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ISA moves SUP dispute to CAS Arbitration

By Tom Lloyd, La Jolla, California, July 18, 2018: The International Surfing Association (ISA) has referred the ongoing dispute with the International Canoe Federation (ICF) over the governance of StandUp Paddle (SUP) to the Court of Arbitration for Sport’s (CAS) Arbitration process, seeking a resolution in the best interests of the athletes

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Moiz wins 30th Pakistan Scrabble Championship

Karachi, Pakistan, July 17, 2018: Moiz Baig staged an incredible comeback to snatch the title of National Champion by winning the 30th Pakistan National Scrabble Championship played at Lincoln Corner Karachi (Moiz Pakistan Scrabble Champion). The former WORLD YOUTH CHAMPION Moiz seemed nowhere in contention at the end of round 20; three wins behind

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Draws of the TOTAL BWF World Championships 2018 Nanjing

Kuala Lumpur, July 17, 2018: Malaysia’s Lee Chong Wei can expect a bumpy start to his quest for a first World title when he tackles Brice Leverdez in the opening round of the TOTAL BWF World Championships 2018 in Nanjing, China. The Men’s Singles second seed crashed out of last year’s World

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Australia no-hits Japan to win WBSC Junior Men’s Softball World Championship 2018

Prince Albert, Canada, July 16, 2018: The Australian Junior Men’s National Softball Team, behind a historic no-hit performance by pitcher Layton Reid, defeated defending champions Japan, 6-1, Sunday in the Final of the XII WBSC Junior Men’s Softball World Championship 2018. Softball Australia has now been crowned World Champions a leading five

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World Rugby invites applications for 2019-2020 Spirit of Rugby projects

Dublin, July 13, 2018: World Rugby today announced the second edition of its successful Spirit of Rugby projects programme. The programme was first launched in 2016 when organisations using rugby for social development projects were invited to apply for support from World Rugby to further develop and grow their activities. A diverse

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AIBA launches New Foundation Plan

Lausanne, July 13, 2018: Today, the International Boxing Association (AIBA) has launched its New Foundation Plan following the unanimous adoption of the plan by the AIBA Executive Committee. The New Foundation Plan was developed to lay the foundation for a stronger future for AIBA and Olympic Boxing while at the same time

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WBSC awards Korea hosting rights of U-18 Baseball World Cup 2019

Lausanne, July 12, 2018: The World Baseball Softball Confederation (WBSC) today announced that the hosting rights of the XXIX U-18 Baseball World Cup® 2019 have been awarded to the Korea Baseball Softball Association (KBSA) in collaboration with Gijang County, Busan (U18 Baseball World Cup 2019). With baseball’s position as the biggest spectator

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France to host decisive Repechage tournament for Rugby World Cup 2019

Dublin, July 12, 2018: World Rugby has today announced the venue for the Rugby World Cup 2019 repechage tournament as the Stade Delort in Marseille, France. Four teams will compete in the round-robin format event to be played across three match days on Sunday 11 November, Saturday 17 November and Friday 23

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Global Sports Leaders to discuss merits of Futurology and new Technology at International Federation (IF) Forum

Lausanne, Switzerland, July 10, 2018: Members from GAISF, the Global Association of International Sports Federations and associates will take part in the 12th IF Forum in Lausanne, Switzerland from 5-7 November 2018 (International Federation Forum). Sporting leaders will hear from leading experts, stakeholders and peers who are seeking specialist guidance to forecast

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Unprecedented Demand for Rugby World Cup 2019 Tickets as Priority Ballot Sales Close

Dublin, July 11, 2018: With 437 days to go until Rugby World Cup 2019 kicks off in Japan, Unprecedented Demand for tickets following the recently completed Supporter’s Club Front Row Priority sales phase has been remarkable. Phenomenal interest from Rugby fans both in Japan, and abroad has seen over 2.5 million ticket