BRITISH CYCLING'S performance director Dave Brailsford (pictured) has been given a new long-term contract which will see him retained in the role until after the 2012 London Olympics, it was announced today.
June 8 - The Great Britain Wheelchair Rugby team succeeded in their bid to qualify for the Beijing 2008 Paralympic Games by winning their third consecutive European Championship crown in Finland today.
CITY businessman Edmond Warner (pictured) was today appointed as the first chairman of UK Athletics and given the task of overseeing the sport's preparations for the 2012 Olympics.
By Tom Degun
August 29 - Sir Philip Craven (pictured), President of the International Paralympic Committee (IPC), told insideworldparasport that London 2012 will offer a golden chance to get more people with disabilities involved in sport.
August 29 - John Bowden (pictured), formerly one of the country's top middle-distance runners, has been appointed as the performance manager of Paralympics New Zealand (PNZ), it has been announced.
December 1 - Archery has decided to launch a new plan aimed at making it more spectacular and appeal more to the public during the build-up to London 2012.
August 28 - Chris Holmes (pictured) has been appointed as the director of Paralympic integration by London 2012, it was announced today, just a day before the three years to go countdown until the start of the Games.
ADIDAS today announced that it had extended its exclusive partnership with UK Athletics for the next five years, meaning that athletes like Christine Ohuruogu (pictured) will be wearing the famous three stripes until 2013
THE Portuguese town of Montemor-o-Velho has been selected to host the 2010 European Rowing Championships, it has been announced.
THE Russian rowing federation and the country's rowers face a four-year doping ban unless the national body replaces its board of directors by the end of next month, they were warned today.