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SportAccord and Association of National Olympic Committees Sign Partnership Agreement

Lausanne, 4 November 2013 – Association of National Olympic Committees (ANOC) and SportAccord (union for Olympic and non-Olympic international sports federations and organisers of international sporting events) signed a partnership agreement today. The signing took place directly after the Welcome Ceremony of the IF Forum 2013 in Lausanne, Switzerland. This partnership aims

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2013 Athletes of the Year, and the men’s and the women’s have been announced finalists

Monaco – Nov 04, 2013: With less than two weeks to go until the 2013 World Athletics Gala, the IAAF has the pleasure in announcing the names of the three male athletes who are still in contention to become the 2013 World Athlete of the Year. The finalists were selected after a

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IPC Academy announces Pyeongchang 2018 Excellence Programme

Germany, Nov 04, 2013: The International Paralympic Committee (IPC) has announced an agreement with the PyeongChang 2018 Paralympic Winter Games Organising Committee for the delivery of the third edition of the IPC Academy Excellence Programme. The partnership will see the IPC Academy deliver a range of knowledge workshops across the next five

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Asia Victorious at the 2013 ITTF World Cadet Challenge Despite Hiccups

Otocec – Slovenia, Nov 04, 2013: 64 players from 33 countries have formed friendships, learned about other cultures and played some table tennis at the 2013 World Cadet Challenge, the world’s premier under-15 table tennis event, where players represent their continent instead of their countries. Asia reaffirmed their place at the top

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GCC & Yemen RADO meets in Kuwait & Mongolia Sports Press Union awards

Kuwait, Nov 3, 2013: The 11th GCC & Yemen RADO Board meeting for the Regional Anti-Doping Organization and 2nd Education Sub Commission meeting were held in the Kuwait Movenpick Hotel under the Patronage of H.E. Faisal Al Jazzaf, Chairman – Director General of Public Authority for Youth & Sport (PAYS) and in

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National team announces for the IBSF World Snooker Championships – 2013 in Latvia

Karachi – Pakistan, Nov 3, 2013: According to the Pakistan Billiards & Snooker Association, PBSA is pleased to inform that the resignations of the President, Alamgir A. Shaikh & Honorary Secretary, Munawwar Hussain Shaikh were not accepted by the Association in the meeting held on 1st November 2013. The Executive Committee of

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Xue/X. Y. Xia confidently takes Phuket Open gold

Phuket – Thailand, Nov 3, 2013 – China’s Chen Xue and Xinyi Xia clinched gold in the final of the 2013 FIVB Beach Volleyball Phuket Open on Sunday. The penultimate FIVB Open event of the season running from October 29 to November 3, is back in Thailand for an eight consecutive year.

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Brazil out to make history at Women’s World Grand Champions Cup

Lausanne, Nov 4, 2013: With the sixth edition of the FIVB Volleyball Women’s World Grand Champions Cup due to be held in Japan from November 12 to 17 at the Nagoya Nippongaishi Hall and Tokyo Metropolitan Gymnasium, www.fivb.org takes a look at the key event for the the top teams from the

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Olympic Summit held at IOC Headquarters

Lausanne, Nov 03, 2013: Responding to an invitation from IOC President Thomas Bach, the senior representatives of the Olympic Movement’s key stakeholders met today at the IOC headquarters in Lausanne for the 2nd Olympic Movement Coordination Meeting. The meeting formed part of the on-going open dialogue and consultations that the IOC is

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FIVB-NORCECA Development Center opens in Baja California

Tijuana – Mexico, Nov 3, 2013: The North, Central American and Caribbean Volleyball Confederation (NORCECA) wrote a new chapter of its history after the official opening of the Regional Development Center Offices in Tijuana, Mexico. The activity took place at the Baja California High Performance Center where FIVB President Dr. Ary Graça,