Posted on September 12, 2017
By Sujit Jasani, September 11, 2017: Some of football’s biggest stars joined forces with amateur players from around Europe in the advertisements for #EqualGame, UEFA’s new RESPECT social responsibility campaign, which positively promotes inclusion, diversity and accessibility in football (EqualGame adverts). Ada Hegerberg, Lionel Messi, Paul Pogba and Cristiano Ronaldo feature together
Moscow, Sept 9, 2017: Less than three weeks later after they all qualified for the women’s Skeet final at the Junior World Cup in Porpetto (ITA), claiming 1st, 4th and 6th place, the stellar United States’ trio of Katharina Monika Jacob, Austen Jewell Smith and Samantha Simonton swept the Skeet Women Junior
North Berwick, Scotland, Sept 8, 2017: Linn Grant won the Ladies British Open Amateur Stroke Play Championship after the completion of the third and fourth rounds at North Berwick today. The Swede birdied the two remaining holes of the final round to post a one-under-par 72 and claim victory by three strokes
London, Sept 8, 2017: World Squash Federation Vice President Pablo Serna led a delegation representing Squash in the Pan American region at a meeting with the Organising Committee of the 2018 Youth Olympic Games in Buenos Aires at which the sport’s debut in the event was formalized (Squash Youth Olympic Games Debut).
Brussels, Sept 4, 2017: For the fourth time in the history of the IAAF Hammer Throw Challenge, Polish duo Anita Wlodarczyk and Pawel Fajdek topped the end-of-season standings (2017 IAAF Hammer Throw Challenge). The scoring system takes each athlete’s three best marks from the series and equates metres to points. Prize money
Lausanne, Sept 4, 2017: Sabrina Ibáñez (SUI), Secretary General of the Fédération Equestre Internationale (FEI), has been elected as President of the newly-founded Association of Paralympic Sports Organisations (APSO). The vote took place at the founding General Assembly of the Association in Abu Dhabi (UAE) today (FEI Secretary General Sabrina Ibanez). The
Lausanne, Sept 4, 2017: The World Baseball Softball Confederation (WBSC) and Japan’s Nippon Professional Baseball (NPB) league today announced a hosting partnership for the second edition of the Premier12® in November 2019 (Premier12 2019 Olympic Qualifier). As part of the agreement, NPB has been awarded the hosting rights for the Super Round
Cordoba, Sept 4, 2017: Portraying a great composure and executing a magnificent second half, the United States defeated Argentina 81-76 and took home the FIBA AmeriCup 2017 champion. At a certain point, Van Gundy’s team was losing by 20 points during the second half, but their defensive work once again rendered results.
Debrecen, Sept 4, 2017: Belgium’s men and Hungary’s women struck gold in the third edition of the FIBA 3×3 U18 Europe Cup 2017 in Debrecen, Hungary on September 1-3 2017. Just two months after claiming gold at the FIBA 3×3 U18 World Cup in Chengdu, China, Belgium completed an impressive double in
Moscow, Sept 2, 2017: The ISSF World Championship Shotgun opened today in Moscow (RUS), where the first sets of medals was delivered in the women’s Trap events (Maria Lucia Palmitessa Jessica Rossi). In the , Italy’s Maria Lucia Palmitessa chose the perfect moment to climb on the higest step of the ISSF podium