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WADA Foundation Board endorses budget increase to strengthen agency’s capacity to deliver clean sport

Montreal, May 17, 2018: Today, the World Anti-Doping Agency’s (WADA’s) Foundation Board (Board) was held in Montreal, Canada (WADA Foundation Board). The 38-member Board – which is composed equally of the Sports Movement and Governments of the world – met to discuss progress regarding WADA’s priorities and other important matters concerning the

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Historic day for World Rugby as expanded Council meets for the first time

Dublin, May 17, 2018: On an historic day for World Rugby, 13 new union and regional association representatives have been welcomed onto an expanded World Rugby Council, the sport’s highest decision-making body (World Rugby Council). The new representatives, who joined Council for its annual meeting in Dublin on Wednesday after being appointed

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50 Days To Go! Groups, schedule unveiled for WBSC Junior Men’s Softball World Championship

Lausanne, May 17, 2018: Marking 50 days prior to Opening Day, the World Baseball Softball Confederation (WBSC) today unveiled the groups and a 54-game schedule for the XII WBSC Junior Men’s Softball World Championship, which will be staged from 7-15 July in Prince Albert, Saskatchewan, Canada (XII WBSC Junior Softball). The 13

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Panama hosts their first Olympic Solidarity-supported ISA Courses

La Jolla, California, May 16, 2018: The International Surfing Association (ISA) has continued to push the development of Surfing around the globe by accessing one of the many benefits of Olympic inclusion, the International Olympic Committee’s Olympic Solidarity development programme, to hold ISA Coaching and Water Safety Courses in Panama (Olympic Solidarity

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Inaugural Match Scheduled for Kamaishi Recovery Memorial Stadium

Dublin, May 15, 2018: The newly built Rugby World Cup 2019 venue Kamaishi Recovery Memorial Stadium in Iwate Prefecture will be opened on 19 August 2018 with a memorial match between the Kamaishi Seawaves Rugby Football Club and Top League side Yamaha Jubilo. The event will see the beginning of a new

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2022 Artistic Gymnastics World Championships awarded to Liverpool

Lausanne, May 14, 2018: Liverpool (GBR) will host the 2022 Artistic Gymnastics World Championships. The FIG Council, at its meeting in Istanbul (TUR) on 11-12 May, voted to award this 51st edition of the Worlds to British Gymnastics. The FIG’s decision sends the World Championships back to Great Britain seven years after

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Ghana Eagles lifts 2018 Rugby Africa Bronze Cup

ACCRA, Ghana, May 14, 2018: The Ghana Rugby Eagles managed to lift the 2018 Rugby Africa Bronze Cup (Bronze Cup) on the Nduom Sports Stadium in Elmina-Ghana by beating Mauritius by 23 points to 17 on 12 March 2018 in a nail-biting final. The win ensured that Ghana Eagles was promoted to

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The FEI World Equestrian Games™ Tryon 2018 Announces the Official Mascots of the Games

Tryon, NC USA, May 11, 2018: Organizers for the FEI World Equestrian Games™ Tryon 2018 (WEG) are pleased to announce the official mascots for the Games, two adorable miniature horses named Star and Huck (Tryon 2018 Official Mascots). Star and Huck were adopted in 2016 by Mark and Katherine Bellissimo, managing partners

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New Rugby Africa Gold Cup perpetual trophy unveiled ahead of Rugby World Cup qualifiers

Dublin, May 10, 2018: The 2018 Rugby Africa Gold Cup, which doubles as a Rugby World Cup 2019 qualification tournament, has launched a new trophy and brand at the AIPS congress in Brussels on Tuesday 8 May (New Rugby Africa Gold Cup). The Rugby Africa Gold Cup will be played across seven

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Captains set for HSBC Canada Women’s Sevens

Dublin, May 11, 2018: Twelve captains gathered today at the historic Hatley Castle in Victoria ahead of an exciting weekend of rugby at the penultimate round of the HSBC World Rugby Women’s Sevens Series in Langford, Canada (HSBC Canada Womens Sevens). VIEW FULL SCHEDULE HERE >>  Westhills Stadium plays host to the