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USA-NKF Announces Web Casting Of USA National Karate Championships

June 03, 2009

 COLORADO SPRINGS, CO, JUNE 4, 2009: USA National Karate-do Federation (USA Karate) announced today that they have reached an agreement with Royster Productions to film and br...

VANOC announces additional "Sustainability Star" winners

June 03, 2009

VANCOUVER, June 3 /CNW/ - Six more bright lights have been added to theSustainability Star program, created by the Vancouver Organizing Committee forthe 2010 Olympic and Paral...

Madrid plays in the NBA

June 03, 2009

Madrid, 3 June 2009 - Madrid will be the stage for the NBA Europe Live Tour match between Real Madrid and Utah Jazz in October this year, consolidating its position as an expe...

Generations for Peace Can Help Swat Valley Displaced

June 03, 2009

Amman, Jordan: Generations For Peace delegates have vowed to answer the call to try and help an estimated 3.2 million people that have been displaced in the recent conflict in...

2012 Olympic wrestling gold worth $250,000 to U.S. athlete

June 03, 2009

During the gold-medal finals of the World Team Trials in Council Bluffs, Iowa on May 30, USA Wrestling made a major announcement that has the Olympic sports community buzzing....

Rio 2016 campaign boosted by Odebrecht partnership

June 03, 2009

Odebrecht has become the latest major Brazilian corporation to pledge support for Rio’s bid to host the 2016 Olympic and Paralympic Games. The R$3 million (US$ 1.5 million) s...

New ISF Council Member Beatrice Allen Joins Generations for Peace Delegates in Jordan

June 02, 2009

Amman, (Jordan); 2nd June 2009: Softball’s commitment to helping bring peace and harmony to the world was given a further boost today when newly-appointed International Softba...

Tincu Case Leads to Stricter Disciplinary Guidelines in France

June 02, 2009

The International Rugby Board has announced the findings of the Enquiry into the events that resulted in Marius Tincu playing for his French club while suspended from all leve...

Sochi 2014 confirms ability to self-finance in 2009-10

June 02, 2009

Moscow, 2 June 2009 – Sochi 2014 Supervisory Board took place at the Russian parliament in Moscow. The meeting was led by the Deputy Prime Minister of Russia and Chairman of t...

35,000 volunteers for Madrid 2016: public support keeps growing

June 02, 2009

Madrid, 2 June 2009 – With exactly four months until the final decision in Copenhagen, Madrid 2016 officials have today announced the number of volunteers signed up in active ...

Squash Patron HRH Prince Tunku Imran confirmed as President of Olympic Council of Malaysia until 2011

June 02, 2009

HRH Prince Tunku Imran, Patron of the World Squash Federation, has been re-elected to his position as President of the Olympic Council of Malaysia, a position he has held sinc...

Launch of World Archery

June 02, 2009

On the occasion of the Archery World Cup stage in Antalya (TUR) this week, the International Archery Federation (FITA) officially launches its new brand and logo – World Arche...