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AFC Expresses Concern over Anti-Corruption Commission Intervention

Malaysia, May 26, 2014: Asian Football Confederation (AFC) wishes to express its concern in respect of the intervention by the Anti-Corruption Commission of the Republic of Maldives to investigate alleged misconduct in the sale of tickets of the AFC Challenge Cup tournament currently being held in the Maldives. While the AFC Challenge


Milou van der Heijden marks Perth success

Perth, May 26, 2014: Dutch champion Milou van der Heijden picked up the second WSA World Tour squash title of her career when she beat home hope Sarah Cardwell in the final of the Women’s City of Perth WA Open in Western Australia. It was after a four-game semi-final win over fourth-seeded


Clean sweep for German giants in 2014 ICF Canoe Sprint World Cup

Hungary, May 25, 2014: Germany’s Max Hoff and Sebastian Brendel each completed the 2014 ICF Canoe Sprint World Cup series with a 100% record in their respective events as the action concluded in Szeged, Hungary on Sunday 25 May. Hoff dominated the K1 Men 1000m and Brendel was equally impressive over the


1st IAAF World Junior Coaches Conference – Oregon 2014

Monaco, May 26, 2014: The 1st IAAF World Junior Coaches Conference will be held in Eugene, USA, on Monday 28 July, giving the opportunity for coaches from nearly 180 national teams assembled for the 2014 IAAF World Junior Championships the chance to attend. Held at the University of Oregon campus in the


Surfing showcases compatibility with multi-sport events at the South American Beach Games, Seven athlete Surfers competing in Vargas 2014 are graduates of the ISA Scholarship Programme

Vargas, Venezuela, 25 May 2014: At the South American Beach Games this week in Vargas, Venezuela, Surfing demonstrated its clear suitability to being a core part of a large-scale, multi-sport event with world class athletes competing as part of a national team on an international stage. Surfing was one of 10 sports


Hungary showed their paddling power with eight medals from 10 races as the first batch of finals concluded at the 2014 ICF Canoe Sprint World Cup in Szeged, Hungary

Szeged – Hungary, May 26, 2014: Germany also impressed with six medals; Max Hoff (K1 Men 1000m) and Sebastian Brendel (C1 Men 1000m) each made it a trio of victories from this season’s three ICF Canoe Sprint World Cups. Australia’s Murray Stewart managed to collect two medals from the morning’s action. The


NBP wins 33rd National Junior Hockey Championship, Mubashar Hussain was declared the best player of the Championship

Karachi, May 24, 2014: National Bank of Pakistan continued the winning streak shattering dreams of defending champion WAPDA beating them 2-1 in the final of the 33rd National Junior Hockey Championship that concluded at the Hockey Club of Pakistan Stadium here on Saturday. The Bankers initiated their attack in the first minute


Meet the Qualified Athletes for Nanjing 2014 Youth Olympic Games

Lausanne, May 23, 2014: The International Boxing Association (AIBA) is pleased to announce today, 85 days ahead of the Opening Ceremony, the final list of boxers that have qualified for the Nanjing 2014 Youth Olympic Games (YOG) to be held from August 16 until August 28, 2014. From over 500 boxers that


FIBA Family Call For Support

Germany, May 23, 2014: Newly-elected FIBA Europe President Turgay Demirel, FIBA Secretary General Patrick Baumann and FIBA Europe Secretary General Kamil Novak are among the basketball notaries in Europe and beyond urging the worldwide basketball community to rally together in support of the grief-stricken communities of Bosnia and Herzegovina, Croatia and Serbia.


ISSF World Cup in Shotgun events in Almaty closed by Fernandez’s Trap Men victory Italy finished atop of the medal standings, followed by Slovakia and the USA. Over 300 athletes from more than 45 countries participated in this third world cup leg of the season

Today’s Trap Men Gold medal match won by Spain’s Alberto Fernandez closed the 2014 ISSF World Cup in Shotgun events held in Almaty, Kazakhstan, from the 16 through the 25 of May. After passing through the semi-final with a perfect score of 15 out of 15 hits, Fernandez faced Erik Varga of