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For the first time in nearly 40 years the 2015 IWF World Championships come to the USA and the equipment goes Americana

Hungary, Aug 12, 2015: Eleiko Sport partners with the Houston LOC and USA Weightlifting to create unique equipment branded specifically for the Houston Championships HOUSTON, TX, August 10, 2015– The 2015 IWF World Championships Local Organizing Committee announced today that for the first time in World Championships history the Eleiko weight sets used for athlete training and competition

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Sporting legends to support young athletes at Lillehammer 2016

Lausanne, Aug 11, 2015: The International Olympic Committee (IOC) today announced the list of 15 Athlete Role Models (ARMs) who will support the young athletes going to the 2nd Winter Youth Olympic Games from 12 to 21 February 2016 in Lillehammer, Norway. Selected by the Winter International Federations whose sports will be

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Latest success of IAAF re-testing strategy reveals 32 more adverse findings from Helsinki 2005 and Osaka 2007

Monaco, Aug 11, 2015: The IAAF’s long-term storage and retesting strategy concerning IAAF Championships which began in 2005 with the storage of anti-doping samples from that year’s IAAF World Championships in Helsinki has led to disciplinary action being commenced against a further 28 athletes following a second reanalysis. In 2012, the IAAF

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ICSS confirms Richard Haass and Condoleezza Rice as speakers for Securing Sport 2015

By Will Shand, New York City, Aug 11, 2015: The International Centre for Sport Security (ICSS) announced today that Richard Haass, President, Council on Foreign Relations and Condoleezza Rice, 66th U.S. Secretary of State, will speak at Securing Sport – the leading annual international sport security and integrity conference. 

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Cadet World Championships 2015 – Sarajevo, DAY 5 – Team Competition

Sarajevo, Aug 10, 2015: The Cadet World Championships 2015 came to an enthralling conclusion on Sunday as Japan won both team titles at the Olympic Hall Juan Antonio Samaranch. After four days of individual action, the stage was set for the team event as 14 girls’ teams and 13 boys’ teams gripped

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Ma Long Edges Closer to History at the ITTF China Open

Dujiangyan, Chengdu, Aug 9, 2015: 2015 World Champion, MA Long, has taken one more step closer to creating history by winning his 20th ITTF World Tour title today at the GAC Group 2015 ITTF World Tour China Open. MA edged closer to the legendary Vladimir SAMSONOV’s record of 26 ITTF World Tour

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Cadet World Championships 2015, Sarajevo

Sarajevo, Aug 9, 2015: The Cadet World Championships 2015 produced a riveting last day of the individual competitions as the heavyweights were finally able to test their mettle at the Olympic Hall Juan Antonio Samaranch in Sarajevo. Day four saw exactly 100 judoka compete across the girls’ -70kg and +70kg categories and

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Professor Arne Ljungqvist believes allegations against IAAF are highly unfair

Monaco, Aug 8, 2015: The IAAF was pleased to receive this morning a message of support in its ongoing battle against doping in athletics from one of the pioneers of the anti-doping movement, Professor Arne Ljungqvist. Professor Ljungqvist, former Chairman of the IOC Medical Commission (2003-2014) and former Vice President of WADA

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IAAF to contact Ashenden and Parisotto over “seriously incorrect assertions”

Monaco, Aug 8, 2015: The IAAF has carefully considered the statement issued on 5 August 2015 by scientists Michael Ashenden and Robin Parisotto and believes it contains a number of seriously incorrect assertions which the IAAF has a duty to correct. Of most concern to us is that the two scientists continue

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Media accreditation process launched for FIFA U-17 World Cup Chile 2015

Zurich, August 7, 2015: FIFA is pleased to announce that the media accreditation process for the FIFA U-17 World Cup, which will take place in Chile from 17 October to 8 November 2015, is now open via the FIFA Media Channel. The deadline for accreditation applications is 14 September 2015. Media accreditation