non-Olympic Sports

Bowling chiefs call for Olympics to be lengthened as part of bid for inclusion

By Zjan Shirinian

Hopes remain that bowling will be added to the Olympic programme before long ©Getty Images for DAGOCBowling chiefs are calling for the Olympics to be extended to three weeks in the hope it will give them the chance of getting their sport into the Games.

Indian refusal to back Olympic cricket bid criticised by Singh

By Duncan Mackay

India is blocking attempts for cricket to bid to be part of the Olympic programme ©AFP/Getty ImagesIndia's refusal to back a campaign to try to get cricket back on the Olympic programme has been criticised by Randhir Singh, secretary general of the Olympic Council of Asia (OCA).

Trade show opens at International Bowl Expo in Orlando

By Zjan Shirinian at the Rosen Shingle Creek Hotel in Orlando

United States bowler Chris Barnes was signing plenty of autographs at the trade show ©ITGThe trade show of the International Bowl Expo 2014 opened here today, after former United States President George W. Bush spoke at the annual event's General Session.

Welsh netballers united claims interim coach as Glasgow 2014 announced

By Gary Anderson

A united Welsh team will head to Glasgow 2014 according to interim coach Laura Williams ©Getty Images Wales interim coach Laura Williams claims the team's netballers are "united" as the squad was revealed for this year's Glasgow 2014 Commonwealth Games just two weeks after head coach Melissa Hyndman was sacked.

Former US President George W. Bush to address General Session of International Bowl Expo

By Zjan Shirinian at the Rosen Shingle Creek Hotel in Orlando

Former United States President George W. Bush will address the General Session of the International Bowl Expo ©Getty ImagesFormer United States President George W. Bush will speak to some of the most powerful players in international bowling when he addresses the General Session of the International Bowl Expo here tomorrow.

Wellington to host 2015 World Water Ski Racing Championships

By Gary Anderson

The 2015 World Water Ski Racing Championships will take place in Wellington, New Zealand ©AFP/Getty ImagesThe International Waterski and Wakeboard Federation (IWWF) has announced that Wellington, New Zealand, will host next year's World Water Ski Racing Championships.

Lara rolls back the years as Lord's Cricket Ground celebrates 200th anniversary

By Philip Barker at Lord's Cricket Ground in London

Brian Lara walks in after his blistering performance ©ITGRecord-breaking West Indian cricketer Brian Lara produced a magnificent display of clean hitting to ensure Marylebone Cricket Club (MCC) celebrated the 200th anniversary of their Lord's Cricket Ground in style.

New women's baseball league launched in Australia

By Gary Anderson

A new women's baseball league has been launched in Newcastle, New South Wales in Australia ©WBSCWomen's baseball in Australia has been boosted by the launch of the Newcastle Women's Baseball League (NWBL) which will see four teams taking part in a six-week competition.

Trusted Choice announced as presenting partner for 2014 World Lacrosse Championships

By Gary Anderson

Trusted Choice has been announced as the presenting partner for next month's World Lacrosse Championships ©World Lacrosse 2014The Federation of International Lacrosse (FIL) has announced that Trusted Choice has been appointed the official presenting partner of this year's World Lacrosse Championships taking place in Denver in the United States.
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