FINA extends its partnership with OMEGA until 2021
LAUSANNE, September 9, 2014 - FINA has announced that it has extended its agreement with OMEGA through 2021, covering some of the world's most important swimming and diving events. This partnership dates back to 1973, when OMEGA served ...
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IOC President meets with INTERPOL Secretary General to discuss action plan to protect clean athletes
LAUSANNE, September 9, 2014 - International
Olympic Committee (IOC) President Thomas Bach and INTERPOL Secretary
General Ronald K. Noble met today at the IOC headquarters in Lausanne to
advance collaboration on the protection of sport from ...
World Judo Championships in Chelyabinsk scores high with the journalists
Russia, September 9, 2014 - The World Judo Championships in Chelyabinsk held in
the last week of August were an absolute sensation for the journalists. Besides
the high-level judo competition, the venue ...
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Archery World Cup 2014: The veteran reigns on
LAUSANNE, September 8, 2014 - In the exciting second day of Archery World Cup finals the top duel was between the young silver medalist of Nanjing, Brazilian…and the 26-year-old American.THE VETERAN In the intense shoot-off, American Brady Ellison ...
Task force on international match calendar 2018-2024 holds first meeting
ZURICH, September 8, 2014 - The new task force set up by the FIFA Executive Committee to assess options for the international match calendar 2018-2024 met for the first time today, 8 September 2014, at the Home of FIFA in Zurich.The meeting, officially ...
Regla Torres, a proud ambassador of Norceca across the world
Please scroll down for SpanishWARSAW, Poland, September 8 2014
– The legendary spirit of the Morenas of the Caribbean is still alive across
the court and beyond it. It does not matter that this time it is during a Men’s World
Blatter confirms he intends to carry on as FIFA president
MANCHESTER, September 8, 2014 - Sepp
Blatter has taken another inexorable step towards the certainty that he will
declare his formal candidacy for a further spell as president of FIFA.
78-year-old Swiss will tell his executive committee ...
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The girl on fire: Sara Lopez wins gold in the Archery 2014 World Cup Final
LAUSANNE, September 6, 2014 – “This girl is
on fire” are the resounding words of Alicia
Keys that highlights the soundtrack of “The Hunger Games”, the movie that became
a cult for archery lovers all around the world. The main character is Katniss: ...
FIVB World Championship: Historic victory against Italy keeps Puerto Rico's hopes alive
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September 7, 2014 – The National Team of Puerto Rico, caused the biggest
surprise of the 2014 FIVB Men’s World Championship after beating Italy in four
sets (19-25, 25-19, 25-23, 25-22).
win keeps ...
Sambo is gaining strength
BURGAS, Bulgaria, September 9, 2014 - The Sambo
World Cup was held on the shores of the Black Sea in the magnificent Bulgarian
city Burgas. Nearly 200 athletes from 22 countries took part in the tournament
in the Sport Palace “Mladost” (Youth). ...
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Brazil launches and hosts the 1st International University Beach Games in 2014
RIO DE JANEIRO, September 7, 2014 - Brazil is ready to launch and host one more novelty in the international sport world. In partnership with FISU, the Brazilian University Sport Association (CBDU) will organize the 1st edition of the International ...
It's make or break time for FIFA, warns Prince Ali
LONDON, September 7, 2014 - FIFA vice-president Prince Ali of Jordan believes that the next four years will be “make or break” for the world football federation.Prince Ali was talking, on BBC Radio’s Sportsweek, after further twists over the presidency ...
The Road to Peru U23 Pan Am Cup and Italy 2014 :Eyes are set on Seomara Sainz
MEXICO CITY, September 7, 2014 - Just before departing to Peru, Lizbeth Seomara Sainz looks forward for two important international competitions.One of them is the FIVB Women’s World Championship to be played in Italy. The other one is the Women’s U23 ...
Djibouti expands football in schools development program
MOGADISHU, September 7, 2014 - The Djibouti Football Federation and the country’s ministry of education have joined forces to develop football across the country through schools football promotion program after the two sides signed a historic cooperative ...
Turkey offers boost to IOC Anti-Doping research fund
MONTREAL, September 7, 2014 - WADA is pleased to announce that Turkey has donated US $250,000 as part of a global government initiative to match the International Olympic Committee’s (IOC’s) pledge to invest US $10 million in innovative anti-doping ...
Nico Rosberg has had an amazing season, he could win a Laureus Award - says David Coulthard
MONZA, September 7, 2014 – Nico Rosberg goes into today’s Italian Grand Prix at Monza, with Laureus Ambassador and former Formula One star David Coulthard predicting that the young German could win a Laureus World Sports Award.Coulthard, who won ...
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Ugur Erdener, World Archery President: 'Archery is a TV-friendly discipline'
LAUSANNE, September 7, 2014 – At the 2014 Archery World Cup Final in Lausanne we met Ugur Erdener, World Archery Federation President, who explained the future projects and challenges of the Olympic sport.TV-FRIENDLY “Archery is one of the important ...
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Lalovic elected President of United World Wrestling
TASHKENT, Uzbekistan, September 7, 2014 – Nenad Lalovic,
who led last year’s Save Olympic Wrestling movement, was elected president of
United World Wrestling by acclamation Sunday in Tashkent.
Lalovic marked his ...
China and Hungary swim fast at Balaton Lake (HUN)
LAUSANNE, September 7, 2014 - China and Hungary were the strongest nations in the second edition of the FINA World Junior Open Water Swimming Championships, organised in Balaton Lake (HUN) on September 5-7, 2014. Both countries got two gold medals each, ...