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Olympics: Leaders of PyeongChang 2018, Tokyo 2020 and Beijing 2022 meet to discuss advancement of Asian sport

Sports Features Communications(SFC) The leaders of the Organizing Committees for the 2018, 2020 and 2022 Olympic & Paralympic Summer and Winter Games met together in PyeongChang, South Korea for a first time gathering to discuss collaborations on Saturday, February 6, 2016. ...read more
 
Feb 6
2016

Olympics: Los Angeles 2024 signs Banc of California as commercial bank for the bid

LAURA WALDEN (USA) / Sports Features Communications (SFC) Banc of California announced today that they have teamed up with Los Angeles 2024 to provide banking services for the Olympic bid. Banc of California, N.A., is a wholly owned subsidiary of ...read more
 
Feb 4
2016

Olympics: IOC President Bach takes in sites of Los Angeles and tours proposed LA 2024 venues

MARISSA FLANDERS (USA) / Sports Features Communications The city of Los Angeles (LA) has been playing host to International Olympic Committee (IOC) President, Thomas Bach as he has been taking in the city's cultural and world-class sporting highlights. President Bach ...read more
 
Feb 3
2016

JOHN GOODBODY: Problems remain for future of transgender athletes in the Olympics

THE JOHN GOODBODY COLUMN / An authoritative and exclusive series from Sports Features Communications (SFC) New guidelines have been drawn up by the International Olympic Committee (IOC) on the contentious issue of the admission of transgender athletes to international competition. Gender ...read more
 
Feb 2
2016
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PETER DIAMOND PROMOTED TO NBC OLYMPICS EXECUTIVE VICE PRESIDENT

Posted Wednesday January 27th 2016.   By: Chris Mccloskey

STAMFORD, Conn. - January 27, 2016 - Peter Diamond, a 15-time Emmy Award-winner and the most-tenured executive in U.S. Olympic television history, has been promoted to Executive Vice President, Programming, NBC Olympics. Diamond was previously Senior Vice President in the ... read more

SPORTACCORD COUNCIL AGREES TO POSTPONE MERGER WITH SPORTACCORD CONVENTION

Posted Tuesday January 26th 2016.   By: Jenny Edmondson

LAUSANNE, Switzerland - At the SportAccord Council meeting held today at the Maison du Sport, Lausanne, the Members representing the four Associations ASOIF, AIOWF, ARISF, AIMS and the Associate Members today reviewed the feedback received from all SportAccord Members following ... read more

Jeongseon Alpine Centre officially approved for World Cup Competition

Posted Wednesday January 20th 2016.   By: Pocog Press Office

January 20, 2016, Jeongseon - Jeongseon Alpine Centre, venue for the 2016 AUDI FIS Ski World Cup men's races, is officially ready for competition. FIS Technical Expert Guenter Hujara inspected the course today and expressed satisfaction on its readiness. Men's ... read more

FOX Sports teams up with Bundesliga to mark the football league's return with world's biggest penalty prediction game #18TOWIN

Posted Tuesday January 19th 2016.   By: Antoine Chapuy

January 19th, London - FOX Sports today unveils #18TOWIN, its first ever global social media activation officially dedicated to promoting the return of the Bundesliga on Friday January 22nd at 8.30pm (Central European Time - CET). #18TOWIN is a two-week ... read more

World Taekwondo Federation to extend Taekwondo Humanitarian Foundation to Turkey

Posted Monday January 18th 2016.   By: Justin Shea

18 January 2016; Kilis, Turkey: The World Taekwondo Federation (WTF) announced today that it will expand its Taekwondo Humanitarian Foundation (THF) project to Kilis, Turkey, as it aims to use taekwondo to bring hope and joy to people in refugee ... read more

Generations For Peace receives first ever European Union grant to empower thousands of young people in Lebanon

Posted Friday January 15th 2016.   By: Generations For Peace Media Team

14 January, 2016 - Amman, Jordan: The European Union, through its European Instrument for Democracy and Human Rights (EIDHR), has awarded Generations For Peace its first ever grant of 600,000 Euro to engage youth in Lebanon in social cohesion and ... read more

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