Kenyan duo hoping to use Kazan experience for Rio Olympics
Emily Muteti and Issah Abdallah, two of Kenya’s representatives in the forthcoming World Long Course Swimming Championships in Kazan Russia are hoping to use the experience to aide their ambitions of making it into the Kenyan team for the Rio Olympics ...
CONCACAF to organize first annual Women's Football Day in May
MIAMI, April 11, 2015 – The Confederation of North,
Central America and Caribbean Association Football (CONCACAF) today
announced the celebration of its first annual Women’s Football Day on
Saturday, May 23, 2015.
This initiative, which ...
Svein Arne Hansen of Norway is the new President of European Athletics.
BLED, April 11, 2015 - Svein Arne Hansen received 26 votes from the 50 Member Federations. "I am very touched by the support of the Congress. I want to thank (outgoing President) Hansjorg Wirz for his good work in positioning European Athletics for the ...
Afghanistan Cricket Council to run umpire training programme
KABUL, April 10, 2015 - Former Pakistan umpire Mahboob Shah is in Afghanistan to train Afghan umpires. Azizulllah Fazli deputy chairman of the Afghan Cricket Board told AIPS he hoped the programme to train match officials meant that the war-torn ...
PyeongChang 2018 Olympic Winter Games Opening and Closing Ceremonies will be orchestrated with a collaboration of Master Class Experts
SEOUL, April 10 – The PyeongChang Organizing Committee for the 2018 Olympic and Paralympic Winter Games (POCOG) announces the participation of world renowned experts with backgrounds in directing past Olympic and Paralympic Ceremonies to collaborate ...
Tennis legend Li Na to attend Laureus World Sports Awards
SHANGHAI, April 10, 2015 – Tennis star Li Na is the latest Chinese sporting legend to confirm she will attend next week’s Laureus World Sports Awards in Shanghai.Li Na will join great Olympians Deng Yaping, Li Ning, Li Xiaopeng and Yang Yang, plus Yao ...
Cricket world mourns passing of legendary Aussie captain and commentator Richie Benaud OBE
SYDNEY, April 10, 2015 - Flags across Australia are flying at half mast at the news of the death overnight of the face and voice of Australian cricket for decades, former Australian captain Richie Benaud OBE. The legspin bowler turned commentator ...
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AIPS partner Getty Images launches unprecedented new exhibition exploring the effects new technology will have on imagery
LONDON, April 10, 2015 - Getty Images Gallery is delighted to announce the launch of ‘Altered States’, the latest exhibition at its Oxford Circus gallery.
collection, which includes work ...
Supplementary accreditation process open for the Finals of the Scotiabank CONCACAF Champions League 2014/15
Supplementary Accreditation required for all media; please note deadlines as no late applications will be accepted
MIAMI, April 10, 2015 - The Confederation of North, Central
America and Caribbean Association Football (CONCACAF) informs media that
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IOC President launches festivities marking the IOC's 100 years in Lausanne
LAUSANNE, April 10, 2015 - Landmark study shows major impact the IOC has on the city, canton and country, with a contribution of over CHF 1 billion annually to the economy The International Olympic Committee (IOC) is today marking 100 years of its presence ...
Gabon named as host of 2017 AFCON, Qualifiers fixtures released
CAIRO, April 9, 2015 - Gabon was named hosts of the 2017 Africa Cup of Nations.
They beat Ghana and and Algeria to the hosting rights of the 31 st edition of Africa Cup of Nations.
CAF Pesident Issa Hayatou announce the winner on Wednesday, 8 April ...
AIPS Platinum Partner Korean Air resumes service to St. Petersburg
SEOUL, April 9, 2015 – Korean Air has announced that as from 26 April it will resume its service between Incheon and Russia’s second largest city St. Petersburg. The service will operate three flights a week, utilizing A330-20 aircraft equipped with ...
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Preparations for Gwangju Universiade HOD Meeting are on track
GWANGJU, April 9, 2015 - As one of the most important
information and communication platforms, the Universiade Heads of Delegation
(HOD) Meeting will be held for 5 days from April 11 to 15 in Gwangju, Republic
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Come train with us: Norway's open invitation to female skiers
OSLO, April 9, 2015 - At the last winter
Norwegian female Cross Country Skiers dominated the result lists. Even the home
supporters found the situation painful. The interest of the event sunk
dramatically among ...
"Scholarships for Swimmers - Targeting Rio 2016"
LAUSANNE, April 9, 2015 - As part of its Development Programme, FINA is pleased to announce the launch of a new initiative called “Scholarships for Swimmers – Targeting Rio 2016”, aimed at providing specific support to the Southeast Asian National Federations. ...
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Olympic channel set to innovate, inspire
TOKYO, April 8, 2015 - The evolution of Olympic TV coverage mirrors technological changes
that have transformed broadcast media — and society — over the past
Consider these facts: For the 1964 Tokyo Olympics, NBC devoted 45
CAF Congress sees Hayatou tighten his grip on African football
LONDON, April 8, 2015 - For one man in particular, the 2015 congress of the African Football Confederation was a total an unmitigated triumph. Not Sepp Blatter, though FIFA’s president would have flown away happy. But Issa Hayatou.The Paris-based Cameroonian ...
NBA and FIBA to host basketball development camp in Cuba
NEW YORK/MIES, April 8, 2015 - The National Basketball Association (NBA) and
the International Basketball Federation (FIBA) announced on Tuesday
that they will host their first joint basketball development camp in
Havana, Cuba from 23-26 ...
Sergey Bubka pledges to take athletics to new heights during IAAF presidency program launch
KYIV, April 8, 2015 - Athletics legend Sergey Bubka has launched his candidacy for the
Presidency of the IAAF (International Association of Athletics
Federations) with a pledge to ‘Take Athletics to New Heights.’
Bubka, who has been a Vice ...