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Curling - 17 Nov 2016 - Federations & NOCs
Imagen, developers of Imagen Enterprise Video Platform, are working with the World Curling Federation to help build the profile and global reach of the sport via their own video archive.
Business - 14 Nov 2016 - Federations & NOCs
The 10th edition of the International Federation (IF) Forum successfully concluded today with Members declaring their commitment to collaborate to promote global and elite athlete health.
University sports - 10 Nov 2016 - Federations & NOCs
Lausanne; 9 November 2016: The International University Sports Federation (FISU) and the International Olympic Committee (IOC) today signed a Memorandum of Understanding at the International Federation Forum in Lausanne, formalising an era of closer collaboration and confirming areas of mutual interest within student sport.
Taekwondo - 09 Nov 2016 - Federations & NOCs
November 9, 2016 - The world’s taekwondo family will assemble in Burnaby, Canada, next week as the Canadian town plays host to the WTF Council meeting and WTF General Assembly ahead of the 2016 WTF World Taekwondo Junior Championships. Since the 1st WTF World Taekwondo Junior Championships, Barcelona in 1996, a total of 846 athletes from 102 countries have registered for this 11th Junior Championships.
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.
Sailing - 01 Nov 2016 - Federations & NOCs
At World Sailing's 2016 Annual Conference, the governing body will be laying down plans for a healthy sustainable future for the sport, as well as the more specific subject of sustainability in the waters of the world.
University sports - 31 Oct 2016 - Federations & NOCs
AUS CEO Meets Sports Administration to Promote Bilateral Sports and Academic Exchanges
Swimming - 24 Oct 2016 - Media
The EBU and the Fédération Internationale de Natation (FINA) have reached an agreement to renew their partnership for the media rights in Europe to the FINA World Championships, and to include additional events for a further four years, from 2018 to 2021.
Tennis - 20 Oct 2016 - Federations & NOCs
SPORTELMonaco, the World Sports Marketing & Media Convention, will be held in Monaco from 24 to 27 October 2016 at the Grimaldi Forum. A new press conference will come to enrich the Conferences programme.
Olympics - 19 Oct 2016 - Federations & NOCs
The World Union of Olympic Cities is part of the programme of the United Nations Habitat III Conference to be held October 17th to 20th in Quito Ecuador and will present its activities and how it contributes to helping cities ensure their sustainable urban development.
Business - 13 Oct 2016 - Federations & NOCs
Japanese first lady, Mrs. Akie Abe, and the first commissioner of the Japan Sports Agency, Mr. Suzuki handed sports equipment to children in Africa and Rio respectively through the Sport for Tomorrow programme.
Rowing - 29 Sep 2016 - Federations & NOCs
The EBU and the World Rowing Federation (FISA) have agreed on a four-year renewal of all European media rights from 2017-2020 for rowing’s premier world and European events.
University sports - 26 Sep 2016 - Federations & NOCs
Lausanne; 26 September 2016: The second edition of the festival “Lausanne in Motion” has proven a great success, as more than 1 000 university students and the citizens of Lausanne gathered at Place de la Navigation in Ouchy, to enjoy a rich programme of sporting and cultural activities on Saturday 24 September.
University sports - 20 Sep 2016 - Federations & NOCs
Lausanne; 20 September 2016: Today the International University Sports Federation (FISU) is celebrating the first ever UNESCO-proclaimed International Day of University Sport, as students around the globe take part in special activities organised by National University Sport Federations (NUSFs) and universities.
Business - 15 Sep 2016 - Events
Lausanne – Switzerland, September 14th, 2016 – The third edition of the Smart Cities & Sport Summit – organised in Lausanne on October 10-12 – will gather more International Federations (IFs) than ever before!
University sports - 15 Sep 2016 - Federations & NOCs
Lausanne; 14 September 2016: With less than one week to go, FISU is getting ready to celebrate the first ever UNESCO-proclaimed International Day of University Sport on 20 September 2016, in the Olympic capital.
University sports - 14 Sep 2016 - Events
Student-athletes from thirty countries were present at the opening ceremony of the 6th World University Shooting Sport Championship in Bydgoszcz, in the capital of the Polish province of Kuyavian-Pomerania
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.
