paul Osborne

The line up for the inaugural Premier 12 World Championships has be announced ©Getty ImagesThe line up for the first ever Premier 12 World Baseball Championships has been unveiled by the World Baseball Softball Confederation (WBSC).

Egypt's Ashour beats compatriot in PSA World Championship final

By Daniel Etchells

Ramy Ashour celebrates his PSA World Championship success ©PSAEgypt's Ramy Ashour defied his critics to claim his third Professional Squash Association (PSA) World Championship crown, beating compatriot and world number one Mohamed Elshorbagy in a thrilling final in Doha.

World number one Elshorbagy through to PSA World Championship final

By Daniel Etchells

Mohamed Elshorbagy will meet fellow Egyptian Ramy Ashour in the PSA World Championship final ©PSAEgypt's world number one Mohamed Elshorbagy booked his place in the Professional Squash Association (PSA) World Championship final after an emphatic 3-0 victory against defending champion Nick Matthew in Doha.

Matthew to face world number one El Shorbagy in PSA World Championship semi-final

By Emily Goddard

Nick Matthew is to face current world number one Mohamed El Shorbagy in the semi-finals of this year’s Professional Squash Association World Championship ©PSADefending champion Nick Matthew of Great Britain is to face Egyptian current world number one Mohamed El Shorbagy in what looks set to be the most exciting semi-final of this year's Professional Squash Association World Championship in Doha.

Unseeded Coppinger records "biggest career win" at PSA World Championship

By Daniel Etchells

Stephen Coppinger faces world number one, Mohamed Elshorbagy. in the last eight ©PSAUnseeded Stephen Coppinger pulled off "the biggest win of his career" to beat Egypt's world number nine Tarek Momen to move into the quarter-finals of the Professional Squash Association (PSA) World Squash Championship in Doha.

Australia's Pilley battles through at PSA World Championship

By Daniel Etchells

Australia's Cameron Pilley advanced to the third round of the 2014 Qatar Professional Squash Association World Championship ©Getty ImagesAustralian Cameron Pilley powered his way past England's Peter Barker in a brutal 86-minute encounter to move into the third round of the Professional Squash Association (PSA) World Championship in Doha.
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