non-Olympic Sports

Matthew aiming to retain world crown at Qatar PSA Championship

By Daniel Etchells

Nick Matthew is aiming to retain his World Championship crown ©PSABritain's world champion Nick Matthew has revealed he is looking forward to beginning the defence of his title when the 2014 Qatar Professional Squash Association (PSA) World Championship gets underway at the Khalifa International Tennis and Squash Complex in Doha. 

David reaches 100th month milestone at top of women's world squash rankings

By Daniel Etchells

Nicol David has topped the Women's Squash Association's world rankings since August 2006Malaysian squash legend Nicol David has made history by retaining the world number one spot for the 100th consecutive month.

Finals of World Senior Karate Championships to be broadcast live around the world

By Paul Osborne 

Finals of the World Senior Karate Championships will be broadcast live across the globe ©WKFNext weekend's World Senior Karate Championships will, for the third year in a row, be broadcast live across the globe.

World governing body for powerboating appoints new secretary general

By Paul Osborne

Thomas Kurth has been appointed the new secretary general of the UIM ©UIMFormer leading UEFA official Thomas Kurth has been appointed the new secretary general of the Union Internationale Motonautique (UIM), the world governing body for powerboating activities.

Men and women to be governed by a single squash body as historic merger announced

By Paul Osborne

Men's and women's squash is set to be governed by a single unified body from the start of next year ©PSAWorldTourMen's and women's squash is set to be governed under a single unified body following a historic merger agreement between the Professional Squash Association (PSA) and Women's Squash Association (WSA).

Cairo set to host 2014 Women's World Squash Championships

By Paul Osborne

Cairo is set to host the 2014 Women's World Squash Championships ©Getty ImagesEgypt's capital Cairo is set to host the 2014 Women's World Squash Championships following an agreement between the Women's Squash Association (WSA) and Wadi Degla Holding.

New baseball and softball facility to be built in Manchester

By Gary Anderson

A new baseball and softball facility is set to be opened in Manchester in 2017 ©BaseballSoftballUKBaseballSoftballUK (BSUK) has announced that construction is set to begin on a new purpose built baseball and softball facility in Manchester.

Re-elected ISA President eyes surfing's inclusion at Olympics

By Daniel Etchells

The ISA 50th Anniversary World Surfing Games are being held in Punta Roca, Peru ©Getty ImagesFernando Aguerre claimed he believes new wave technology could help surfing achieve Olympic inclusion after being re-elected unopposed as President of the International Surfing Association (ISA) at the ISA 50th Anniversary World Surfing Games in Punta Roca, Peru.

Bowling to roll out new scoring system as part of Olympic bid

By Daniel Etchells

The new scoring system will be used at the World Bowling Tour mens and womens finals in Las Vegas ©World BowlingA new scoring system for competitive bowling will be unveiled next month as the sport continues to step-up its bid for a place on the Olympic Games programme.
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