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Lee Chong Wei, has received an eight-month sanction for an anti-doping violation

Kuala Lumpur, April 27, 2015: Malaysian player, Lee Chong Wei, has received an eight-month sanction for an anti-doping regulation violation. This sanction, imposed by the BWF Doping Hearing Panel, has resulted from an Adverse Analytical Finding of Lee’s sample taken at the BWF World Championships last 30 August in Denmark. That sample

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IAAF Presidential Candidate Seb Coe Calls for Athletics Legacy Development Programmes for Major Event Hosts

Bahrain, April 24, 2015: IAAF Presidential candidate Seb Coe will ensure a greater focus on major event legacy planning if he is elected President of the IAAF. Speaking from the Pan Arab Athletics Championships which is taking place in Bahrain and involves 22 nations drawn from across the region, Coe pledged to

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His Holiness Pope Francis receives Prince Ali Bin Al Hussein of Jordan

Rome, Italy; 23rd April 2015: HRH Prince Ali Bin Al Hussein, President of the Jordan Football Association and Vice-President of FIFA, yesterday met with His Holiness Pope Francis at The Vatican. In the private meeting, Pope Francis and Prince Ali discussed various issues, challenges and opportunities regarding development of football around the

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ITTF Judged to be Best IF at Global Popularity & Expansion

Lausanne, April 23, 2015: The International Table Tennis Federation (ITTF) has been judged to be the number one International Federation in the category of Global Popularity and Expansion. The award was unveiled at the inaugural Sport Business Ultimate Sports Federation and Association Awards following a period of detailed analysis and consultation with

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IOC Executive Board Meeting and 128th IOC Session in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia – Information for the media

1) GENERAL INFORMATION Lausanne, April 22, 2015: The 128th IOC Session will be held from 31 July to 3 August in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia. It will be preceded by a meeting of the IOC Executive Board (EB) from 28 to 30 July. The 128th IOC Session will take decisions on key policy

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London Olympia wins Best Press Office award for Longines FEI World Cup™ Jumping series

Lausanne, April 21, 2013: The London International Horse Show, Olympia (GBR) has been unveiled as the “Best Press Office” for the Longines FEI World Cup™ Jumping Western European League 2014/2015, following voting by global media. The Olympia press office, led by Jo Peck, who has worked in the equestrian events industry for

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Bowling actions of Muhammad Hafeez and Javeria Khan found to be legal

Dubai, April 21, 2015: The International Cricket Council (ICC) today confirmed that following remedial work and retests, the bowling actions of Pakistan’s Mohammad Hafeez and Javeria Khan have been found to be legal, and the players can now resume bowling in international cricket. In advance of any retest, a player who has

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‘We don’t need Cardinals of Sport’, Marius Vizer, President Sportaccord

Sochi, Russia, April 21, 2015: Euronews: President Vizer, that was quite the opening address at the GA… quite a bombshell that you dropped. Have you not just openly declared war on the IOC and President Bach. So, why and why now? Mr. Vizer: So, yesterday in the opening speech, I just addressed

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Five global champions support IAAF / Nestle Kids Athletics in Sochi

Monaco, April 21, 2015: Situated directly in the front of the entrance to ExpoCentre in the Sochi Winter Olympic Park, a high profile demonstration of IAAF / Nestlé Kids’ Athletics, which is one of the biggest grassroots development programmes in the world of sports, took place this afternoon (21). The event was

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AIBA European Olympic Qualifying Event to be held in Turkey in 2016

April 20th, 2015 – International Boxing Association President Dr Ching Kuo-Wu and President of Turkish Boxing Federation Mr Eyüp Gözgeç have signed an Agreement to host the AIBA European Olympic Qualifying Event in Turkey in April 2016 in the presence of the Minster of Youth and Sport of Turkey, Mr Akif Çağatay