The Ironman triathlon series has announced that the Estonian capital of Tallinn will be the host of a new full-distance event, commencing next year.
European football’s governing body Uefa has awarded hosting rights to the 2018 editions of its Champions League final and Super Cup matches to Kiev in Ukraine and Tallinn in Estonia, respectively, while Theodore Theodoridis has been named as the organisation’s general secretary on a permanent basis.
The World Rallycross Championship has signed a multi-year deal for the Latvian capital of Riga to stage a round of the motor-racing series from 2016.
The International Orienteering Federation (IOF) has awarded hosting rights for its events to Finland and Lithuania.
Uefa has issued penalties to Turkish club Bursaspor, Romanian duo CFR 1907 Cluj and FC Astra Giurgiu, and Lithuanian team FK Ekranas in the latest punishments handed out by European football’s governing body through its Financial Fair Play (FFP) regulations.
The International Modern Pentathlon Union (UIPM) has awarded its 2017 World Championships to the Egyptian capital of Cairo, while the evolution of the sport has continued with the introduction of a new fencing format.
The World Curling Federation (WCF) has announced the hosts of the World Junior Curling Championships, European Junior Curling Challenge, European Mixed Curling Championship and World Wheelchair Curling Qualification Event for the 2014-15 season, with the Estonian capital of Tallinn set to host its first major event.