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France Wins Historic First-Ever Team World Championship at 2017 ISA World Surfing Games

Biarritz, France, May 27, 2017: France Wins Historic First Ever, Heading into the final day of the 2017 ISA World Surfing Games, the ISA is pleased to officially announce that the host country Team France has made history and won their first-ever Team World Championship in the competition. Team France got off

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Laureus European Summit sends message of hope

Stockholm, May 26, 2017 – “I’m leaving here with hope. Where there is sport, there is hope,” said Pete Edwards from The Running Charity, a Manchester-based organization using running to build resilience, confidence and self-esteem in homeless youth. Speaking at the Laureus Sport for Good European Summit (Laureus European Summit), the Mancunian

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United Women Hockey Academy defeated Punjab Whites 2-0

Lahore, May 24, 2017: United Women Hockey Academy defeated Punjab Whites 2-0 in the final of the 5th Chief Minister Women Gold Cup Hockey Tournament at the National Hockey Stadium, Lahore. Punjab Minister for Sports & Youth Affairs, Jahangir Khanzada was the chief guest. He was received by the Secretary General PHF,

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Sport Science at the University Alliance Ruhr

By Tuulia Hokkanen, Germany, May 24, 2017: The 22nd annual Congress of the European College of Sport Science in Metropolis Ruhr is hosted by the University Alliance Ruhr (UAR). The UAR is an alliance between Ruhr-University Bochum, TU Dortmund University, and the University of Duisburg-Essen, which are the three strongest universities in

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Sport and culture combine as Paris 2024 joins the red carpet at the Cannes Film Festival

By Amelia Fisher-Starzynski, May 24, 2017: Tonight Paris 2024 joined the glittering world of celebrity at the 70th edition of the Cannes Film Festival. A Paris 2024 delegation climbed the famed 24 steps of the Palais des Festivals, at the invitation of Pierre Lescure, President of the Cannes Film Festival and Thierry

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Three women elected to Athletes’ Commission

Gold Coast, May 24, 2017: BWF Athletes Commission, Olympic silver medallist, Pusarla V Sindhu, led a trio of women onto the BWF Athletes’ Commission as voting for four places on the representative body took place in Gold Coast, Australia, today. The Indian athlete topped the ballot with 129 votes with Kirsty Gilmour

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Media accreditation open for Official Draw Ceremony of FIBA Asia Cup 2017

BEIRUT, Lebanon, May 23, 2017: Media accreditation is now open for the Draw Ceremony of the FIBA Asia Cup 2017 Draw set to take place in Lebanon on Tuesday May 30 2017. The ceremony will take place at the Le Royal Hotel Dbayeh, starting 11 am local time. All media representatives who wish

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ITTF Launches Online Administration Course for Member Associations

Lausanne, May 22, 2017: Online Administration Course, The International Table Tennis Federation (ITTF) is pleased to announce the launch of the ITTF Administration Course, the first certified educational course of the ITTF that is undertaken online. The course is targeted at administrators within all Table Tennis Associations, and will help to provide

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Massive impact of RWC 2019 will be an enduring legacy in Asia

By James Fitzgerald, Dublin, May 21, 2017: Massive impact RWC 2019, Inspiring sustainable rugby growth and attracting one million new participants in Asia is the aim of the Impact Beyond 2019 programme, which was launched today. Announced at the Asia Rugby General Assembly in Mongolia, Impact Beyond 2019 is a partnership between

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First ever World title for Brazil in Bratislava

Bratislava, May 21, 2017: World title Brazil Bratislava, History made on the last day of the 2017 Para Table Tennis World Team Championships as the trio of Bruna ALEXANDRE, Danielle RAUEN and Jennfyer MARQUES won the Class 9-10 Women’s Title. The Brazilians overcame a highly-spirited Turkish team (Neslihan KANAS, Merve DEMIS and