Kenya men's team looks to follow in women's footsteps
NAIROBI, April 29, 2015 - Kenya’s national men’s volleyball team head coach
Geoffrey Omondi has vowed to emulate the performance of their women
counterparts ahead of the zone five All Africa Games qualifiers set for 1-6 May
in Kigali, Rwanda.
Lavillenie: 'It's not whether I can go higher, but when'
MONACO, April 29, 2015 - To mark the imminent beginning of the 2015 season of the IAAF
Diamond League, pole vault world
record-holder Renaud Lavillenie spoke to the press in a media teleconference on
The IAAF world athlete
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Lillehammer 2016 moves halfpipe to Oslo, IOC impressed with progress
LILLEHAMMER, April 29, 2015 - The International Olympic Committee Coordination Commission today wrapped up its fourth visit to Norway, held in the mountain region of Oeyer, impressed with the progress made with 10 months to go to the second edition ...
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Serbia basketballers give thumbs up to Baku 2015 facilities
BAKU, April 29, 2015 - Baku 2015 Athlete
Ambassadors Marko Savic, Dusan Domovic Bulut and Marko Zdero of the
Serbia Basketball 3x3 team have given their seal of approval to Baku
2015 facilities and the Athletes Village ahead of the first ...
No place for dissent at Asian election congress
BAHRAIN, April 29, 2015 -
The three increasingly frustrated challengers to Sepp Blatter in the
FIFA presidential election attend tomorrow's Asian Football Confederation
congress with no expectation of being granted ...
Euro giants lead way as leagues launch federation of their own
LONDON, April 29, 2015 - Leagues from across the world have
launched a new pressure group hoping to rival the status enjoyed in the
international game by the European Club Association.
The English Premier ...
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Almaty Marathon 2015 a big success
ALMATY, April 28, 2015 - On the very day of the Presidential elections in
Kazakhstan, April 26, Almaty hosted the fourth edition of its annual marathon.
Starting with about 3000 participants in 2012, the event has continuously grown
with 5000 participants ...
Blatter poised to soar above IOC age limit hurdle
LONDON, April 28, 2015 - Sepp Blatter is heading for Thursday's Asian confederation congress probably reflecting, after the Olympic family squabbles at SportAccord last week, that FIFA can seem positively passive at times.Blatter, on behalf of the world ...
AIPS Platinum Partner Korean Air delivers relief goods to Nepal
SEOUL, April 28, 2015 – Korean Air will provide relief goods to those affected by the earthquake in Kathmandu, Nepal. Goods being delivered to the country include 24,000 bottles of mineral water, 2,000 blankets, dried rice and other food materials.The ...
Sports Journalists Association of Kenya partners with betting company for monthly awards
NAIROBI, April 28, 2015 - Backdated to March 2015, the best Kenyan Premier League player will be awarded. This is thanks to a new partnership hacked by the Sports Journalists Association of Kenya in partnership with Sportpesa, a local betting company. ...
$1.4million in prize money on offer at the IAAF/BTC World Relays, Bahamas 2015
MONACO, April 28, 2015 - A total prize purse of USD $1.4million will be paid by the IAAF for the men's and women's races at the IAAF/BTC World Relays, Bahamas 2015 on 2-3 May.Team prize money for each race (all amounts are in US$)1st – 50,0002nd – 30,0003rd ...
Campaign fronted by Belgium Soccer Star Kevin De Bruyne is people's choice in social media /Sport Category WEBBY Awards
ANTWERP, April 28 2015 - A social media campaign fronted by Belgian Red Devil’s soccer star Kevin De Bruyne and designed to raise awareness and support for the 2014 Special Olympics European Summer Games, has just won an extremely prestigious 2015 WEBBY ...
First ever awards introduced for female reporters in Malawi
BLANTYRE, April 28, 2015 - The Sports Writers Association of Malawi (SWAM) on Tuesday morning launched the first-ever awards for female sports reporters covering this year’s Rainbow Paints 25th Anniversary Southern Region Netball League (SRNL).SWAM helped ...
Serbian football falls further into despair after derby chaos
BELGRADE, April 27, 2015 - Belgrade’s derby between Red Star and
Partizan is considered to be the pinnacle of Serbian football. The two teams have
been the dominant features of Serbian sport in terms of titles, fan bases and
political backing ever ...
Olympic swimming sensation Missy Franklin named newest Laureus Ambassador
SAN FRANCISCO, April 27, 2015 – Missy Franklin, one of the
most exciting swimmers on the planet, winner of four gold medals at the 2012
Olympic Games, has been named the newest Ambassador for the Laureus Sport ...
Webb under fire as Surinam backs Van Praag's FIFA bid
LONDON, April 27, 2015 - Surinam has come
out in support of FIFA presidential challenger Michael Van Praag while taking a
public swipe at CONCACAF president Jeffrey Webb along the way.That the Surinam Football Association
should support Van Praag ...
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USA freestylers win six titles to capture Pan Am Wrestling Champ?s
Chile, April 27, 2015– The United States men’s freestyle team took six of
eight titles Sunday afternoon to dominate the team race and the Pan
American freestyle wrestling championships in Santiago.
Led by a strong group of ...
Petter Northug out of team Norway
OSLO, April 27, 2015 - Four times Gold winner at the Falun Ski World Championship was not
selected by the Norwegian National Cross Country team ahead of the next season.
That means the World’s best skier once ...
REMINDER: Media accreditation process open for 65th FIFA Congress
Please scroll down for German, French and Spanish ZURICH, April 27, 2015 - FIFA is pleased to announce
that the application process for media accreditation for the 65th
FIFA Congress on 29 May 2015 is now open on the FIFA Media Channel (http://media.fifa.com). ...