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WTF to host first ever Para-Taekwondo world ranking competition in 2015
LAUSANNE, December 22, 2014 - The
World Taekwondo Federation announced that for the first time ever
para-taekwondo world rankings will be introduced at the Canada
Para-Taekwondo Open in February 2015 as part of the federation’s pledge
Musa Sise appointed SJAG acting president
BANJUL, December 22, 2014 - The Executive Committee of the Sports Journalists Association of The Gambia (SJAG) acting on Article 9 subsection 4 of the 2014 adopted constitution has appointed Musa Sise, the first vice President as Acting President ...
Blatter targets restoring credibility as next FIFA mission
LONDON, December 22, 2014 - FIFA
president Sepp Blatter, in end-of-year comments recalling his promises of
nearly four years ago, has insisted that restoring public confidence in the
world federation is high priority for him.
in May ...
The Abu Dhabi Tour - a new professional cycling race in UAE is born
ABU DHABI, December 22, 2014 – The Abu Dhabi
Tour, the new professional cycling race in the United Arab Emirates, has
been announced and will run as a partnership between the Abu Dhabi
Sports Council and RCS Sport.
The UCI has ...
Polish Skaters dominate 2nd FISU World University Speed Skating Championship
ALMATY, December 22, 2014 - The 2nd FISU World University Speed Skating Championship took place in Almaty, Kazakhstan from 18 to 21 December, 2014. Representatives from 12 nations competed in the 28th and last FISU World University Championship of 2014. ...
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Gwangju Universiade awards 7 university teams from IT Contest
GWANGJU, December 22, 2014 - The Gwangju 2015 Universiade Organizing Committee (GUOC) held an awarding ceremony on December 22nd for the ‘Universiade Gwangju 2015 IT Contest’ supported by SK C&C, Gwangju Universiade’s global premium partner. The ...
End of the year review by FIFA President and Secretary General
ZURICH, December 22, 2014 - Just before the turn of the year FIFA looks back on an eventful 2014. The
highlight of the year was of course the FIFA World Cup™ in Brazil, but
there are also many other things to remember on and off the pitch:
Real Madrid crowned winners of FIFA Club World Cup
MARRAKECH, December 21, 2014 - Real Madrid continued their dominant end to 2014 by beating Argentinian San Lorenzo 2-0 to become the winners of FIFA's Cub World Cup in Marrakech, Morocco. San
Lorenzo edged Auckland City FC in the semi-final after ...
Three-time Boston marathon champion Jeptoo's B sample returns positive for doping
NAIROBI, December 21, 2014 - Rita Jeptoo's illustrious marathon career could tumble down
like a pack of cards after her B sample results tested positive for banned
substances. Athletics Kenya, in a communiqueon Friday evening confirmed that
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Sion to run for 2026 Winter Olympics
SION, December 20, 2014 - The Swiss city of Sion along with the Valais region will enter in the race to host the Winter Olympic Games of 2026. The initiative was launched by Christian Constantin president of FC Sion, the football team
that is in ...
AIPS sends condolences to Pakistan after Peshawar school attack
PESHAWAR, December 20, 2014 -
Gianni Merlo led the AIPS Executive committee members of world sports
journalists body in strongly condemning the cowardly attack by Taliban militants
on Tuesday at an Army ...
FIFA to propose consultant to help solve Kenya league fiasco
NAIROBI, December 20, 2014 - Despite a consultative meeting between Football Kenya Federation (FKF), the top tier league managing body Kenya Premier league Limited and three representatives from FIFA, no truce was reached concerning a battle ...
Bid row U-turn as FIFA changes rules to release scandal report
LONDON, December 19, 2014 - Michael
Garcia's report into the 2018-2022 World Cup bid scandal will be published - at
least, in a legally-redacted version - after the executive committee of
international governing body agreed today to change the ...
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IOC awards Rio 2016 broadcast rights in Cuba
LAUSANNE, December 19, 2014 - The International Olympic Committee (IOC) today announced that the Instituto Cubano de Radio y Televisión (ICRT) has been awarded the exclusive broadcast rights in Cuba for the Games of the XXXI Olympiad in Rio in 2016.IOC ...
Special Olympics and the Essilor Vision Foundation Renew Commitment to Global Partnership
WASHINGTON DC, December 18, 2014 – As part of a sustained focus to help provide quality vision care for all, the Essilor Vision Foundation has formally renewed a global partnership with Special Olympics in support of the Special Olympics – Lions Clubs ...
Laureus Ambassador and top manager André Villas-Boas becomes Patron of project in home city of Porto
PORTO, December 18, 2014 – Laureus Ambassador and leading football coach André Villas-Boas has become patron of the APPACDM project in his home city of Porto to help children and adults with intellectual disabilities.André, who is now manager of Zenit ...
Trouble in Kenya Rugby as Union boss quits
NAIROBI, December 18, 2014 - Just less than a week after Kenya Sevens rugby team coach Paul Treu resigned and two Kenya Rugby Union board members stepped down from their posts, Union chair Mwangi Muthee has thrown in the towel. The recent development ...
FIFA cancels live media web access to Blatter press conference
LONDON, December 18, 2014 - Just when the focus of the entire football world – all 209 nations – is on FIFA at crisis time so the world federation is restricting media visibility of Sepp Blatter’s scheduled press conference tomorrow [Friday].Just when ...
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RIOU gives full backing to Olympic Agenda 2020
SOCHI, December 18, 2014 - The
Russian International Olympic University (RIOU) has welcomed in the
Olympic Movement’s new strategic roadmap: Olympic Agenda 2020, by giving
it its “full support” and incorporating the 40 recommendations into ...