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IOC Young Leaders Programme and Panasonic extend their partnership through to 2024

Lausanne, August 03, 2021: The International Olympic Committee (IOC) has announced that Worldwide Olympic Partner Panasonic has extended its support for the IOC Young Leaders Programme through to 2024. As part of the extension and as the programme’s founding partner, Panasonic will further support the IOC Young Leaders through different initiatives. The

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FIFA launches #ReachOut campaign for better mental health

Zurich, August 02, 2021: FIFA has launched #ReachOut, a campaign designed to raise awareness of the symptoms of mental health conditions, encourage people to seek help when they need it, and take actions every day for better mental health. With the support of past and current football players, the World Health Organization

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Mete Gazoz wins the Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games

Tokyo, Japan, 31 July 2021: The Turkish youngster is the only gold medallist not from Korea. Mete Gazoz has won Turkey’s first-ever Olympic archery medal – and it’s gold. The 22-year-old beat veteran Italian Mauro Nespoli in a five-set final, delivering back-to-back 10s with his final arrows to secure the victory. “I’m

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Prajanchai Outlasts Sam-A To Capture ONE Strawweight Muay Thai World Title

Singapore, July 30, 2021: ONE Championship™ (ONE) returned Friday, 30 July, with ONE: BATTLEGROUND, which aired live from the Singapore Indoor Stadium. The show featured five exciting mixed martial arts contests and a main event showdown for the ONE Strawweight Muay Thai World Title. In the main event, Thai phenom Prajanchai PK.Saenchai

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HERO CPL partners with SPORTCOR to feature Kookaburra Smart Ball

Gros Islet, St Lucia, July 30, 2021: At this year’s Hero Caribbean Premier League (CPL) the tournament will use the Kookaburra Smart Ball – powered by Sportcor. This revolutionary ball will be used in a professional league for the first time when Hero CPL gets underway in St Kitts & Nevis on

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Latvia and USA win historic first 3×3 Olympic gold medals

TOKYO (Japan), July 28, 2021: Latvia superstar Karlis Lasmanis hit a shot for the ages and USA confirmed their credentials as the two teams became the first 3×3 Olympic gold medallists after a momentous finale at the Aomi Urban Sports Park in Tokyo on July 28, 2021. Tournament top scorer Lasmanis sank

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7th AFC Medical Conference Qatar 2022 set for March

Kuala Lumpur, July 28, 2021: The Asian Football Confederation (AFC) will welcome the Continent’s top sports science and medical practitioners to the 7th AFC Medical Conference Qatar 2022 which will take place from March 8 to 10. With the theme “Football and sports medicine – celebrating diversity,” the highly-acclaimed 7th AFC Medical

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Korea outclass Taipei in men’s final to sweep team golds in Tokyo, Archery’s leading nation has won three of three events held so far

Tokyo, Japan, July 26, 2021: Oh Jin Hyek, Kim Woojin and 17-year-old phenom Kim Je Deok beat Chinese Taipei in a straight-set final to win the men’s team event at Tokyo 2020 and Korea’s third gold medal in three archery events at these Olympics.The trio – a mix of youth and experience

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Jun Mizutani and Mima Ito Secure Historic Mixed Doubles Gold in Tokyo

Tokyo, July 26, 2021: History has been made at the Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games after Japan’s Jun Mizutani and Mima Ito became the first pair to win table tennis Mixed Doubles gold at the Tokyo Metropolitan Gymnasium on Monday 26th July. In an extraordinary final which went the distance, Xu Xin and

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Korean women win ninth straight Olympic team title, they have still never been beaten at the Games

Tokyo, Japan, July 25, 2021: Korea defeated Italy, Belarus and then ROC in the final to secure its ninth consecutive Olympic Champion title in the recurve women’s team event and remain unbeaten at the Games since 1988. Kang Chae Young, Jang Minhee and An San were never threatened in Tokyo. “This gold