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Cameron Van der Burgh announced as a Laureus Ambassador

London, July 15, 2019: South African swimming legend Cameron van der Burgh has spoken of his belief in the work of Laureus Sport for Good in his new role as a Laureus Ambassador. Cameron, who holds both the world short-course 50m and 100m breaststroke records, got straight to work by spending time

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Gentlemen’s Singles Final: Chair Umpire and Coin Toss

London, UK, Sunday 14 July 2019: The Chair Umpire for the Gentlemen’s Singles Final is Damian Steiner, 44, from Buenos Aires, Argentina (Coin Toss Chair Umpire). Damian is a Gold Badge Chair Umpire, who has employed by the ATP since 2014. This is Damian’s first Gentlemen’s Singles Final at Wimbledon. Damian has

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England make winning start in Liverpool

By Carly Baldwin, July 12, 2019: Hosts England ensured a winning start to the Vitality Netball World Cup Liverpool by overcoming a tough Ugandan side at the M&S Bank Arena in Liverpool this evening. Tracey Neville’s Roses – looking to claim their first ever World Cup title dominant in the first and

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Dave Miley unveils ambitious Manifesto for International Tennis Federation Presidency, ‘Together for Tennis – ITF strong’

By Tom Lloyd, London, UK, July 3, 2019: Dave Miley today unveiled (Dave Miley unveils ambitious) his manifesto ‘Together for Tennis – ITF Strong’ (available at TogetherForTennis.com) to become President of the ITF. Nominated by Tennis Ireland, Dave Miley is the former ITF Director of Development, and his manifesto drives by what

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ITU President represents the IOC at the Women Political Leaders Summit in Tokyo

Tokyo, June 27, 2019: Ahead of the G20 Summit in Osaka, Japan, ITU President and IOC Member Marisol Casado was invited to represent the IOC at the Women Political Leaders (WPL) Summit in Tokyo, alongside other reputable political leaders such as Antonio Guterres (UN Secretary-General), Christine Lagarde (Managing Director, International Monetary Fund)

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World Rugby hosts Women’s High Performance Academy in San Diego

Dublin, June 27, 2019: Following the ground-breaking launch of its high profile Women in Rugby brand campaign in May, World Rugby continues to make great strides in its commitment to the development of the women’s game by hosting the second Women’s High Performance Academy in San Diego, California on 29 June to

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Lobban & Pilley Strike Double Gold As Hosts Australia Celebrate World Doubles Clean Sweep

Gold Coast, June 21, 2019: Australian cousins Cameron Pilley and Donna Lobban struck double Doubles gold on the final day of action in the WSF World Doubles Squash Championships as hosts Australia claimed eight medals across the three events at the Carrara Squash Centre on the Gold Coast. Pilley and Ryan Cuskelly

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Equestrian sport boosted with allocation of major events through 2021

Lausanne, June 20, 2019: The Fédération Équestre Internationale (FEI) has today allocated host cities for 13 FEI Championships for the next two years and nine FEI Driving World Cup™ legs for the 2019/2020 season (Equestrian sport boosted). Budapest (HUN) will lead the way as host of the FEI Jumping, Dressage, Para Dressage,

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Hosts Australia Undefeated On World Doubles Championships Day One

Gold Coast, Australia, June 17, 2019: Hosts Australia made a perfect start to the WSF World Doubles Squash Championships at the Carrara Squash Centre on the Gold Coast, going through day one of the event undefeated. Defending men’s doubles champions Cameron Pilley and Ryan Cuskelly from New South Wales were tested against

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2019 VISSLA ISA World Junior Surfing Championship Returns to Huntington Beach, USA

By Tom Lloyd, La Jolla, California, June 13, 2019: The International Surfing Association (ISA) is pleased and proud to announce Huntington Beach, California, USA, as the host of the 2019 VISSLA ISA World Junior Surfing Championship, October 26 to November 3. The event, which presents by Visit Huntington Beach, will return to