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More than two million meals were prepared for athletes, officials, media, volunteers and spectators during the Glasgow 2014 Commonwealth Games making them the biggest catering event in Scotland's history, it has been revealed.
The host city for next year's Summer Universiade, Gwangju, is set to welcome leading officials from the International University Sport Federation (FISU) and delegations from future Universiade hosts during a three-day gathering.
A proposal to offer the world's top riders a share in a €1 million (£794,000/$1.3 million) prize-fund to compete in all three Grand Tour cycling events in 2015 is not "a joke or a publicity stunt" according to one of the men behind the idea, chief executive of the Tinkoff-Saxo team Stefano Feltrin.
World champion rower Kim Crow has backed proposals for harsher punishments for Australian drug cheats who, she claims, are stealing the "innocence of sport" in a written submission to a Senate hearing due to take place in Canberra on Friday (October 17).
Simone Biles claimed two more gold medals on the final day of the Artistic Gymnastics World Championships in Nanning to surpass Shannon Miller as the most successful female gymnast from the United States in terms of world titles.
Eliud Kipchoge led a Kenyan men's clean-sweep at the Chicago Marathon today to claim his first major win, while last year's winner, countrywoman Rita Jeptoo, retained her women's title around the streets of the Windy City.
Kazakhstan's former world champion Maxim Rakov was the most popular winner on the final day of the judo Grand Prix in Astana, taking gold in the men's under 100 kilogram event, while Komronshoh Ustopiriyon created history by winning a first ever title for Tajikistan.
Russian President Vladimir Putin was in Sochi to hand over the winning trophy to Lewis Hamilton after the Briton dominated from start to finish to claim victory in the inaugural Russian Grand Prix around the city's Olympic Park.
Fiji survived a second-half Samoan fight-back to secure victory in round one of the HSBC Sevens World Series in Gold Coast and take the early initiative in the race for Rio 2016 Olympic Games qualification.
Canadian show jumper Ian Millar holds the record for the most Olympic appearances by an athlete in any sport. When he competed at London 2012 at the age of 65 it was the tenth time he had competed in the Games since making his debut 30 years earlier at Munich 1972. He had won his only Olympic medal at Beijing 2008 when he was part of Canada’s team that took silver in the team jumping event. Millar won a gold medal in the Pan American Games team jumping event at Toronto 2015. He announced his retirement in 2019.
The Football Association (The FA) is the governing body of football in England. We are responsible for promoting and developing the game at all levels; from grass roots through to the professional game, The FA Cup and the England International teams, and has two core assets: Wembley Stadium and St George's Park. This role sits at the centre of the five-association feasibility study into the possibility of the UK&I bidding to host the 2030 FIFA World Cup.
How sport deals with concussion remains a tough subject, one which has reached Government level in Britain. Mike Rowbottom explores the progress that has been made so far and what else needs to be done to tackle the issue.