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Vibrant Official Emblem revealed as journey to FIFA U-17 Women’s World Cup India 2020™ begins

Zurich, Nov 4, 2019: The Official Emblem of the FIFA U-17 Women’s World Cup India 2020™ was unveiled today, 2 November 2019, during a star-studded launch event at the iconic Gateway of India in Mumbai (Vibrant Official Emblem revealed). With one year to go before the start of the tournament, fans from

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Angela Lee retains One Women’s Atomweight World Championship with submission win over Xiong Jing Nan

Tokyo, Japan, October 13, 2019: The largest global sports media property in Asian history, ONE Championship™ (ONE), kicked off a historic evening at the Ryogoku Kokugikan with ONE: CENTURY 世紀 PART I, broadcast live in the United States on TNT and B/R Live and in over 140 countries around the world (Angela

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CGF response to comments made by Dr Narinder Batra, President of the Indian Olympic Association

London, September 27, 2019: CGF CEO David Grevemberg CBE said: Our visit to India in November is hugely important (Indian Olympic Association). Our focus is on providing great opportunities to Indian athletes. Our approach will be to respect, listen, learn and contribute. We look forward to meeting our colleagues and friends in

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Japan off to flying start after Russians strike first blow, Matsushima scores hat-trick of tries as hosts recover from shock of conceding early try

Tokyo, Sep 20, 2019: Jet-heeled winger Kotaro Matsushima scored three tries – and had a fourth ruled out by the television match official – as Japan secured a bonus-point victory in the opening match of RWC 2019. Asia’s first Rugby World Cup began in sensational style, but not in the way hoped

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Dame Louise Martin re-elected as CGF President

Kigali, Rwanda, Sept 5, 2019: Dame Louise Martin DBE has been re-elected Commonwealth Games Federation (CGF) President for a second four-year term at the Federation’s General Assembly in Kigali, Rwanda (Dame Louise CGF President). Dame Louise (Scotland) re-elected by acclamation by delegates at the Kigali Convention Centre four years after she took

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CGF launch Transformation 2022 Refresh as new brand celebrated for first time

Kigali, Rwanda, September 4, 2019: The Commonwealth Games Federation (CGF) has today officially launched the CGF launch Transformation 2022 Refresh while the new Commonwealth Sport Brand was formally celebrated for the very first time at the CGF General Assembly in Rwanda. Transformation 2022 is the Commonwealth Sport Movement’s Strategic Plan from 2015-2022,

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Birmingham 2022 set for largest ever female and para-sport programme in Commonwealth Games history

London, August 13, 2019: The Commonwealth Games Federation (CGF) has today announced that Birmingham 2022 is set to have the largest ever female and para sport programme in history after Women’s T20 Cricket, Beach Volleyball and Para Table Tennis were confirmed for the next Commonwealth Games. This exciting announcement comes after the

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CGF President predicts spectacular Trinidad & Tobago 2021 with two years to go

London, August 1, 2019: Commonwealth Games Federation CGF President predicts Dame Louise Martin says Trinidad and Tobago has the potential to deliver a spectacular 2021 Commonwealth Youth Games with today marking two years to go to the multi-sport event. Trinidad and Tobago awarded the right to stage the seventh edition of the

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Birmingham 2022 Budget announcement confirms decrease in Commonwealth Games costs

London, June 26, 2019: The Commonwealth Games Federation (CGF) has welcomed the announcement on the Birmingham 2022 budget by the UK Government as it showcases a significant reduction in Commonwealth Games delivery costs. The announcement confirms that the cost of delivering the Commonwealth Games, and associated public funding, has managed down whilst

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Trinidad and Tobago to host 2021 Commonwealth Youth Games

London, June 21, 2019: Trinidad and Tobago will host the 2021 Commonwealth Youth Games after they selected as the host city of the multi-sport event by the (CGF) today. Trinidad and Tobago were bidding against Gibraltar for the right to stage the competition and both (CGAs) praised as excellent bidders by the