non-Olympic Sports

South Korea claim team crown at World Bowling Men's Championships

By Daniel Etchells at the Khalifa International Bowling Centre, Zayed Sports City in Abu Dhabi

The South Korean team celebrate their gold medal winning success ©ITGSouth Korea struck gold in the team competition here at the 2014 World Bowling Men's Championships after a thrilling victory against the mighty United States.

Exclusive: Bowling chief encouraged by Agenda 2020 outcomes in bid for Olympic inclusion

By Daniel Etchells at the Khalifa International Bowling Centre, Zayed Sports City in Abu Dhabi

World Bowling President Kevin Dornberger has high hopes for the future ©World BowlingKevin Dornberger, President of the world governing body for tenpin bowling, is encouraged by the outcome of the Agenda 2020 reform process as the sport targets Olympic inclusion.

Israel and England secure bridge titles at World Mind Games

By Nick Butler

Israel won a thrilling bridge final at the World Mind Games ©SportAccordIsrael secured open team bridge gold on the third day of action at the World Mind Games in Beijing after overcoming United States in the final. 

Team and masters competitions to round off action packed World Bowling Men's Championships

By Daniel Etchells at the Khalifa International Bowling Centre, Zayed Sports City in Abu Dhabi

The Khalifa International Bowling Centre in Abu Dhabi's Zayed Sports City is the venue for the 2014 World Bowling Men's Championships ©World BowlingThe team and masters competitions round off an action packed week at the 2014 World Bowling Men's Championships which has already seen the singles, doubles and trios winners crowned here.

Russia dominant on day two of SportAccord World Mind Games

By Paul Osborne

Valentina Gunina proved too good on the second day of chess action at the World Ming Games in Beijing ©SportAccordIt was a day to remember for Russia at the SportAccord World Mind Games today as they picked up three of the four gold medals on offer on day two of competition in Beijing.

England Netball promotes Adams to be new chief executive

By Duncan Mackay

Joanna Adams has been promoted to be the new chief executive of England Netball ©LinkedinEngland Netball have promoted Joanna Adams to the role of chief executive to replace Paul Clark, who has retired after eight years in the role.

Hosts strong in chess on first day of SportAccord World Mind Games in Beijing

By Emily Goddard

China were strong in chess on first day of World Mind Games in Beijing ©SportAccordChina's Wang Hao finished day one on top of the leader board in the men's rapid chess as his fellow home stars put on strong performances on day one of the SportAccord World Mind Games in Beijing.

British company chosen to design the look of inaugural Premier 12 baseball competition

By Paul Osborne

The Works has been appointed to design the look for the inaugural Premier 12 tournament ©The WorksThe World Baseball Softball Confederation (WBSC) has today appointed The Works to design the official look for the inaugural Premier 12 competition.

SportAccord World Mind Games open in Beijing

By Emily Goddard

The SportAccord World Mind Games have opened in Beijing ©SportAccord/FacebookThe SportAccord World Mind Games opened in Beijing today as 150 players from 37 countries gear up to compete in bridge, chess, draughts, go and xiangqi for a share of the $1.4 million (£890,000/€1.1 million) prize fund.
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