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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.
Mixed martial arts - 06 Jul 2017 - Federations & NOCs
IMMAF becomes fifth early adopter of SIGA Universal Standards
Motorsport - 05 Jul 2017 - Federations & NOCs
FIA launches invitation to tender for Karting
University sports - 04 Jul 2017 - Federations & NOCs
3 July 2017, Kazan: More than 100 volunteers from 91 countries gathered today as FISU President Oleg Matytsin opened the first FISU Volunteer Leaders Academy, joined by Olympic champion figure skater Alexey Yagudin and leader of the Republic of Tatarstan, President Rustam Minnikhanov.
Waterskiing - 27 Jun 2017 - Federations & NOCs
In the spirit of Peace & Sport, the International Waterski & Wakeboard Federation (IWWF) recently completed a two-day waterski and wakeboard coaching seminar in Pyongyang, Democratic People’s Republic of Korea (DPR Korea). The Peace & Sport organisation, based in Monaco and working in five continents, helps to make sport a vehicle for tolerance, respect, sharing and citizenship.
Judo - 23 Jun 2017 - Federations & NOCs
New Judo Rules Seminar for referees and coaches from 9 ASEAN countries held in Tokyo
University sports - 22 Jun 2017 - Federations & NOCs
All eyes in the world of student sport turned to Turin today, as the torch lighting ceremony of the 29th Summer Universiade Taipei 2017 ignited a flame set to burn until 30 August 2017. The Italian city was chosen in recognition of its role as host of the first ever Universiade in 1959. The ceremony was hosted by the University of Turin.
Swimming - 18 May 2017 - Federations & NOCs
TYR Sport has become LEN’s new partner as the official product supplier. The contract for the partnership was signed at the LEN Congress held in Marseille (FRA). 
Cycling - 15 May 2017 - Federations & NOCs
USA Cycling, the governing body responsible for the sport of cycling in the United States, have appointed TSE Consulting, the international management consulting firm specialising in sport performance, to review their athlete selection procedures for major international competitions. 
University sports - 28 Apr 2017 - Federations & NOCs
Indianapolis, 28 April 2017: Following a meeting between Fédération International du Sport Universitaire (FISU) president Oleg Matytsin, and National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA) President Mark Emmert at the NCAA’s headquarters, both organisations pledged closer collaboration aimed at benefitting student athletes all around the world.
Volleyball - 26 Apr 2017 - Federations & NOCs
The Japan Sport Council *1 (JSC) and the Japan Volleyball Association (JVA), a member of the Sport for Tomorrow Consortium (SFTC*2) have donated 1,000 volleyballs and other volleyball equipment to the South Sudan Volleyball Federation
Table tennis - 12 Apr 2017 - Federations & NOCs
Sportcal will conduct a bespoke GSI Event Study on the 2017 Individual World Table Tennis Championships in Düsseldorf, Germany
Archery - 07 Apr 2017 - Federations & NOCs
Sportcal and World Archery will again collaborate to conduct a GSI Event Study on the 2017 World Archery Championships, taking place in Mexico City, Mexico on 15-22 October.
Basketball - 07 Apr 2017 - Federations & NOCs
MIES/MONACO - The International Basketball Foundation (IBF) and Peace and Sport - L'Organisation pour la Paix par le Sport - on Thursday signed a two-year partnership to promote basketball as a tool for social development.
Business - 06 Apr 2017 - Federations & NOCs
Officially launched to the wider sporting community and the media in April 2016, ThinkSport this month is celebrating a successful first year by looking back on its early successes and looking forward to further progress in the months and years ahead. 
Tennis - 27 Mar 2017 - Federations & NOCs
Vladimir Dmitriev has been elected as the first ever Russian President of the European Tennis Federation at the 43rd Annual General Meeting of the organisation. 
Waterskiing - 15 Mar 2017 - Federations & NOCs
An estimated 1.2 million people celebrated the Moomba Festival for 2017 and over 200,000 fans attended the Nautique Moomba Masters on the Yarra River for the 57th year of the championships.
Basketball - 06 Mar 2017 - Federations & NOCs
AMMAN, Jordan/MIES, Switzerland - Generations For Peace and FIBA's Foundation, the International Basketball Foundation (IBF), on Monday signed a pioneering three-year partnership to develop sport for peace programs for youth in the capital of South Sudan, Juba.
Aquatics - 06 Mar 2017 - Federations & NOCs
Beijing, host of the inaugural leg of the 2017 FINA/NVC Diving World Series, landed a two-meet deal sponsorship agreement for the first time with car and vehicle manufacturer giant BMW Brilliant Automotive Ltd. 
Kickboxing - 06 Mar 2017 - Federations & NOCs
More than 4,000 athletes committed to social change gathered from 2-5 March in Dublin for the 2017 Irish Open International, an event organized by the World Association of Kickboxing Organizations (WAKO) in collaboration of Peace and Sport.
Games - 14 Feb 2017 - Federations & NOCs
The IWGA Headquarters has moved to a new building: as of Monday 13th February, the IWGA Office has a floor in the old building of the FIG. Member federations and partners can update their address books with the new address for IWGA: Avenue de la Gare 12, 1003 Lausanne, Switzerland.
Archery - 08 Feb 2017 - Federations & NOCs
A beneficial partnership for all
Cycling - 06 Feb 2017 - Federations & NOCs
Smart Cities & Sport interview Jérôme Lacroix, Business Development Manager, International Cycling Union (UCI)
Various - 31 Jan 2017 - Federations & NOCs
30 January 2017; London: A series of high profile delegates, headed by European Athletics President Svein Arne Hansen, today called for active and sustainable sports governance reform at the inaugural SIGA Sport Integrity Forum.
Handball - 22 Dec 2016 - Federations & NOCs
Vienna, 22 December 2016. The past year was to prove a pivotal one for the development of the EHF's flagship club competition, the VELUX EHF Champions League.
Baseball - 20 Dec 2016 - Federations & NOCs
The Play for Change (PFC) Charitable trust and the World Baseball Softball Confederation (WBSC) today announced a new partnership that will enable more children around the world to benefit from PFC’s sports programmes, which aim to improve health, education, employment and inequality outcomes.
Soccer - 14 Dec 2016 - Federations & NOCs
China’s most widely exported beer brand signs a four-year contract extension to continue sponsoring the AFC’s prestigious Club Program. 
Dance sport - 07 Dec 2016 - Federations & NOCs
The worldwide DanceSport community's dream of providing some of its young top athletes with the once-in-a-lifetime opportunity to compete in the Youth Olympic Games (YOG) is about to turn to reality. In its meeting of 6 December 2016, the Executive Board of the International Olympic Committee (IOC) decided to add the DanceSport discipline Breakdance to the programme of the Buenos Aires 2018 YOG. 
Archery - 05 Dec 2016 - Federations & NOCs
The IOC President, World Archery President and Cantonal and City authorities participated in the opening of the Centre.
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.
Conferences - 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.
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