Asia's emerging talents horn skills in Qatar pools
DOHA, June 29, 2014 - The Qatar Swimming Association (QSA) this week joined hands with the Olympic Council Asia (OCA), the Qatar Olympic Committee (QOC) and world swimming body FINA to conduct a training camp for Asia's budding swimmers.The ...
Rebelo and Valcke give World Cup top marks, so far
RIO DE JANEIRO, June 27, 2014 - Aldo Rebelo and Jerome Valcke were two
cautiously happy men as they faced the world's media in Rio de Janeiro to offer
their half-term report on the 2014 World Cup finals.
In truth, ...
Colombia-Uruguay: A fight against the weight of history
RIO DE JANEIRO, June 28, 2014 - In the 50th match at this 2014 FIFA World Cup two South American teams will fight for a
place in the quarter finals. On one side is Colombia, the team that is writing
a new history in the pages of the World Cup, on the ...
Ghanaian football fan gains global recognition
NATAL, June 28, 2014 – Ghana may be out of the world cup but they are still grabbing headlines off the pitch. Ibrahim Kailani Kpa, a 30 year old Ghanaian football fan in Brasil is in a pole position to win the “Best Football Fan” award at the 2014 Federation ...
Platini following us on goal-line technology, says Blatter
RIO DE JANEIRO, June 28, 2014 - Sepp Blatter believes the World Cup finals
in Brazil have converted Michel Platini to the cause of goal-line technology. Platini, French president of European
federation UEFA, has always been resolutely opposed ...
History for Algeria wraps up World Cup group stage
CURTIBA, June 27, 2014 -
Algeria finally exorcised the spectre of 1982 as
they held Russia for a 1-1 draw and reached the second round of the
ever-dramatic 2014 World Cup finals in Brazil.
Les Fennecs (Desert ...
Iranian world champion Nematpour suspended after failing doping test
CORSIER-SUR-VEVEY, Switzerland, June 27, 2014 – Iranian Greco-Roman wrestler world championTaleb Nematpour has been informed
by FILA that his A and B samples from an anti-doping test have come back
FIFA lifts Beckenbauer World cup ban
ZURICH, June 27, 2014 - FIFA, has lifted the ban imposed on Franz Beckenbauer from taking part in any football-related activity. The decision to provisionally ban Franz Beckenbauer was revoked today by the deputy chairman of the independent ...
Media accreditation to open for UEFA Super Cup 2014 Cardiff
NYON, June 27, 2014 - UEFA has announced that the Accreditation and Media booking application period for the UEFA Super Cup 2014 taking place on 12th of August 2014 will be open as follows:
Opens: 01.07.2014 (00.01 am)
Closes: 25.07.2014 (23.59 pm)
600 gymnasts from the 42 countries, 6 continents begin the search for gold
CANCUN, Mexico, June 27, 2014 - Cancun has been invaded, not by the "Pirates of
the Caribbean", but by gymnasts
looking for world gold. 2012 World and 2013 World Games Aerobic champions are
returning in ...
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Successful first visit for IOC Coordination Commission to Tokyo
TOKYO, June 27, 2014 - The International Olympic Committee (IOC)’s Coordination Commission for the Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games today successfully concluded its first visit to the 2020 Olympic host city of Tokyo (25-27 June). The Commission, through its ...
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IOC commits to Sustainable Development Goals at UNEA
NAIROBI, June 27, 2014 - HSH Prince Albert II of Monaco, Olympian,
International Olympic Committee (IOC) member and Chair of the IOC Commission on
Sport and Environment, spoke at the first-ever United Nations Environment
Assembly (UNEA) Session ...
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Weightlifter Sudesh Peiris to lead Sri Lankan Contingent at Commonwealth Games
COLOMBO June 27, 2014. Weight Lifter Sudesh
will lead the Sri Lankan contingent
comprising of 104 athletes at the 20th Commonwealth Games to be held in Glasgow
from 23rd July.
Sudesh Peiris won the bronze medal from
the men’s 62 kg ...
AIPS Platinum partner Korean Air to introduce the Ninth Airbus A380
SEOUL, June 27, 2014 – AIPS Platinum partner Korean Air, South Korea’s flagship airline, has introduced the ninth A380 aircraft to its fleet. The ninth A380 will go through the required tests in Korea before making its debut flight to Atlanta on July ...
World Cup Final: The journalists' votes: Germany/Netherlands: 18,5% Brazil/Argentina: 15,4%
26, 2014 – Over the last two weeks, from the beginning of the 2014 FIFA World
Cup to the last day of the group stage, sports journalists from 39 countries took part in an AIPS poll, predicting the two finalists
of the Brazilian edition ...
AIPS Platinum Partner Korean Air donates computers to Mongolian school as part of CSR campaign
ULAANBAATAR, June 26, 2014 - Korean Air held a ‘donation
ceremony’ on 26 June at Gun Galuutai Complex School nearby Baganuur,
Ulaanbaatar to formally handover to the school thirty computers with desks
and chairs. The ceremony was attended by Kim ...
'Biter' Suarez out of World Cup after four-month ban
SAO PAULO, June 26, 2014 - Luis Suarez has been hit hard by world federation
FIFA for biting Italy defender Giorgio Chiellini in the 1-0 win in Natal which
took Uruguay, instead of the Azzurri, into the knockout ...
Shaqiri hat-trick keeps World Cup goals flowing
MANAUS, June 26, 2014 - So far 128 goals have been scored in these World Cup finals. These 128 include two hat-tricks, one by Germany's Thomas Muller and the latest by his Bayern Munich team-mate Xherdan Shaqiri.Switzerland were the beneficiaries of ...
World of Gymnastics Magazine goes digital
LAUSANNE, June 26, 2014 - The FIG has launched a digital version of its magazine, World of Gymnastics. World of Gymnastics digital adapts to any digital device and takes FIG communications to a new level. André Gueisbuhler, FIG Secretary General, ...