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Rio 2016 boss Carlos Nuzman defiant over criticisms of water quality

JOHN GOODBODY in LONDON / Sports Features Communications (SFC) The president of the Brazilian organising committee insisted today that the health of the athletes was the No.1 priority for the 2016 Olympics and dismissed fears that the water in Rio ...read more
 
Sep 1
2015

Olympic and Paralympic Emblem scrapped by Tokyo 2020 over plagiarism claims

MARISSA FLANDERS (USA) / Sports Features Communications (SFC) The 2020 Olympic and Paralympic Games' emblem has been abandoned by the Tokyo 2020's Executive Committee. The decision comes in the wake of plagiarism allegations. The Tokyo 2020 President, Yoshiro Mori, notified ...read more
 
Sep 1
2015

South Korean figure skating legend Yuna Kim signs on as Ambassador for Lillehammer 2016 Winter Youth Olympic Games

BRITTANY MILLSAP (USA) / Sports Features Communications  (SFC) "Queen Yuna", the Olympic champion made a special visit to Lillehammer to mark the announcement of her role in the upcoming Games. She spent the day visiting the 2016 Winter Youth Olympic ...read more
 
Aug 31
2015

JOHN GOODBODY: The Tokyo 2020 Olympics provide unexpected headache for the IOC

THE JOHN GOODBODY COLUMN / An authoritative and exclusive series from Sports Features Communications (SFC) When Tokyo was awarded the 2020 Olympics, Kevin Gosper, a long-time member of the International Olympic Committee (IOC), summed up why the Japanese capital had got ...read more
 
Aug 31
2015
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Kiteboard Tour Asia (KTA) Myanmar Wave Riders Cup opening unchartered territories expanding the sport

Posted Friday August 28th 2015.   By: Neil Godbold

The Myanmar Wave Rider Cup & KTA Race Open, will be the first time Myanmar (Burma) will host a kiteboard competition. Kiteboarding itself is very new to the country and the KTA is very excited to be working with the ... read more

SPORTELMONACO 2015 : 99% of the exhibition already booked!

Posted Thursday August 20th 2015.   By: Virginie Zeghdar

SPORTEL is the one event that unites the international sports marketing and media industry. For over 26 years, top level executives from all over the world, representing sports networks, international sports federations, sports marketing agencies, production companies, sports content right ... read more

RIOU announces diverse and talented scholarship intake for third MSA

Posted Thursday August 20th 2015.   By: Adelina Akhmetzyanova

The Vladimir Potanin Foundation and the Russian International Olympic University (RIOU) have today announced the 20 students awarded grants to study on RIOU's flagship Master of Sport Administration (MSA) programme for the academic year 2015/2016. The successful candidates, who will ... read more

PyeongChang 2018 publishes the nation's first Sustainability Report blueprint for hosting Mega Events

Posted Thursday August 20th 2015.   By: Pocog Press Office

The PyeongChang Organizing Committee for the 2018 Olympic and Paralympic Winter Games (POCOG) announces that it has published the nation's first Sustainability Report to be used as a blueprint for hosting International Mega Sporting Events such as the Olympic Games. ... read more

Seb Coe reaffirms key policies in final stretch of IAAF Presidency campaign

Posted Monday August 17th 2015.   By: Seb Coe 2015

IAAF Presidential candidate Seb Coe has today reaffirmed the key policies that he would implement if he is elected as President on Wednesday [19 August]. Coe, who has been meeting with members of the Athletics family in Beijing ahead of ... read more

Tri-N-Run Offers Great Running Gear for Every Runner

Posted Monday August 17th 2015.   By: Tri-n-run

If you are a runner, you may or may not be aware of all of the running gear that is necessary for the runner. Since running is a wonderful sport that can be fitted in around your daily schedule at ... read more

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