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16 Nov 2016
Across the most prominent sporting championships and multisport games in 2015, host nations won 592 more medals, compared with their totals in the previous edition of the event...
13 Oct 2016
The year 2016 was a special year for the world of soccer, with the summer season playing host to two major continental soccer championships: Uefa Euro 2016 and the Copa America Centenario.
24 May 2016
Finland is fast approaching its centennial year in 2017, when it will celebrate its 100th anniversary of independence. Sport Finland is using the opportunity to create year-round festivities around sport events.
10 May 2016
With the 2018 Fifa World Cup just over two years away, Russia’s impressive portfolio of sporting world championships continues to unfold this week with ice hockey’s IIHF World Championships...
26 Apr 2016
Mixed martial arts has come a long way, its proponents say, from the early days of its ‘no-rules’ fighting image, a journey which has now been recognised by New York State lifting a near 20-year ban...
12 Apr 2016
The ICC World Twenty20 2016, which culminated earlier this month after 27 days of action in India, was the largest to-date, having been held across more venues (eight) than ever before...
29 Mar 2016
Despite being just two years away, there are several world championships in 2018 for which a host city is still being sought or finalised by event owners.
15 Mar 2016
After holding a successful dual men’s and women’s World Cup in 2014, with 24 teams competing across 16 days in front of 250,000 spectators in two venues, some might argue that there is not much wrong with the health of international field hockey.
01 Mar 2016
Lillehammer 2016 marked the fourth Youth Olympic Games (YOG), a multi-sport games aimed at young athletes aged 15-18 years old. The Nordic city and surrounding area welcomed 1,100 athletes from 70 nations to compete in seven Olympic sports from 12-21 February.
15 Feb 2016
Almost six years after hosting the winter Olympic and Paralympic Games in 2010, Sport Hosting Vancouver, the city’s dedicated agency in attracting sport events, launched the ‘Sport Hosting Vancouver Action Plan’ in December 2015 aiming to improve its ability to compete to host major sporting events.