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Media accreditation for the Official Draw for the FIFA U-17 World Cup Chile 2015

Zurich, July 13, 2015: FIFA and the Local Organising Committee (LOC) are pleased to announce that the media accreditation process for media representatives wishing to cover the Official Draw for the FIFA U-17 World Cup Chile 2015 is now under way. The draw will take place in Centro de las Artes 660

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Olympic Equestrian Test Event marks one-year countdown to Rio 2016

Lausanne (SUI), 13 July 2015: The Olympic Equestrian Test Event – the Aquece Rio (“Warm Up Rio”) International Horse Trials – gets underway on 6 August, a day after celebrations in Brazil to mark the one-year countdown to the Rio 2016 Olympic Games. Representatives from 16 National Federations, including athletes and officials,

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Seb Coe launches IAAF Presidency Campaign Film Featuring Iconic Athletes and British Prime Minister

By Rob Fawdon from London, July 13, 2015,: IAAF Presidential candidate Seb Coe has today launched a campaign film featuring iconic athletes past and present as well as British Prime Minister David Cameron. The three minute film which features Haile Gebreselassie, David Rudisha, Yelena Isinbayeva, Jess Ennis-Hill and Valerie Adams is available

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620+ to shoot in largest World Archery Championships in history

Lausanne, July 13, 2015: Copenhagen 2015 set to become largest World Archery Championships ever as recurve men’s discipline breaks 200-entry mark for first time. A record number of athletes from a record number of countries will compete at the upcoming World Archery Championships – which will be the largest world tournament of

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2015 World Gymnaestrada kicks off in Helsinki

Helsinki, July 12, 2015: The fifteenth edition of the World Gymnaestrada, theInternational Gymnastics Federation’s (FIG) flagship event of the non-competitive Gymnastics for All discipline, kicks off with the Opening Ceremony in the Helsinki Olympic Stadium today. Held once a quadrennial, the World Gymnaestrada is an international Gymnastics festival that attracts the largest

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FEI NATIONS CUP™ DRESSAGE 2015 – Round 5, Swedes soar to home victory at Falsterbo

By Louise Parkes from Falsterbo, Sweden, July 12, 2015: Birthday-girl Tinne Vilmhelmson-Silfven led the Swedish team to victory as the fifth leg of the FEI Nations Cup™ Dressage 2015 pilot series drew to a close at Falsterbo, Sweden today. The Netherlands lined up second ahead of Germany in third while Denmark finished

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Candidates announced for IAAF athletes’ commission elections

July 10, 2015: The IAAF has received 16 nominations for the six available seats on the IAAF Athletes’ Commission. All athletes accredited for IAAF World Championships, Beijing 2015 will have the right to vote in the elections, which will take place during the championships between 23 and 29 August in the official

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Preparations to Doha 2015 World Boxing Championships

Doha, Qatar, July 10, 2015: The International Boxing Association Executive Committee meeting closed in Doha, Qatar today following a vast number of discussions and plans delivered throughout two days of working sessions. AIBA President Dr Ching-Kuo Wu said: “I am very happy with the progress that we have been able to see

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GSSI Sports Nutrition Award and Excellence in Football Research Award ECSS Malmö 2015

Malmo July 9, 2015: ECSS Platinum Partner Gatorade Sport Science Institute and ECSS Gold Partner Aspetar awarded best researchers within nutrition and football. GSSI Sports Nutrition Award GSSI as platinum partner of the ECSS is proposing an award for the best research understanding the area of sports nutrition. This year there were

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ECSS Young Investigators Award 2015

Malmö July 09, 2015: At ECSS Malmö 2015 outstanding research was presented by young upcoming scientists in diverse sports science disciplines. One of the key objectives of the ECSS is the promotion of junior scientists and the fostering of state-of-art research. For this purpose the ECSS established the ECSS Young Investigators Award