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March 22 - A 2,000-strong crowd was left silenced in Penang's Spice Arena today, as Egyptian teenager Nour El Sherbini pulled off a stunning upset against home favourite and world number one Nicol David in the semi-final of the Women's World Squash Championships.
March 21 - Malaysia's world number one Nicol David survived a major scare in her quarter-final clash against France's Camille Serme to progress to the last four of the Women's World Squash Championships in Penang.
March 12 - As the start of the delayed 2013 Women's World Squash Championships in Penang draws close, local star Low Wee Wern has her sights on following Malaysian superstar Nicol David and making an impression in the tournament.
March 8 - Almost 3,000 netball fans will descend on London's Copper Box Arena at the Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park today as the London 2012 venue gets set to host the biggest ever UK domestic netball match.
February 1 - It is likely the World Squash doubles Championships will be cancelled due to failure to land a venue after Glasgow 2014 were accused of refusing permission for the event to be held in the Commonwealth Games host city in June.
January 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.
Canadian show jumper Ian Millar holds the record for the most Olympic appearances by an athlete in any sport. When he competed at London 2012 at the age of 65 it was the tenth time he had competed in the Games since making his debut 30 years earlier at Munich 1972. He had won his only Olympic medal at Beijing 2008 when he was part of Canada’s team that took silver in the team jumping event. Millar won a gold medal in the Pan American Games team jumping event at Toronto 2015. He announced his retirement in 2019.
The City of Liverpool is host to the World Gymnastics Championships in 2022. The World Gymnastics Championships 2022 will be one of the largest international sporting events ever to be held in Liverpool. Held at M&S Bank Arena in Liverpool from 29 October to 6 November 2022, more than 550 gymnasts from 75 countries are expected to compete. We are looking for a freelance Project Director to lead the team as maternity cover for an initial 6 month period (with the possibility of extension and potential of Championship role in due course). This is a fantastic role for an experienced Project Director to continue the planning of the 2022 Championships, offering an opportunity to shape a unique and prestigious, world-class major international sport event.
Felicite Rwemarika is not your average International Olympic Committee member. After being forced to flee for her life as a child, she is now dedicated to inspiring others through sport. The Rwandan tells Mike Rowbottom her story.