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Cease Fire in Australian Sports

May 22, 2017

(ATR) The new CEO of the Australian Olympic Committee sounds a positive note about a proposed National Sports Plan. “Every athlete, every team, every sport needs a plan to ...

Tokyo 2020 Launches Mascot Design Competition

May 22, 2017

The Tokyo Organising Committee of the Olympic and Paralympic Games (Tokyo 2020) today announced its plan to decide the Games’ official mascots by means of a national competiti...

Sailors are Travelling Thousands of Miles to Denmark to Improve Their Sailing Skills

May 22, 2017

On a wet and windy day in May, Nethra from Chennai, India is preparing herself to begin the day’s sailing session in Egaa Sailing Club in Aarhus, Denmark. The weather is in sh...

Record-Breaking Surfing in Biarritz - On the Scene

May 21, 2017

(ATR) Surfers from 47 nations will ply the waves of the Basque Country seaside this week for the World Surfing Games. The number of countries and the 245 competitors are r...

Minsk 2019 European Games Progress with Agenda 2020 in Mind

May 18, 2017

The European Olympic Committees (EOC) held their second Executive Committee (EC) Meeting of the year in Macedonia today, where the highlight was a positive update on the progr...

2017 ISA World Surfing Games Set to Put Surfing's Global Growth on Display

May 18, 2017

The International Surfing Association’s (ISA) 2017 World Surfing Games, which is set to take place in Biarritz, France from May 20-28, will this year feature a record number o...

Tokyo 2020 and the ILO Agree to Unique Partnership to Promote 'Decent Work'

May 12, 2017

The Tokyo 2020 Organizing Committee (Tokyo 2020) and the International Labour Organization (ILO) agreed to sign a unique partnership aimed at advancing “decent work” through s...

Sabatino Aracu Elected as a Member of the Italian NOC Executive Committee

May 11, 2017

After more than 30 years, roller sports are back into the executive highest Italian sport authority.  Giovanni Malagò confirmed as CONI President for the next four-years term....

Managua, Nicaragua to Host 2018 Para Central American Games

May 11, 2017

Managua, Nicaragua, has been confirmed as the host city for the second edition of the Para Central American Games, set to take place from 21-28 January 2018. Around 250 ath...

The IPC Greatly Encouraged by Tokyo 2020 Progress

May 11, 2017

The International Paralympic Committee (IPC) has said it is greatly encouraged by the progress made by the Tokyo 2020 Organising Committee following the conclusion of the thir...

FIG Decision-Making Bodies Greenlight Inclusion of a New Discipline

May 10, 2017

Meeting in Baku (AZE) last week, the FIG's decision-making bodies gave their in-principle approval for the inclusion of a new FIG discipline based on obstacle course competiti...