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Basketball - 07 Nov 2016 - Federations & NOCs
USA Basketball is to elect a new chairman this month after Jerry Colangelo decided not to seek a third term in the post.
Taekwondo - 31 Aug 2016 - Federations & NOCs
(August 29, 2016) - The World Taekwondo Federation (WTF) today unveiled the Supporting Taekwondo Event Program (STEP) which has been introduced as part of the WTF’s ongoing commitment to reforming its bidding and event management and will ensure greater cooperation, credibility and creativity in hosting WTF events.
Business - 27 Jul 2016 - Internet
With just over a week to go before the Opening Ceremony of the Rio Olympic Games the social media platforms of the major international sports federations are set for an unprecedented growth spurt.
Tennis - 03 Feb 2016 - Federations & NOCs
Tennis Europe and HEAD will celebrate ten years of cooperation after the two organisations announced a further two-year extension to their comprehensive partnership, due to last until the end of 2017.
University sports - 09 Nov 2015 - Federations & NOCs
LAUSANNE - On 8 November, during the second day of the 34th General Assembly in Lausanne, the FISU Membership elected a new Executive Board to lead FISU for the next four years, i.e. the period 2015-2019.
Archery - 06 Aug 2015 - Events
Lausanne; 06 August 2015: World Archery President Prof Dr Ugur ERDENER today reflected on one of the most “historic and exciting” World Archery Championships in the sport’s long history following the event’s conclusion in Copenhagen on Sunday.
Swimming - 30 Jun 2015 - Bidding
Potential bidders to the organisation of the FINA World Championships and FINA World Masters Championships in 2021 and 2023 gathered today in Lausanne (SUI) for an information meeting on the bidding procedure for these two events.
Shooting - 16 Jun 2015 - Internet
The International Shooting Sport Federation lands on YouKu, China's most popular video-sharing website with more than 500 million active users every month.
Athletics - 29 Apr 2015 - Federations & NOCs
European Athletics is pleased to announce the creation of a "European Athletics Marketing" company based in Switzerland.
17 Feb 2015 - Federations & NOCs
Lausanne, Switzerland, February 17, 2015 – WISE – Work In Sports Exhibition is proud to announce a strategic partnership with SportAccord, the Union for both Olympic and non-Olympic international sports federations as well as organisers of international sporting events, for the Convention’s second edition to be held in Lausanne, Switzerland, on 6-7 May 2015.
Soccer - 09 Jun 2014 - Events
Can FIFA ride the wave of negative publicity and keep football’s financial juggernaut on course?
Conferences - 09 May 2014 - Events
Lausanne (SUI), May 9, 2014 - The 3rd FINA World Aquatics Convention is taking place from November 29 – December 1, 2014 at The Ritz Carlton Hotel in Doha (Qatar). For the first time, the Convention will be taking place in conjunction with the 12th FINA World Swimming Championships (25m), scheduled on December 3-7, also in Qatar’s capital at the Hamdan Aquatics Centre.
01 Apr 2014 - Financial
DUBAI: The sixth edition of the Mohammed Bin Rashid Al Maktoum Creative Sports Award was launched at the Intercontinental Dubai Festival City Hotel here on Monday.
Table tennis - 16 Jan 2014 - Federations & NOCs
ZHANG Jike (CHN) and LI Xiaoxia (CHN) have been crowned the first ever Male and Female Table Tennis Stars at a glamorous evening at the Raffles Hotel in Dubai.
Shooting - 19 Dec 2013 - Federations & NOCs
Munich, 19/12/2013 - The ISSF Executive Committee approved the establishment of a new ISSF Junior Cup Championship series. The official announcement of the new series and the selection of the first ISSF national federation to host a Junior Cup came today from ISSF President Olegario Vázquez Raña and Secretary General Franz Schreiber.
Shooting - 23 Nov 2012 - Events
All finalists will start from zero, all finals will end up with a duel to assign the Gold medal. It’s the ISSF major step forward from the introduction of finals in 1986
Conferences - 19 Mar 2012 - Events
Lausanne, Switzerland – SportAccord Convention today announced that Allison Melangton, President and CEO of the 2012 Indianapolis Super Bowl Host Committee, National Hockey League COO John Collins and LPGA US Open winner Jane Geddes, who is Vice President, Talent Relations of World Wrestling Entertainment, will be conference speakers at the 10TH anniversary SportAccord Convention in Québec City this Spring.
