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REBUILDING TRUST

Monaco, Jan 5, 2016: Marking the start of a new year, IAAF President Sebastian Coe has set out his road map for athletics to restore trust and deliver a vision for attracting more young people. The road map recognises problems in two distinct areas, in the governing body and in the sport

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Aleem Dar prepares for his 100th Test

Dubai, 31 December 2015: Aleem Dar will become only the third member of the Elite Panel of ICC Umpires to reach the 100-Test mark when he takes to the field to officiate in the second Test between South Africa and England on Saturday at Newlands. Aleem will join the exclusive company of

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ICC provisionally suspends Yasir Shah for breaching ICC Anti-Doping Code

Dubai, 27 December 2015: The International Cricket Council (ICC) today announced that Pakistan’s bowler Yasir Shah has been charged with an anti-doping rule violation under the ICC Anti-Doping Code. The sample Yasir provided in an in-competition test, which was conducted on 13 November 2015, was found to contain the presence of chlortalidone,

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Media accreditation opens for ICC U19 Cricket World Cup 2016, Process closes on 7 January 2016

Dubai, 22 December 2015: The media accreditation process for the ICC U19 Cricket World Cup Bangladesh 2016 is now open. This is an online process that can be followed by clicking Here. As part of the application process, you will need to upload the following: i) Headshot photograph (.jpg file between 5KB

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Serena Williams and Novak Djokovic are the 2015 ITF World Champions

London, Dec 22, 2015: The ITF announced today that Serena Williams of the United States and Novak Djokovic of Serbia are the 2015 ITF World Champions. Williams is named Women’s World Champion for the sixth time, while this is the fifth occasion that Djokovic has received the honour. Martina Hingis of Switzerland

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Australia to host 2016 World Doubles Championships

London, Dec 22, 2015: Australia will host the 2016 World International Doubles Squash Championships after winning the rights from the World Squash Federation. The championships, featuring Men’s, Women’s and Mixed events, will take place at the Darwin Squash Centre from 15-19 August. The hosts will defend both the Men’s and Mixed gold

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Paris 2024 Olympic and Paralympic Games Bid launches Athletes’ Committee

By Sujit Jasani from Paris, Dec 19, 2015: The Paris 2024 Olympic and Paralympic Games Bid today launched its Athletes’ Committee, further demonstrating how the French capital’s campaign is being led by the nation’s sports movement. The Paris 2024 Athletes’ Committee will be Co-Chaired by Teddy Riner, the Judo Olympic Gold Medalist

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100 Days to go until the IAAF/CARDIFF University World Half Marathon Championships Cardiff 2016

Monaco, Dec 17, 2015: Thursday 17 December marks 100 days until the IAAF/Cardiff University World Half Marathon Championships Cardiff 2016, the biggest athletics event ever to be held in Wales, which will take place on Saturday 26 March. Preliminary entries do not close until 26 January but there are high hopes that

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Global awards recognize the world’s best sport storytellers at glittering ceremony in Abu Dhabi

Abu Dhabi, Dec 16, 2015: The elite in sport journalism were awarded for their work at a glittering ceremony in the UAE capital tonight as the Sport Media Pearl Awards, attended by Sheikh Nahyan Bin Mubarak Al Nahyan, Minister of Culture, Youth and Social Development, capped off a six-month journey to find

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Dates and venues confirmed for 2016 BNP Paribas World Team Cup wheelchair tennis event

London, Dec 15, 2015: The ITF has announced details of the regional qualifying events for the 2016 BNP Paribas World Team Cup, the ITF’s flagship wheelchair tennis team event. The main event will be hosted by the Japan Tennis Association (JTA) at the Ariake Colosseum in Tokyo on 23-28 May 2016. This