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Paris2024 reaches 1 billion global Twitter impressions in the first 100 days of 2017

By Amelia Fisher-Starzynski, Apr 18, 2017: Global Twitter Impressions, The Paris 2024 Olympic and Paralympic Bid Committee hashtag #Paris2024 has achieved more than one billion impressions in 200 countries on Twitter since the turn of the year. The result is verified by a report completed by social media specialist Visibrain. Since January

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Canoe Sprint season opener promises big thrills in Portugal

Lausanne Apr 18, 2017: The first canoe sprint World Cup since the Rio Olympics is set to sizzle with Olympic gold medallists, World Champions and stars of the future at the magnificent Montemor-o-Velho course in Portugal next month. Montemor-o-Velho has earned a reputation as one of the best sprint canoe facilities in

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Peace and Sport’s #WhiteCard campaign reaches 43 million people in most successful year to date

By Tom Lloyd, Monaco April 18, 2017: Peace and Sport, the politically-neutral organisation dedicated to promoting the peace through sport movement, has hailed the success of its annual White Card campaign, which this year has reached more than 43 million people worldwide. The campaign, anchored around April6, the United Nations’ International Day

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Strong line-up of Qatari Olympians and rising stars to compete at Doha Diamond League

By Nicola Milan, Doha, Qatar April 17, 2017: Qatari Olympians and rising stars are set to compete amongst some of the best athletes in the world in the first meeting of the 2017 IAAF Diamond League season in Doha. Qatar’s athletics team will join an already outstanding list of athletics superstars who

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Japanese Teenager Hirano Shocks China to Win Asian Table Tennis Championships

Wuxi, Apr 15, 2017: Japanese sensation Miu HIRANO has made history in Wuxi, China to become the first non-Chinese winner of the ITTF-Asian Championships since 1996. The 2016 Women’s World Cup Champion, who only celebrated her 17th birthday yesterday with a historic victory over reigning World and Olympic Champion DING Ning, continued

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Olympic Champions Ma & Ding Shocked Out of Asian Table Tennis Championships

Wuxi, Apr 15, 2017: Reigning World & Rio 2016 Olympic Champions DING Ning & MA Long were both shocked out of the Seamaster 2017 ITTF-Asian Championships in Wuxi yesterday 14 April 2017. MA, who has been dominating the international table tennis scene since he won the 2015 World Championships, fell in the

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Record 26 Nations to compete in WBSC U-19 Women’s Softball World Championship

Lausanne, Apr 13, 2017: Marking 100 days until the start of the 2017 WBSC Junior Women’s Softball World Championship, the World Baseball Softball Confederation today announced that a record number of National Teams will compete in the youth softball flagship event. Twenty-six nations will take the global stage at the 12th WBSC

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Yakin Dogu Universitesi crowned EuroCup Women champions

Istanbul, Apr 12, 2017: With a stirring fourth-quarter comeback on the EuroCup Women Final return leg, Yakin Dogu Universitesi have been crowned EuroCup Women champions in their rookie season. Competing in Europe’s second-tier women’s club competition Final against fellow Turkish side Bellona Agu, Yakin Dogu Universitesi stepped onto their homecourt for the

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World Championships to ‘dominate the landscape of London

London, Apr 12, 2017: landscape, The first day of the 209th IAAF Council Meeting took place in London chaired by IAAF President Sebastian Coe. The highlight of the day was a presentation to Council by the local organising committee (LOC) for the IAAF World Championships London 2017 (4 to 13 August). The

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Omaha Equestrian Foundation Announces Exciting Future Plans After Successful 2017 FEI World Cup™ Finals

Omaha, Nebraska – April 12, 2017 – Following the extraordinarily successful 2017 FEI World Cup™ Finals held in Omaha, Nebraska, March 29 – April 2, the Omaha Equestrian Foundation (OEF), producer of the Finals, has announced a strategic plan to build on the event’s success. The OEF’s mission is twofold: to bring