Lamine Diack: I am leaving a financially stable IAAF
DAKAR, July 27, 2015 - (Please scroll down for French) He stands out
not only for his unique service to sports but also for his voice...so strong
experienced and direct. It is Africa's leading voice, one that ...
First Lady Michelle Obama opens Special Olympics World Games LA2015
LOS ANGELES, July 26, 2015 - First Lady Michelle Obama officially opened the *Special Olympics
World Summer Games in Los Angeles to 6500 athletes representing 165
countries. Joy, acceptance, courage, determination, unity and
especially inclusion were ...
WADA announces vacancies for its 2016 Committees
MONTREAL, July 25, 2015 - WADA is seeking nominations for candidates to sit on its four standing committees in 2016, in accordance with its policy for committee composition and rotation.Positions become vacant each year and WADA is inviting stakeholders ...
16th FINA World championships: Excellence, the key word in Kazan
LAUSANNE, July 25, 2015 - FINA and Kazan 2015 met with the media representatives in the first day of competition at the 16th FINA World Championships in the capital of Tatarstan and reaffirmed their confidence in an excellent organisation of FINA’s showcase ...
Blatter reassures Russia over World Cup party in 2018
LONDON, July 25, 2015 -
Russia, its people and President Vladimir Putin have been assured
they need worry no longer about speculation concerning their hosting of the
2018 World Cup finals.
FIFA president Sepp ...
Bolt lights up London as Farah flies to world-leading win at IAAF Diamond League
LONDON, July 25, 2015 -“Bolt is back,” was the message from the stadium announcer after the men’s 100m at the IAAF Diamond League meeting in London on Friday evening (24).And
few could doubt it as the world and Olympic champion produced two
IOC wraps-up fifth Project Review visit to PyeongChang
PYEONG CHANG, July 24, 2015 - An International Olympic Committee (IOC) delegation led by the Chair of
the IOC’s Coordination Commission, Gunilla Lindberg, has completed its
fifth Project Review visit to the 2018 Olympic Winter Games host city ...
Tokyo 2020 Unveils the Emblems of the 2020 Olympic and Paralympic Games Symbolising the Power of the World Coming Together as One
TOKYO, July 24, 2015 - The Tokyo 2020 Organising Committee today held an event to unveil the
official emblems of the Tokyo 2020 Olympic and Paralympic Games. Tokyo
2020’s Games Vision was further manifested as the emblems capture its
Racism critic Hulk replaced as World Cup draw assistant
LONDON, July 24, 2015 -
Brazil striker Hulk, who criticised racist attitudes in Russian football last
week, has been replaced among the personality assistants at the World Cup draw
statement issued ...
US swimmers victorious in Lake St-Jean race
LAUSANNE, July 24, 2015 - Charles "Chip" Peterson (USA) and Christine Jennings (USA) were the winners of the seventh leg of the FINA/HOSA 10km Marathon Swimming World Cup, taking place in Lake St-Jean, Québec, Canada, on July 23.Chip Peterson completed ...
Google Doodle gives Special Olympics exposure to 3.5 billion
LOS ANGELES, Thursday July 24, 2015 - Equality in sports was given a huge boost today with recognition by Google of the Special Olympics World Games 2015 set to kick off Friday in Los Angeles. Today's Google Doodle features a group of Special Olympic ...
Valcke says next FIFA president should pick new No2
ST PETERSBURG, July 24, 2015 - Jerome Valcke has acknowledged that his days as secretary-general
of FIFA are numbered and that he expects a new president to bring in his own CEO.
The 54-year-old Frenchman ...
Prince Ali: 'Blatter must leave reform to FIFA successor'
LONDON, July 23, 2015 - Sepp
Blatter is leaving his voluntary 'house arrest' in Switzerland to attend
Saturday's World Cup draw here in Russia without having succeeded in stemming
any of the criticism over his chosen exit route.
Tim Shriver: Telling a new story of inclusion at the Special Olympics World Games
LOS ANGELES, July 23, 2015 - Timothy Shriver's uncles included
President John F. Kennedy, Senator Robert F. Kennedy and Senator Ted ...
Sri Lanka suspended by the World Badminton Federation
COLOMBO, July 23, 2015 - Sri Lankan badminton has been dealt a blow
as the Badminton World Federation (BWF) has suspended their membership with
BFW sent an official letter to the president ...
Extraordinary Congress approves changes in the FINA Constitution
LAUSANNE, July 23, 2015 - Delegates from 139 FINA National Federations approved today by a large majority the proposals for changes in the FINA Constitution, with the occasion of the FINA Extraordinary Congress, held in Kazan (Tatarstan, Russia), one ...
Wide-ranging sustainability strategy in place for the 2018 FIFA World Cup
ZURICH, July 23, 2015 - Two days before the Preliminary Draw, Saint Petersburg has hosted an
important milestone on the road to Russia 2018 with the launch of the
FIFA World Cup Sustainability Strategy. FIFA and the Local Organising
Committee (LOC) ...
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Shiekh Sultan launches 2nd Annual Asian Chess Excellence Awards
AL-AIN, July 23, 2015 - The President of Asian Chess
Federation (ACF), His Highness Shiekh Sultan Bin Khalifa Bin Shakhbout
Al-Nahayan on Sunday, July 12th, 2015 launched the 2nd
Annual Asian Chess Excellence ...
Star-studded line-ups for first NBA game in Africa
JOHANNESBURG, July 23, 2015 - Players born in Africa and second-generation African players
will make up Team Africa.
The captain will be two-time NBA All-Star Luol Deng of the