Belfast in Northern Ireland has been stripped of the hosting rights for the 2021 Commonwealth Youth Games after it failed to provide funding guarantees to the Commonwealth Games Federation (CGF).
The Superbike World Championship (WorldSBK) motorcycling series will stage an event in Northern Ireland for the first time next year, it has been announced.
The Ukrainian capital of Kiev and Belfast in Northern Ireland have been awarded hosting rights to the lower tier events connected to the International Ice Hockey Federation’s (IIHF) men's World Championship in 2017.
The Bahamas and Northern Ireland have been awarded hosting rights to the Commonwealth Youth Games multi-sport events in 2017 and 2021 respectively.
The Bahamas and Northern Ireland have been lined up to host the 2017 and 2021 editions of the Commonwealth Youth Games respectively, after the Commonwealth Games Federation (CGF) said the two nations have each formally expressed their interest in the multi-sport events.
The Open Championship will return to Northern Ireland in 2019, 68 years after the country last hosted the major golf tournament.