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Grand Slam® tournaments announce recipients of 2018 International Player Grand Slam Grants

London, Jan 18, 2018: Twenty-nine players from 20 countries have been selected to receive the 2018 International Player Grand Slam® Grants financed by the Grand Slam Development Fund (GSDF) (2018 International Player Grand Slam Grants). The Programme, now in its second year, will provide total funding of $650,000 to selected players from

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Africa champion Botswana, 2nd Place South Africa qualify for 2018 WBSC Women’s Softball World Championship in Japan

Pretoria, South Africa, Jan 16, 2018: No. 33 Botswana and No. 35 South Africa have qualified to represent Africa at the 2018 WBSC Women’s Softball World Championship in Chiba, Japan, in August (2018 WBSC Women Softball World Championship). Developing the sport across the continent and elevating more African nations to compete at

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ITU President Marisol Casado presents candidature for ASOIF representative on the IOC Executive Board

Lausanne, Jan 16, 2018: ITU is pleased to announce that President and IOC member Marisol Casado has presented her candidacy to become the ASOIF representative on the IOC Executive Board, the elections for which will be held next month in PyeongChang (ITU President Marisol Casado presents candidature). “From my earliest involvement as

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AND THE NOMINEES ARE…

Monaco, Jan 16, 2018: An impressive collection of the greatest men, women and teams in sport have been nominated for the 2018 Laureus World Sports Awards, following a ballot by the world’s sports media (Laureus NOMINEES ARE). Tennis superstar Roger Federer’s impressive return to form after a knee injury, which saw him

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ICSS to extend international reach and access to prohibited substances reference tool in partnership with USADA

By Will Shand, Washington, DC, Jan 16, 2018: In a major step forward to enhance the information available to athletes and others about prohibited substances included in medications, the International Centre for Sport Security (ICSS) will extend the reach and accessibility of the Global Drug Reference Online (DRO) and help protect clean

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The Modern Commonwealth

By Louise Martin CBE, CGF President, Jan 16, 2018: Everyone across the Commonwealth Sport Movement believes in the exceptional power of sport as a force for good. A force that brings us together, reconciles our differences and has the inspiring potential to change lives for the better. A force that drives our

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SJAS launches its first ever website at KPC

By Sports Reporter, Karachi, Jan 16, 2018: Sports Journalists Association of Sindh (SJAS) have recently launched its full-fledge website (SJAS launches website) at Karachi Press Club (KPC). According to details, an event of Dawat-e-Haleem was organised by the SJAS members at KPC subsequent to the launching of its very first website www.sjaspakistan.com.

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Top Longboarders from around the Globe Prepare to Compete in Wanning, China at 2018 ISA World Longboard Surfing Championship

La Jolla, California, January 11, 2018: The world’s best longboarders are set to come together in Wanning, China next week at the 2018 ISA World Longboard Surfing Championship, marking an important return to China for the ISA since launching its first global event there in 2012. More than 70 athletes – a

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Badminton World Federation launches HSBC partnership and ‘Guangzhou Finals’

Kuala Lumpur, Jan 8, 2018: In a landmark announcement, the Badminton World Federation (BWF) today launched its remodelled world tour and presented HSBC as its Principal Global Partner in an extensive sponsorship agreement that will catapult badminton to unprecedented heights (BWF launches HSBC partnership). The global banking group will have a corporate

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WSF & PSA Engage Weber Shandwick for Squash Paris 2024 Olympic Games Bid

London, Jan 4, 2018: The World Squash Federation (WSF) in partnership with the Professional Squash Association (PSA) has appointed Weber Shandwick, one of the world’s leading global communications and engagement firms, as communications campaign partner to provide strategic counsel and global public relations to support the bid for squash to be included