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SportAccord President Marius Vizer creates reform agenda to put forward to the IOC

MARISSA FLANDERS (USA) / Sports Features Communications(SFC) SportAccord President, Marius Vizer communicated a detailed 20-point agenda to the Presidents of all SportAccord member International Federations (IFs), Association of Summer Olympic International Federations (ASOIF) President, Francesco Ricci Bitti, and International Olympic ...read more
 
May 22
2015

Generations For Peace Volunteers support relief efforts in Nepal

MARISSA FLANDERS (USA) / Sports Features Communications (SFC) Following the devastating earthquakes in Nepal, a local team of Generations For Peace volunteers have mobilized to aid in emergency assistance efforts. Since 2009, Generations For Peace has partnered with the Nepal ...read more
 
May 22
2015

'Snow Princess' Li Nina praises Beijing 2022 'athlete-centered' Olympic bid plan

DR. ERIC C. SCHWARZ in MELBOURNE (AUS) / Sports Features Communications (SFC)  Li Nina, also known as China's "Snow Princess" has praised the Beijing 2022 Winter Olympic and Paralympic bid committee on their vision for an "athlete-centered" Games.  Li Nina ...read more
 
May 21
2015

WADA Op-Ed: 'Media - the 4th Estate in Anti-Doping'

By Ben Nichols, WADA Senior Manager, Media Relations and CommunicationsAs the global anti-doping community becomes more and more accustomed to the anti-doping rule changes that took effect on 1 January with the introduction of the 2015 World Anti-Doping Code, there ...read more
 
May 21
2015
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BUBKA PRAISES SUCCESS OF DIAMOND LEAGUE SHANGHAI MEETING

Posted Tuesday May 19th 2015.   By: Sergey Bubka

19 May 2015, Shanghai, China - Sergey Bubka, IAAF Vice President and Olympic champion, has praised the success of the Shanghai Diamond League meeting and believes that the event provides further proof of the value of staging athletics events in ... read more

PyeongChang 2018 unveils new "Passion.Connected." Slogan at 1000days-to-go celebration and countdown to the Olympic Games

Posted Saturday May 16th 2015.   By: Pocog Press Office

Seoul, May 16-The PyeongChang Organizing Committee for the 2018 Olympic and Paralympic Winter Games (POCOG) unveiled its slogan for the 2018 PyeongChang Olympic and Paralympic Winter Games at the 1000days-to-go celebrationheldtoday at Seoul's Olympic Park. POCOG will reinforce its messageto ... read more

PyeongChang 2018 Announces LEE Moon-tae as Executive Artistic Director for Opening and Closing Ceremonies of PyeongChang 2018 Paralympic Winter Games

Posted Friday May 15th 2015.   By: Pocog Press Office

SEOUL, May15 - The PyeongChang Organizing Committee for the 2018 Olympic & Paralympic Winter Games (POCOG, President Yang-Ho Cho) announces that it has selected Mr. LEE Moon-tae, currently President of Korean Traditional Performing Arts Foundation as Executive Artistic Director for ... read more

PyeongChang 2018 boosts national pride naming three Korean Olympic skating champions as Honorary Ambassadors

Posted Thursday May 14th 2015.   By: Pocog Press Office

Seoul, May 14, 2015 - Korea's most decorated skating Olympians Seung-hoon LEE, Seung-hi PARK and Tae-bum MO will participate as Honorary Ambassadors for the PyeongChang 2018 Olympic and Paralympic Winter Games. The PyeongChang Organizing Committee for the 2018 Olympic & ... read more

Shanghai and China showcase World Archery's growth in Asia

Posted Thursday May 14th 2015.   By: World Archery Communication

Against the well-known skyline of the Pudong river boulevard in East Asia's Financial Capital of Shanghai, archers fought for medals at the first stage of the Archery World Cup in Shanghai last week. The inverted field of play, offering even ... read more

The PyeongChang 2018 Olympic and Paralympic Winter Games celebrates 1000-days to go with 'Happy PyeongChang, Promise for 1000 days' Special Event

Posted Monday May 11th 2015.   By: Pocog Press Office

Seoul, May 11- The PyeongChang Organizing Committee for the 2018 Olympic and Paralympic Winter Games (POCOG) announced today that it will celebrate its '1000-days to go' milestone to promote the nation's first Olympic Winter Games. Special events will take place ... read more

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