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Olympics: Rome 2024 bid launches new website

MARISSA FLANDERS (USA) / Sports Features Communications(SFC) The Rome 2024 Bid Committee unveiled their website's new version that gives the bid a new domain and look. It is now online at www.roma2024.com. The Bid Committee presented the website at Wired ...read more
 
May 28
2016

Paris 2024: Mayor Hidalgo visits China to learn more about the Olympic experience

MARISSA FLANDERS (USA) / Sports Features Communications (SFC) This week, the Mayor of Paris, Anne Hidalgo traveled to China to learn from their Olympic experiences gained by hosting the 2008 Summer Olympic and Paralympic Games. She also founded out about ...read more
 
May 28
2016

Olympics: AccorHotels becomes latest Paris 2024 bid sponsor

MARISSA FLANDERS (USA) / Sports Features Communications (SFC) Global hospitality group, AccorHotels has signed on as the 11th Paris 2024 Olympic and Paralympic Games bid sponsor. The new addition strengthens the city's bid for the 2024 Games and brings their ...read more
 
May 26
2016

Olympics: Rome 2024 shows support for Friendship Tournament and welcomes Isabelle Harvie-Watt as new Strategic Advisor

MARISSA FLANDERS (USA) / Sports Features Communications (SFC) Yesterday in the beautiful Rome Olympic Stadium was the Friendship Tournament. ACLI and the Italian National Olympic Committee (CONI) Lazio organized the soccer (football) tournament. It aims to aid asylum and refugee ...read more
 
May 26
2016
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IKA: Nocher and Kalinina claim first European Championship Titles on foiling Kiteboards in sun splashed Italy

Posted Tuesday May 24th 2016.   By: Markus Schwendtner

Medal races concluded the 2016 IKA KiteRacing European Championships and they marked a first on foiling kiteboards in both the regulated Formula Kite class and the open development KiteFoil class. The event took place at Cagliari, the highly acclaimed tourism ... read more

IOC President Thomas Bach: "No place to hide for drug cheats"

Posted Wednesday May 18th 2016.   By: International Olympic Committee

'The recent allegations against the WADA accredited anti-doping laboratory in Sochi are very detailed and therefore very worrying. Since they concern the Olympic Winter Games Sochi 2014 the International Olympic Committee (IOC) has every interest in a full and speedy ... read more

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

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