Fifa secretary general Jerome Valcke has stated Sao Paulo’s Arena Corinthians will be ready for the opening game of the 2014 World Cup, but added that organisers “don’t have a single minute to lose” to complete preparations.
The Association of Tennis Professionals has announced that its ATP World Tour 250 event in St. Petersburg, Russia, will be relocated to Tel Aviv, Israel, in a move that will see the men’s tour return to the country for the first time since 1996.
Sochi has submitted a bid to host the International Skating Union’s (ISU) 2017 World Figure Skating Championships as the Russian city looks to build a tangible legacy from its staging of this year’s winter Olympic Games.
This Saturday (April 19, 2014), Twickenham Stadium will play host to The Stinger – a top-tier English domestic rugby union game between London Wasps and Gloucester. Matt Cutler asked Wasps COO Jeremy Wilton about the benefits of hosting major fixtures away from their Adams Park home.