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Peace and Sport launches 2017’s WhiteCard campaign

By Tom Lloyd, Monaco, Mar 24, 2017: Peace and Sport, the politically neutral organization dedicated to promoting sport as a tool for peace, has launched its 2017 # WhiteCard campaign, inviting the world to show its commitment to global peace efforts. At an official event held in Monaco, Peace and Sport’s President

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World record for Algeria’s Nadia Medjmedj, while British sprinters impress in Dubai

Dubai, Mar 22, 2017: Algeria’s Nadia Medjmedj record-breaking success continued, while British sprinters also made their marks on day three (Wednesday 22 March) of the season-opening Dubai Grand Prix in the United Arab Emirates (UAE). With less than four months to go before the London 2017 World Para Athletics Championships, Nadia Medjmedj

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Star-Studded line up unveiled for Doha 2017 IAAF diamond league as online ticket sales launched

By Nicola Milan, Doha, Mar 22, 2017: A world-class field of Olympic and World Champions will kick off their outdoor seasons in Doha with an action-packed evening of exhilarating athletics expected in the Qatari capital on 5th May. Tickets are online ticket on sale now at www.q-tickets.com to witness athletics’ biggest stars

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Paris 2024 unveils transport giant SNCF as its latest Official Partner

By Amelia Fisher-Starzynski, Mar 22, 2017: TRANSPORT GIANT SNCF, The Paris 2024 Olympic and Paralympic Bid Committee has become even stronger today as it announced the support of SNCF Group, its latest Official Partner. With less than six months to go before the International Olympic Committee (IOC) 2024 host city decision in

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One Turf Concept’ agreed by rugby, soccer and hockey

Dublin, Mar 22, 2017: One Turf Concept, World Rugby, FIFA and the International Hockey Federation (FIH) have developed a ground-breaking protocol for multi-surface playing fields that could revolutionize how shared sports grounds are used and enjoyed around the world. After many years working together on this project, including detailed discussions with industry

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FIBA Basketball World Cup 2019 logo unveiled

Shanghai, Mar 21, 2017: The official logo of the FIBA Basketball World Cup 2019 was unveiled at an official ceremony in Shanghai, China on Tuesday. The logo draws its inspiration from the Beijing Opera, one of the most symbolic cultural icons of China. It showcases the legends of the strongest with the

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IAAF World Championships London 2017 – Press Accreditation Opens

Monaco, Mar 21, 2017: IAAF World Championships London 2017, Written press journalists and photographers wishing to cover the IAAF World Championships London 2017 to be held from 4 to 13 August 2017 can now register online for accreditation. In order to access the online IAAF accreditation system, journalists will need a specific

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Media accreditation for The World Games 2017 is now open

Lausanne, Mar 21, 2017: Media accreditation process for The World Games 2017 now underway. The accreditation system can be found here: https://theworldgames2017.com/en/contact/press-room/ After registration, the applicants will be directed to a form, which should be filled in according to the instructions provided. Submitting an application does not automatically guarantee that a media

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TOTAL energy in BWF major events until 2021

By Gayle Alleyne, Mar 20, 2017: TOTAL energy will continue to energize BWF Major Events for an additional three years from 2019 to 2021. The Badminton World Federation and the energy giant have agreed a partnership extension, confirming Total’s title sponsorship of BWF’s flagship tournaments beyond the initial three-year deal which concludes

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Carroll beats Olympic Silver Rooney to claim her first Gold

Acapulco, Mexico, Mar 19, 2017 – There are many ways to collect the first World Cup Gold medal of your career, and doing it in front of your parents is surely among the most emotional ones. That’s what United States’ Ashley Carroll did today in Acapulco (MEX), where she wrestled through a crowded