A new road to the main venue cluster for the Rio 2016 Olympics and Paralympics will help cut journey times by up to 60 per cent, it has been claimed.
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Ski jumper Peter Prevc has been awarded the Slovenian Golden Order of Merit after his outstanding season.
Alpo Suhonen has been announced as the new head coach of the Austrian men's ice hockey team.
British Ski and Snowboard have named 13 athletes in their senior squad for the 2016-2017 season.
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The International Basketball Federation (FIBA) Europe has said that national teams are "currently expected" to take part in major competitions after threatening 16 nations with bans.
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American sailors Alphonsus Doerr, Bradley Kendell and Hugh Freund have regained the sonar class lead at the Para World Sailing Championships in Medemblik.
The European Softball Federation (ESF) has opted to introduce men's and women's rankings.
An initiative to promote female leadership in sport has been launched as a legacy project of the Lillehammer 2016 Winter Youth Olympic Games.