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Aquatics - 04 Apr 2019 - Federations & NOCs
Today marks the 100-day countdown to the FINA World Championships which will take place in Gwangju this summer. On this occasion, the mayor of the city of Gwangju, the mayor of the city of Yeosu and Korea’s most decorated swimmer and Gwangju 2019 ambassador, Park Tae Hwan, gathered to celebrate this important milestone for the Organising Committee, for Gwangju and for Korea.
Road running - 02 Apr 2019 - Federations & NOCs
The New Taipei City Wan Jin Shi Marathon, the only IAAF Silver Label Road Race held in Taiwan, started at 6am on March 17 at Feicui Bay, Wanli, New Taipei City. The event attracted more than 11,000 runners, with almost 350 foreign runners from 29 countries.
Games - 22 Mar 2019 - Federations & NOCs
CHENGDU, People’s Republic of China – With two years and four months to go for the 31st Summer Universiade in Chengdu in 2021, a FISU delegation conducted its very first inspection visit after the official attribution of the event.
Volleyball - 18 Mar 2019 - Federations & NOCs
Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, 16 March 2019 – The body responsible for world volleyball (FIVB) has teamed up with marine conservation group the Ghost Fishing Foundation (Ghost Fishing) to launch Good Net, a project designed to recover discarded fishing nets from the world’s oceans, with many to be recycled into volleyball nets for local community use around the world.
University sports - 13 Mar 2019 - Federations & NOCs
After eleven days of sport and culture, the 29th edition of the Winter Universiade came to a close in the heart of Siberia, having well and truly raised the bar – not only in grandiosity, although grand it was – but in details, numbers, the little facts that make all the difference.
Boxing - 05 Mar 2019 - Federations & NOCs
During the Olympic Council of Asia (OCA) General Assembly, which took place in Bangkok Thailand, Boxing was proudly represented by AIBA President Gafur Rahimov.
Various - 04 Mar 2019 - Federations & NOCs
The city of Krasnoyarsk, the region of Siberia and in fact, all of the Russian Federation put their collective might into ensuring the Opening Ceremony of the 29th edition of the Winter Universiade set the bar high – so high that there was also a message for the athletes from outer space.
University sports - 01 Mar 2019 - Federations & NOCs
The world’s premier winter multi-sport event for university athletes, hosted in the heart of Siberia, promises to be a memorable edition with reigning and future Olympic champions amongst the competitors
University sports - 01 Mar 2019 - Federations & NOCs
During the Executive Committee session of the International University Sports Federation (FISU) in Krasnoyarsk, Russia, the Summer Universiade 2021 was officially attributed to Chengdu, China.
Boxing - 28 Nov 2018 - Federations & NOCs
Following the successful implementation of various initiatives for clean sport and further updates from the International Boxing Association (AIBA) Congress, AIBA is happy to report that it is in full compliance with the World Anti-Doping Agency Code and working on intensifying its efforts in the fight against doping leading up to Tokyo 2020.
Various - 27 Nov 2018 - Federations & NOCs
The Board of Trustees of "MBR Creative Sports Award", one of Mohammed Bin Rashid Al Maktoum Global Initiatives, has announced the names of winners in the 10th Edition categories of the world’s leading award in terms of value, and diversity of categories. It is the primary sports award dedicated to inspiring creativity in sports in the UAE, Arab countries, and the worldwide.
Boxing - 23 Nov 2018 - Federations & NOCs
Lausanne, November 23rd, 2018 – In recent months, the International Boxing Association (AIBA) has shown significant progress with regards to its governance. Based on the Association of Summer Olympic International Federations (ASOIF)’s Governance Assessment, which provides an in-depth analysis of the governance of all Summer International Federations (IFs), AIBA’s progression shows clear signs of improvement over the timeline from January 2018, June 2018, to the present November 2018.
Tennis - 21 Nov 2018 - Federations & NOCs
The fourth edition of the ‘European Tennis Report’ has been published by Tennis Europe and is now available free of charge.
Basketball 3x3 - 14 Nov 2018 - Events
It is the only global tournament that brings the world’s best university together on one court and it gets underway on Thursday, 15 November.
Boxing - 30 Oct 2018 - Federations & NOCs
In regards to the on-going procedure between Serik Konakbayev and AIBA, today the Court of Arbitration for Sport (CAS) rendered its decision to uphold the appeal of Mr. Konakbayev.
