OTHER SPORTS Archive

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Eventing gold for Great Britain and Germany’s Ingrid Klimke at Strzegom

By Kate Green, Aug 20, 2017: A jubilant British team was celebrating after jumping three superb clear rounds in the final phase to hold onto their overnight lead and clinch the longed-for team title at the FEI European Eventing Championships in Strzegom (POL) today. “We are very excited to be back on top.

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Liverpool 2022 joins city in celebration as Gold Coast 2018 Queen’s Baton Relay tours Liverpool

By Tom Lloyd, Liverpool, August 19, 2017: The Liverpool 2022 Commonwealth Games bid committee has today joined the entire city in celebration as the Gold Coast 2018 Queens Baton Relay toured the city’s world-famous streets, visiting a host of Liverpool’s most iconic landmarks.       During the day, the Relay visited

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AIBA signs MOU with the ISF to develop School Sports and education of young people through the positive values of boxing

Taipei, August 19, 2017: On the eve of the 29th Summer Universiade, AIBA and the International School Sport Federation (ISF) have today signed a memorandum of understanding (MOU) in Taipei, committing to the joint exploration of boxing as a means of physical and educational development for young people. AIBA agrees to use

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Lily May Humphreys wins the Girls Amateur Championship

Enville, England, August 19, 2017: Lily May Humphreys won the Girls British Open Amateur Championship at Enville today, defeating Emilie Overas 7&5 in the 18-hole final to seal the biggest win of her amateur career. Following today’s triumph, the 15-year-old has earned an exemption into Final Qualifying for the Ricoh Women’s British

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Alina Kabaeva announced as Gymnastics Ambassador for the 2017 Rhythmic Gymnastics World Championships in Pesaro

Lausanne (SUI), FIG Office, Aug 17, 2017: The International Gymnastics Federation (FIG) is pleased to announce that 2004 Olympic champion Alina Kabaeva (RUS) will be the Gymnastics Ambassador for the 35th Rhythmic Gymnastics World Championships in Pesaro, Italy, 30 August to 3 September 2017 (Alina Kabaeva announced Gymnastics Ambassador). This is the

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Omaha Equestrian Foundation Launches New InIt2WinIt Speed Jumping Series Culminates in $100,000 Championship at International Omaha 2018

Omaha, Nebraska – August 16, 2017 – Following the highly successful FEI World Cup™ Finals in April, the Omaha Equestrian Foundation (OEF) has announced the inaugural InIt2WinIt Speed Jumping Series, a nationally televised series of five 1.40-meter speed jumping events sanctioned by the United States Equestrian Federation (USEF). The series culminates in

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A Better World Through Surfing and SUP: 37 Young Surfers Around the Globe Reap Benefits of 2017 ISA Scholarship Program

By ISA / Tom Lloyd, La Jolla, California, August 16, 2017: The International Surfing Association (ISA) is proud to announce that 37 surfers from 19 countries have been selected as beneficiaries of the 2017 ISA Scholarship Program, receiving a total of sum of USD $20,000 to help finance their education and passion

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Stance Renews its Partnership with the ISA Through 2018 as Title Sponsor of the ISA World Adaptive Surfing Championship

La Jolla, California, August 15, 2017 – The International Surfing Association (ISA) is delighted to announce that Stance has agreed to continue their dedicated support of Adaptive Surfing and continue as Title sponsor of the Stance ISA World Adaptive Surfing Championship for two more years, through 2018. Stance, an innovative, industry-leading lifestyle

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Baseball (with no bats or gloves) makes debut at FRIENDSHIP GAMES IN AFRICA

Bujumbura, Burundi, August 15, 2017: The World Baseball Softball Confederation (WBSC) staged a new form of baseball that did not include gloves or bats for baseball’s debut at the Friendship Games, which took place from 10-13 August in Bujumbura, Burundi (FRIENDSHIP GAMES AFRICA). The annual Friendship Games, organised by Peace and Sport

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Peace and Sport’s Friendship Games closes following inspirational weekend of sport for change and intercultural dialogue

By Tom Lloyd, Bujumbura, Burundi – 15 August 2017: The 8th edition of the Friendship Games, organised by Peace and Sport in partnership with the National Olympic Committee of Burundi, concluded after a weekend full of sport, learning and intercultural dialogue in  Bujumbura, Burundi last week. The event brought together 200 children