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[Updated] Olympics: Hamburg 2024 loses the referendum with 51.7% voting no and scraps the bid campaign

LAURA WALDEN (USA) / Sports Features Communications(SFC) Nikolas Hill, CEO of the Hamburg 2024 Olympic bid, confirmed in a conference call with international Olympic media that the Hamburg bid will not go forward. This now leaves Budapest, Los Angeles, Paris and Rome more
Nov 29

Olympics: D-day for the Hamburg 2024 referendum

LAURA WALDEN (USA) / Sports Features Communications (SFC) German citizens will decide the fate today of the Hamburg 2024 Olympic bid as public polling stations opened in the cities of Hamburg and Kiel. Since early November voters could cast their absentee more
Nov 29

Olympics: LA Dodgers pitcher Hyun-jin Ryu named PyeongChang 2018 Honorary Ambassador

LAURA WALDEN (USA) / Sports Features Communications (SFC) South Korean MLB pitcher the Los Angeles dodgers has been appointed as Honorary Ambassador for the PyeongChang Organizing Committee for the 2018 Olympic & Paralympic Winter Games (POCOG). Hyun-jin Ryu, a starting lineup more
Nov 29

JOHN GOODBODY: WADA must expand its duties - but it needs money

THE JOHN GOODBODY COLUMN / An authoritative and exclusive series from Sports Features Communications (SFC) One has learnt many things from the crisis which has engulfed athletics. But probably the most important is that the way forward for all international sport more
Nov 25
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EOC praises RIOU as application process for fourth MSA begins

Posted Sunday November 29th 2015.   By: Adelina Akhmetzyanova

Sochi: European Olympic Committees President Patrick Hickey has praised the Russian International Olympic University (RIOU) for its balanced educational approach in creating future talent for the sports industry, as the application process for the fourth edition of RIOU's highly-regarded Master ... read more

Kiteboard Tour Asia Myanmar Wave Riders Cup & KTA Race Open final results

Posted Saturday November 28th 2015.   By: Neil Godbold

Hong Kong: It has of course been a historical few weeks in Myanmar as the country held its first democratic elections. However the Myanmar Wave Rider Cup & KTA Race Open also broke new ground as it delivered Myanmar's first ... read more

Korean MLB pitcher RYU Hyun-jin named Honorary Ambassador for the Olympic and Paralympic Winter Games PyeongChang 2018

Posted Friday November 27th 2015.   By: Pocog Press Office

Seoul, November 26 - The PyeongChang Organizing Committee for the 2018 Olympic & Paralympic Winter Games (POCOG, President Yang-ho Cho) appointed Major League Baseball (MLB) pitcher RYU Hyun-jin as an Honorary Ambassador on November 26th, in Seoul, Korea. RYU Hyun-jin ... read more

World Archery names Hyundai title sponsor of Archery World Cup

Posted Thursday November 26th 2015.   By: World Archery Communication

The three-year high-profile deal also includes title rights to the World Archery Championships in 2017. Hyundai Motor Company has announced a three-year sponsorship deal supporting World Archery, including title rights for the Hyundai Archery World Cup in 2016, 2017 and ... read more


Posted Tuesday November 17th 2015.   By: Jenny Edmondson

LAUSANNE, Switzerland - The ninth edition of the International Federation (IF) Forum focussed on Governance in Sport and came at a time when governance at global levels is under scrutiny. International sport federations gathered in Lausanne, the Olympic Capital and ... read more

Communique following the meeting of IOC President Bach and ROC President Zhukov

Posted Saturday November 14th 2015.   By: International Olympic Committee

President of the Russian Olympic Committee (ROC) Alexander Zhukov has met International Olympic Committee (IOC) IOC President Thomas Bach to discuss the findings of the World Anti-Doping Agency (WADA) Independent Commission Report. Following the meeting, the ROC with the full ... read more

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