non-Olympic Sports

Minneapolis' $1 billion Vikings Stadium awarded 2018 Superbowl

By Zjan Shirinian

Minneapolis will host the Superbowl in 2018 for only the second time ©Getty ImagesThe new $1 billion (£593 million/€733 million) Vikings Stadium in Minneapolis has been awarded the 2018 Superbowl.

Clearwater to host 2017 Junior Women's Softball World Championships

By Gary Anderson

The United States will play host to the 2017 ISF Junior Women's Softball World Championships ©Getty Images Clearwater in Florida has been announced as the host city for the 2017 International Softball Federation (ISF) Junior Women's Softball World Championships.

World number four Joelle King heads New Zealand squash team for Glasgow 2014

By Gary Anderson

Joelle King will be heading to Glasgow looking to add to her two Commonwealth Games medals so far ©Getty Images World number four Joelle King will lead an eight-strong New Zealand squash team at this year's Commonwealth Games in Glasgow, where she will be aiming to build on her gold and silver medal wins from last time out in Delhi.

Softball New Zealand signs "most important sponsorship deal" in its history with Golden Homes

By Paul Osborne

Golden Homes has signed a strategic partnership with Softball New Zealand ©FacebookSoftball New Zealand has signed "its most important sponsorship deal in the history of softball in New Zealand" as it announces a strategic partnership with home building company Golden Homes.

International Softball Federation begins fundraising drive for Hall of Fame and Museum

By Emily Goddard

The International Softball Federation is to begin fundraising for the creation of its Hall of Fame and Museum ©ISFThe International Softball Federation (ISF) is embarking on a drive to raise funds for the creation of the sport's Hall of Fame and Museum in the United States.

Top seeds David and Gaultier triumph over local favourites at Squash British Open

By Paul Osborne

Nicol David and Grégory Gaultier have secured the men's and women's titles at this year's British Open ©squashpics.comIt was smooth running for the top seeds at the British Open Squash Championships as world number one Nicol David and Frenchman Grégory Gaultier secured the men's and women's titles inside Hull's Sports Arena.

Squash giants Massaro and David set up repeat of 2013 British Open final

By Nick Butler

Laura Massaro will face Nicol David in the Allam British Open final in a repeat of last years showdown ©Allam British OpenA compelling final is on the cards at the Allam British Open in Hull as England's world champion Laura Massaro takes on Malaysian world number one Nicol David in a repeat of last year's showdown.

Exclusive: My dream is same as millions, to see baseball and softball back in Olympics says Castro Junior

By Gary Anderson at the Hotel El Mehari in Hammamet

Antonio Castro is dreaming of a Tokyo 2020 reprieve for baseball and softball ©AFP/Getty ImagesAntonio Castro has vowed to do all he can to get baseball and softball back on the Olympic programme and hopes to play a key role in persuading the International Olympic Committee (IOC) to reinstate the sports for Tokyo 2020 and beyond. 

Creation of WBSC not just about Olympics, says secretary general

By Gary Anderson at the Hotel El Mehari in Hammamet

WBSC secretary general (front row, centre) Low Beng Choo says that the Olympics is not the only target for the organisation ©WBSCThe creation of the World Baseball Softball Confederation (WBSC) was not just to secure a return to the Olympic programme but to develop all levels of both sports, the organisation's secretary general Low Beng Choo has said.
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