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Belarus lives up to ‘Silicon Valley’ nickname with advanced games technology

Belarus, July 8, 2019: When the Wall Street Journal dubbed Belarus the emerging ‘Silicon Valley’ of Eastern Europe three years ago, the small country with a population of 9.5 million, which was often overshadowed by its populous neighbouring states, knew it had to do something spectacular to live up to the hefty

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ISA Welcomes IOC Session Approval of Surfing for Paris 2024

By Tom Lloyd, Lausanne, June 25, 2019: The International Surfing Association (ISA) is pleased and encouraged by today’s decision by the IOC (Surfing Paris 2024) Session to approve the inclusion of Surfing on the Sports Programme for the Paris 2024 Olympic Games, after a vote by its membership during the 134th IOC

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Milan-Cortina to stage 2026 Winter Paralympics

Lausanne, June 24, 2019: The International Paralympic Committee (IPC) has congratulated Milan Cortina 2026 Paralympics after they won the right to host the Olympic and Paralympic Winter Games. At the 134th IOC Session in Lausanne, Switzerland, on Monday (24 June), Milan-Cortina polled the majority of votes from IOC members, finishing ahead of

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ITU President, Marisol Casado, appointed for the Los Angeles 2028 IOC Coordination Commission

Lausanne, May 16, 2019: ITU is pleased to announce that President and IOC member ITU President Marisol Casado has been appointed by the President of the IOC as member of the Coordination Commission for the Games of the XXXIV Olympiad Los Angeles 2028. Ms. Casado is also an active member of another

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New Gender Equality Targets and Athletes’ Commission Established by Faroese Confederation of Sports and Olympic Committee

By Amelia Fisher-Starzynski, Tórshavn, Faroe Islands, May 10, 2019: At the recent Faroese Confederation of Sports and Olympic Committee [FCSOC] General Assembly, a number of positives initiatives were unanimously agreed (New Gender Equality Targets). The first concerns approval of a new gender equality strategy that will see the FCSOC and its Member

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Flame of Peace Lit for Minsk 2019

Minsk, May 3, 2019: The Flame of Peace for the 2nd edition of the European Games lit today at the historic Ara Pacis in Rome, marking the start of an international torch relay that will culminate at the Opening Ceremony in Minsk, Belarus on 21 June. The Flame of Peace Lighting Ceremony

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Faroese Confederation of Sports Celebrates 80th Birthday

By Amelia Fisher-Starzynski, Tórshavn, Faroe Islands; April 4, 2019: The Faroese Confederation of Sports is celebrating its 80th birthday today. The occasion was marked by an official event in the capital Tórshavn attended by the Prime Minister Aksel V. Johannesen, Culture and Sports Minister Høgni Hoydal, and Mayor of Tórshavn Annika Olsen,

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General Council Meeting Pakistan Olympic Association

Lahore, March 31, 2019: The POA General Council Meeting held today at Lahore and following matters have been discussed and decided in the meeting: 33rd National Games All aspects of the holding of 33rd National Games allotted to Balochistan Olympic Association discussed in depth. You will recall that these Games postponed a

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Special Olympics World Games – About Educational Solution for PEOPLE OF DETERMINATION – key2enable – keyboard

The Olympics Sports Team Abdul Rahim and Muhammad Saeed, Abu Dhabi, March 23, 2019: (key2enable keyboard) Introduction: About Five years ago we began to develop Key-X, a keyboard that enables anyone with severe motor disabilities to full access computers, tablets, and smartphones (key2enable keyboard). Key-X has nine keys that need to be

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Spectacular Closing Ceremony celebrates legacy of World Games Abu Dubai and achievements of thousands of athletes and volunteers

The Olympics Sports team Abdul Rahim and Muhammad Saeed, Abu Dhabi, March 21, 2019: Seven days of sporting achievement, thousands of athletes and volunteers, dozens of events, countless displays of bravery, and millions of smiles Spectacular Closing Ceremony. As the final curtain falls on Special Olympics World Games Abu Dhabi 2019, the