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United Women Hockey Academy defeated Punjab Whites 2-0

Lahore, May 24, 2017: United Women Hockey Academy defeated Punjab Whites 2-0 in the final of the 5th Chief Minister Women Gold Cup Hockey Tournament at the National Hockey Stadium, Lahore. Punjab Minister for Sports & Youth Affairs, Jahangir Khanzada was the chief guest. He was received by the Secretary General PHF,

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Sport Science at the University Alliance Ruhr

By Tuulia Hokkanen, Germany, May 24, 2017: The 22nd annual Congress of the European College of Sport Science in Metropolis Ruhr is hosted by the University Alliance Ruhr (UAR). The UAR is an alliance between Ruhr-University Bochum, TU Dortmund University, and the University of Duisburg-Essen, which are the three strongest universities in

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Three women elected to Athletes’ Commission

Gold Coast, May 24, 2017: BWF Athletes Commission, Olympic silver medallist, Pusarla V Sindhu, led a trio of women onto the BWF Athletes’ Commission as voting for four places on the representative body took place in Gold Coast, Australia, today. The Indian athlete topped the ballot with 129 votes with Kirsty Gilmour

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ITTF Launches Online Administration Course for Member Associations

Lausanne, May 22, 2017: Online Administration Course, The International Table Tennis Federation (ITTF) is pleased to announce the launch of the ITTF Administration Course, the first certified educational course of the ITTF that is undertaken online. The course is targeted at administrators within all Table Tennis Associations, and will help to provide

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Massive impact of RWC 2019 will be an enduring legacy in Asia

By James Fitzgerald, Dublin, May 21, 2017: Massive impact RWC 2019, Inspiring sustainable rugby growth and attracting one million new participants in Asia is the aim of the Impact Beyond 2019 programme, which was launched today. Announced at the Asia Rugby General Assembly in Mongolia, Impact Beyond 2019 is a partnership between

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First ever World title for Brazil in Bratislava

Bratislava, May 21, 2017: World title Brazil Bratislava, History made on the last day of the 2017 Para Table Tennis World Team Championships as the trio of Bruna ALEXANDRE, Danielle RAUEN and Jennfyer MARQUES won the Class 9-10 Women’s Title. The Brazilians overcame a highly-spirited Turkish team (Neslihan KANAS, Merve DEMIS and

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ISSF WC Munich: Olympic Champion Jin Jongoh sets a new 50m Pistol record

Munich, May 20, 2017: Republic of Korea’s four-time Olympic champion Jin Jongoh, 37, came back atop of the ISSF World Cup podium, winning today’s 50m Pistol Men final in Munich with a new world record of 230.5 points, shuttering the 230.1 p.ts record set by India’s Jitu Rai on the 1st of

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New Council of Badminton World Federation elected for 2017-2021

By Gayle Alleyne, Gold Coast, Australia, May 20, 2017: New BWF Council, The Badminton World Federation has welcomed seven new members to the BWF Council. In addition, 11 incumbent BWF Council members were re-elected at the BWF Annual General Meeting in Gold Coast, Australia, today. The newcomers are (in alphabetical order of

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World Surfing Games Set to Put Surfing’s Global Growth on Display

By Tom Lloyd, Biarritz, France May 18, 2017: The International Surfing Association’s (ISA) 2017 World Surfing Games, which is set to take place in Biarritz, France from May 20-28, will this year feature a record number of participating nations, as the Federation continues its global expansion following Olympic inclusion to Tokyo 2020.

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ICSS establishes special investigations unit led by top anti-corruption experts

By Will Shand, May 17, 2017: As part of its commitment to help safeguard sport and to meet the growing demand for independent investigations within the industry, the International Centre for Sport Security (ICSS) has announced the establishment of a dedicated Special Investigations Unit (SIU). Led by Michael Hershman, ICSS Group CEO,