"Siberian Express" Shubenko and Yanit bring first day at 2013 European Indoor Championships to rapid conclusion

By Mike Rowbottom at the Scandinavium Arena in Gothenburg

nanadjimouMarch 1 - A 2013 world-leading performance of 7.49sec by Russia's "Siberian Express" Sergey Shubenko in the men's 60 metres hurdles, and a European rankings-leading effort and Turkish record of 7.89 in the women's 60m hurdles by Nevin Yanit brought the first full day of action here at the European Athletics Indoor Championships to a thrilling conclusion.

Annecy 2013 to welcome 40 nations from across the globe

By Lauren Mattera 

AnnecyMarch 3 - With just 24 days left to go, the Annecy 2013 International Military Sports Council (CISM) World Winter Games has received a huge amount of international interest with Afghanistan, Iran, Pakistan, the United States and Russia among the 40 nations already confirmed to participate.