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ADVISORY: WRWC 2017 media accreditation to close this week

Dublin, June 27, 2017: Members of the media wishing to attend Women’s Rugby World Cup 2017 in Ireland have until Friday, 30 June to apply for accreditation to the event (WRWC 2017 media accreditation to close this week). The competition, which runs from 9-26 August in Dublin and Belfast, will see the

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A young and highly-energetic gazelle unveiled as Official Mascot, FIFA Club World Cup UAE 2017

Abu Dhabi, June 27, 2017: An important milestone on the road to the FIFA Club World Cup UAE 2017 took place at Yas Mall in Abu Dhabi today as the Official Mascot of the tournament was announced. A gazelle nicknamed ‘Dhabi’ made his first public appearance since 2010 in front of hundreds

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ECSS MetropolisRuhr 2017 congress briefing

Germany, June 26, 2017: ECSS MetropolisRuhr 2017, The European College of Sport Science (ECSS) is excited to welcome over 2.300 participants to the 22nd annual Congress of the ECSS in Essen, Germany. Outstanding sport science will be on display the full four days of the congress! There are several different session types covering

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1st Teqball World Cup 2017 – Budapest, Hungary

Budapest, Hungary, June 26, 2017: The 1st Teqball World Cup, held recently in Budapest, Hungary by the International Teqball Federation (FITEQ) between the 22nd – 25th June 2017 was a huge success. Teams and delegates representing 20 countries participated in the singles and doubles championships. Special guests included footballing legends, Willam Gallas (image

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MVP Alba Torrens has taken Spain to gold in FIBA EuroBasket Women 2017 champions

PRAGUE, Czech Republic, June 26, 2017: FIBA EuroBasket Women 2017 MVP Alba Torrens has taken Spain to gold with a commanding 71-55 win over France in the Final (FIBA EuroBasket Women 2017 MVP Alba Torrens). Spain return to the top of the podium after relinquishing the title they won in 2013 to

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ISSF EGA approves Tokyo 2020 Programme and a consultative forum to discuss 2024 and beyond

Munich, June 25, 2017: The International Shooting Sport Federation (ISSF) Extraordinary General Assembly (EGA) today approved the Tokyo 2020 Shooting Sport Olympic program, and the creation of an open and consultative forum comprising athletes, coaches and representatives from Member Federations to review the shooting events for the 2024 Olympic Games and beyond

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Harry Ellis wins the 122nd Amateur Championship after dramatic fightback at Royal St George’s

June 25, 2017, Sandwich, England: Harry Ellis wins 122nd Amateur Championship, Harry Ellis battled back from four holes down with five to play to win the 36-hole final of The 122nd Amateur Championship at Royal St George’s today. The 21-year-old from Meon Valley followed in the footsteps of his former Hampshire teammate,

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President Macron joins Olympic Day celebrations in Paris as the city transforms into Paris Olympic Park

By Tom Lloyd, Paris, France – June 24, 2017: French President Emmanuel Macron joined more than one million Parisians and visitors to the city, who turned out to take part in the City of Paris’ spectacular Olympic Day celebrations (President Macron joins Olympic Day celebrations). Led by Paris 2024 Co-Chair Tony Estanguet

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Triple Crown of Slopestyle run for American Nicholi Rogatkin

By Anna Ganglmayr, Innsbruck, AUSTRIA; June 24, 2017: A cashroll tail-whip wasn’t even something American Nicholi Rogatkin was thinking of coming into Crankworx Innsbruck, but with his back to the wall, an almost unbeatable run from Brett Rheeder, grace and variety supreme, on the scoreboard, he took a risk—and it paid off.

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Olympic Programme reforms best for shooting’s long-term future”, Member Federations arrive in Munich ahead of EGA to discuss reforms

Munich (GER), June 24, 2017: Ahead of tomorrow’s Extraordinary General Assembly (EGA), International Shooting Sport Federation (ISSF) President Olegario Vázquez Raña today expressed his firm belief that changes to shooting’s events on the Olympic programme are not just necessary, but essential for the long-term future of the sport (ISSF Olympic Programme reforms).