Sweden’s Kjell Johansson 1946-2011

ITTF Press Release October 25, 2011: It is with great sadness that the death is announced of Kjell Johansson. He passed away on Monday 24th October 2011 in Eksjö, Sweden after a period of illness; he was 65 years old. The word legend, the description of being one of the greats is


Experts discuss Hijab in football at Amman seminar.

Jordan Amman, AFC News, Oct 25, 2011: The Asian Football Development Project (AFDP), a non-profit commission founded by HRH Prince Ali Bin Al Hussein- FIFA Vice President-, hosted on Monday, October 24, 2011 a seminar entitled Football and the Hijab: Moving Forward in the Jordanian capital, Amman (Experts discuss Hijab) Share on


Leading cricketers show their support for Reliance ICC T20I rankings

Dubai, ICC Media Release 24 October 2011: Leading cricketers show their support for Reliance ICC T20I rankings; Dilshan: “Having these rankings launched now is exciting because it reminds everyone that there is an ICC World Twenty20 coming up in Sri Lanka” Share on Facebook



Switzerland, FEI News October 24, 2011: 1. MINDERHOUD WINS REEM ACRA OPENING ROUND IN ODENSE by Louise Parkes Dutch rider, Hans Peter Minderhoud, was in reflective mood after winning the opening leg of the Reem Acra FEI World Cup™ Dressage series in Odense, Denmark this afternoon with the 11 year old chestnut stallion,


Morgan, Mendis and Watson are number-one ranked batsman, bowler and all-rounder

Dubai, ICC Media Release, 24 October 2011: England’s Eoin Morgan, Ajantha Mendis of Sri Lanka and Shane Watson of Australia were announced as the number-one ranked batsman, bowler and all-rounder, respectively in the Reliance ICC T20I Player Rankings which were released in Dubai today (Monday). In 18 T20Is, Morgan has scored 569


Winners of 2011 Swedish Open – ITTF Pro Tour Men’s & Women’s Doubles

  Men’s Doubles: 2011 Swedish Open, At the very first attempt, on the very first occasion they had joined forces; China’s Wang Liqin and Yan An won the Men’s Doubles title at the Swedish Open in Stockholm on Sunday 23rd October 2011, upsetting the seeding in the process. At the final hurdle they overcame


Ma Long’s Third Consecutive title and Liu Shiwen got women’s singles

ITTF Press Release: Ma Long Third Consecutive title and Guo Yan dominated the 2011 Swedish Open – ITTF Pro Tour; each secured victory in exhilarating and clinical fashion in Stockholm. Ma Long (CHN) bt. Wang Hao (CHN): 11-7, 14-12, 11-6, 11-7 Guo Yan (CHN) bt. Liu Shiwen (CHN): 11-4, 11-6, 11-6, 11-4


Bopanna-Qureshi Boost Finals Chances with Stockholm Title

Stockholm (SWEDEN), Oct 24, 2011: Top seeds Rohan Bopanna and Aisam-Ul-Haq Qureshi boosted their chances of qualifying for the Barclays ATP World Tour (Bopanna Qureshi Boost Finals) Share on Facebook


3rd World Press Briefing will inaugurate tomorrow.

Karachi, TOS News, October 23, 2011: The 3rd World Press Briefing is being organized by the LOCOG at London form October 24-27, 2011 at Institute of Education, 20 Bedford Way, London. Following is the program outline: Monday 24 October, Logan Hall, Institute of Education 10.00: NOC Press Attaché meeting – Monday 24


Brief Introduction of Anti Doping Lab Qatar

Anti-Doping in Sport: Anti Doping Lab Qatar, Taking drugs to enhance performance is contrary to the fundamental values and principles of sport. Doping is abuse of performance enhancing substances in elite sport. It derived from the Dutch word “dop”, a beverage that Zulu warriors used prior to battle. Term became current ~