Waterskiing - 30 Aug 2016 - Events
University athletes will compete from fifteen countries in the disciplines of Slalom, Tricks and Jump at the World University Waterski Championships in September at Akita, Northern Japan
Paralympics - 10 Aug 2016 - Federations & NOCs
The IPC Academy Campus will take place in Rio de Janeiro between 6-17 September 2016, giving stakeholders of major sports events the chance to learn from their peers during the Paralympic Games. Delivered by the IPC Academy - the educational division created in 2009 as a partnership between the International Paralympic Committee (IPC) and the World Academy of Sport (WAoS) – the 2016 IPC Academy Campus is a unique event-based learning initiative that will include an Observers’ Programme, Games Ex
Olympics - 04 Aug 2016 - Federations & NOCs
LAUSANNE, Switzerland – During the 129th IOC Session in Rio de Janeiro on Wednesday, 3 August 2016, a successful vote was taken to add the following SportAccord Member sports to the Olympic Games Tokyo 2020 sports programme - Baseball/Softball, Karate, Skateboard, Sports Climbing and Surfing.
Business - 27 Jul 2016 - Federations & NOCs
LAUSANNE, Switzerland – The SportAccord Council met by tele-conference on Wednesday, 27 April 2016. The meeting was chaired by newly elected President, Mr. Patrick Baumann and confirmed the appointment of new Members to the SportAccord Council as proposed by its stakeholders.
Olympics - 24 Jun 2016 - Federations & NOCs
Lausanne – Switzerland, June 23, 2016 – The World Union of Olympic Cities and the International Olympic Committee (IOC) signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) today which acknowledges the role and the contribution of the World Union of Olympic Cities in supporting Olympic Cities maintain and develop a positive Olympic legacy.
14 Jun 2016 - Events
The European Sports Federation members of the European Championships Board have confirmed their intentions to take part in the 2022 edition of the multi-sport event.
University sports - 01 Jun 2016 - Bidding
Lausanne; 31 May 2016: The International University Sports Federation (FISU) has awarded the hosting rights for the 2019 Summer Universiade to the city of Naples, in Italy
Tennis - 27 May 2016 - Federations & NOCs
Tennis Europe has announced a two-year partnership with the Mouratoglou Tennis Academy. Under the terms of the agreement, the French Riviera-based training facility will take on the role of the European Federation’s first ever official academy partner.
Soccer - 26 May 2016 - Federations & NOCs
A ground-breaking campaign will lift the lid on UEFA EURO 2016 in a unique behind-the-scenes look at how a major tournament is put together.
Biathlon - 23 May 2016 - Media rights
The EBU and the International Biathlon Union (IBU) have signed a partnership agreement which covers four further biathlon seasons, from 2018/19 until 2021/22 included, extending the current agreement which is due to expire in 2018.
Motorcycling - 18 May 2016 - Federations & NOCs
On 12 May 2016, the Fédération Internationale de Motocyclisme (FIM) inaugurated its new Headquarters situated in Mies (Canton de Vaud, Switzerland).
17 May 2016 - Federations & NOCs
The respective bodies of “H.H. Sheikh Mohammed Bin Rashid Al-Maktoum Creative Sports Award” have extended invitations to International Sports Federations & National Paralympic Committees to participate in the 8th edition of the Award
Athletics - 25 Apr 2016 - Events
The European Athletics Indoor Championships will come to Scotland in 2019 after Glasgow was awarded the event by European Athletics following a successful bid.
Business - 22 Apr 2016 - Federations & NOCs
LAUSANNE - ITU President Marisol Casado signed an agreement with FISU President Oleg Matytsin at the SportAccord Convention in Lausanne, which officialises the extensive cooperation between the two organisations.
University sports - 22 Apr 2016 - Sponsorship
Lausanne; 21 April 2016: The International University Sports Federation (FISU) has today signed Norilsk Nickel Mining and Metallurgical Company (MMC Norilsk Nickel) as its latest partner, during SportAccord Convention in Lausanne
University sports - 21 Apr 2016 - Federations & NOCs
Lausanne; 20 April 2016: The President of the International University Sports Federation (FISU), Oleg Matytsin, today participated in a Stone Laying Ceremony at the site of the Synathlon building in Lausanne, which will be the home of FISU’s headquarters from January 2018
20 Apr 2016 - Federations & NOCs
LAUSANNE, 20th April 2016 – Burson-Marsteller, a leading global strategic communications and public relations firm, and TSE Consulting, Burson-Marsteller’s newly acquired international sports consulting firm, have published a white paper introducing their new Game Changer methodology for reform of sports governing bodies.
