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UK Olympic partnership with Russia promotes golden legacy for Games

June 05, 2009

In a move to ensure that the UK maximises the business benefits of its Olympic host nation status, Trade and Investment Minister Lord Davies last night signed a Host2Host par...

Sochi 2014 and UNEP join forces on World Environment Day

June 05, 2009

5 June 2009, Moscow, Russia – To mark World Environment Day, Sochi 2014 and the United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP) signed a landmark Memorandum of Understanding. This...

Rio presents plans to be the center of the FIFA 2014 World Cup

June 05, 2009

4 June 2009 – Rio de Janeiro today presented its proposal to be the main center for the 2014 FIFA World Cup, which will be held in 12 Brazilian cities. Already confirmed as on...

Japanese Olympic champion pitcher becomes latest BackSoftball Ambassador

June 05, 2009

Softball’s popularity across the globe has been further underlined by the appointment of Japanese Olympic champion pitcher Yukiko Ueno as the latest BackSoftball Athlete Ambas...

International Paralympic Day Returns to Berlin

June 05, 2009

The International Paralympic Committee (IPC) officially announced that the International Paralympic Day 2009 (IPD) will take place in Berlin on 11 July.Following the enormous ...

Basketball without Borders 2009 in China, Mexico and South Africa

June 04, 2009

GENEVA, Switzerland/NEW YORK, USA/4th June 2009 – Dwight Howard, Yao Ming and Joachim Noah will headline Basketball without Borders 2009 it was announced today by the Internat...

IRB TOSHIBA Junior World Championship 2009 Set for Kick-Off

June 04, 2009

The IRB TOSHIBA Junior World Championship 2009 kicks off across four venues in Japan on Friday, June 5 with 15 teams bidding to deny New Zealand a successful defence of the ti...

202 Member Federations and $7 Million in Prize Money Set for Berlin

June 03, 2009

Monte-Carlo - The IAAF is delighted to announce that 202 of the 213 IAAF Member Federations have declared their intention to participate at the 12th IAAF World Championships i...

Game Schedule Released for Youth World Cup

June 04, 2009

PLANT CITY, FLORIDA (USA) -- A schedule of 40 games over eight days was released by the International Softball Federation today for the Easton Foundation Youth Softball World ...

JUDO: Olympians, World and Pan Am Team Members to Compete at National President's Cup Championships

June 03, 2009

(Colorado Springs, Colo.) – At least 13 current and former Olympic, World and Pan Am Team members will be competing at the USA Judo National President’s Cup Championships, Jun...

New Format for IRB Junior World Championship from 2010

June 04, 2009

The International Rugby Board has announced a new format for its flagship Age Grade tournament, the IRB Junior World Championship, with the number of participating teams being...

FIVB president to visit a Mass Volley youth tournament in Finland

June 04, 2009

Lausanne, June 4, 2009 – FIVB President Jizhong Wei will visit Finland this weekend to attend the 25th annual Sunny Power Cup, the world’s largest youth Volleyball tournament ...