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AIBA Executive Committee meets in Doha, Qatar for three days of intense working sessions

Doha, July 7, 2015: The International Boxing Association Executive Committee meets in Doha, Qatar on 7 – 9 July 2015 in order to review business plans of the AIBA Confederations’ strategic development under the principles of good governance and transparency. The members will also discuss the development plans for key AIBA Commissions,

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Fight for Peace celebrates its 15th birthday with a new look and stronger results than ever before

By Robert Fawdon from Rio de Janeiro, July 7, 2015: July marks 15 years of Fight for Peace’s work supporting young people in communities affected by crime and violence. The organisation is celebrating this milestone by launching a new visual identity, a new website and a partnership with Reebok, which will provide a

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Key figures from the FIFA Women’s World Cup 2015

Canada, July 6, 2015: The FIFA Women’s World Cup Canada 2015™ has come to an end after 52 matches played over 30 days and with a total attendance of more than 1.35 million. Plenty of records have fallen along the way – not least of which was the USA claiming a historic

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Women’s coaching legacy left at ITU World Triathlon Edmonton Grand Final

Madrid, July 6, 2015: The ITU Edmonton 2014 Grand Final organising committee, in collaboration with the International Triathlon Union (ITU), recently awarded an eight-week coaching mentorship to a female coach from a developing National Federation, with the first scholarship having gone to Paraguay’s Carolina Rodriguez. The scholarship was created to encourage emerging

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FIFA Women’s World Cup Canada 2015 official awards

Canada, July 5, 2015: Following today’s FIFA Women’s World Cup Canada 2015 Final, a number of players have been recognised with awards by the FIFA Technical Study Group (TSG). The awards are as follows: adidas Golden Ball Award Award Player No Team adidas Golden Ball  LLOYD Carli 10 USA adidas Silver Ball

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Ai Fukuhara Defeats 14 Year old Ito in Korea Open Final

Incheon, July 5, 2015: Ai FUKHARA has proven herself as a force still to be reckoned with, by becoming the GAC Group 2015 World Tour (Super Series) Korea Open Champion, which concluded today in Incheon, Korea. FUKUHARA beat 14 year old compatriot, Mima ITO, whom experts predict will take over her throne

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Ramsha Khan all set for Gwangju

July 6, 2015, Dania Abdullah (PAK), FISU Young Reporter: Ramsha Khan, a 21-year-old taekwondo competitor from Karachi University, Pakistan is all set to board the plane for the Gwangju Summer Universiade. Ramsha Khan started her career back in 2001 when she was in school. She entered her first national in 2009. She

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ICSEMIS to take place in Brazil prior to Rio 2016 Paralympics

Germany, July 3, 2015: The 2016 International Convention on Science, Education and Medicine in Sport (ICSEMIS) will take place in Santos, Brazil, between 31 August and 4 September, it has been announced. Taking place just days before the next Paralympic Games, the event will be held at the Federal University of Sao

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FIFA announces shortlists for FIFA Women’s World Cup 2015™ awards

Zurich, July 2, 2015: FIFA has today announced the shortlists for the adidas Golden Ball (8), adidas Golden Glove (3) and Hyundai Young Player (3) awards. The respective lists have been submitted by the FIFA Technical Study Group (TSG). Candidates for the adidas Golden Ball at the FIFA Women’s World Cup Canada

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World Cadet Challenge heads to Sharm El-Sheikh

Lausanne, July 2, 2015: The Egyptian city of Sharm El-Sheikh has been confirmed as the host for the 13th World Cadet Challenge from 23 – 31 October 2015. This marks the second time an African country has hosted the prestigious event since its inauguration in the Hungarian city of Tiszaujvaros in 2002,