Soccer - 19 Nov 2010 - RaceFor 2018/2022
A free, updated 21-page PDF from Sportcal summarising each of the nine bids for the 2018 and 2022 World Cups is now available for download.
Soccer - 17 Sep 2010 - Bidding
Qatar 2022, the organisation bidding to bring the FIFA World Cup to the Middle East for the first time, today unveiled the 12 stadiums it plans to use if awarded the right to stage the 2022 FIFA World Cup.
Soccer - 16 Sep 2010 - Bidding
The Qatar 2022 Bid Committee today unveiled legendary French footballer Zinedine Zidane as the latest bid ambassador, capping a week in which a delegation from FIFA was in Qatar examining the country’s bid to host the 2022 FIFA World Cup.
Soccer - 16 Sep 2010 - Bidding
The Japan 2022 Bid Committee is delighted to announce that Japan Airlines has signed up as an Official Bid Partner. This brings the total number of Official Bid Partners to nineteen.
Soccer - 14 Sep 2010 - Bidding
The Japan 2022 Bid Committee today named Patrick Mboma a Bid Ambassador.
Soccer - 14 Sep 2010 - Bidding
A decade ago Australia hosted the 'best Olympic Games ever' and it was thanks to the enduring volunteer culture in Australia, highlighted by the 50,000+ workforce who set the new international standards at the Sydney 2000 Olympics that helped to make this possible - now, Australia is bidding to bring the FIFA World Cup™ to Australia in 2022 and is putting the call out to all who maybe interested in volunteering. <BR>
Soccer - 13 Sep 2010 - Bidding
It was dubbed by officials as the 'best Olympic Games ever' and now a decade later, our nation will celebrate the 10th Anniversary of the Sydney 2000 Olympic Games on Wednesday 15 September. This comes as we continue our bid to bring the FIFA World Cup™ to Australia in 2022. <BR>
Soccer - 09 Sep 2010 - Bidding
The Japan 2022 Bid Committee is pleased to announce that UNIQLO (FAST RETAILING CO., LTD.) has signed on as an Official Bid Partner. This brings the total number of Official Bid Partners to eighteen.
Soccer - 03 Sep 2010 - Bidding
“The Iberian Bid has many chances of being elected to organise the Football World Cup 2018/2002, and our report is going to be very positive because we have observed that they have a great sport, hotel and transport infrastructure, as well as a strong support from their political and sports authorities”, assured in his good-bye Mr. Harold Mayne-Nicolls from Chile, head of the FIFA inspectors’ delegation that has spent the last few days in Spain and Portugal.
Soccer - 03 Sep 2010 - Bidding
The Japan 2022 Bid Committee has appointed Alberto Zaccheroni, the new head coach of the Japan National Team, to be a Bid Ambassador.
Soccer - 02 Sep 2010 - Bidding
Third working day for the group of FIFA inspectors during which they visited Barcelona and Oporto. The Iberian Bid continues showing the ambassadors of the highest body of world football the cities and stadiums that would host the organisation of the World Cup 2018/2022, if Spain and Portugal’s joint bid is elected on December 2nd.<br>
Soccer - 31 Aug 2010 - Bidding
<span style="font-size: 11pt; line-height: 150%; font-family: Arial;" lang="EN-US">Qatar National Bank (QNB) has been named the Official Bank of the Qatar 2022 bid tohost the FIFA World Cup. </span>
Soccer - 19 Aug 2010 - Bidding
A FIFA World Cup™ in Russia would offer vast potential for legacy of the world’s biggest single sports event.
Soccer - 19 Aug 2010 - Bidding
The Black Sea resort of Sochi, which will host the 2014 Olympic Winter Games, was the fourth and last Host City visited by the FIFA Inspection delegation during their tour to assess Russia’s bid for the 2018/2022 FIFA World Cup™.
Soccer - 19 Aug 2010 - Bidding
Kazan, home to current league champions Rubin, treated the FIFA Inspection Delegation to several highlights on their tour to assess Russia’s bid for the 2018/2022 FIFA World Cup™.
