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BWF and Special Olympics International publish global development strategy

Kuala Lumpur, Nov 25, 2020: Badminton World Federation (BWF) in collaboration with Special Olympics International (SOI) has published their Global Development Strategy to grow badminton and provide meaningful opportunities for people with intellectual disabilities to be involved in all aspects of badminton. This follows the signing of a Memorandum of Understanding in

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Team Qhubeka ASSOS – “A Dream Come True”

Johannesburg, South Africa, November 20, 2020: Douglas Ryder, the South African founder of NTT Pro Cycling (www.NTTProCycling.com), is thrilled to announce the next step in our team’s incredible journey, which sees us moving forward in partnership with the leader in performance cycling apparel, ASSOS of Switzerland, to create Team Qhubeka ASSOS. Since

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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