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Magic Box Masters is showcase for 2016 Olympics

May 14, 2009

Madrid, 14 May 2009 – Madrid’s new world-class tennis venue, the Magic Box, has this week opened its doors to the world’s leading tennis stars and crowds of fans as it hosts t...

Ludus Tours and US Speedskating Announce Partnership

May 14, 2009

 Austin, TX –Ludus Tours has been appointed the Official Tour Operator for US Speedskating in time for the Vancouver Winter Games in February 2010. Ludus Tours will provide US...

Corus Qubec Joins Canada's Olympic Broadcast Media Consortium

May 14, 2009

 In its ongoing commitment to provide Canadians with the widest accessibility of the Vancouver 2010 Olympic Winter Games in both official languages and on numerous platforms, ...

Rock Star Jumps In To Launch Squash For 2016 Day

May 14, 2009

Squash For 2016 Day is tuning up for a high-volume launch on Saturday May 23rd with a leading rock star staging a spectacular stunt to support the game’s bid for inclusion in ...

London 2012: Work starts on Olympic Park cycle and walkway for Games and legacy

May 14, 2009

Construction work has started on the Greenway, an important cycle and walking route to the Olympic Park and green space both during the London 2012 Games and in legacy. The mu...

In Memoriam Jean-Claude Van Geenberghe

May 13, 2009

 International Jumping rider Jean-Claude Van Geenberghe (BEL / UKR), 46, passed away on Saturday 9 May while competing at an event in the Ukraine, where he had recently taken ...

Chicago 2016 and World Sport Chicago Launch Mayor Daley's Summer Track Program

May 12, 2009

CHICAGO (May 12, 2009)—Chicago 2016 and World Sport Chicago, together with Chicago Mayor Richard M. Daley, launched a new summer track program for youth today at the Mayor’s p...

Spain praised for breakthrough on anti-doping deadlock

May 12, 2009

Madrid, 12 May 2009 - The World Anti-Doping Agency has officially congratulated the Spanish Government for its leading role in the process of fighting drugs in sport. The exec...

Rugby World Cup Sevens 2009 Game Analysis

May 12, 2009

The International Rugby Board’s Game Analysis Unit has published a detailed statistical playing analysis of Rugby World Cup Sevens 2009.The historic tournament, played over th...

Deighton Leads Strongest Speaker Line-Up for Sports Event Management '09 Conference

May 12, 2009

London 2012 Organising Committee CEO Paul Deighton will deliver the introductory keynote address at Sports Event Management ’09, the ultimate meeting of the world’s sports eve...

Latest Poll Reveals 'Mega Support' For Tokyo Games Ensuring Full Venues in 2016

May 12, 2009

12 May 2009 – Tokyo 2016's confidence continues to rise with the announcement today that more than 23 million people in Tokyo want Japan's dynamic capital to host the 2016 Oly...

Russian Ice Hockey World Champions Support Sochi 2014 Winter Games

May 11, 2009

Berne, Switzerland, 11 May 2009 - Sochi 2014 today announced that the Russian men's ice hockey team - who retained their crown as World Champions on Sunday in Switzerland - ha...