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Olympic Day Celebrations PLANNED Nationwide

June 15, 2009

Chicago, Ill. and Colorado Springs, Colo. (June 15, 2009) In conjunction with the international observance of Olympic Day on June 23, Chicago 2016, the United States Olympic C...

Madrid 2016 Looking Forward to Presenting to IOC

June 15, 2009

16 June 2009 - Leaders of the Madrid 2016 Olympic Bid have arrived in Lausanne looking forward to presenting their case for the "Games with the Human Touch" to the Internation...

Softball 'quietly confident' after presentation to IOC

June 15, 2009

Lausanne, (Switzerland); 15th June 2009: International Softball Federation President Don Porter is ‘quietly confident’ after a compelling presentation by the BackSoftball team...

British Swim Sensation Rebecca Adlington Wins Laureus World Breakthrough Of Year Award

June 15, 2009

LONDON, June 15, 2009 British Olympic swimming sensation Rebecca Adlington, who won two gold medals in Beijing at the age of 19 is the winner of the 2009 Laureus World Breakth...

Beyond Sport Unveils London Legacy Award Shortlist

June 15, 2009

Beyond Sport, in partnership with the Mayor of London, has announced the shortlist for the London Legacy Award – the search to find the best project or initiative in the capit...

Russian International Olympic University continues apace

June 15, 2009

15 June 2009, Moscow, Russia – The autonomous not-for-profit organization Russian International Olympic University (RIOU) was established by a decree of the Russian Government...

Madrid celebrates sport as part of the second city-wide Sports Day

June 15, 2009

Madrid, 15 June 2009 – The city of Madrid became a giant stadium on Sunday as thousands of people participated in and celebrated the Spanish capital’s second city-wide sports ...

Dressage Radio Show Hits the Airwaves

June 12, 2009

The Horse Radio Network has launched the latest show to join its stable of weekly podcasts, the Dressage Radio Show. Co-hosted by international Grand Prix rider, Heather Blit...

Growing Public Support for Softball's Olympic Campaign

June 13, 2009

Lausanne, (Switzerland); 13th June 2009: Softball’s campaign to be elected onto the 2016 Olympic Games Programme is receiving growing public support around the world according...

Global "World Softball Day" Celebrations Include Games in Lausanne

June 15, 2009

Lausanne, (Switzerland); 13th June 2009: The BackSoftball Task Force has been celebrating World Softball Day here in Lausanne today by staging the “Let’s PlayBall” softball ga...

FIVB Men's Club World Championship returns after 17-year hiatus

June 15, 2009

The FIVB Men's Club World Championship featuring eight of the world’s best Volleyball clubs will take place from November 3-8 in Qatar after organizers signed a new contract t...

World's Top Rugby Sevens Teams to Compete at the World Games

June 14, 2009

The International Rugby Board today announced the much anticipated line up of teams for the Rugby Sevens tournament at this year’s World Games in Kaohsiung.South Africa, the I...