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Russia looking to cap FIFA World Cup construction at $4.5 billion after costly Sochi Olympics

(SFC) After the reported $51 billion that Russia spent on the Sochi 2014 Olympics the government is now looking for some cost cutting ways for stadium construction for the upcoming 2018 FIFA World Cup. Russia is calculating to allocate around more
Jan 23

The Turkish team is ready for the winter EYOF

MARISSA FLANDERS / Sports Features Communications (SFC) Tomorrow will mark the departure of Turkey's finest young winter sport athletes for the 2015 European Youth Olympic Winter Festival (EYOF). This event will take place in Vorarlberg, Lichtenstein, and Austria from January more
Jan 23

LA84 awards over US$1.68 million in grants to celebrate 30th year of legacy

MARISSA FLANDERS / Sports Features Communications (SFC) It was announced yesterday, by the LA84 Foundation Board of Directors, that more than $1.68 million in grants will be awarded to 22 youth sports organizations in Southern California. Over 30 years ago, more
Jan 23

Azerbaijan President Ilham Aliyev and a high level delegation promote the Baku 2015 European Games at the World Economic Forum in Davos

CHAD MARINO / Sports Features Communications(SFC) The Azerbaijani government and Baku 2015 European Games, led by President Ilham Aliyev and Minister of Youth and Sports and Baku 2015 CEO Azad Rahimov respectively, made a strong impression at the 2015 World more
Jan 23
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Posted Thursday January 22nd 2015.   By: Deepti Immaraju

LOS ANGELES (January 22, 2015) -- The LA84 Foundation Board of Directors announced today more than $1.68 million in grants to benefit 22 youth sports organizations in Southern California. Originally endowed with 40% of the surplus funds from the 1984 ... read more

Aspetar ahead of the game with a cutting edge Conference on New Sports Medicine Concepts in Handball

Posted Wednesday January 21st 2015.   By: Lyes Fodil

Doha 21st January 2015. In parallel with the 24th Men's Handball World Championship currently being held in Doha, Aspetar will host the Conference on New Sports Medicine Concepts in Handball at the Aspire Ladies Sports Hall on 23rd and 24th ... read more

"Inactivity Kills More Than Obesity" - BBC News

Posted Saturday January 17th 2015.   By: Mike May

SILVER SPRING, MD - January 15, 2015 -- Eye-opening research just released by the University of Cambridge (UK) reveals that lack of exercise is responsible for twice as many early deaths as obesity. This 12-year study of more than 300,000 ... read more

RedTorch kicks off 2015 with management buyout

Posted Tuesday January 13th 2015.   By: Jonny Murch

London, England - RedTorch Managing Director Jonny Murch, and Directors Alex Ross and Chris Argyle-Robinson have taken joint ownership of the London-based marketing agency, after an internal buyout for an undisclosed sum. Previous owner Fiona Higney launched the company over ... read more

POCOG Executive Board Approves Plans and Budget for 2015

Posted Friday January 9th 2015.   By: Pocog Press Office

SEOUL, January 09 - Today, the PyeongChang Organizing Committee for the 2018 Olympic & Paralympic Winter Games (POCOG) held the 19th Executive Board meeting at its Seoul office, with 18 Executive Board members were in attendance including POCOG President & ... read more

A New Year message from Patrick Hickey, President of the European Olympic Committees and IOC Executive Board Member

Posted Wednesday January 7th 2015.   By: Eoc Media

Rome; 07 January 2015: "At the European Olympic Committees headquarters in Rome it feels like we have been waiting for 2015 to arrive for the past 20 years. So it is very exciting that this seminal year for European sport ... read more

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