Yang Chuanning has been sacked as coach of the men’s Singaporean table tennis team with just a year to go until the Rio 2016 Olympic Games, as the deep-rooted problems within the sport in the country continue.
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London-based company The Sports Consultancy has been appointed the official global sponsorship sales agency of the International Equestrian Federation (FEI), it has been announced.
The International Sailing Federation (ISAF) Disabled Sailing Committee says it still harbours hopes of regaining its place on the Paralympic Games programme after the Cerebral Palsy International Sports and Recreation Association (CPISRA) submitted a motion to have a 23rd sport included at Tokyo 2020.
Football Federation Australia (FFA) has launched its Football Cares initiative, which is designed to help with the refugee crisis in Europe as well as the integration of 12,000 Syrian refugees into communities in the country.
Pyeongchang 2018 have stepped up their preparations for the Winter Olympic and Paralympic Games by appointing Hyungkoo Yeo as secretary general with immediate effect.
The National Olympic Committees (NOCs) of Austria, Belgium, Bulgaria, Denmark and Slovenia have all initiated projects to help with the refugee crisis - using part of the $2 million (£1.3 million/€1.8 million) in emergency funds provided by the International Olympic Committee.
Turkish Airlines has been named as an official partner of the European Rugby Champions Cup and European Rugby Challenge Cup at the launch of the new continental season, which is due to begin this week.
Commonwealth Games Federation (CGF) chief executive David Grevemberg has been appointed Commander of the Most Excellent Order of the British Empire (CBE) by The Queen for his services to Glasgow 2014, it has been announced.
The International Paralympic Committee has announced the dates and venues for the 2016 Athletics Grand Prix, with the 10-event series scheduled to start in Australian capital Canberra on February 5.
Russia’s Oleg Matytsin has been elected as the new President of the International University Sports Federation (FISU) after beating French incumbent Claude-Louis Gallien at the body’s General Assembly in Lausanne.
The R&A and the United States Golf Association (USGA) has published the 2016 edition of the Rules of Golf for both professionals and amateurs, which are due to come into effect on January 1, at the start of a year when sport is due to make its return to the Olympic Games after a 104-year absence.
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The United States-based National Wheelchair Basketball Association (NWBA) has announced telecommunications giants T-Mobile as an official sponsor.
Swiss watchmaker Tag Heuer has signed a two-year deal to become the official timekeeper and watch partner of the Chinese Basketball Association (CBA).