Soccer - 18 Aug 2010 - Bidding
Russia’s Prime Minister Vladimir Putin welcomed the FIFA Inspection Delegation today at his residence near Moscow, reaffirming his country’s readiness to host the 2018/2022 FIFA World Cup™. Subsequently the delegation visited various facilities in the Russian capital.
Soccer - 18 Aug 2010 - Bidding
In a meeting today with the FIFA Inspection Delegation, Russia’s Prime Minister Vladimir Putin reiterated his country’s commitment to host the 2018/2022 FIFA World Cup™ and said that Russia was ready to introduce a visa-free regime for fans attending World Cup matches.<BR>
Soccer - 17 Aug 2010 - Events
Saint Petersburg, 16 August 2010 – The City of Saint Petersburg, founded by Tsar Peter the Great, put its best foot forward as it welcomed the FIFA Inspection Delegation on the first day of their visit to assess the Russian Bid for the 2018/2022 FIFA World Cup™.
Soccer - 17 Aug 2010 - Events
The FIFA Inspection Delegation to assess the Russian Bid for the 2018/2022 FIFA World Cup™ has today arrived in Saint Petersburg for their four-day tour of Russia.
Soccer - 13 Aug 2010 - Bidding
Schedule of inspection visit and media arrangements.
Soccer - 10 Aug 2010 - Bidding
The HollandBelgium Bid, the joint Belgian and Dutch bid for the 2018 or 2022 FIFA World Cup™, has today received the FIFA Inspection Tour group in Brussels.
Soccer - 29 Jul 2010 - Events
Vitaly Mutko, Russia’s Minister for Sport, Tourism and Youth, Russian Football Union President, Sergei Fursenko and Alexey Sorokin, CEO of Russia’s Bid Committee for the 2018/2022 FIFA World Cup™, will be presenting the latest status of Russia’s bidding activities for FIFA’s flagship competition at the Annual International Sport Forum “Russia – Country of Sports”.<BR>
Soccer - 28 Jul 2010 - Bidding
The FIFA delegation visiting Australia to inspect its credentials to hold a FIFA World Cup™ in 2022 got to see all of the ten host cities and twelve stadiums in one go today.
Soccer - 27 Jul 2010 - Bidding
The Melbourne Cricket Ground pitch was a sea of colour as almost 500 children joined new Hyundai A-League club Melbourne Heart players to put on an exhibition of Optus small-sided football for the visiting FIFA inspectiondelegation this afternoon.<BR>
Soccer - 27 Jul 2010 - Bidding
Hyundai A-League players took on the role of FIFA World Cup™ ambassadors as the FIFA inspection delegation arrived in Brisbane today as part of its tour to examine the credentials of Australia’s Bid to win the right to host the FIFA World Cup™ in 2022.<BR>
Soccer - 26 Jul 2010 - Bidding
The HollandBelgium Bid, the joint Belgian and Dutch bid for the 2018 or 2022 FIFA World Cup™, welcomes the FIFA inspection team from 9 August to 12 August.
Soccer - 23 Jul 2010 - Events
Australia welcomes a delegation of FIFA inspectors next week as the bid to bring the greatest show on earth, the FIFA World CupT, to Australia in 2022 gains momentum.
Soccer - 22 Jul 2010 - Bidding
The chairman of the Bidding Committee for the 2022 World Cup Korea, Han Sung-Joo, and the president of the Korea Football Association, Cho Chung Yun, will welcome a FIFA inspection delegation to Korea on July 22, 2010.
Soccer - 22 Jul 2010 - Bidding
The FIFA Inspection Delegation left Osaka for the Tokyo area. First stop on their itinerary was Saitama Stadium 2002, a 63,700-seater stadium that hosted four matches in the 2002 FIFA World Cup Korea/Japan™, including the Brazil-Turkey semifinal, and is now the home ground of the Urawa Red Diamonds.<BR>
Soccer - 19 Jul 2010 - Bidding
The FIFA Inspection Delegation arrived at Kansai Airport in the west of Japan this afternoon. The delegation will stay in the country until the afternoon of 22 July (Thursday) in order to evaluate Japan’s bid to host the 2022 FIFA World Cup™. <BR>
Soccer - 02 Jun 2010 - Bidding
Academy Award-nominated actor Brad Pitt has accepted an invitation to join the Board of Directors for the USA Bid Committee in its quest to bring the FIFA World Cup™ to the United States in 2018 or 2022.
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