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World Rugby celebrates #IDSDP2019 day with Spirit of Rugby partners announcement

Dublin, April 4, 2019: World Rugby is joining the global sporting community in celebrating the International Day of Sport for Development and Peace on 6 April with the announcement of its latest Spirit of Rugby partners (World Rugby celebrates #IDSDP2019). The rugby for social development programme is a key pillar of the

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City Football Schools Host Unified Clinic For Special Olympics Athletes

The Olympics Sports team Abdul Rahim and Muhammad Saeed, Abu Dhabi, UAE, March 18, 2019: The City Football Schools coaching team passed on its expertise and knowledge to a group of Special Olympics athletes as part of the Special Olympics Unified Sports Experiences, this week. Dozens of Special Olympics athletes came together

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Biarritz, France Set to Host 2019 ISA World Longboard Surfing Championship

By Tom Lloyd, La Jolla, California, Jan 21, 2019: The IISA is pleased to announce that Biarritz, France will host the 2019 ISA World Longboard Surfing Championship (WLSC) at Côte des Basques from May 26 – June 2. The world championship, which is organized in partnership with the French Surfing Federation, will

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Rwanda selected as host of 2019 CGF General Assembly

London, Oct 5, 2018: The Commonwealth Games Federation (CGF) announced today (5 October 2018) that Rwanda will host the 2019 CGF General Assembly and Strategic Forum (rawanda 2019 CGF General Assembly). The General Assembly, which brings together sports leaders from all 71 nations and territories of the Commonwealth, will be held in

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Turkey 2024 welcomes UEFA EURO 2024 Evaluation Report

By Tom Lloyd, Istanbul, Turkey, Sept 21, 2018: The Turkish Football Federation (TFF) today welcomed the positive UEFA EURO 2024 Evaluation Report published by UEFA on Turkey’s bid for UEFA EURO 2024. The UEFA administration released its assessment of Turkey’s UEFA EURO 2024 candidature, following a thorough technical analysis of the bid

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Nippon TV, NHK and J SPORTS appointed Japan rights holders for Rugby World Cup 2019 as tournament targets record audience

Dublin, Sept 19, 2018: Rugby World Cup 2019 ™ is set to deliver a record domestic broadcast audience after World Rugby announced the appointment of Nippon TV, NHK and J SPORTS as broadcast rights-holders for Japan (Japan rights holders). The appointment of Japan’s leading sports broadcasters as rights-holders will ensure that the

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ICF welcomes referral of SUP dispute to Court of Arbitration for Sport

Lausanne, July 18, 2018: The International Canoe Federation welcomes the opportunity to finally resolve the dispute over the governance of Stand Up Paddling before the Court of Arbitration for Sport (SUP dispute). The ICF, as a long standing member of the Olympic family, has always strived to work in the best interests

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BWF and Royal Selangor in trophy partnership

Kuala Lumpur, June 25, 2018: The Badminton World Federation (BWF) has announced Royal Selangor as the Official Trophy Partner of the HSBC BWF World Tour Finals (Royal Selangor). This revelation came at today’s Unveiling Ceremony of the HSBC BWF World Tour Finals Trophy at the Royal Selangor Visitor Centre in Malaysia. Welcoming

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Budapest poised to host the 2018 Youth Women’s & Men’s World Championships in August

Lausanne, May 24, 2018: The 2018 AIBA Youth Women’s & Men’s World Boxing Championships will take place between August 20 – 31 in Budapest, Hungary, with the tournament ready to shine a light on the next generation of talented young female and male boxers from around the world (Budapest 2018 AIBA Youth

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Sport, and Birmingham 2022, Reflects our Common Future

By UK Secretary of State for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport Matt Hancock, April 24, 2018: The Commonwealth is an enduring bond that exists between us all. The phenomenal Gold Coast Games showed the strength of this connection and the powerful role sport plays in bringing people together. The Games gave us world-class