Cancellara and Hitzfeld among global stars raising record funds for Laureus in Switzerla
ZURICH, November 24, 2014 - Internationally renowned sports stars teamed up in Zurich for the eighth Laureus Charity Night which raised a record sum of CHF652,000 (€540,000) to support sports-based community projects in Switzerland that have helped more ...
Lavillenie and Adams are the 2014 World Athletes of the Year
MONACO, November 22, 2014 - France's Renaud Lavillenie and New Zealand's Valerie Adams were named
the male and female World Athletes of the Year for 2014.
The pair received their trophies at Friday evening’s IAAF World Athletics Gala held at ...
The Yaya Athletics Africa Village: An oasis for runners
ADDIS ABABA, November 22, 2014 -
The AIPS Executive Committee
members took a deserved break from the boardroom for an early day out at the
high altitude to have a first hand understanding of what makes Ethiopian ...
Haile thrilled by record entry for Sunday's Great Ethiopian run
ADDIS ABABA, November 21, 2014 -
It is always so easy to pick him out in the crowds. His iconic broad smile
illuminated by his classic-fit all white pants with matching top broken with a
beige coat. He is ...
Media accreditation open for 2014 ISSF General Assembly
MUNICH, November 21, 2014 - The 2014 ISSF General Assembly will take place at the Hilton Hotel Am Tucherpark in Munich, Germany, on the 2nd and 3rd of December.The General Assembly - the highest moment of the ISSF democratic life -takes place ...
AIPS Platinum Partner Korean Air wins A380 'Top Operational Excellence' Award
SEOUL, November 21, 2014 - Korean Air has been selected as the best A380 operator in the world by the aircrafts manufacturer Airbus.Korean Air received the A380 Top Operational Excellence award for the second time at the Airbus ...
IAAF sign a new convention with the Principality of Monaco
MONACO, November 22, 2014 - IAAF President Lamine Diack, on behalf of the IAAF, signed a new
convention with the Principality of Monaco, represented by His Serene
Highness Prince Albert II of Monaco, at the Fairmont Hotel in Monaco on
Friday (21).The ...
Women's Tournament finalists are ready to play for Central American and Caribbean Gold
CORDOBA, November 19, 2014 - Dominican Republic and Puerto Rico will play for the gold medal on Thursday at the Central American and Caribbean Games’ Volleyball Tournament at the Cordoba Arena.Dominican Republic outclassed Mexico in straight sets (25-11, ...
Champions' welcome for AIPS Executive Committee members in Addis
ADDIS ABABA, November 20, 2014 - Like a dedicated marathon runner, the AIPS
has consistently pursued its goal of bringing more equity to sports around the world;
this is what evidently influenced the decision to hold the meeting in the horn
Sergey Tabakov, Sambo faces interesing future
PHUKET, Thailand, November 20, 2014 - Sergey Tabakov, FIAS Executive Director and technical
sambo delegate at Asian Beach Games in Phuket (Thailand), summarized the
results of the first Beach Sambo Tournament, rigorously explaining the
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Sochi Autodrom Officials join RIOU students for F1 debrief
SOCHI, November 20, 2014 - Russian
International Olympic University (RIOU) students on the international
MSA (Master of Sport Administration) course met with key officials from
Sochi Autodrom last week to engage in an official debrief following ...
Sri Lanka Airlines give wings to 'Yak Attack- Rumble in the Jungle' Mountain Biking 2014
COLOMBO, November 20, 2014 - The world renowned Mountain Biking
Challenge’ Yak Attack- Rumble in the Jungle 2014 will start off on November 19
in Sri Lanka
Lankan Holidays, the leisure arm of Sri Lankan Airlines , the national carrier
Doha to host the 2019 IAAF World Championships
MONACO, November 19, 2014 - Doha won the right to host the 2019 IAAF World Championships, the IAAF Council announced at the Fairmont Hotel in Monaco on Tuesday (18).Doha
(QAT) was selected by a vote of Council over Barcelona (ESP) and Eugene
First Class organization at the Cordoba Arena
CORDOBA, Mexico, November 19, 2014.- The organization of the volleyball tournament developed at the Cordoba Arena for the XXII Central American and Caribbean Games has been described as unique and special.A great joint effort by volunteers, members of ...
LOC website opens - IAAF World Championships, Beijing 2015
MONACO, November 19, 2014 - The Local Organising Committee (LOC) website for the IAAF World Championships, Beijing 2015 (22 to 30 August) is now open: iaafbeijing2015.com.The website will be enhanced and expanded continually in the coming months as the ...
Easy wins for Serbia and Croatia in first round of games
LAUSANNE, November 19, 2014 - Hungary, Greece, Serbia, Russia, Croatia and Italy were the winning teams of the inaugural European round of the FINA Men’s Water Polo World League 2015, held on November 18, 2014.In Athens, the Greeks (Group A) wrapped ...
Sao Paulo to stage Liga Sudamericana Final Four
BAURU, November 19, 2014 - Brazilian powerhouse Bauru are the host team for the Final Four of the Liga Sudamericana.The
South American Basketball Association have announced that the city in
Sao Paulo will stage the showpiece event at the end of this ...
UEFA EURO 2016 mascot presentation in Marseille
MARSEILLE, November 19, 2014 - Football fans have till 26 November to state their preference for mascot’s name 570 days before the start of UEFA EURO 2016, the official mascot will be presented today at the friendly match France vs Sweden at Stade Vélodrome ...
Media accreditation for the final draw of the FIFA women's world Cup Canada 2015
ZURICH, November 18, 2014 - FIFA is pleased to announce that the accreditation process for media
representatives wishing to cover the Final Draw of the FIFA Women’s
World Cup Canada 2015™ will take place via the FIFA Media Channel until