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Tickets for the Nanjing 2014 Youth Olympic Games now on sale!

As athletes continue to qualify, and with the games just 122 days away; the state of the art venues are ready to welcome fans from far and wide. To encourage young fans from all over the world, Nanjing have made their tickets affordable...Show More Summary

Moose, Weasel or Lynx? - Lillehammer 2016 Mascot finalists announced

The jury consisted of Simen Staalnacke, one of the founders of a Norwegian clothing line, Julie Strømsvåg, sports anchor of Norwegian Olympic Broadcaster TV2, Paralympic athlete Birgit Skarstein and design student, Marianne Ågotnes. Copyright:...Show More Summary

Olympic Highlights

IOC ACTIVITIES PRESIDENT From 7 to 11 April, IOC President Thomas Bach was in Belek/Antalya (Turkey) for the IOC Executive Board (EB) meeting held alongside the SportAccord Convention. On 9 April, the IOC’s EB started its two-day meeting...Show More Summary

Motocycling: Grand Grand Prix of Americas qualifying times - 1st update

Grand Prix of Americas motorcycling qualifying results on Saturday: MotoGP 1. Marc Marquez (ESP/Honda) 2:02.773, 2. Dani Pedrosa (ESP/Honda) 2:03.062, 3. Stefan Bradl (GER/Honda) 2:03.196, 4. Aleix Espargaro (ESP/Yamaha) 2:03.240, 5....Show More Summary

RugbyU: French Top 14 results - collated

French Top 14 results on Saturday: Bordeaux-Begles 20 Toulon 22 Bayonne 24 Stade Francais 19 Grenoble 30 Montpellier 36 Perpignan 22 Oyonnax 12 Racing-Metro 37 Biarritz 7 Toulouse 16 Brive 9 Friday Clermont 23 Castres 11 afp

RugbyU: English Premiership results

English Premiership results on Saturday: Leicester 27 Wasps 15 Worcester 33 Exeter 38 Gloucester 17 Bath 18 Playing Sunday London Irish v Newcastle (1400GMT), Saracens v Northampton (1300GMT) Played Friday Sale 12 Harlequins 27 afp

Football: Spanish league results

Spanish league results on Saturday: Celta Vigo 2 (Nolito 37-pen, Mina 82) Real Sociedad 2 (Canales 8, Griezmann 43) Playing later Villarreal v Levante (1600 GMT), Granada v Barcelona (1800 GMT), Real Madrid v Almeria (2000 GMT) Sunday...Show More Summary

RugbyU: Waikato Chiefs 22 Melbourne Rebels 16

Result of a Super 15 match between the Waikato Chiefs and Melbourne Rebels at Waikato Stadium on Saturday: Waikato Chiefs (NZL) 22 Melbourne Rebels (AUS) 16 (h-t: 19-6) Chiefs - Try: Mike Fitzgerald. Conversion: Gareth Anscombe. Penalties: Anscombe (5) Rebels - Try: Shota Horie. Conversion: Jason Woodward. Penalties: Woodward (3) Referee: Matt O'Brien (AUS) afp

Tennis: Katowice WTA Open results - collated

Results from the sixth day of the WTA Katowice Open on Saturday (x denotes seeding): Semi-finals Alize Cornet (FRA x4) bt Agnieszka Radwanska (POL x1) 0-6, 6-2, 6-4 Camila Giorgi (ITA) bt Carla Suarez Navarro (ESP x3) 7-6 (7/2), 6-4...

Cycling: Tour of the Basque Country results

Results from the sixth stage of Tour of the Basque Country, a 25.9km individual time-trial around Markina-Xemein on Saturday: Stage 1. Tony Martin (GER/OPQ) 38min 33sec 2. Alberto Contador (ESP/TIN) at 0:07 3. Michal Kwiatkowski (POL/OPQ) 0:15 4. Show More Summary

IOC Injury and Illness Prevention Conference hailed a success with record participation in Monaco

The meetings, described by many delegates as the most constructive yet for researchers and practitioners in the field of sports medicine and prevention, were attended by a record 980 participants from 81 countries, and included 113 speakers,...Show More Summary

Golf: Collated Masters 2nd rd scores

Collated second round scores in the Masters at Augusta National on Friday (USA unless stated, par 72, x-denotes amateur): 137 - Bubba Watson 69 68 140 - John Senden (AUS) 72 68 141 - Adam Scott (AUS) 69 72, Thomas Bjorn (DEN) 73 68,Show More Summary

Olympic Flag raised in ceremony to mark 1,400 days to go to PyeongChang 2018

The event follows the return to the Republic of Korea of the Olympic and Paralympic flags from the Sochi 2014 Winter Games and was held in the region where the host and venue cities of the 2018 Games are located. The event was attended...Show More Summary

First International Day of Sport for Development and Peace hailed a success

Launched by the UN last year, and with the support of the International Olympic Committee (IOC), this new annual event is to be celebrated each year on 6 April, marking the opening of the first modern Olympic Games in 1896. This first...Show More Summary

Leap of faith: Dick Fosbury on how a new jump style changed his sport forever

Born on 6 March 1947 in Portland, Oregon (USA), Richard Douglas Fosbury showed an aptitude for science and mathematics at a very early age. He was also a prodigiously gifted athlete, with a particular talent for the high jump. However,...Show More Summary

Football: English Football League result

English Football League result on Friday: League One Rotherham 0 Bradford 0 Playing Saturday Crewe v Wolves, Leyton Orient v Gillingham, Milton Keynes Dons v Crawley, Notts County v Port Vale, Peterborough v Coventry, Preston v Carlisle, Stevenage v Colchester, Swindon v Brentford, Tranmere v Shrewsbury, Walsall v Bristol City afp

Golf: Masters first round scores

Collated first round scores in the Masters Tournament at Augusta National on Thursday:- (USA unless stated, par 72): 68 - Bill Haas 69 - Adam Scott (AUS), Bubba Watson, Louis Oosthuizen (RSA) 70 - Kevin Stadler, Marc Leishman (AUS),Show More Summary

RugbyU: Highlanders 27 Bulls 20

Result of a Super 15 match between the Otago Highlanders and Northern Bulls at Forsyth Barr Stadium on Friday: Otago Highlanders (NZL) 27 Northern Bulls (RSA) 20 (h-t 13-13) Scorers Highlanders - Tries: Lima Sopoaga, Gareth Evans, Malakai Fekitoa. Show More Summary

RugbyL: Super League table

Super League table after Friday's matches (played, won, drawn, lost, points for, points against, total points): St Helens 8 8 0 0 256 124 16 Leeds 8 6 1 1 248 72 13 Castleford 8 6 0 2 251 140 12 Wigan 7 5 0 2 189 138 10 Widnes 6 5 0Show More Summary

Tennis: Katowice WTA Open results - 1st update

Results from the fifth day of the WTA Katowice Open on Friday (x denotes seeding): Quarter-finals Alize Cornet (FRA x4) bt Klara Zakopalova (CZE x5) 6-2, 0-6, 6-2 Agnieszka Radwanska (POL x1) bt Yvonne Meusburger (AUT x6) 6-4, 6-1 a...

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