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Window for the 2020 Hero Caribbean Premier League confirmed

By Peter Miller, Sept 2, 2019, Gros Islet, St Lucia: The Hero Caribbean Premier League (CPL) and Cricket West Indies (CWI) have agreed a tournament window for the 2020 tournament. Next year’s tournament will take place between 19 August and 26 September 2020 (2020 Hero Caribbean Premier). This window means that for

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IWF World Masters Championship reinforces weightlifting as sport for all

Montreal, September 2, 2019: The IWF World Masters Championship concluded in Montreal on Saturday 24 August, following nine days of competition which showcased weightlifting as a sport that can practise by men and women of all ages, body types, and backgrounds. A total of 689 (385 male and 304 female athletes) from

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Breaking News: The True Story of a Fight For Life, Iranian Interference Through Intimidation

By Nicolas Messner, Pedro Lasuen. Sep 02, 2019: Saeid Mollaei (IRI) and Sagi Muki (ISR) were supposed to be the picture to mark history: Iran and Israel competing against each other and being present on the same podium at the World Judo Championships in Tokyo. For years, Iranian athletes have been prohibited

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KRPALEK sets history; SONE reverses Japanese hierarchy, Last day of the individual competition and IJF Flag Handover Ceremony

Tokyo, August 31, 2019: As this year’s World Championships edge towards a pulsating conclusion on Sunday, the IJF flag was officially presented to the hosts of the next edition in 2021 (Judo legend YAMASHITA Yasuhiro). All Japan Judo Federation President Judo legend YAMASHITA Yasuhiro returned the IJF flag to the IJF President

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“Predator” shocks the world with quick victory and is the new BRAVE CF world champion

Belo Horizonte, August 31, 2019: One of Brazilian MMA’s most fierce rivalries came to an unexpectedly quick ending, as the challenger Cleiton Predator shocks the world with a 32-second submission of former world champion Luan “Miau” Santiago, and took over the crown as the new BRAVE Combat Federation champion of the world,

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Istanbul begins journey to host exceptional 2020 UEFA Champions League Final

By Amelia Fisher-Starzynski, Istanbul, Turkey, August 30, 2019: The road to Istanbul and the 2020 UEFA Champions League Final has officially begun following this season’s group stage draw in Monaco on Thursday – as the Turkish capital city prepares to stage an exceptional celebration for European football’s showpiece event. After a thrilling

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Chinese President Xi Jingping declares FIBA Basketball World Cup 2019 open

Beijing, August 30, 2019: The official Opening Ceremony of the FIBA Basketball World Cup 2019 presented a beautiful show, with a succession of eyecatching performances at the Beijing National Aquatics Centre announcing the start of FIBA’s flagship event (Chinese President Xi Jingping ). The Ceremony, organized by the General Administration of Sport

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FONSECA and MALONGA power to first world crowns, Portuguese first and French treble, Inaugural Fair Play Trophies Awarded

Tokyo, August 30, 2019: For the first time ever, the IJF Inaugural Fair Play Trophies were awarded to two judoka on the sixth day of the World Judo Championships at the Nippon Budokan. Following an idea of the IJF President, Marius Vizer, the trophy will be given yearly to athletes, coaches, important

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Silesia named host of 2021 IAAF World Relays

Monaco, August 28, 2019: The IAAF World Relays will head to Europe for the first time in 2021, with the Polish region of Silesia confirmed today as host of the fifth edition of the biennial event. The newest addition to the IAAF’s World Athletics Series, the World Relays held in the Bahamian

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Magical MUKI stars; AGBEGNENOU in a league of one, World Judo Championships Tokyo 2019, DAY 4

Tokyo, August 28, 2019: The French and Israeli anthems played out for the first time at #JudoWorlds as both European nations took centre stage on day four at the Nippon Budokan (AGBEGNENOU becomes successful Frenchwoman). WOMEN: -63kg: AGBEGNENOU becomes the most successful Frenchwoman in World Championships history Clarisse AGBEGNENOU (FRA) won her