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Thomas Bach re-elected as IOC President for second term

Lausanne, March 10, 2021: Olympic champion Thomas Bach has re-elected for an additional four-year term as President of the International Olympic Committee (IOC). At the 137th IOC Session held virtually today, the 67-year-old German received 93 yes and 1 no votes from the 94 valid votes. Thomas Bach, who won gold in

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UN and FIFA share strategic social goals

Zurich, March 9, 2021: The United Nations Deputy Secretary-General Ms. Amina J. Mohammed had a virtual meeting with FIFA President Gianni Infantino in which they exchanged views on shared priorities and the importance of urgent actions and commitments to implement the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) by 2030. They discussed the role of

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Poland hosts AIBA YWCHs under the motto ‘Protect yourself and others at all times’

Lausanne, March 09, 2021: Poland is getting closer to the AIBA Youth World Boxing Championships, which take place in the city of Kielce on April 10-24. The Local Organizing Committee (LOC) has been working for several months to make the competition happen on time with all necessary safety measures. AIBA delegation had

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Ilias Ennahachi Retains ONE Flyweight Kickboxing World Title With Unanimous Decision Victory Over Superlek Kiatmoo9

Singapore, February 26, 2021: The largest global sports media property in Asian history, ONE Championship™ (ONE), returned Friday with ONE: FISTS OF FURY. The explosive card featured six compelling fights contested under mixed martial arts, kickboxing, and Muay Thai rules. In the main event of the evening, reigning ONE Flyweight Kickboxing World

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WBSC reveals 2021-2029 calendar for Baseball, Softball, Baseball5 World Cups and format change

Pully, February 26, 2021: The World Baseball Softball Confederation (WBSC) today announced the 2021-2029 Baseball, Softball and Baseball5 World Cup calendars, including a series of modifications to the competition format of some Baseball and Softball World Cups. “The pandemic has forced us to rethink our events, innovate and be more efficient with

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Muaythai Claims the Final Spot for the European Games 2023

Brussels, Belgium, February 26, 2021: All eyes have been on the European Games 2023, waiting in anticipation for the announcement of which sports would be awarded the final spots on the official medal program for the 2023 European Games in Poland. One of these coveted spots has awarded to the sport and

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Football development highlighted in visit to the Central African Republic

Bangui, Central African Republic, February 19, 2021: A meeting with President Faustin-Archange Touadéra, a national honour from the Central African Republic, and a presentation of a ground-breaking project involving the Central African Republic Football Association (RCA), the French Football Federation (FFF) and FIFA, highlighted FIFA President Gianni Infantino’s first-ever visit to Bangui.

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FIFAe Club World Cup 2021 to take football into another world

Zurich, February 19, 2021: As the dust settles on the draw for the FIFAe Club World Cup™ zone finals, the remaining 42 teams represented by two players each eye up who stands between them and triumph. The greatest FIFAe club event, played on EA SPORTS FIFA 21, will see the best esports

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Agreement signed between the Olympic Refuge Foundation and France

Lausanne, February 18, 2021: The Chair of the Olympic Refuge Foundation (ORF), Thomas Bach, and Roxana Maracineanu, the French Minister for Sport, signed an agreement in Lausanne, Switzerland, on Monday 15 February 2021 confirming France’s financial support for the work of the ORF. The International Olympic Committee (IOC) has supported refugees through

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RUF 39 to Feature ‘Road To ONE’ Heavyweight Tournament on March 13, Tournament Champion Receives US$100,000+ Contract to Compete in ONE Championship

Singapore, February 18, 2021: The largest global sports media property in Asian history, ONE Championship™ (ONE), today announced that United States-based mixed martial arts organization Ringside Unified Fighting (RUF Nation) will host a “Road To ONE” heavyweight tournament beginning at RUF 39 on March 13. The tournament will feature 16 promising heavyweight