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Junior World Championships, Marrakech 2019, the Springboard to the Future

Marrakech, October 15, 2019: There is no doubt that the Junior World Championships that are about to open in Marrakech, Morocco, and whose official draw was held on Tuesday, October 15, are a springboard to the future. For the 517 competitors (294 men and 223 women), from 81 countries on five continents,

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IMMAF recognises the FPLAJDA in French Polynesia, Sports Minister Postpones Legalisation and Recognition of MMA

London, October 15, 2019: The Polynesian Federation of Wrestling and Associated Disciplines (FPLAJDA) has been recognised by the International Mixed Martial Arts Federation (IMMAF), with its membership announced at a press conference on Friday 11 October in Tahiti (FPLAJDA recognised IMMAF French). Hosted by the FPLAJDA as part of its bid for

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Angela Lee retains One Women’s Atomweight World Championship with submission win over Xiong Jing Nan

Tokyo, Japan, October 13, 2019: The largest global sports media property in Asian history, ONE Championship™ (ONE), kicked off a historic evening at the Ryogoku Kokugikan with ONE: CENTURY 世紀 PART I, broadcast live in the United States on TNT and B/R Live and in over 140 countries around the world (Angela

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Tridents beat the unbeatable Warriors to take the Hero CPL 2019 title

Brian Lara Cricket Academy, Trinidad, October 13, 2019: Barbados Tridents won their second Hero Caribbean Premier League (CPL) title as Guyana Amazon Warriors’ perfect season unraveled at the worst possible moment. The Warriors had won all 11 matches – including three against the Tridents – before the final, but came off second

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Opening Ceremony, world-class second day of action at ANOC World Beach Games

Doha, October 12, 2019: The first-ever Association of National Olympic Committees (ANOC) World Beach Games have officially been launched in Qatar with a tasteful Opening Ceremony that blended traditional local culture with international sport. Hundreds of athletes from 97 countries enjoyed a gloriously choreographed evening of entertainment in the Amphitheatre of Katara

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2019 edition of International Basketball Migration Report sees international transfers stabilize

Neuchatel/Mies, October 09, 2019: The International Centre for Sports Studies (CIES) and FIBA have published the eighth edition of the International Basketball Migration Report sees, a seasonal insight into the migratory trends and tendencies of the sport across the globe. This edition of the report, which covers the 2018-19 basketball season, combines

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Star-Studded Field to shine at the ANOC World Beach Games Qatar 2019

Doha, Qatar, October 09, 2019: Olympic medallists, global champions and most of the world’s top names in each of the 13 contested sports complete a stellar field that is expected to dazzle at the inaugural Association of National Olympic Committees ANOC Beach Games 2019 from October 12-16. The Local Organising Committee (LOC)

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New Faroese Government reaffirms commitment to Olympic campaign

By Amelia Fisher-Starzynski, Tórshavn, Faroe Islands, October 8, 2019: Newly appointed Prime Minister of Faroe Islands, Bárður á Steig Nielsen, has reaffirmed the nation’s commitment to sport and gaining Olympic recognition (New Faroese Government reaffirms). The Prime Minister part of a new government formed following the recent general election on the Faroe

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IPPON AT THE OLYMPIC MUSEUM

Lausanne, October 8, 2019: A beautiful autumn sun was shining above the Olympic Museum on the shores of Lake Geneva in Lausanne on Monday, October 7th (IPPON OLYMPIC MUSEUM). All conditions were in place for International Olympic Committee President, Thomas Bach, and International Judo Federation President, Marius Vizer, together with the members

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World-Class Venues taking shape for 1st ANOC World Beach Games Qatar 2019

Doha, Qatar, October 07, 2019: Four world-class venues are taking shape ahead of the inaugural Association of National Olympic Committees (ANOC) World Beach Games Qatar 2019 which will hold from October 12-16. An eye-catching mix of new beach front locations and state-of-the-art permanent venues have been chosen to host the 13 sports