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Longines FEI World Cup™ Jumping North American League to reach new heights in third season

By Catie Staszak, August 2, 2017: When the 2016/2017 Longines FEI World Cup Jumping North American League capped its second season with a fairytale victory for the USA’s McLain Ward at the Final on home soil in Omaha, Nebraska, it realised a dream for the two-time Olympic gold medalist, who had gone

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New elite Women’s Amateur Golf Championship launched in Asia-Pacific

St Andrews, Scotland, Aug 02, 2017: The R&A and Asia-Pacific Golf Confederation (APGC) have announced that the first ever Women’s Amateur Asia-Pacific golf championship will be played at Sentosa Golf Club in Singapore from 21-24 February 2018 (Women Amateur Golf Championship). The inaugural event will take place at the New Tanjong course

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Qatari women will rise to Ashgabat 2017 challenge

Qatar, August 02, 2017: Qatar will be out to make an impact when it sends a strong delegation to compete at the 5th Asian Indoor and Martial Arts Games taking place in the Turkmenistan capital city of Ashgabat between 17–27 September (Qatari women Ashgabat 2017). Ever since being selected as the football

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The search is on for sport’s most emotional moment

London, Aug 01, 2017: They are moments in sport you can never forget: TV commentator Gary Lineker freaking out after a Barcelona goal; the remarkable story of a schoolboy basketball star with no arms; a six-year-old in tears because his F1 favourite has crashed out. Emotional, inspirational, heart-warming (sports emotional moment). Starting today

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Paris 2024 welcomes Olympic hosting progress

By Tom Lloyd, Paris, France, July 31, 2017: Following the IOC’s historic decision to jointly award the 2024 and 2028 Olympic and Paralympic Games, Paris 2024 welcomes today’s statement by the IOC and the Los Angeles bid (Paris 2024 welcomes Olympic hosting progress). Paris 2024 is committed to a ‘win-win-win’ outcome and

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Los Angeles Declares Candidature for Olympic Games 2028 – IOC to contribute USD 1.8 billion to the LOC

Lausanne, July 31, 2017: In line with Olympic Agenda 2020, the IOC is pleased to release today the Host City Contract 2028 following the declaration of candidature by the Los Angeles Olympic and Paralympic Candidature Committee for the Olympic Games 2028 (Los Angeles Declares Candidature 2028). In it, the IOC stipulates that

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IAAF Athletes’ Commission voting to open on 1 August

London, July 31, 2017: Elections for six places on the IAAF Athletes Commission will run from 1-12 August with all athletes accredited for the IAAF World Championships London 2017 eligible to vote. The IAAF Athletes’ Commission represents the link between athletes and the governing body, ensuring the voice of the athletes is

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St Petersburg and Tokyo to host 2018 and 2019 Trampoline World Championships, Guimaraes to host 2018 Aerobic Worlds

Lausanne, July 31, 2017: The Gymnastics Trampoline World Championships will return in 2018 to St Petersburg nine years after the Russian city staged the 2009 edition, while Tokyo will host the 2019 Worlds (2019 Trampoline World Championships) just months before Japan welcomes the world for the 2020 Olympic Games. The Executive Committee

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Home runs power USA to gold at WBSC Jr. Women’s Softball World Championship

Clearwater, USA: July 30, 2017: No. 2 USA defeated No. 1 Japan 13-4 in a home run loaded Championship Finale to win Gold at the 12th WBSC Junior Womens Softball World Championship. The 2017 edition matched the previous championship in Oklahoma City with No. 2 USA moving directly to the Gold Medal

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Simon Rösner and Camille Serme Win World Games Gold In Wroclaw

Wroclaw, July 29, 2017: Simon Rösner and Camille Serme won gold for Germany and France, respectively, in Poland tonight to bring the four-day Squash Championships in the World Games at the Hasta la Vista club in Wroclaw to an exuberant close. A full house crowd at the world’s biggest squash club cheered,