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Chicago and Bogota, Colombia Sign Chicago's 28th Sister Cities Partnership

April 29, 2009

 On Tuesday, April 28, 2009, the City of Bogotá, Colombia, became Chicago's 28th Sister City. Chicago Mayor Richard M. Daley and Mayor Samuel Moreno Rojas, Bogotá, Distrito Ca...

'No complacency' says Higgins as 2012 Olympic Park workforce breaks 4,000 mark

April 29, 2009

The latest Olympic Park workforce figures were published by the Olympic Delivery Authority (ODA) today, showing that the Olympic Park workforce is now over 4,000 ...

Competition venues for Singapore 2010 Youth Olympic Games

April 29, 2009

Singapore, 29 April 2009 – The Singapore Youth Olympic Games Organising Committee (SYOGOC) confirmed the 18 competition venues for the inaugural Singapore 2010 Yo...

Sochi 2014 showcases Paralympic excellence during first International Paralympic Committee project review

April 29, 2009

The International Paralympic Committee (IPC) today completed its first Project Review of the Sochi 2014 Paralympic Winter Games, with the Organizing Committee s...

World Squash Federation: WISPA World Tour Boosted By New Cayman Islands Stopover

April 29, 2009

The exotic location of the Cayman Islands provides the setting for a brand new event on the WISPA World Squash Tour when the Women's Cayman Islands Open takes pla...

Beach Soccer Championship in Puerto Vallarta postponed due to influenza concerns

April 29, 2009

NEW YORK – The CONCACAF Beach Soccer Championship scheduled to begin Wednesday in Puerto Vallarta, Mexico, has been postponed indefinitely due to the growing concerns of swine...

FIBA selects Perform to extend basketball's reach

April 29, 2009

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Vancouver Olympics: Cultural Olympiad 2010 announces first 20 projects

April 29, 2009

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World Sports Media to Gather in Milan

April 28, 2009

MILAN, April 28, 2009 - More than 350 sports journalists are expected from the 116 nations who have registered for the the 72nd Congress of the International Sports Press As...

Final Hurrah For Baseball At The 16th Asian Games

April 28, 2009

GUANGZHOU, China - April 28, 2009 - The 16th Asian Games (www.gz2010.cn/en), part of the worldwide Olympic movement and governed by the Olympic Council of Asia will be the fin...

Figure queen Yu-na KIM Named as PyeongChang 2018 Ambassador

April 28, 2009

Yu-na KIM, 2009 Figure Skating World Champion, was appointed as Honorary Ambassador for PyeongChang’s bid for the 2018 Olympic and Paralympic Winter Games. The offi...

Mayor and Sports Commissioner outline bright future for sport in London

April 28, 2009

Mobile swimming pools, boxing academies, street athletics in every borough and competitive sport for profoundly disabled children are all key elements of the Mayor's vis...