Waterskiing - 20 Apr 2016 - Events
LAUSANNE, 20 APRIL 2016: The International Waterski & Wakeboard Federation (IWWF) and Malaysia Major Events (MME), a division of the Malaysia Convention & Exhibition Bureau (MyCEB), are thrilled to announce that Malaysia will be playing host to the 2019 IWWF Waterski World Championship happening at Putrajaya come August 2019.
Multi-sport games - 20 Apr 2016 - Events
The International World Games Association (IWGA) and the International Olympic Committee (IOC) agreed on a new Memorandum of Understanding on Tuesday. IOC President Dr. Thomas Bach and President José Perurena of the IWGA signed this important agreement about mutual support during the SportAccord Convention in Lausanne. This document supersedes the previous Memorandum of Understanding dated 27 October 2000.
University sports - 20 Apr 2016 - Federations & NOCs
World Rugby has reaffirmed its commitment to furthering sport through education by announcing an exciting collaboration with the International University Sports Federation (FISU).
Field hockey - 20 Apr 2016 - Federations & NOCs
Dubai Sports Council announced today that the International Hockey Federation (FIH) will be the first organization to set up a regional office within its new headquarters at Dubai Design District (d3), a move that reflects the growing interest of all Summer Olympic International Federations to have permanent regional offices in Dubai.
University sports - 07 Apr 2016 - Events
The 14th edition of the FISU World University Chess Championship will take place in Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates, from 9 to 15 April, 2016
Cycling - 06 Apr 2016 - Media rights
The EBU and IMG have been appointed by the Union Cycliste Internationale (UCI) to distribute the worldwide rights to all World Championships for the next eight years.
Motorcycling - 05 Apr 2016 - Federations & NOCs
The 2016 edition of the Gala Ceremony of the Fédération Internationale de Motocyclisme (FIM) will take place in Berlin, Germany, on Sunday 27 November 2016.
Motor racing - 04 Apr 2016 - Sponsorship
The FIA is pleased to announce that today, 04 April, a call for expressions of interest has been published concerning the supply of its FIA Officials and FIA Staff clothing and accessories intended for use during racing and non-racing events.
Swimming - 23 Mar 2016 - Events
IPC Swimming has commended organisers of the 2015 IPC Swimming World Championships in Glasgow after a study by Sheffield Hallam University revealed overwhelmingly positive feedback from spectators at the event.
Waterskiing - 15 Mar 2016 - Events
Moomba Masters drama as records exceeded six times and thousands enjoy the thrilling downtown spectacle on melbourne’s yarra river
University sports - 14 Mar 2016 - Events
From 16 to 20 March 2016, the 7th edition of the FISU World University Cycling Championship will take place in Tagaytay, Philippines. It’s the first time a FISU event is hosted in the Philippines. Some 120 cyclists from 17 countries will race in 4 major competitions, i.e. Criterium, Road Race, Cross Country Eliminator and Cross Country Olympic.
Cycling - 14 Mar 2016 - Media rights
The Union Européenne de Cyclisme (UEC) and the European Broadcasting Union (EBU) have reached an agreement to broadcast the European Cycling Championships from 2016 onwards.
Wrestling - 09 Mar 2016 - Media rights
The European Broadcasting Union (EBU) and United World Wrestling (UWW) have renewed their partnership agreement for the exclusive media rights on all applicable platforms (radio, television and digital) for the UWW Wrestling European and World Championships from 2017 to 2020 inclusive.
University sports - 09 Mar 2016 - Federations & NOCs
Lausanne; 08 March 2016: Last Friday the International University Sports Federation (FISU) voted to develop a strategic plan to guide its operations over the next 10 years. The decision to create the “FISU Strategy” represents the main outcome of FISU’s first Executive Committee meeting since Oleg Matytsin’s election as President in November 2015.
University sports - 07 Mar 2016 - Bidding
Lucerne in Switzerland will stage the 30th Winter Universiade in 2021 after the International University Sports Federation (FISU) awarded the hosting rights to the city during its Executive Committee meeting in Brussels from 4-5 March.