Non-Olympic Sports

Women's top cricket teams to compete in new international championship

By Danyal Khan 

The world's top women cricket teams will take part in a new international championship announced today by the ICC ©Getty ImagesJanuary 29 - The International Cricket Council (ICC) Board today announced a new women's international competition in which the top eight countries will face each other in a series of matches between mid-2014 and the end of 2016.

Former England captain Murphy joins Team Bath as assistant coach

By Gary Anderson

January 27 - Former England captain Olivia Murphy has taken up a coaching role with Superleague champions ©Team BathSuperleague champions Team Bath have announced that former England netball captain Olivia Murphy has joined its backroom staff as an assistant coach for the 2014 season.

MP & Silva signs long-term media rights deal with Chinese Baseball League

By Gary Anderson

January 27 - Media rights firm MP & Silva has signed a long term partnership with the Chinese Professional Baseball League ©MP & SilvaInternational media rights firm MP & Silva has signed a six-year deal to become the domestic and global media rights holder for the Chinese Professional Baseball League (CPBL).

New Board of Directors takes over at Women's Squash Association after mass resignations

By Paul Osborne

Kasey Brown has been named President of the new WSA Board of Directors ©Getty ImagesJanuary 21 - Australia's world number 11 Kasey Brown has been elected President of a new Board of Directors at the Women's Squash Association (WSA) following a mass resignation by members of the old Board.

Ron Dennis takes over McLaren Formula One team after woeful 2013 season

By Zjan Shirinian

Ron Dennis had overseen a period of great success for McLaren as team principal and chief executive ©Bongarts/Getty ImagesJanuary 16 - Ex McLaren Formula One team principal Ron Dennis has taken over as company chief executive, promising a "thorough and objective review", after the team suffered its most barren season in 30 years.

Formula One boss Bernie Ecclestone to stand trial on bribery charge

By Zjan Shirinian

The trial into allegations of bribery by Bernie Ecclestone will reportedly begin in April ©AFP/Getty ImagesJanuary 16 - Formula One boss Bernie Ecclestone will stand trial accused of bribery, a German court has ruled.

Doha to host 2014 Men's World Squash Championships

By Duncan Mackay

The Khalifa International Tennis and Squash Complex will host the 2014 Men's World Squash Championships ©Qatar Olympic CommitteeJanuary 15 - Doha has been chosen to host the 2014 Men's World Squash Championships for the second time in three years, it was announced today.

WBSC applauds decision to uphold season-long ban on MLB star Alex Rodriguez

 By Paul Osborne

Alex Rodriguez has had his 211 game ban cut to 162 by arbitrator Fredric Horowitz ©MCT/Getty ImagesJanuary 13 - The World Baseball Softball Confederation (WBSC) has applauded the decision to suspend Major League Baseball (MLB) star Alex Rodriguez for the entire 2014 season.

Penang to save the day and host delayed 2013 Women's World Squash Championships

By Nick Butler

The delayed 2013 Womens squash World Championships will be held in the Malaysian region Penang for the first time ©Bloomberg/Getty ImagesJanuary 11 - Penang in Malaysia has stepped in to host the delayed 2013 Women's World Squash Championships, it was announced today. 
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