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Partyka Claims Fourth Consecutive Gold

Rio de Janeiro, Sept 13, 2016: Poland’s Natalia PARTYKA has claimed her fourth consecutive Paralympic Singles Gold medal today, 13 September 2016, at the Rio 2016 Paralympic Games. PARTYKA is no stranger to breaking records at the Paralympics: • Youngest ever Paralympian in table tennis history when she competed in her first

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Jamaica Tallawahs secure second Hero CPL title

Basseterre, Aug 7, 2016: Jamaica Tallawahs secure second Hero CPL title, A brilliant bowling performance from the Jamaica Tallawahs saw them dismiss the Amazon Warriors for 93 in the Hero Caribbean Premier League (CPL) final to secure their second title, the first team to do so. The Amazon Warriors lost their wickets

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Statement of the Executive Board of the International Olympic Committee on the WADA Independent Person Report

Lausanne, July 19, 2016: The International Olympic Committee (IOC) received yesterday the World Anti-Doping Agency’s “Independent Person Report”/WADA Independent Person Report. “The findings of the report show a shocking and unprecedented attack on the integrity of sports and on the Olympic Games. Therefore, the IOC will not hesitate to take the toughest

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WADA names Richard Mclaren to Sochi investigation team

Montreal, 19 May 2016: Today the WADA President, Sir Craig Reedie, appointed Professor Richard H. McLaren as the independent person heading the Sochi investigation that was announced by the Agency yesterday. Professor McLaren is tasked with investigating the allegations made in relation to the 2014 Sochi Olympics, which were published by CBS

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Media accreditation opens for WorldRugby U20 Championship

Dublin, May 3, 2016: Members of the media wishing to attend the World Rugby U20 Championship in Manchester, England, can now apply for accreditation to the event. The competition, which runs from 7-25 June, will be held at the AJ Bell Stadium and the Manchester City Academy Stadium, with matches played on

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Media accreditation for the 2016 IPC Athletics European Championships now open

Munich, April 7, 2016: With about two months to go until the 2016 IPC Athletics European Championships in Grosseto, Italy, media are advised that they can now apply for media accreditation at: www.grosseto2016.com/media Information about media accommodation is also available in the above link. The competition will be the last major opportunity