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An Olympic century: Paris sets sights on 2024
PARIS, March 16, 2015 - Picture it. The 33rd
Olympic Games organised in Paris in 2024, exactly a century after the Games
held in 1924. A century of Olympics in the homeland of Pierre de Coubertin; the
symbol is vivid. The city will make an official ...
POCOG officially launches 'PyeongChang Winter Series Foundation' gearing up for successful test events
SEOUL, March 16, 2015 – The PyeongChang Organizing Committee for the 2018 Olympic & Paralympic Winter Games (POCOG) announced today that it has officially launched an organizing committee for test events, tentatively named “PyeongChang Winter Series ...
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UNICEF and Baku 2015 launch partnership to harness the power of sport for children
BAKU/GENEVA, 16 March 2015 - UNICEF and the
Baku 2015 European Games Operations Committee have announced a world-first
collaboration that seeks to enrich the lives of young people in Azerbaijan. The
Kazan 2015 - Important accommodation information for media
LAUSANNE, March 16, 2015 - As you know, the 16th FINA World Championships 2015 in Kazan, Russia (and Masters Championships) is fast approaching. Due to the increasing number of international and national media requesting for accommodation in Kazan, we ...
The lost gold for the King of Biathlon
KONTIOLAHTI, Finland, March 16, 2015 -
The stage was set: His
team-mates had desired to give the King of Biathlon another fast impossible
record of winning his 40th World Championship medal a gold. But a
German champion ...
Six nations title to be decided next weekend
LONDON, March 16, 2015 - England head into the final week of the RBS Six Nations' Championship in the position of fragile favourites after failing to build a high score in their match against Scotland .England beat Scotland convincingly ...
Indomitable China pockets all titles in Beijing
BEIJING, March 15, 2015 - Beijing’s ‘Water Cube’ provided the backdrop to spectacular performances during the opening leg of the FINA/NVC Diving World Series 2015, organised from March 15-17. The superb venue welcomed more than 60 of the best divers ...
Pedro Passos Coelho, Prime Minister of Portugal, receives ICSS to discuss the fight to protect the integrity of sport
LISBON, March 14, 2015 - Pedro Passos Coelho, the Prime Minister of Portugal, received Mohammed Hanzab, President of the International Centre for Sport Security (ICSS) and Emanuel Macedo de Medeiros, CEO of ICSS EUROPE, for a special audience to discuss ...
Excitement for the 2018 Paralympic Winter Games rumps up with the 1st 'Paralympic Day' event
March 14, 2015 – The PyeongChang Organizing Committee for the 2018 Olympic &
Paralympic Winter Games (POCOG) has launched a new Paralympic Day celebration
event open to the public which the organizing ...
Zimbabwe expelled from the preliminary competition of the 2018 FIFA World Cup Russia
ZURICH, March 13, 2015 - The FIFA Disciplinary Committee today, 12 March 2015, notified the
Zimbabwe Football Association (ZIFA) that it was expelled from the
preliminary competition of the 2018 FIFA World Cup Russia™. The
expulsion comes as a ...
IAAF Diamond League Online Media Accreditation is open - new accreditation system launch
MONACO, March 13, 2015 - With little more than two months to go to the launch of the 2015 season of the IAAF Diamond League in Doha on 15 May, the IAAF Diamond League has today opened a new centralised Online Media Accreditation System for 2015.
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IOC announces Toyota as TOP Partner to 2024
LAUSANNE, March 13, 2015 - The IOC today announced that Toyota Motor Corporation (Toyota) will join The Olympic Partner (TOP) Programme.The IOC and Toyota have reached an agreement through to 2024 in the mobility category, which includes vehicles, ...
50 days to go - IAAF World Relays, Nassau 2015
NASSAU, March 13, 2015 - There are just 50 days to go until the second edition of the IAAF World Relays, which will again be held in the idyllic and picturesque setting of the capital city of The Bahamas, Nassau.The IAAF World Relays, Nassau 2015 ...
UEFA Club competition quarter-final draws on 20 March
NYON, March 13, 2015 - The UEFA Champions League and UEFA Europa League quarter-final draws will be made in Nyon next Friday, with media having until 19 March to apply for accreditation. The draws for the quarter-finals of the 2014/15 UEFA ...
Bruni (ITA) and Reymond (FRA) dominate in Abu Dhabi race
ABU DHABI, March 13, 2015 - FINA/HOSA 10KM MARATHON SWIMMING WORLD CUP 2015The second leg of the FINA/HOSA 10km Marathon Swimming World Cup 2015 was held today March 13 in Abu Dhabi (UAE) with 69 swimmers (42 men and 27 women) from 20 countries taking ...
FIFA tease for Blatter as CONCACAF rules out block vote
LONDON, March 13, 2015 - Another
of FIFA’s regional confederations has retreated from the full-hearted support
it offered Sepp Blatter last year in his pursuit of a fifth term as president
of the world football federation.
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Africa International Sports Convention kicks off in Kigali, Diack hails sports journalists seminar
KIGALI, March 13, 2015 - The 2015 International Sports Convention (CISA) opened on Wednesday in
the Rwandan capital Kigali, as the President of the International Association
of Athletics Federation (IAAF) Lamine ...
Olympic champion Kuzmina named Athlete of the Year in Slovakia
BRATISLAVA, March 13, 2015 - Biathlete Anastasia Kuzmina has been named the 'Athlete of the Year' in Slovakia for the year 2014. Gold medalist from sprint at Sochi Winter
Olympics won the Slovak journalists ...
German Bundesliga live on ehfTV.com
VIENNA, March 13, 2015 - The European Handball Federation’s online TV platform ehfTV.com is about to get a whole lot more exciting for handball fans worldwide.Already well‐known for its extensive coverage of Europe’s top club competitions, including ...