Berlin and Hamburg outline concepts behind possible 2024 or 2028 Olympic bids

By Gary Anderson

Hamburg officials have revealed details of how the city would host any future Olympic Games in 2024 or 2028 ©Bongarts/Getty ImagesGerman cities Berlin and Hamburg have handed in their concept documents to the German Olympic Sports Confederation (DOSB) outlining initial details of how each would stage the 2024 or 2028 Olympic and Paralympic Games.

New International Table Tennis Federation President Weikert reveals vision for future

By Zjan Shirinian

Thomas Weikert (right) is taking over the Presidential reins from Adham Sharara (left) ©AFP/Getty ImagesNew International Table Tennis Federation (ITTF) President Thomas Weikert has given his vision for the future of the game as he today officially steps into the well-worn shoes of Adham Sharara.

Copenhagen's staging of World Badminton Championships "perfect" as city eyes another bid in "around 2021"

By Zjan Shirinian

Copenhagen's Ballerup Super Arena was the setting for the fourth World Badminton Championships to be held in Denmark ©AFP/Getty ImagesA World Championships "staged to perfection" is how organisers have hailed Copenhagen's "impressive and innovative" hosting of badminton's annual showpiece event.

England Rugby 2015 launch publicity drive ahead of World Cup tickets release

By Spencer Brown 

Brett Gosper IRB Chief Executive Bill Beaumont RFU Chairman and Debbie Jevans England Rugby 2015 chief executive with the Webb Ellis Cup ©Getty ImagesEngland Rugby 2015, the body in charge of next year's Rugby World Cup, has launched an international marketing campaign ahead of next week's highly-anticipated tickets release.  

Hosts Spain continue winning streak at Basketball World Cup

By Emily Goddard

Spain have continued their winning streak at the Basketball World Cup ©Getty ImagesSpain have continued their winning streak at the Basketball World Cup on home turf after defeating Brazil in today's match.

Olympic champions Russia get Volleyball World Championship campaign underway with win over Canada

By Emily Goddard

Russia outmanoeuvred Canada in straight sets at the Volleyball World Championship in Poland ©Poland 2014/FIVBOlympic champions Russia got their Volleyball Men's World Championship campaign underway with a straight sets win over Canada in Poland today.

Imperial to fuel Toronto 2015 Pan American and Parapan American Games

By Gary Anderson

Imperial has been announced as official fuel and convenience store supplier to Toronto 2015 ©ImperialCanadian energy firm Imperial has been announced as the official fuel and convenience store supplier to the Toronto 2015 Pan American and Parapan American Games.

JudoScotland announce new sponsorship deal with Scottish Salmon Company

By Spencer Brown

Commonwealth champion Christopher Sherrington blue competes in the Mens 100kg Judo final for Scotland ©Getty ImagesJudoScotland, in the wake of its success at the Commonwealth Games, has announced a new sponsorship deal with The Scottish Salmon Company.

Prince Harry to play celebrity match during Invictus Games as fixture list released

By Spencer Brown

Prince Harry, pictured playing sitting volleyball, will try his hand at wheelchair rugby during a celebrity match on September 12 ©Getty ImagesThe fixture list for the team sports at next week's inaugural Invictus Games has been released.

Nanjing 2014 Medal Table

Country Total
 China 38 12 14 64
 Russian Federation 27 19 11 57
 United States 10 5 7 22
 France 8 3 9 20
 Japan 7 9 5 21
 Ukraine 7 8 8 23
 Italy 7 8 6 21
 Hungary 6 6 11 23
 Brazil 6 6 1 13
 Azerbaijan 5 6 1 12
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