Iran Volleyball federation holds general assembly
20, 2015 - The Annual General Assembly of Iran Volleyball federation started at 09:00 , conference hall of the Olympic
Academy in Enghlab sports center here in Tehran was venue for this meeting.The ...
Somalia mourns former Ocean Stars player
MOGADISHU, January 20, 2015 - Somalia is morning the passing on of former Ocean stars member Ahmed Muse Nur who died at a hospital in Mogadishu on Saturday evening. The body of the former footballer has been laid to rest in the Somali police school ...
Hosts v holders is family business for Valero Riveras
DOHA, January 20, 2014 - The Valero Riveras, father and son, have a very special appointment this Wednesday at the Men's World Handball Championship in Doha.The father, Valero Rivera López, is coach of Qatar while the son, Valero Rivera Folch nicknamed ...
Kyrgyz newspaper celebrates and awards local sports stars
BISHKEK, January 20, 2015 - The Editorial board of Top.kg over the weekend
awarded the best athletes of 2014 in Kyrgyz Republic to encourage and promote sporting
Those awarded were winners of the sports ...
India's quest to retain title
GUWAHATI, January 20, 2015 - Despite going down to hosts Australia in the recently concluded Border-Gavaskar Trophy, the Indian Cricket team comparatively would be very much at ease after having garnered experience regarding the conditions ahead of the ...
Doha sees tale of two Anderssons as Europeans march on
DOHA, January 18, 2015 – Europe is still the continent where by far the best handball is played. Reigning European club champion are Flensburg whose head coach Ljubomir Vranjes is enjoying his stay at Doha. He has been an analyst for a Swedish TV channel ...
Kyrgyz Republic's Dordoi look ahead of the new season
BISHKEK, January 19, 2015 - On January 8, in the capital's
cafe "Oscar" there was a meeting of the Football Club "Dordoi"
(Bishkek), devoted to the preparation of Kyrgyz Republic football league for
the new season.
Schalk Burger's return from intensive care after life-threatening Meningitis makes him contender for World Comeback Award
LONDON, January 19, 2015 – Schalk Burger’s fightback
from a life-threatening illness to once again play a key role in the
South African international rugby team is one of the most inspirational
sporting stories of the year and makes him a strong ...
Registration now opens for 2015 AIPS congress in Paris
LAUSANNE, January 19, 2015 - Registration for the 78th AIPS Congress which will be held in Paris, France from March 2 - March 4, 2015 is now opened.The congress was moved forward by about a month, following the last minute cancellation by the organisers ...
Hosa becomes series sponsor for the period 2015-2017
LAUSANNE, January 19, 2014 - The FINA President Dr. Julio C. Maglione was today in Lausanne (SUI) for a signing ceremony with Chinese sportswear company Hosa, a new series sponsor of the FINA/NVC Diving World Series. The agreement covers the period 2015-2017 ...
|UNIVERSIADE GWANGJU 2015|
Gwangju shares New Year wishes at the U-Square Cultural Center
The Gwangju 2015 Universiade Organizing Committee (GUOC) held an event for the local community to share the spirit of the New Year with the Universiade. On January 17, the GUOC invited 2 professional calligraphers to write New Year’s wishes and greetings ...
Croatia turn on the style for their old hero
DOHA, January 19, 2015 - Croatia are one of the favourites at the men’s Handball World Championship after missing out the big stage in 2013.Watching them has been Ivano Balic, one of the finest players of all times and who took time out from his German ...
Rio 2016 ticketing programme launched
RIO DE JANEIRO, January 19, 2015 - A new web portal enabling spectators to secure tickets to Rio 2016 Olympic Games has been launched by the Organising Committee this week.Those hoping to attend should register their interest ...
Prince Ali to miss Brussels debate by anti-FIFA group
His Royal Highness Prince Ali bin Al Hussein of Jordan sends his apologies but he will be unable to attend this week's Brussels debate about reform of world footall federation FIFA.Prince Ali had been invited to attend because of his declared intentional ...
Thomas Bach happy to take handball time-out in Qatar
DOHA, January 17, 2015 - Thomas Bach has offered his seal of approval, as president of the International Olympic Committee, to the World Men's Handball Championship in Doha.Bach attended, as a guest of honour, the Group A match in which hosts Qatar beat ...
Caleb Ndiku wins Kenya's Sports personality of the year award
NAIROBI, January 17, 2015 - In 2010, he was named most promising athlete at the 8th edition of Kenya’s Sports Personality of the Year Awards (SOYA), then after his exploits at the World Youth Championships in Moncton, Canada and the World Cross ...
Bosnia and Herzegovina outdo Iran on World Championship debut
DOHA, January 17 , 2015 - As the 24th Men’s Handball World Championship gets underway in Doha, Qatar, all 24 teams are ready to do best in every match. In group B Iran and Bosnia and Herzegovina faced each other in the tournament's 'beginner's duel'. ...
Leading athletics journalist Gustav Schwenk passes away
MONACO, January 17, 2015 - It is the sad duty of the IAAF to announce the death of Gustav
Schwenk (Germany), one of the best-known and most respected athletics
journalists of all time. Gustav Schwenk died in Düsseldorf aged 91 on
Sunday.At the ...
|UNITED WORLD WRESTLING|
Wrestling approves significant reforms to Sport presentation; Will recognize Kosovo
LAUSANNE, January 17, 2015 – After more than four decades without an upgrade to its sports presentation, United World Wrestling announced Thursday that it will be making substantial modifications to its wrestler and referee uniforms as well as changing ...