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Wawrinka receives Davis Cup Commitment Award

London, Apr 05, 2014: Swiss tennis star Stanislas Wawrinka headlines the latest group of players to be presented with the Davis Cup Commitment Award. The ITF, through its National Associations, presented further Davis Cup Commitment Awards during this weekend’s 2014 Davis Cup by BNP Paribas World Group and zone group ties on

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FIFA U-17 Women’s World Cup official FIFA awards: Hina Sugita wins adidas Golden Ball

San Jose – Costa Rica, Apr 05, 2014: Hina Sugita of Japan was confirmed as the best player at the FIFA U-17 Women’s World Cup Costa Rica 2014 after the official awards were announced. Hina Sugita won the adidas Golden Ball, which is awarded to the best player as determined by members

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Pakistan cricket moves for overhauling after T20 World Cup debacle. By Rashid Ali Siddiqui

Karachi – Pakistan, April 04, 2014: Cricket in Pakistan is considered to be more than a game. People, cricketers, government and media are emotionally attached with the sport. When Pakistan cricket team plays against a team in a series or championship, spectators across the country and some parts of the world glue

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SF Ambassadors Pilley & Wee Wern Head For Papua New Guinea

London, Apr 04, 2014: Oceania will host the 2014 WSF Ambassador Programme when the region’s top squash player Cameron Pilley leads the World Squash Federation initiative in Papua New Guinea later this year. Pilley, the world No 17 from Australia (pictured below), be joined by Malaysian Low Wee Wern, the women’s world

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ECSS is announcing more affiliations with sport science institutions worldwide

Germany Apr 03, 2014: The European College of Sport Science (ECSS) is continuously increasing the number of its affiliations with sport science related institutions and associations. With the growing number of affiliations ECSS creates a powerful network for sport scientists and provides a platform for institutions to cooperate and exchange expertise. This

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ICSS partners with Portuguese Olympic Committee

Lisbon, Portugal, April 03, 2014: The International Centre for Sport Security (ICSS) has today signed an agreement with The Olympic Committee of Portugal – the Comité Olímpico de Portugal (COP). The agreement will see the cooperation between the Olympic Committee and the ICSS in a joint effort to safeguard the integrity of

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Sochi helps Russia go top in 2014 Global Sports Nations Index

Flushed with its success in hosting the winter Olympic and Paralympic Games in Sochi, Russia has established itself as the world’s number one sporting nation in 2014. China, top in 2012 and 2013, has dropped to fourth, below Canada and the UK. Canada has now moved up into second place, leapfrogging the

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Laura Massaro in half century British Open bid

London, Apr 03, 2014: World No 2 Laura Massaro bids to become the first Englishwoman for more than 50 years to defend the world’s most prestigious squash title when she takes on Hong Kong’s Joey Chan in the first round of the Allam British Open in Hull next month. The Women’s Squash

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World Beach Games: A joint project for SportAccord & ANOC

Lausanne, Apr 02, 2014: It was a great honour for me, as President of SportAccord, to be present in Kuwait during the Association of National Olympic Committees (ANOC) Executive Council meeting; a highly important event for the Olympic Movement and for sport in general. I had the privilege of participating, together with

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Women’s World Team Championship Gains Government Backing

London, Apr 02, 2014: Canadian Minister of State (Sport) Bal Gosal has announced that the Government of Canada will provide up to $150,000 to Squash Canada, through Sport Canada’s Hosting Program, for the 2014 WSF Women’s World Team Squash Championship. The biennial World Squash Federation event is being held at the Club