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Beaumont anticipates special and game-changing Rugby World Cup 2019 as Japan celebrates one year to go

Tokyo, Sept 20, 2018: World Rugby Chairman Bill Beaumont believes that Japan 2019 will be “a very special and game-changing Rugby World Cup” as the one year to go milestone marked with a series of celebrations across the host nation (Rugby World Cup 2019 Japan celebrates one year). On 20 September, 2019,

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Nippon TV, NHK and J SPORTS appointed Japan rights holders for Rugby World Cup 2019 as tournament targets record audience

Dublin, Sept 19, 2018: Rugby World Cup 2019 ™ is set to deliver a record domestic broadcast audience after World Rugby announced the appointment of Nippon TV, NHK and J SPORTS as broadcast rights-holders for Japan (Japan rights holders). The appointment of Japan’s leading sports broadcasters as rights-holders will ensure that the

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World’s Best National Teams Impress at 2018 UR ISA World Surfing Games

Tahara, Japan, Sept 17, 2018: The typhoon swell continued to pulse on the second day of competition at the 2018 UR ISA World Surfing Games (WSG), creating non-stop action and impressive performances from the world’s best National Surfing Teams in Tahara, Japan. Italy’s Angelo Bonomelli caused the thousands on the beach in

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Over 100 cases reported into SPORT INTEGRITY HOTLINE

By Nadeesha Rathnayake, Doha, Qatar, Sept 13, 2018: The Sport Integrity Hotline (SIU), a whistleblower channel launched by the ICSS Sport Integrity Unit (SIU) to provide a safe and secure platform to address wrongdoings in sport, has reached a significant milestone in receiving over 100 reported cases. Officially rolled out in January

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SPORTACCORD unveils new ‘DOTSPORT’ domain – sportaccord.sport

By Jenny Edmondson, Lausanne, Sept 12, 2018: SportAccord unveils today announced it has been awarded exclusive use of the ‘DotSport’ domain extension ‘sportaccord.sport’ following the successful launch of the new .sport digital ecosystem, managed and delivered by GAISF. A .sport domain name seens as a positive endorsement of any organisation operating in

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Bermuda and Abu Dhabi awarded with the 2021 and 2022 ITU World Triathlon Grand Final

Gold Coast, Sept 11, 2018: The Executive Board of ITU has met during two days in the Gold Coast, in Queensland, Australia, just ahead of the ITU World Triathlon Grand Final to debate and decide on several important issues, including the 2019 competition calendar, the new services for National Federations or the

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Rugby World Cup Tickets Available for General Public as Latest Ticket Ballot Set to Open

Dublin, Sept 11, 2018: With the next Ticket Sales Ballot set to open on 19 September, fans are encouraged to apply for tickets to ensure they don’t miss out on what will be a truly once in a lifetime Rugby World Cup Tickets experience. Initial ticket ballots that ran from January to

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The Gold Coast of Queensland to host SportAccord 2019

By Jenny Edmondson, Lausanne, Sept 6, 2018: SportAccord today announced that the Gold Coast located in Queensland, Australia as its next Host City when the sporting business community gathers for the 17th edition of the World Sport & Business Summit (SportAccord 2019) taking place from 5-10 May 2019 at the Gold Coast

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Malaysia deny Hong Kong a historic Asian Games team double

Jakarta, Sept 1, 2018: After Hong Kong China dispatched India 2/0 to clinch the women’s Asian Games Team Championship Squash title for the first time. Malaysia denied the highest-ranked team in the event a historic double by coming from behind to beat the favourites 2/1 in a dramatic men’s final at the

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Takahashi dominates triathlon at the Asian Games to claim the gold medal

Jakarta, Aug 31, 2018: In a dominating performance Japan’s Yuko Takahashi has claimed the gold medal to be crowned as the 2018 Asian Games champion in Palembang, Indonesia. Firmly marked as the pre-race favourite, and wearing number one for Japan, Takahashi led the field of elite women across all three disciplines of