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IMMAF sets sights on 2028 Olympic Games for MMA debut

London, August 15, 2017: MMA’s Olympic dream at last has a clear target in sight, according to International Mixed Martial Arts Federation President, Kerrith Brown: the 2028 Olympic Games in Los Angeles (IMMAF sets sights 2028 Olympic Games). In a recent statement and interview with immaf.org, Brown cited IMMAF’s optimism as a

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Stance Renews its Partnership with the ISA Through 2018 as Title Sponsor of the ISA World Adaptive Surfing Championship

La Jolla, California, August 15, 2017 – The International Surfing Association (ISA) is delighted to announce that Stance has agreed to continue their dedicated support of Adaptive Surfing and continue as Title sponsor of the Stance ISA World Adaptive Surfing Championship for two more years, through 2018. Stance, an innovative, industry-leading lifestyle

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Baseball (with no bats or gloves) makes debut at FRIENDSHIP GAMES IN AFRICA

Bujumbura, Burundi, August 15, 2017: The World Baseball Softball Confederation (WBSC) staged a new form of baseball that did not include gloves or bats for baseball’s debut at the Friendship Games, which took place from 10-13 August in Bujumbura, Burundi (FRIENDSHIP GAMES AFRICA). The annual Friendship Games, organised by Peace and Sport

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Peace and Sport’s Friendship Games closes following inspirational weekend of sport for change and intercultural dialogue

By Tom Lloyd, Bujumbura, Burundi – 15 August 2017: The 8th edition of the Friendship Games, organised by Peace and Sport in partnership with the National Olympic Committee of Burundi, concluded after a weekend full of sport, learning and intercultural dialogue in  Bujumbura, Burundi last week. The event brought together 200 children

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World Athletics’ attention turns to Doha as IAAF World Championships Flag is handed over

By Nicola Milan, London, UK, August 14, 2017: Doha has become the next host city of the world’s third biggest sporting event following a momentous handover ceremony in the London 2017 Stadium, broadcast to a global audience as this year’s World Championships came to a spectacular end (Doha 2019 World Championships). Doha

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Canada crowned FIBA Women’s AmeriCup 2017 champion

Buenos Aires (FIBA Women AmeriCup 2017 champion) Aug 14, 2017: Canada revalidated as FIBA Women’s AmeriCup Champion with a 67-65 win over Argentina. Nirra Fields was named the FIBA Women’s AmeriCup 2017 Most Valuable Player. For the first time in the continental competition, Canada had a slow start and Argentina took full

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Russia wins first IJF Mixed Team World Title ahead of Budapest supershow

Santiago, Chile, August 14, 2017: Russia won the first IJF Mixed Team World title on the final day of the Cadet World Championships 2017 in Santiago, Chile, as a global audience tuned in to take a first look at judo’s new addition to the Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games programme (Russia wins first

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Belgium crowned U18 Women’s European champions

SOPRON, Hungary, August 14, 2017: (Belgium crowned U18) Belgium are the FIBA U18 Women’s European Championship 2017 champions, defeating Serbia 55-53 in Sunday’s Final in Sopron, Hungary. Led by tournament MVP Billie Massey, Belgium used a 22-3 second quarter to build a commanding lead, only for Serbia to charge back from 19

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IAAF World Championships London 2017 – the most compelling and competitive championships of all time

London, August 14, 2017: Speaking ahead of the final evening session on Sunday (13), IAAF President Sebastian Coe described the IAAF World Championships London 2017 as the most competitive and compelling World Championships of all time. “I can’t remember a time when the competition has been so competitive and the stories around

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Golds for Belgium, France, Germany and Italy at European and World Reining Championships 2017

By Simona Diale, August 13, 2017: Team Belgium is no stranger to the highest step of the podium in FEI competition, yet a Belgian rider had never clinched the coveted individual gold medal until yesterday, when Bernard Fonck (BEL) dominated the competition in Givrins, Switzerland (SVAG FEI World Reining Championships). Riding the