Turkey launches new E-visa system
ISTANBUL, April 26, 2013 - Turkey
has launched a new online-based visa system for foreign nationals
visiting the country, ensuring that Olympic visitors in 2020 would be
guaranteed a smooth entry into the country should Istanbul be selected
Tokyo 2020 Press Conference to outline Crystal Clear Vision on Why Tokyo and How to Deliver
TOKYO, April 26, 2013 - The media is invited to attend a press conference where the Tokyo 2020 Bid Committee will discuss its expectations and plans for the SportAccord International Convention at the Foreign Correspondents’ Club of Japan (FCCJ) ...
Record breaking 2.5million players take part in the FIWC 2013
ZURICH, April 25, 2013 - A staggering 2.5 million players signed-up for the FIFA Interactive World Cup (FIWC) in 2013, making this year's tournament the most contested in the FIWC's ten year history. The world’s top 21 virtual footballers who emerged ...
Lagos Sports Writers honours AIPS Africa President Mitchell Obi
LAGOS, April 25, 2013 - The Sports Writers Association of Nigeria, Lagos chapter, will on Friday, April 26, hold a grand reception for one of its own, Mitchell Obi, in celebration of his election as the president of the AIPS Africa and vice president ...
FIFA Media Department to implement new messaging tool
ZURICH,April 25, 2013 - With the aim of further improving our media services, the FIFA Media Department has set up a new messaging tool.As of Monday, 13 May 2013, all media releases, advisories and invitations will be sent out by the FIFA Media Departmentfrom ...
Great Britain's Zara Dampney and Lucy Boulton defeat Brazil to make the Main Draw in Fuzhou
April 24, 2013 – Back-to-back Qualification Tournament wins from
England's Zara Dampney and Lucy Boulton’s secured them a spot in the
Fuzhou Open women's Main Draw after defeating top seeded qualifiers
Maria Clara Salgado Rufino ...
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HRH Prince Feisal Al Hussein Opens Third Generations For Peace Advanced Training
AMMAN, April 25, 2013 - The
Generations For Peace Conference Centre was buzzing today with the
sound of volunteers gathered for the third Generations For Peace Samsung
Advanced Training. The training, scheduled for 18-22 April, is for 37
Drawing of lots of CAF Interclubs competitions for the year 2013
CAIRO, April 24, 2013 - CAF will hold the drawing of lots of the 2nd 1/8th finals of the 10th Edition
of Orange Confederation Cup CC 2013 will be held on May 7th 2013 at CAF
Headquarters in Cairo at noon.
On the other hand, the
CAF Symposium on Orange AFCON ? 2012 And Orange AFCON 2013
CAIRO, April 24, 2013 - The Confederation of African
Football (CAF) will organize a symposium from May 11th until May 13th 2013 in Cairo, Egypt to
analyze the Orange Africa Cup of Nations AFCON (Gabon – Equatorial Guinea 2012)
and (South Africa ...
Tokyo City Symphony website showcases Tokyo's cutting-edge technology
TOKYO, April24,2013 - Tokyo City Symphony, the newly launched website (http://tokyocitysymphony.com) which is the world’s first ever 3D projection mapping art on a 1:1000 miniature model of Tokyo, became the latest example of a wide range of innovations ...
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Glasgow 2014 ready to 'shift gears' to deliver a great Commonwealth Games
GLASGOW, April 24, 2013 - The Co-ordination Commission (CoCom) of the Commonwealth Games Federation (CGF) today completed its fourth review of preparations for the 2014 Commonwealth Games under CGF Vice-President Bruce Robertson (Canada). Speaking ...
Women's EHF Champions League Final accreditation closes Friday
VIENNA, April 24, 2013 - With
less than two weeks to go to the Women´s EHF Champions League Final we
would like to remind you that media accreditation for the final's two
legs will close on Friday, 26 April at 15:00.
The first leg of the Women´s ...
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Asian Youth Games torch unveiled
NANJING, April 24, 2013 - The official torch for the relay of the 2nd Asian Youth Games Nanjing 2013 was unveiled at a press conference following the fourth OCA Coordination Committee meeting on Wednesday. The torch, designed by 16-year-old middle school ...
Hasan Arat: "Istanbul 2020 really means sports for all."
LIMA, Peru, April 24, 2013 - Istanbul 2020’s senior bid leadership arrived in Lima today for
the 15th IOC World Conference on Sport for All, stating that Turkey’s first ever Olympic and
Paralympic Games will be the catalyst for a ...
FIFA extends Lebanese match-fixing sanctions
ZURICH, April 24, 2013 - FIFA
can today confirm the worldwide extension of disciplinary sanctions
imposed by the Lebanese Football Association against 23 players and one
official following match-fixing investigations conducted in Lebanon this
New Samaranch Memorial Museum Boosts Tokyo 2020's Commitment to Promote Olympism
TOKYO, April 23, 2013 - Tokyo 2020’s commitment to strengthen the Olympic Movement in Asia and secure the place of sport and Olympism at the heart of our rapidly changing world has received a huge boost with the inauguration of the Samaranch Memorial ...
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IOC Vice-president Bach highlights influence of social media
SOCHI, April 23, 2013 - IOC Vice-president Thomas Bach highlighted the increasing influence of new media in his address to the AIPS Congress in Sochi.Bach, tipped as a strong candidate for the upcoming IOC Presidential election, opened the discussion ...
Dalhausser and Rosenthal step up to top position entering the Fuzhou Open
FUZHOU, China, April 23, 2013 - The Fuzhou Open in
China kicks off the FIVB Beach Volleyball Open season of 2013, held from
April 23-28. Phil Dalhausser and Sean Rosenthal move to enter in top
position after injury forces world champions ...
Warner bows out again over CONCACAF cash scandal
LONDON, April 23, 2013 - Just as with FIFA in 2011, so Austin
‘Jack’ Warner has again sidestepped questions over his financial affairs and
walked away from his government role in Trinidad and Tobago.
Over the weekend Warner, ...