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Youngster Saad Vohra is declare the winner of the “player of the month” award

Karachi, Nov 5, 2019: Youngster Saad Vohra was declared the winner of the “player of the month” award announced by Pakistan Scrabble Association for the month of October 2019. The award was announced by the Director Youth Program Tariq Pervez to encourage participation in the weekly scrabble games. The award is presented

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South Africa spread wings for thrilling third RWC triumph

Tokyo, 03 Nov, 2019: South Africa began Rugby World Cup 2019 with great confidence, having defeated New Zealand in 2018. They were the first foreign team to arrive in Japan for the tournament and overpowered the hosts 41-7 in a warm-up match (South Africa spread wings). Yet the All Blacks were still

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Independent Sport Integrity Hotline first report gives snapshot of integrity breaches, allegations of corruption and abuse

By Nadeesha Rathnayake, Doha Oct 30, 2019: More than 240 allegations of corruption in sport have been reported to the Sport Integrity (SI) Hotline, highlighting a significant number of match-fixing, internal corruption and sexual abuse issues (Independent Sport Integrity Hotline). Established in 2018, by the International Centre for Sport Security (ICSS), to

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WADA and Partners launch “Sport Values in Every Classroom” EDUCATION TOOLKIT

Paris, October 30, 2019: The World Anti-Doping Agency (WADA) is pleased to announce the launch of the “Sport Values in Every Classroom” education toolkit, that took place yesterday during the Seventh UNESCO Conference of Parties (COP), which is being held from 29-31 October in Paris, France. The toolkit, which a free, cross-curricular

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Ukranian Yaroslava Mahuchikh named 2019 European Young Athlete of the year

Warsaw, Oct 27, 2019: World silver medallist high jumper Yaroslava Mahuchikh (UKR) was awarded the Piotr Nurowski Best Young Athlete prize tonight in Warsaw, Poland, following a vote by the 48th General Assembly of the European Olympic Committees (EOC). The announcement made during centenary celebrations for the Polish Olympic Committee at the

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WBSC unveils innovative Game Management System for new 5-on-5 Baseball5

Lausanne, Oct 25, 2019: The World Baseball Softball Confederation (WBSC) today launched a new Game Management System (GMS) as well as new guidelines for officials for the new urban five-on-five discipline Baseball5 (WBSC unveils innovative Game). The new GMS, which was trialed at select 2019 events, is intended to greatly simplify and

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A new chapter in Innsbruck’s sporting history WWMG 2020

Innsbruck, Oct 23, 2019: In 80 days the Winter World Masters Games 2020 (WWMG 2020) will begin. Taking place from 10 to 19 January, this major sporting event will showcase Innsbruck and the region of Tyrol as it welcomes around 3,000 athletes from all over the world for the third edition of

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SportAccord and China Strengthen its Relationship in the Lead-Up to SportAccord 2020

Lausanne, Switzerland, Oct 21, 2019: Raffaele Chiulli, the President of SportAccord and the Global Association of International Sports Federations (GAISF), has hailed preparations for the SportAccord World Sport & Business Summit 2020 on a visit to the event’s host city of Beijing, China (Beijing Olympic City Development). Chiulli has travelled to Beijing

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Legends join in to make World Squash Day a feast of fun, food and friendship all over the planet

London, October 16, 2019: World Squash Day attracted thousands of new players as clubs across the planet opened their doors to showcase the sport on Saturday (12th October). Enterprising clubs on every continent proudly cleaned their courts, printed banners, made T-shirts, planned open days and laid on an amazing array of cakes,

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Up to 1,300 Athletes set for 1st ANOC World Beach Games Qatar 2019

Doha, Qatar, Oct 5, 2019: Up to 1,300 athletes from 97 countries have qualified to take part in the inaugural Association of National Olympic Committees (ANOC) World Beach Games Qatar 2019 from October 12-16. The Local Organising Committee (LOC) has confirmed that some of the world’s best athletes from all five continents