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Asian Games celebrates unity among the continent's diverse cultures
INCHEON, September 20, 2014 - The
Incheon Asian Games opened on Friday with a celebration of the unity in the continent’s diverse
Asian Games, the world’s second biggest extravaganza after the Olympics
featuring 13,000 athletes ...
Milestone in fight against corruption in sports
BASEL, September 20, 2014 - The Council of Europe’s International Convention to Combat the Manipulation of Sports
Competitions was formally opened for signature yesterday, at a Council of Europe
conference of sport ...
Brazil top France in fantastic fight for final
KATOWICE, September 20, 2014 – An immense show, technological improvement and the amazing Polish crowd. The 2014 FIVB Men’s World Championship is slowly coming to its end. On Sunday night we will know the name of the best men’s volleyball team in the ...
Afghanistan launches preparation for historic maiden ICC Cricket World Cup
DUBAI, September 20, 2014 - Afghanistan
will be aiming to make a lasting impression when it appears in its
maiden ICC Cricket World Cup, with the side spending four weeks in
Australia and New Zealand to prepare for cricket’s pinnacle 50-over
America celebrates AIPS 90th anniversary across the continent
ASUNCION, September 20, 2014 - (Please scroll down for Spanish) With the support of AIPS, AIPS America has lined up a series of activities across its member nations with the help of the members of its executive committee to commemorate the 90th ...
PyeongChang 2018 welcomes IOC President Thomas Bach; Bach pays visit to ROK President Park Geun-hye
SEOUL, September 19, 2014 – Yang Ho CHO, President of the PyeongChang Organizing
Committee for the 2018 Olympic and Paralympic Winter Games (POCOG) hosted a
luncheon on Thursday for IOC President Thomas Bach, ...
France break into top five of FIBA bwin World Ranking Men; Senegal climb 11 spots
GENEVA, September 19, 2014 - The United States, Spain, Argentina and Lithuania remain the top four countries in the FIBA bwin World Ranking Men following the conclusion of the FIBA Basketball World Cup, but there has been a shake-up of the ...
FIFA ethics chiefs call time on sport's 'gifts culture'
LONDON, September 19, 2014 - FIFA’s ethics watchdogs have fired a shot across the bows of
international sports federations, their senior directors and officials as well
as sponsors over the World Cup watches revelations.Receipt of valuable timepieces ...
Milan to host 2016 UEFA Champions League final
NYON, September 19, 2014 - Milan's Stadio Giuseppe Meazza – otherwise known as San Siro – has been selected to host the 2016 UEFA Champions League final.The
decision was made at Thursday's UEFA Executive Committee meeting in
Nyon and it will be the ...
PyeongChang 2018 welcomes British Olympic Association, briefs games preparation
PYEONGCHANG, September 19, 2014 – A group of BOA (British Olympic Association)
officials wrapped up their three-day visit to PyeongChang on Thursday, after a
briefing session and a tour of sport venues and venue sites.
Olympic champion Felix Sanchez named newest Laureus Ambassador
NEW ORLEANS, September 19, 2014 – Double Olympic champion and Laureus Award winner Felix Sanchez has been named the newest Laureus Ambassador.The track star immediately took part in a Youth Sport and Coaching panel discussion where it was announced that ...
Euro 2020 means another hosting prize for Baku
GENEVA, September 19, 2014 - The apparently unstoppable rise of Azerbaijan as an ambitious
new player in the sports event host scene continued when Baku was selected as
one of the venues for the finals of the pan-European ...
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Olympic Council of Asia Executive Board meets in Incheon
INCHEON, September 19, 2014 - The 65th Olympic Council of Asia Executive Board meeting was held at the Oakwood Premier Incheon on Friday – the day of the opening ceremony of the 17th Asian Games. The OCA President, HH Sheikh Ahmad Al Fahad Al Sabah of ...
Asian Games 2014: Sri Lanka looks for gold in cricket
September 19, 2014. Sri Lankan men’s and women’s cricket teams will have a
better chance of striking a gold medal at the Asian Games 2014 which opened on
Friday in Incheon, South Korea.
cricket schedule of the Asian Games 2014 commences ...
Judge keeps FIFA in the dark as World Cup inquiry heads for decisions in spring
LONDON, September 19, 2014 - FIFA judge Hans-Joachim Eckert has insisted that only four people have seen the Garcia report into the World Cup bid scandal.President Sepp Blatter and the executive committee were all being kept in the dark and no leaks ...
Emir of Qatar Sheikh Tamim bin Hamad Al-Thani visits FIFA President in Zurich
ZURICH, September 19, 2014 - His Highness Sheikh Tamim bin Hamad Al-Thani, Emir of the State of Qatar, visited FIFA President Blatter at the Home of FIFA in Zurich.During the meeting, HH the Emir and FIFA President Blatter discussed the bilateral relations ...
FIBA reaches new digital heights with 2014 Basketball World Cup
MIES, September 19, 2014 - As well as being a resounding success on the courts, the 2014 FIBA Basketball World Cup turned out to also be a huge hit across all of FIBA’s digital platforms.FIBA offered a complete and innovative digital experience to engage ...
Norwegian lawmakers visit POCOG office, briefed on PyeongChang 2018 Games preparation
SEOUL, September 18, 2014 – A delegation of Norwegian lawmakers,
led by Linda C. Hofstad Helleland, Chair of the Parliament’s Transport and
Communications Committee, met with leaders of PyeongChang 2018 at POCOG’s ...
Legends Merckx and Van Himst show their support for Special Olympics athletes
ANTWERP, BELGIUM: Sept 17 2014: Two of the world’s greatest sporting legends, Eddy Merckx and Paul Van Himst, demonstrated their passion for Special Olympics by meeting athletes competing at the Special Olympics European Summer Games in Antwerp. ...