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IOC extends TOP partnership with Panasonic to 2024

Lausanne, Feb 06, 2014: The International Olympic Committee (IOC) today announced that it has reached an agreement with Panasonic to extend its Worldwide TOP Partnership through to 2024. Panasonic will continue as the Worldwide Olympic Partner within the exclusive audiovisual product category which includes: home entertainment equipment, including televisions; cameras; professional video

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Record top 20 spread in latest WSA world rankings

London, Feb 05, 2014: Today’s publication of the February Women’s Squash Association World Rankings shows a record 13 nations represented in the top 20. Malaysian Nicol David heads the list – extending to 91 months the longest ever unbroken reign as world number one. The unchanged top five sees England’s Laura Massaro at

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Suhr excited with a month to go until Sopot – IAAF World Indoor Championships

Monaco, Feb 05, 2014: As the reigning Olympic champion and world indoor record-holder, pole vaulter Jenn Suhr will head to Sopot, Poland, next month for the IAAF World Indoor Championships on 7-9 March as one of the USA’s biggest gold medal favourites. With little more than one month to go until the

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IOC announces the Young Reporters for the Nanjing 2014 Youth Olympic Games

Lausanne, Feb 05, 2014: The International Olympic Committee (IOC) today announced a list of 31 Young Reporters who will be participating in the Young Reporters Programme for Nanjing 2014, which will take place between 16 and 28 August. Following the success of the first programme launched at the Singapore 2010 Youth Olympic

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FIFA World Cup 2014: Cape Verdean Football Federation appeal dismissed

Lausanne, Feb 04, 2014: The Court of Arbitration for Sport (CAS) has dismissed the appeal filed by the Cape Verdean Football Federation (FCF) against the FIFA Appeal Committee (the FIFA AC) decision of 23 September 2013. In such decision, the FIFA AC entirely confirmed an earlier decision of the FIFA Disciplinary Committee

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Nicol David reclaims Cleveland Classic Trophy 2014

Cleveland – USA, Feb 05, 2014: Malaysia’s world number one Nicol David continued to demonstrate her domination of women’s squash by clinching the Tub O’Towels Cleveland Classic trophy in the USA without dropping a game throughout the tournament. The 30-year-old from Penang beat Hong Kong’s Annie Au – celebrating her fourth successive

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Application of Daniela Bauer, Austrian women’s freestyle ski halfpipe is dismissed by CAS

Sochi, Feb 04, 2014: The CAS ad hoc Division rendered its first decision of the 2014 Winter Games and rejected the application of the Austrian skier Daniela Bauer (women’s ski halfpipe) filed on 2 February 2014 against the Austrian ski federation (ASF) and the Austrian NOC. Daniela Bauer requested the CAS to

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WSA partners up with NextSquash

London, Feb 04, 2014: The Women’s Squash Association (WSA) has reached an agreement with NextSquash to provide support to the association at both strategic and operational level. The appointment of NextSquash, which is led by former Dutch champion Tommy Berden, is the first major decision of the entirely new WSA Board, which

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MetLife BWF World Superseries, BETTER, BIGGER SUPERSERIES – thanks to Metlife!

Malaysia, Feb 04, 2014: The opportunity to partner with a globally-recognized brand such as MetLife is ideal for growing badminton’s fan base internationally, specifically through the MetLife BWF World Superseries. Speaking as the rebranded Superseries touched down in Malaysia for the first time under the MetLife banner recently, BWF Secretary General Thomas

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FIFA Task Force Israel-Palestine confirms progress

Zurich, Feb 03, 2014: Under the chairmanship of FIFA President Blatter and in the presence of FIFA Secretary General Jérôme Valcke, the President of the Israel Football Association (IFA), Avi Luzon, and the President of the Palestinian Football Association (PFA), Jibril Al Rajoub, as well as representatives from the AFC and UEFA,