POCOG and the Olympic Broadcasting Service (OBS) to Co-host World Broadcasters Briefing in PyeongChang
March 10, 2015 – The PyeongChang Organizing Committee for the 2018 Olympic &
Paralympic Winter Games (POCOG) and the Olympic Broadcasting Service (OBS) will
co-host the World Broadcasters Briefing ...
Women's handball reaches new heights as EHF EURO 2014 cumulative audience climbs to 723 million
VIENNA, March 10, 2015 – The European Handball Federation (EHF) and its media and marketing partner Infront Sports & Media have achieved a cumulative audience of 723 million for the Women’s EHF EURO 2014, which is the highest ever result for the ...
ICC World Cup - Sri Lanka to take Scotland seriously
HOBART, March 10, 2015 - Sri Lanka intend to take their quarter final
match in the ICC Cricket World Cup seriously, when they meet Scotland in Bellerive
Oval, Hobart on Wednesday.
After securing a place in the quarter
finals Sri Lanka will ...
Kroos and Ronaldo to present a €100,000 cheque to the ICRC on behalf of UEFA
NYON, March 10, 2015 - Continuing its support of the International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC), UEFA has again set aside €100,000 for a player from the UEFA.com users’ Team of the Year poll to present to the ICRC. This year’s cheque will be presented ...
JSPA and JOC promote social media network development in annual Journalist Seminar
TOKYO, March 10, 2015 - The Japan Sports
Press Association co-sponsored the annual Journalist Seminar together with the
Japanese Olympic Committee on March 9th which focused on the possibility
of social media network development with the purpose of ...
ICC World Cup-Bangladesh Tigers tame England to qualify for quarter finals
ADELAIDE, March 9, 2015 - It was a very disappointing end for England
in the ICC Cricket World Cup as the Bangladesh Tigers managed to throw them out of the World Cup after registering a thrilling
15-run win at Adelaide Oval.
Both teams ...
FIBA to have 2015 Class of Inductees enter Hall of Fame
MIES (FIBA Hall of Fame) - FIBA on Monday announced that a 2015 Class of Inductees will be enshrined into its Hall of Fame later this year.
The FIBA Hall of Fame serves to reflect the history of the sport and its protagonists.
The people ...
FINA mourns tragic death of French London 2012 Olympic Games medalist Camille Muffat
LAUSANNE, March 10, 2015 - FINA learnt with immense sadness of the tragic loss of French swimmer Camille Muffat in a helicopter accident in Argentina. Muffat, 25, won three medals at the London 2012 Olympic Games in the women’s 400m free (gold), 200m ...
Record in sight as Blatter celebrates 79th birthday
ZURICH, March 10, 2015 - FIFA president Sepp Blatter is celebrating his 79th birthday (Tuesday, March 10) determined to enjoy 80th birthday next year still at the head of the world football federation beyond re-election at Congress in Zurich on May 29.Blatter ...
New wave sweep to power in South America
LONDON, March 9, 2015 -
A wind of
change is blowing through the corridors of powers in South American football;
Sepp Blatter would have felt the uncertain breeze at CONMEBOL congress in
Asuncion, Paraguay, last ...
Special Olympics athletes in Serbia enjoy experience of a lifetime with two of the world's greatest ever sports stars
BELGRADE, March 9, 2015 - Two greats of the sporting world and Serbian national heroes Novak Djokovic and Vladimir 'Vanja' Grbic spent time with Special Olympics Serbian athletes and SO Serbia staff and volunteers in Belgrade. The World's number ...
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Japanese qomen blast Russia to win Wrestling World Cup
PETERSBURG, March 8, 2015 – Despite ceding a forfeit and competing with a
youthful squad of reserve wrestlers, the Japanese women’s wrestling team
defended their World Cup title Sunday in St. Petersburg beating host
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Nenad Lalovic: 'AIPS was there when wrestling needed it most'
PARIS, March 8, 2015 - “When wrestling needed a friend, AIPS was
there at our side," These were the words with which Nenad Lalovic began
his address at the 78th AIPS Congress in Paris. The President of the
International Wrestling Federation – recently ...
Sri Lanka go down fighting, Australia secured second slot
SYDNEY, March 8, 2015 - Veteran
Kumar Sangakkara’s third consecutive century was not enough to beat Australia
as Sri Lanka went down fighting in the ICC Cricket World Cup Pool A game here
in Sydney Cricket Grounds.
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Gold shock for Youngster Boe in his first Worlds race ever
March 8, 2015 Waiting for his first Biathlon World Champion race, 21 year old
Johannes Boe of Norway had to face the worst kind of weather showing heavy wind
and very difficult snow conditions, ...
Football experts voice need for quotas for women
ZURICH, March 8, 2015 - Quotas are necessary to increase the number of women in leadership in football and more must be done to keep women involved in the sport after they finish playing, according to panellists at the first FIFA Women’s Football ...
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HRH Prince Feisal calls for gender equality in sport on International Women's Day
AMMAN, March 8, 2015 - HRH Prince Feisal Al
Hussein, President of the Jordan Olympic Committee (JOC), today marked
International Women’s Day by calling for girls and women in Jordan and
around the world to embrace sport - both on and off the ...
'Real culprit' Platini should go too, says Zwanziger
ZURICH, March 7, 2015 - Opponents of FIFA president Sepp Blatter should also demand the resignation at UEFA of Michel Platini, according to Theo Zwanziger.The former president of the German federation has been an outspoken critic of the 2022 World Cup ...
Russian Football Premier League (RFPL) and ICSS host Safety and Security workshop at Otkritie Arena
MOSCOW, March 7, 2015 - With the growth of domestic football in Russia and preparations to host several high-profile international sport events well underway, the International Centre for Sport Security (ICSS) this week delivered their first safety and ...