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Ebola: IOC and Nanjing YOG organisers limit competition for athletes from affected areas
NANJING, August 15, 2014 - The International Olympic Committee and the Nanjing Youth Olympic Games Organizing Committee have this afternoon issued the following joint announcement: Our
thoughts are firstly with those who have been touched by ...
CAS confirms Luis Suarez sanctions but suspension lifted to official matches
LAUSANNE, August 15, 2014 - The Court of Arbitration for Sport (CAS) has partially upheld the appeal appeal of Luis Suarez, FC Barcelona and the Uruguayan FA against FIFA. The sanctions imposed on the player ...
Former Danish Sports Journalists' Association President and AIPS Finance Commission member Steen Ankerdal loses battle with cancer
LAUSANNE, August 14, 2014 - Steen Ankerdal was a household name in Denmark - a "legendary sports journalist", according to the many press reports announcing his death Tuesday night from cancer. He was 66 years old.Steen Ankerdal, whose son Morton ...
22nd WUC handball: game over
GUIMARES, Portugal, August 14. 2014 - After 7 days of
Handball, we came to the end of the 22nd World University Handball
Championship. In Guimarăes, took place the last 8 games of the event to
qualify the top eight teams of each gender. In ...
UEFA EURO 2020 hosts announcement ceremony
NYON, August 14, 2014 - The UEFA Executive Committee will
select the 13 host associations for UEFA EURO 2020 on Friday 19 September 2014.
The announcement ceremony will ...
European Athletics:Farah is the golden boy once more
ZURICH, August 14, 2014 - Draped under a national flag - which came in pretty handy as the rain lashed down - Mo Farah was a gold medallist again at the European Athletics Championships on Wednesday.And just like in Barcelona in 2010, he had a teammate ...
England face Canada in women's world cup final
LONDON, August 14, 2014 - England put themselves in with a massive chance of winning the Womens's Rugby World Cup for the first time since 1994 after hitting top form in the clearcut 40-7 semi-final win over Ireland in Paris.England face Canada ...
Kevin De Bruyne makes people look at the Special Olympics European Summer Games 2014 with different eyes
DUBLIN, August 14, 2014 - A very different picture of Red Devils soccer star Kevin De Bruyne has been circulating on social media: the image shows Kevin De Bruyne with Down syndrome. He shared the picture with his fans on his social media site with the ...
Argentina and USA qualify to semifinals at men's Pan Am Cup
TIJUANA,August 14 2014 (Please scroll down for Spanish)- Argentina and USA qualified to the second round at IX Men’s Pan American Cup. Both teams advanced directly to semifinals after beating Canada and Mexico respectively.USA 3-0 MexicoThe United states ...
Revived Ronaldo still rules for Real
CARDIFF, August 13, 2014 - Real
Madrid have begun the new season as they ended the last: with a European
trophy. Two goals from man of the match Cristiano Ronaldo secured the UEFA
Supercup just as he had contributed one to the Champions League ...
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Jordan athletes celebrate International Youth Day in Nanjing
NANJING, August 13, 2014 - he
Jordan Olympic Committee (JOC) delegation celebrated International
Youth Day last night on their arrival in Nanjing for the 2014 Youth
were smiles all round from the JOC delegation who celebrated ...
Empty stadium dulls Marrakech Africa Athletics show
MARRAKECH, August 13, 2014 - The South African jumper prepares for his final leap; he seeks the support of his fellow athletes and officials to get his adrenaline pumping.He needs all encouragement possible well aware that continental bragging rights ...
Sports Writers Association of Ghana SWAG is 46 years old
ACCRA, August 13, 2014 - The Sports Writers Association of Ghana (SWAG), on Sunday, August 3, 2014 celebrated 46 years of existence as an Association.On the occasion of the 46 years of existence in Ghana, the Association
wished to salute all the founding ...
Argentina wins over Venezuela in the highest scoring set in history of men's Pan Am Cup
TIJUANA, August 13, 2014 – Argentina and Venezuela established a new combined points’ record in a set at Men’s Pan American Cup, after scoring a total of 68 units in the second one.The victory was for the Argentinean team in straight sets (25-20, 35-33, ...
Mutko caught in the middle of Crimea controversy
LONDON, August 13, 2014 - Russia,
host of the 2018 World Cup, stands in breach of FIFA statutes after its league
voted to incorporate three clubs from Crimea in the third division.
governing rules of the world federation, by which the ...
Zurich embraces the European Athletics Championships
ZURICH, August 12, 2014 - It is 60 years since Switzerland staged its one and only European Athletics Championships in Berne and now, starting on Tuesday, Zurich will bridge that gap as it aims to go beyond just the dramatic action set for the Letzigrund ...
New Chief of PyeongChang 2018 begins work, briefed on progress
SEOUL, AUGUST 12, 2014 –
Ho CHO, the newly-appointed chief of the PyeongChang Organizing Committee for
the 2018 Olympic and Paralympic Winter Games (POCOG) began work as President
this Monday, after being briefed ...
Cuba beat Puerto Rico in a five setter thriller, Mexico win
TIJUANA, August 12 2014 – (Please scroll down for Spanish)Cuba beat Puerto Rico in a long epic battle of the Caribbean that was decided in five sets with a victory for the Cuban squad 18-25, 26-24, 25-20, 21-25 and 15-12.Maurice Torres was the scoring ...
African Athletics championships: Golden treble for Blessing
MARRAKECH, August 12, 2014 - Nigerian
Blessing Okagbare headlined the second day of the African Athletics
championships as she secured her third gold in after the double win in Commonwealth
games with a strong finish ...