Conferences - 04 Oct 2018 - Federations & NOCs
Registration is now open for the 17th edition of SportAccord – World Sport & Business Summit - set to take place in Gold Coast, Queensland, Australia from 5 – 10 May 2019.
Various - 20 Sep 2018 - Federations & NOCs
MSI LAUSANNE 11 Oct. 2018 2 pm to 6 pm how sports federations and sponsors create more value
Boxing - 18 Sep 2018 - Federations & NOCs
September 17, 2018 My dear boxers and friends, It gives me great pleasure to address you this month and provide you with insight into the progress that our sport and our organization is making. Following the election in January, when you put your trust in me as your leader, I have been working hard for boxing and for all of you to ensure that our sport overcomes the challenges brought upon us by the past leadership.
Boxing - 13 Jul 2018 - Federations & NOCs
Today, the International Boxing Association (AIBA) has launched its New Foundation Plan following the unanimous adoption of the plan by the AIBA Executive Committee.
Olympics - 18 Jun 2018 - Federations & NOCs
The Turkish Olympic Committee has appointed BursonMarsteller Sport to assist in outlining its organisational strategy moving forward.
University sports - 27 Apr 2018 - Federations & NOCs
With the cutting of a ceremonial ribbon, FISU President Oleg Matytsin ushered in a new era as the home of international university sports officially opened their new headquarters in the Olympic capital city today.
Swimming - 26 Apr 2018 - Federations & NOCs
LEN European Short Course Swimming Championships 2017 is a winner! At the Copenhagen Congress & Event Award Show last night the event was awarded the prize as ‘The Best Sporting Event of the Year’ in Copenhagen by Wonderful Copenhagen and the City of Copenhagen.
Boxing - 26 Apr 2018 - Federations & NOCs
Thursday, 26th April 2018 – Lausanne, Switzerland: Yesterday the International Boxing Association (AIBA) submitted an Update Report to the Executive Board (EB) of the International Olympic Committee (IOC) following their request from February 2018.
Taekwondo - 25 Apr 2018 - Federations & NOCs
The World Taekwondo events taking place between 2021 and 2023 are open to bid.
Basketball - 23 Apr 2018 - Federations & NOCs
XI'AN/BEIJING, China - The first-ever FIBA World Basketball Summit, a gathering of stakeholders from across the globe setting out to build the sport's future, will take place in Xi'an, China, on October 3-4.
Boxing - 17 Apr 2018 - Federations & NOCs
Tuesday, 17th April 2018 – Lausanne, Switzerland: As part of its ‘New Foundation Plan’; whose main objective is to build a solid base for the future development of the organisation, the International Boxing Association (AIBA) has invited its main stakeholders to voice their opinion on the future development of the organisation and the sport of Olympic Boxing. 
Motor racing - 07 Mar 2018 - Federations & NOCs
Geneva, 7 March 2018 – During the Geneva Motor Show, the FIA presented its new programme, The European Young Women Programme, in the presence of Jean Todt, President of the FIA, and Michèle Mouton, President of the Women in Motorsport Commission (WIMC).
Judo - 01 Mar 2018 - Federations & NOCs
The Düsseldorf Grand Slam has just ended, just two weeks after that of Paris, which itself had followed the Tunis Grand Prix in early January. Three events already in 2018 for a sporting year that opened with fanfare for some, while the beginning was more difficult for others.
Waterskiing - 26 Feb 2018 - Federations & NOCs
History in the making as IWWF World Waterski & Wakeboard champions head for Melbourne’s 2018 Nautique Moomba Masters March 9/12
Equestrian - 22 Feb 2018 - Federations & NOCs
The Fédération Équestre Internationale has signed a one-year agreement with Sportcal to undertake two GSI Event Studies in 2018:
Tennis - 07 Feb 2018 - Federations & NOCs
Tennis Europe has announced the appointment of Thomas Hammerl as Chief Executive Officer with immediate effect.
Wrestling - 05 Feb 2018 - Federations & NOCs
Wrestling Federation of India has entered into a long term deal with Sporty Solutionz, India’s leading multi-dimensional sports business company, for commercial growth and overall development of the sport in India.
University sports - 02 Feb 2018 - Federations & NOCs
Lake Placid, 1 February 2018 – Members of the International University Sport Federation (FISU) Site Evaluation Committee spent the day in Adirondack, New York, evaluating the Lake Placid Bid Committee’s plans for hosting the 2023 Winter Universiade. 
