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IOC President Thomas Bach meets Italian President in Rome to receive top sports award

MARISSA FLANDERS (USA) / Sports Features Communications (SFC) International Olympic Committee (IOC) President, Thomas Bach traveled to Rome to accept the Italian Olympic Committee's (CONI) highest award for his contribution to sport. President Bach began his day with a meeting ...read more
 
May 24
2015

Kazakhstan celebrates Olympic Day with almost 3m people supporting the Almaty 2022 bid

MARISSA FLANDERS (USA) / Sports Features Communications (SFC) Almaty, Shymkent, Oral (Uralsk), and Astana, the four biggest cities in Kazakhstan had almost three million people take part in the Olympic Day celebrations. The Ministry of Culture and Sports, the National ...read more
 
May 24
2015

Chorus of IFs resign from SportAccord over political crisis with the IOC

MARISSA FLANDERS and LAURA WALDEN (USA) / Sports Features Communications (SFC) A growing number of international sports federations have suspended themselves from the SportAccord umbrella after President Marius Vizer's public criticism last month at the opening of the organization's general assembly.The ...read more
 
May 22
2015

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
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Olympic Day celebrated in all Kazakhstan

Posted Saturday May 23rd 2015.   By: Zhuldyz Baimagambet

Almaty, 23 May 2015. Nearly three million people, in four of the biggest cities in Kazakhstan - Almaty, Astana, Shymkent and Oral (Uralsk) - had the chance to take part in the Olympic Day celebrations organised by the National Olympic ... read more

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

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