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Korea Republic Playing for Their People at ITTF World Championship, “Good results gifts of hope to Korean public” – Republic of Korea players after strong second day performance

Tokyo, Japan, April 29, 2014: Korea Republic dominated their opponents at the 2014 ZEN-NOH World Team Table Tennis Championships today, with both the men’s and women’s teams remaining unbeaten after day two of the proceedings. The men’s team defeated Spain 3-0, while the women’s team beat France 3-0 as well, with yesterday’s

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3×3 EuroTour Gearing Up For Summer

Germany, Apr 29, 2014: The club season is drawing to an end, signaling the beginning of summer, and of course, another year of the 3×3 EuroTour (#3x3EuroTour). This year the tour will be stopping by a number of the same venues as last year, as well as picking up some new hotspots along

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Sustainability and IT initiatives feature at FEI Sports Forum

Lausanne, Apr 28, 2014: The FEI Sustainability Programme and the proactive sustainable steps that can be taken at equestrian events around the world were detailed by Dr Harald Müller (GER), FEI Director Education and Standards, to open the afternoon session of the FEI Sports Forum 2014. The new FEI Sustainability Handbook for

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IOC and UN Secretariat agree historic deal to work together to use sport to build a better world, President Bach again calls for those involved in conflict to ‘have a direct personal dialogue’

New York, Apr 28, 2014: International Olympic Committee (IOC) President Thomas Bach and United Nations Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon signed a historic agreement today at the UN Headquarters in New York aimed at strengthening collaboration between the two organisations at the highest level. The agreement underlined that the IOC and the UN “share

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Greece silences home crowd with day one upset over hosts Japan at ITTF World Championships

Tokyo – Japan, Apr 28, 2014: Greece’s Kalinikos KREANGA, Gionis PANAGIOTIS and Konstantinos PAPAGEORGIOU beat Japan’s Jun MIZUTANI, Seiya KISHIKAWA and Kenta MATSUDAIRA 3-2, a result that raised eyebrows even amongst the Greek players themselves. Home crowd hopes were dealt a huge dent today as the Japanese men’s national team suffered a

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FEI Sports Forum opening sessions focus on event classification and arena footing

Lausanne (SUI), April 28, 2014: FEI President HRH Princess Haya welcomed more than 300 delegates to the third FEI Sports Forum, which opened at the prestigious IMD business school in Lausanne (SUI) today. Addressing delegates from 70 National Federations, representatives of the FEI Associate members, experts, guests, FEI Bureau and Technical Committee

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Kerri Walsh and partner April Ross from USA swept past Brazil’s Juliana Felisberta Silva and Maria Antonelli to clinch gold at the 2014 FIVB Beach Volleyball Fuzhou Open in Sunday’s women’s final

Fuzhou, China, April 27, 2014 – Three-time Olympic champion Kerri Walsh and partner April Ross from USA swept past Brazil’s Juliana Felisberta Silva and Maria Antonelli 2-0 (21-11, 21-18) to clinch gold at the 2014 FIVB Beach Volleyball Fuzhou Open in Sunday’s women’s final. It took the American pair just 33 minutes

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International Rugby Board, has announced the appointment of Australian Rugby Union Chairman Michael Hawker AM as a  Director of the Rugby World Cup Board

Dublin, Apr 28, 2014: Rugby World Cup Limited (RWCL), the wholly owned subsidiary of the International Rugby Board, has announced the appointment of Australian Rugby Union Chairman Michael Hawker AM as a Director of the Rugby World Cup Board. Hawker’s appointment follows unanimous approval by the IRB Executive Committee. He joins IRB

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Five out of six teams decided for FIVB Volleyball Women’s Club World Championship

Lausanne, Switzerland, April 28, 2014: With Hisamitsu Springs of Japan taking the title at the Asian Women’s Club Championship, the six team line up for the FIVB Volleyball Women’s Club World Championship Zurich 2014 is nearing completion. The Asian champions now join hosts Volero Zurich, 2014 South America Women’s Club Championship champions

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Nouran Ahmed Gohar, Egyptian teenager grabs Irish Open crown in Dublin

Dublin, Apr 26, 2014: Egypt’s No4 seed Nouran Ahmed Gohar clinched her second Women’s Squash Association World Tour title as a 16-year-old when she upset second-seeded English opponent Sarah Kippax in today’s final of the Women’s Cannon Kirk Homes Irish Open, the WSA Tour 15 event at Fitzwilliam Lawn Tennis Club in