Soccer - 31 Jan 2018 - Federations & NOCs
Football Federation Australia (FFA) today announced a partnership with 21st Club, a leading international football-management software developer and consultancy business.
Curling - 23 Jan 2018 - Federations & NOCs
The World Curling Federation (WCF) has signed a one-year agreement with Sportcal to undertake a GSI Event Study on its flagship competition, the World Men’s Curling Championship, which takes place in Las Vegas, USA from 31 March to 8 April 2018 at the Orleans Arena.        
Tennis - 23 Jan 2018 - Federations & NOCs
Tennis Europe has extended its partnership with leading equipment manufacturer HEAD throughout 2017, launching a second decade of cooperation between the two organisations. 
University sports - 08 Dec 2017 - Federations & NOCs
The New York native held FISU’s presidential post from 1999-2011 passed away at the age of 93 on Wednesday.
Various - 13 Nov 2017 - Federations & NOCs
LAUSANNE, Switzerland – Sir Ben Ainslie, four-time Olympic Gold Medallist & Team Principal, as well as Skipper of Britain’s America’s Cup Challenger, Land Rover BAR, led the way as an innovator of sustainability at this year’s 11th edition of the IF Forum which took place in Lausanne.
Tennis - 07 Nov 2017 - Federations & NOCs
Tennis Europe has announced that after more than 20 years of service with the organisation, Olli Mäenpää has departed from the role of Chief Executive Officer to pursue opportunities elsewhere.
University sports - 03 Nov 2017 - Federations & NOCs
Prague, 03 November 2017 – The Federation of International University Sport (FISU) today signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with the Association of National Olympic Committees (ANOC), pledging to establish closer cooperation between the two organisations. 
Aquatics - 12 Oct 2017 - Federations & NOCs
LEN Executive Director Paulo Frischknecht leaves his position, Gianni Minervini to head the LEN Office.
University sports - 11 Oct 2017 - Federations & NOCs
Napoli, 11 October, 2017 - With under two years to go until the 2019 Summer Universiade, FISU President Oleg Matytsin and Secretary General/CEO Eric Saintrond visited Naples and Rome to discuss the course of preparations and pledged to work closely with the Organising Committee to “invest in efficient and creative solutions”.
Various - 05 Oct 2017 - Events
Lausanne, 5 October 2017 – Today in Lausanne more than 130 representatives of international organisations, the International Olympic Committee (IOC), international sports federations (IFs) and civil society discussed strategies and possible forms of collaboration to implement the Sustainable Development Goals through sport.
University sports - 02 Oct 2017 - Federations & NOCs
Lausanne, October 2, 2017 – The International University Sports Federation (FISU) has launched an online platform for potential host cities to the Summer and Winter Universiades, as well as the World University Championships series.  
Aquatics - 26 Sep 2017 - Federations & NOCs
All powerhouses join the show 
University sports - 25 Sep 2017 - Federations & NOCs
Lausanne, 21 September– Following 24 hours packed with exciting and engaging activities around the world, FISU President Oleg Matytsin declared the second International Day of University Sport “a great success”.
Motor racing - 04 Sep 2017 - Federations & NOCs
The Fédération Internationale de l’Automobile (FIA) and Essilor announced today the signature of a 3-year partnership on road safety. Within the “FIA Action for Road Safety” campaign, Essilor and the FIA will promote good vision as a key pillar of road safety through wide awareness reaching campaigns.
University sports - 18 Aug 2017
TAIPEI, 17 August 2017 – Ahead of the Taipei 2017 Summer Universiade Opening Ceremony, FISU President Oleg Matytsin revealed the organisation’s ten-year global strategy to the General Assembly.
Motor racing - 15 Aug 2017 - Federations & NOCs
FIA have today opened an invitation to tender to find a promoter to invest in delivering a first ever annual international event for both GT professional and amateur drivers.
Olympics - 11 Jul 2017 - Federations & NOCs
Deutsche Bahn AG, Schenker Deutschland AG, Deutscher Olympischer Sportbund (German Olympic Sports Confederation, DOSB) and Deutscher Behindertensportverband (National Paralympic Committee Germany, DBS) are joining forces for the Olympic and Paralympic Games in Pyeongchang in 2018 and Tokyo in 2020.
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