ITTF Officially Confirm Peace and Sport Cup Pairs, T.T. Cup 21-22 November, Doha, Qatar

ITTF Press Release, Nov 19, 2011: The Executive Committee of the International Table Tennis Federation granted official approval of the doubles pairs that will contest the Peace and Sport Table Tennis Cup in their meeting today at the Gulf Hotel, Bahrain. Set for the 21-22 November, Doha, Qatar, the Peace and Sport


Seedings for UEFA EURO 2012 Final Draw confirmed/European Parliament joins UEFA calls for action on match-fixing

UEFA Media Release: Following the completion of the UEFA EURO 2012 qualifiers, UEFA announced the seedings to be used for the Final Draw, taking place at the Palace of Arts in Kyiv, Ukraine, on 2 December at 19:00 local time (18:00 CET) UEFA EURO 2012 Final Draw confirmed. The 16 teams that


Pakistan won third ODI and 2-1 lead

DUBAI, Nov 18, 2011: For the second time in five days, a game was won and lost in the batting Powerplay. This time, however, Sri Lanka were at the receiving end as they fluffed the phase, picking up just 19 for the loss of two huge wickets, leaving their tail needing 72


Kubra strikes to take six against Ireland, Six-wicket haul for Ismail

Dhaka, ICC Press Release, Nov 18, 2011: Khadiza Tul Kubra claimed six wickets against Ireland today to lead Bangladesh to its second win of the ICC Women’s World Cup Qualifier. Bangladesh captain, Salma Khatun, had helped the side to a total of 209 after the 21-year-old struck 73 runs at BKSP* 3,


The United Nations and FIVB Join Forces to Drive Social Change

Tokyo, UNOSDP Press Release, Nov 18, 2011: The United Nations (UN) and the International Volleyball Federation (FIVB) today signed a two-year partnership agreement seeking to support the attainment and awareness of the UN Millennium Development Goals (MDGs), as well as to further harness the power of volleyball to bring about positive social


15th PSO Pakistan ITF Seniors Tennis Championship 2011

Karachi-Pakistan, STA Press Release: A media Briefing to organize “15th PSO Pakistan ITF Seniors World Ranking Tennis Championships” was held at Karachi Club. Khawaja Saeed Hai, President Pakistan Seniors Tennis Association, Sheikh Muhammed Minhas Manager Brand Management PSO, Yousuf Suleman, Secretary Karachi Club and M. Khalid Rehmani Secretary Pakistan Seniors Tennis Association addressed


Austrian Armed Forces in action for the 1st Winter Youth Olympic Games

Innsbruck, IYOGOC Press Release, 17 November 2011: A total of 375 flats spread across 11 buildings in the Youth Olympic Village are currently being equipped with furniture thanks to the support of the Austrian Armed Forces. Between 7 and 24 January 2012, these flats will be home to 1,600 young athletes and


Richardson dazzles with bat and ball to steer Ireland to victory

Dhaka, ICC Media Release, 17 November 2011: Eimear Richardson helped Ireland to its first victory of the ICC Women’s World Cup Qualifiers 2011 in Dhaka today after the 25-year-old all-rounder hit a half-century and claimed five wickets to steer the team to 255-run victory over Japan at Sher-e-Bangla National Cricket Stadium, Mirpur.


Record interest in hosting FEI World Equestrian Games 2018 & announces next bid deadlines

Lausanne (SUI), FEI Press Release, Nov 16, 2011: A record seven National Federations have sent in formal Expressions of Interest to host the FEI World Equestrian Games 2018. Signed Expression of Interest documents have been received from the National Federations of Australia, Canada, Hungary, Morocco, Russia, Sweden, and the USA. The deadline for


NEC extends sponsorship of wheelchair tennis

ITF Press Release, Nov 16, 2011: The ITF announced today that it has renewed its sponsorship agreement with NEC Corporation as title sponsor of the Wheelchair Tennis Tour and year-end Wheelchair Tennis Masters for a further two years, 2012-13 (NEC extends sponsorship). NEC celebrated 20 years of partnership with the ITF in 2011. The NEC