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SportAccord Convention a great success as they get back to basics in Olympic Capital Lausanne

MARISSA FLANDERS (USA) / Sports Features Communications (SFC) Lausanne, Switzerland, the home of a number of organizations, International Federations (IFs), and the International Olympic Committee (IOC) welcomed back the SportAccord Convention for six days of top-level networking, meetings, and conferences. ...read more
 
Apr 29
2016

Olympics: Paris 2024 and French athletes celebrate 100 days until Rio 2016

MARISSA FLANDERS (USA) / Sports Features Communications (SFC) To celebrate 100 days until the Rio 2016 Olympic and Paralympic Games, a special event was hosted by the French National Olympic Committee (CNOSF) in central Paris at the Palais de Chaillot ...read more
 
Apr 29
2016

Olympics: LA 2024 receives support from Congressional Resolution

MARISSA FLANDERS (USA) / Sports Features Communications (SFC) Los Angeles (LA) 2024 Candidature Committee leaders and California Congress Members gathered at the United States Capitol, Washington, D.C. to announce a bipartisan US House of Representatives resolution in support of LA's ...read more
 
Apr 29
2016

JOHN GOODBODY: The legacy of apartheid lives on but a quota system won't help

THE JOHN GOODBODY COLUMN / An authoritative and exclusive series from Sports Features Communications (SFC) South Africa has often been a problem for international sport. Although the country competed in the   Olympic Games until 1960, the repugnance over its apartheid regime ...read more
 
Apr 28
2016
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DON'T MISS OUT ON AARHUS! EXPERIENCE NEXT YEAR'S EUROPEAN CAPITAL OF CULTURE AT #SAC2017 AND PRE-REGISTER NOW

Posted Thursday April 28th 2016.   By: Jenny Edmondson

LAUSANNE, Switzerland - The future is bright for SportAccord Convention as it looks ahead to #SAC2017 where the 15th edition will take place at the Scandinavian Congress Center in Aarhus, Denmark from 2 - 7 April 2017. Announced during last ... read more

"BACK TO BASICS" HERALDED A GREAT SUCCESS FOR 14TH EDITION OF THE SPORTACCORD CONVENTION IN LAUSANNE, SWITZERLAND

Posted Thursday April 28th 2016.   By: Jenny Edmondson

LAUSANNE, Switzerland - The SportAccord Convention returned to Lausanne, Switzerland, the home of numerous International Federations, organisations and the International Olympic Committee for six days of meetings, conferences and top-level networking. Going back to its roots and raison d'Ítre, this ... read more

2016 Leucate Kiteboarding Grand Slam - Mondial Du Vent

Posted Sunday April 24th 2016.   By: Markus Schwendtner

Only one and a half competition days of wind resulted in shared podiums in both men's and women's freestyle, leaving the race for the 2016 IKA Kiteboarding World Championship Titles wide open. Leucate is located on the southern Mediterranean coast ... read more

CITY TO CITY MEETING, SPORTACCORD CONVENTION IN LAUSANNE

Posted Friday April 22nd 2016.   By: Jenny Edmondson

Over 50 representatives of cities, regions and countries attending this year's SportAccord Convention, have reached an overwhelming consensus to move forward with the formation of an international association of event hosts. The representatives met at the City to City session ... read more

"AARHUS" DENMARK CONFIRMED AS HOST CITY FOR SPORTACCORD CONVENTION 2017

Posted Wednesday April 20th 2016.   By: Jenny Edmondson

LAUSANNE, Switzerland - SportAccord Convention is delighted to announce Aarhus known as the City of Smiles, as Host City for the 2017 Convention. An active member in the World of Sport, Aarhus and Denmark host a wide variety of major ... read more

REPUCOM AND SPORTBUSINESS GROUP EACH TO HOST A WORKSHOP FOR FEDERATIONS, HOST CITIES, LOCAL ORGANISING & BID COMMITTEES

Posted Tuesday April 12th 2016.   By: Jenny Edmondson

LAUSANNE, Switzerland - SportAccord Convention long-term Partners Repucom and SportBusiness Group (in partnership with 360DIRECT), will each host a workshop at this year's event taking place at the SwissTech Convention Center in Lausanne, Switzerland. Repucom will deliver a special workshop ... read more

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