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April 30 - Taylor Lipsett has said that he and his United States ice sledge hockey teammates "don't like the taste of silver" and that their passion for gold at Sochi 2014 has been reignited after the squad fell to Canada in the gold medal game of the International Paralympic Committee (IPC) World Championship last week.
May 1 - Great Britain's London 2012 gold-medal winning team pursuit trio of Laura Trott, Joanna Rowsell and Dani King will compete for Team Wiggle Honda at the IG London Nocturne at Smithfield Market in June.
April 30 - Former world number one and three-time major winner Vijay Singh has been cleared of doping despite admitting to using deer antler spray, which contains small quantities of an insulin-like growth hormone.
May 1 - A line seems to have been drawn under the row between Tokyo and Istanbul after the Japanese capital's Governor Naoki Inose upset his rivals when he criticised the Turkish city in a newspaper interview.
April 30 - A new Dutch International Olympic Committee (IOC) member to replace Willem-Alexander, who today became the country's first King for more than a century, is set to be elected later this year, it was revealed today.
April 30 - After months of turmoil, involving allegations of sexual and physical abuse and corruption, US Speedskating is getting back on track, according to a United States Olympic Committee (USOC) official.
April 21 - Next year's European Badminton Championships will take place in the Russian city of Kazan as part of the Universiade legacy, with the team championships and a youth tournament to be staged in the Swiss city of Basel, it has been announced.
By Duncan Mackay April 30 - Beach football and 3x3 basketball will feature on the programme of the inaugural European Games at Baku in 2015, which will take place between June 12 and 28 that year, it was announced today.
April 30 - Tokyo's Governor Naoki Inose today apologised for his remarks which appeared to criticise Istanbul, the Japanese capital's main rival to host the 2020 Olympics and Paralympics, admitting that they "inappropriate".
April 17 - A New York judge has thrown out a discrimination and assault lawsuit filed against University of Connecticut women's basketball coach Geno Auriemma, the NBA and USA Basketball saying New York courts lacked the jurisdiction to deal with the case after the alleged incidents did not happen in the city.
April 30 - Six-time Paralympic gold medallist Sascha Kindred and four-time Paralympic gold medallist Ellie Simmonds are among a long list of champions to have been named on the 32-strong British team heading to the International Paralympic Committee (IPC) Swimming World Championships in Montreal later this year.
At the 2004 Olympic Games in Athens, Iranian judoka Arash Miresmaeili was disqualified for weighing in at nearly four pounds above the limit for his weight class of his under-66 kilograms match against an Israeli opponent Ehud Vaks in the first round. It was claimed Miresmaeili had gone on an eating binge to protest the International Olympic Committee's recognition of the state of Israel. Iran does not recognise the state of Israel, and Miresmaeili's actions won praise from high-ranking Iranian officials. Mohammad Khatami, the country's President at the time, was quoted as saying Miresmaili's actions would be "recorded in the history of Iranian glories". He was later awarded $125,000 by the Government - the same amount given to Olympic gold medallists.
The Director of Event Operations is a member of the WorldSkills International Senior Management Team and hence has a very important role in managing all operational matters for the organization’s flagship event, the WorldSkills Competition, as well as the biennial General Assembly meetings. The Director of Event Operations is required to complete complex tasks and projects, able to make timely decisions with limited guidance, understands strategic priorities, and exercises appropriate levels of urgency and judgement to situations that require a high level of attention. The Director of Event Operations is passionate about the vision and mission of WorldSkills and is proactive, resourceful, dedicated, and works with a high level of integrity.