All pre-FIFA World Cup doping controls test negative
SAO PAULO, June 17, 2014 - The 2014 FIFA World Cup Brazil serves as a benchmark in the development of a new strategy in the fight against doping, with the introduction of player biological profiling including blood and urine samples for the first time ...
Sri Lanka survives in First Test against England
LONDON. 17 June 2014. Sri Lanka held on to a dramatic draw in the First Test against England despite a wonderful final session at Lord's.After England declared overnight on 267-8, the Test looked to be heading for a bore draw as the visitors chased ...
World Cup stats: expect a goal every 29 minutes
RIO DE JANEIRO, June 17, 2014 - Time has passed and we are now at the sixth day of the World Cup, long forgotten is the cold atmosphere from those first days in Rio, and
if the first games are anything to go by the 2014 World Cup is gearing
up to ...
London to host major rugby conference
DUBLIN, June 17, 2014 - The International Rugby Board has confirmed Hilton London Metropole as the venue for the World Rugby ConfEx 2014.The
event will take place on November 17-18 and will provide a unique
environment for the global Rugby community ...
Clockwork Oranje in Brazil
Please scroll down for Spanish SALVADOR, June 17, 2014 - After the unexpected thrashing that the Dutch national team inflicted on Spain a few days ago, the Oranje have burst forward as unlikely title contenders and one of the most talked about teams ...
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ANOC launches new digital platforms
LAUSANNE, June 17, 2014 - The
Association of National Olympic Committees (ANOC) today launched its
brand new website and Facebook and Twitter accounts, with this latest
step forward in its modernisation process designed to provide new
Mixed fortunes for South American teams in Brazil
Please scroll down for Spanish RIO DE JANEIRO, June 17, 2014 - The debuts of South American teams in the 2014 FIFA World Cup were of varying fortune, with with four out of the six games ending in victory and two in defeat for the host continent's ...
France-Honduras: a convincing beginning at last
PARIS, June 16, 2014 - Before their 3-0 against Honduras on Sunday in Porto Alegre,France had failed to be convincing in their opening match in the World Cup for 16 long years. Since a clean 3-0 against South Africa in 1998, the prelude to the unexpected ...
Argentina fail to impress in Rio
RIO DE JANEIRO, June 16, 2014 - Argentina's first match at the 2014 World Cup was not the one everyone was expecting. All eyes were on Lionel Messi who scored the second goal, but before it, he ...
Messi throws down World Cup gauntlet for Ronaldo
RIO DE JANEIRO, June 16, 2014 - Yesterday Leo Messi; today Cristiano Ronaldo. The two greatest footballers on the planet may yet come face to face later in the World Cup. But for now their rivalry is being played out at arm's length.Never mind the various ...
'Kaiser' tries talking his way back into World Cup
RIO DE JANEIRO, June 16, 2014 - Franz Beckenbauer will not be in Salvador to see Germany open their World Cup campaign against Portugal. However, he does hope to catch up with them later after having second thoughts about snubbing FIFA ethics investigator ...
Water Polo:Team USA clinches eighth World League crown
LAUSANNE, June 16, 2014 - The 2014 Super Final edition of the FINA Women’s Water Polo World League concluded successfully with the teams of Australia, Brazil, Canada, China, Italy, Russia, Spain and USA delivering world-class women’s water polo in Kunshan, ...
Defending Serbia's honor in Brazil: Milorad Mazic
BELGRADE, June 16, 2014 - Serbia's national team is not among the 32 nations already pouring their heart and soul into the 2014 FIFA World Cup in Brazil. While the streets in Belgrade and beyond have transformed into a World Cup party, it's ...
FILA Bureau approves new name and logo for International Wrestling
DUBROVNIK, Croatia, June 16, 2014 - FILA, the international governing body
of wrestling, is one step closer to approving a significant change to its brand
Bureau, a 23-member ...
Disciplinary proceedings opened against the Argentina Football Association
ZURICH, June 16, 2014 - FIFA can confirm that disciplinary proceedings have been opened against the Argentina Football Association (AFA) relating to an incident that occurred at the friendly match between Argentina and Slovenia on 7 June in La Plata, ...
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Working Groups gather in Lausanne to work on contributions to Olympic Agenda 2020
LAUSANNE, June 16, 2014 - The 14
Working Groups that will help frame some of the key recommendations for
the Olympic Agenda 2020, a strategic roadmap for the future of the
Olympic Movement, will meet this week at the International Olympic ...
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Jeong Ui-hwa, Chairman of the National Assembly, visits the Gwangju Universiade Organizing Committee
GWANGJU, June 16, 2014 - On the 14th, Jeong Ui-hwa, the Chairman of the National Assembly, visited the headquarters of the 2015 Gwangju Universiade Organizing Committee (hereafter GUOC 2015) to encourage the staff and promise full support from the National ...
Final eight ready for Super Final action in Dubai (UAE)
LAUSANNE, June 16, 2014 - The Super Final of the 13th FINA Men's Water Polo World League will take place at Dubai's splendid Hamdan Bin Mohammed Bin Rashid Sports Complex (UAE) from June 16-21, 2014 with the eight best teams from the preliminary rounds. ...
Somali NOC concludes combined sporting development courses in Kismayo
MOGADISHU, June 16, 2014 - After nearly 8 years of absence, people in the once Al
Shabab-controlled city of Kismayo, the provincial capital of the Lower Jubba region in south, now have the opportunity to enjoy sport with the help from the National