|SOCHI WINTER OLYMPICS 2014|
Breaking the bank: almost 18 million USD spent on Sochi medal bonuses
SOCHI, March 6, 2014 - As Sochi prepares itself for yet another celebration of sports
ahead of the 2014 Paralympic Games, AIPS takes a look at all the medalists at
the Sochi Olympics and their medal earnings.
Our research, aided
by the ...
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Para-taekwondo on track for 2020 inclusion
SOCHI, March 6, 2014 -
The International Paralympic Committee (IPC) has announced that Para-Taekwondo has successfully
passed the first application stage for inclusion on the Tokyo 2020 Paralympic
Sports Programme, reinforcing the significant ...
FIS signs agreement with Audi for Bring Children to the Snow
OBERHOFEN, March 6, 2014 - FIS has signed a three-year agreement with Audi to partner with
the “Bring Children to the Snow” campaign. The agreement will see Audi playing
a role in both programmes, FIS SnowKidz and World Snow Day. The
Nearly US$2.5 million at stake in Sopot
MONACO, March 6, 2014 - A total of US$2,464,000 is on offer from the IAAF as prize money at this weekend's IAAF World Indoor Championships, Sopot, Poland (7-9 March).As has become traditional, there is also a US$50,000 bonus for any athlete setting a ...
FILA joins celebration of African Wrestling Week
EL JADIDA, March 5, 2014 - FILA President Nenad Lalvovic joined with an international delegation of wrestling officials last week in El Jadida to celebrate the first annual African Wrestling Week. Presidents of more than 25 national wrestling federations ...
Sports development in Ghana: Which way forward?
ACCRA, March 5, 2014 - The year 2014 was indeed one
of the most difficult times in the history of Ghana Sports, when none of the
sporting Associations received any form of funding from the government to
organise competitions ...
Romanian club presidents and agents players jailed for fixing transfers and money laundering; no parole
BUCHAREST, March 5, 2013 - Several months ago I wrote
on the ‘Earthquake
and Tsumani’ in Romanian football, in connection with the shocking
implication of several football club president and agents players who were
|SOCHI WINTER OLYMPICS 2014|
Olympic Park ready to give Paralympic Winter Games vibrant festival atmosphere
SOCHI, March 5, 2014 - The Sochi 2014 Olympic Park is again opening its doors to the city's
residents and Games spectators. People can visit the Olympic Park almost
all day from March 8-15 between 7:30 am to 11:30 pm. On the days of the
Legends proud to help the Philippines
ZURICH, March 5, 2014 - A glittering array of star names was on show in
Berne on Tuesday, parading their skills for a special cause at the city's Stade
de Suisse. The occasion? Not a FIFA World Cup™ match or even a ...
Match manipulation: FIFA extends sanction against Moldovan official
ZURICH, March 5, 2014 - FIFA has confirmed the worldwide extension of a sanction imposed
by UEFA on a Moldovan official in connection with an incident of attempted
match manipulation that occurred during the qualifying round of the UEFA
European Women’s ...
Media accreditation for Women's EHF FINAL4 launches
VIENNA, March 5, 2014 - With eight weeks to go until the start of the Women’s EHF FINAL4, the season finale of the Women’s EHF Champions League, accreditation requests from media representatives are now being accepted.This is the first time the ...
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WTF President hails advancements in para-taekwondo
SEOUL, March 5, 2014 - The
World Taekwondo Federation (WTF) President, Chungwon Choue, today praised the
advancements that have been made in Para-Taekwondo and outlined the WTF’s plans
to further develop and promote the sport among its 205 Member ...
Klagenfurt hosts AIPS Europe EC Meetings
KLAGENFURT, March 5, 2014 - Between the 3 - 5 March, AIPS EUROPE held its Exceutive Committee meetings in
Flagenfurt, Austria. These were the final official EC meetings prior to the
General Assembly due to be held on the 27th April in Baku, Azerbaijan ...
Valcke makes verbal best of a tough job
LONDON, March 4, 2014 - Jerome Valcke has learned, from
kicking Brazil down the road to the 2014 World Cup, to become a master of
Bayern Munich's five-star welcome at the press tribune
March 4, 2014 – Last Saturday afternoon, Munich was host of a mouthwatering
Bundesliga derby, between champions Bayern Munich and fourth placed Schalke 04.
looking to recover after a 6-1 trashing in the Champion’s League by ...
FIFA Medical Emergency Bag to provide essential care
ZURICH, March 4, 2014 - The FIFA World Cup™ is a time of
celebration, of excitement, of anticipation and of physical strength.
However, through the buzz of the stadiums and the energy on the pitch,
injuries and illness are an unfortunate occurrence ...
Ole Einar Bjørndalen makes an about-turn to race for two more years
OSLO, March 4, 2014 - The best Biathlon skier ever, Ole Einar Bjørndalen of Norway, 40, has changed his
mind and will carry on competing for two more years in the International
Biathlon sport. One of the reasons is ...
Jani Tanskanen re-elected as President of Athletes' Commission
LAUSANNE, March 4, 2014 - The incumbent President of the Athletes' Commission of the International Gymnastics Federation (FIG), Jani Tanskanen from Finland, was re-elected unanimously for another term. It was thus decided by the delegated gymnasts from ...
25 Unions vie to host Sevens World Series
DUBLIN, March 4, 2014 - The International Rugby Board has confirmed an unprecedented level of interest in hosting elite international Rugby Sevens events, underscoring the enormous global appeal of the newest Olympic sport. As the expression of ...