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2021 IWWF World Wakeboard Championships to be held in Italy

January 21, 2021: The International Waterski & Wakeboard Federation’s (IWWF) Executive Board has approved the bid for the 2021 IWWF World Wakeboard Championships to be held in Rieti, Italy. The event will organise by the Italian Waterski & Wakeboard Federation, in collaboration with Club Nautico Varco Sabino Wave (CNVS WAVE), from 19th

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Laureus World Sports Awards, to go ahead in 2021

London, January 18, 2021: The winners of the 22nd Laureus World Sports Awards, the most prestigious honours in sport, are to be announced in a new-style format this year. As well as recognising the most memorable sporting performances to have taken place in 2020 despite the disruption of the coronavirus pandemic, this

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The Court of Arbitration for Sport disqualifies team Canada from the jumping competition at the 2019 Pan American Games

Lausanne, January 12, 2021: The Court of Arbitration for Sport (CAS) has issued its decision in the appeal arbitration procedures between the Canadian equestrian athlete Nicole Walker, Equestrian Canada and the Pan American Sports Organisation (Panam Sports) relating to the decision issued by the Panam Sports Disciplinary Commission on 11 December 2019

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IOC EB confirms all equestrian disciplines and quotas for Paris 2024

Lausanne, December 7, 2020: All three equestrian disciplines – Jumping, Dressage and Eventing – have been formally confirmed for the Paris 2024 Olympic programme. In addition, the six events – team and individual across each of the three disciplines – and the full quota of 200 athlete/horse combinations have also been endorsed.

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ISA celebrates IOC confirmation of Surfing at Paris 2024 Olympics

By Daniel Rollinson, La Jolla, California, December 7, 2020: The (ISA) today welcomes and celebrates the confirmation from the (IOC) Executive Board of Surfing on the Paris 2024 Olympic Games Programme – with Tahiti as the selected location. The IOC decision is a significant milestone in the sport’s journey to long-term, permanent

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Sport Climbing officially added to PARIS 2024 sports programme!

Torino, December 7, 2020: The International Olympic Committee (IOC) Executive Board today officially confirmed that Sport Climbing has included on the sports programme of the Olympic Games Paris 2024. The decision marks a high watermark in the history of the International Federation of Sport Climbing (IFSC), following on from the sport’s inclusion

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ISA Welcomes New APP World Tour 2021 StandUp Paddle Season

By Daniel Rollinson, La Jolla, California, December 5, 2020: The ISA today welcomes the APP World Tour’s confirmed schedule for the 2021 season – which will see the world’s best SUP athletes, competing at iconic destinations across the world on the sport’s only professional tour. The expansion of the APP World Tour

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Ma Long and Sun Yingsha crowned champions at WTT Macao

November 29, 2020: Ma Long and Sun Yingsha showed their star quality as they won the respective men’s and women’s titles at WTT Macao on Sunday 29 November 2020. In two all-Chinese finals, Ma Long, the no.3 seed, overcame Wang Chuqin, no.7 seed (11-5, 11-9, 11-4, 11-5, 10-11, 11-8) as Sun Yingsha,

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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