JAN ZELEZNY DONATES WORLD RECORD JAVELIN TO IAAF HERITAGE EXHIBITION

The Czech Republic’s three-time Olympic and World javelin throw champion Jan Zelezny visited the IAAF Heritage World / Continental Cup – 1977 To 2018 – Exhibition earlier today to make a major donation to the displays. The exhibition, which is located on the first floor of the Forum Nova Karolina Shopping Centre in the heart…

ISSF World Cup: Rhode Claims Skeet Gold In Tucson

USA’s 6-time Olympic medalist Kimberly Rhode won today’s Skeet Women Final, the opening match of the ISSF World Cup in Tucson, Arizona. The 38-year old athletes shot neck and neck with her teammate Caitling Connor right to the last target and beyond, in order to secure the brightest medal. The two US finalists tied after…

AIBA Launches New Foundation Plan

Today, the International Boxing Association (AIBA) has launched its New Foundation Plan following the unanimous adoption of the plan by the AIBA Executive Committee. The New Foundation Plan was developed to lay the foundation for a stronger future for AIBA and Olympic Boxing while at the same time implementing short-term corrective measures. The New Foundation…

Hungary To Stage Snooker Challenge Tour Event

The Hungarian capital of Budapest will stage a tournament on snooker’s new Challenge Tour later this season. The event will run on November 24 and 25 at the Snooker Terminal academy in Budapest, which has eight tables made by World Snooker’s official supplier Star. It will be the eighth Challenge Tour event of the season….

HISTORICAL ZONAL U-17 AFCON QUALIFIERS SET FOR TAKE OFF

The qualifiers for the U-17 Africa Cup of Nations will for the first time be played on a zonal basis (regional), to determine the seven teams to join host Tanzania for next year’s final tournament. The decision, one of the key elements among the resolutions of the first ever CAF African Football Symposium in July…

The FEI World Equestrian Games™ Tryon 2018 countdown is underway!

There’s no event quite like it! The FEI World Equestrian Games™ is the pinnacle of equestrian sport and today marks two months to go to the opening ceremony for Tryon 2018! With an anticipated 1,000 athletes, 1,500 horses and 500,000 spectators from more than 70 countries scheduled to attend, this edition will be one of…

France To Host Decisive Repechage Tournament For Rugby World Cup 2019

World Rugby has today announced the venue for the Rugby World Cup 2019 repechage tournament as the Stade Delort in Marseille, France. Four teams will compete in the round-robin format event to be played across three match days on Sunday 11 November, Saturday 17 November and Friday 23 November 2018. The repechage tournament is a…

WBSC Awards Korea Hosting Rights of U-18 Baseball World Cup 2019

The World Baseball Softball Confederation (WBSC) today announced that the hosting rights of the XXIX U-18 Baseball World Cup® 2019 have been awarded to the Korea Baseball Softball Association (KBSA) in collaboration with Gijang County, Busan. With baseball’s position as the biggest spectator sport in the Republic of Korea, the bid to host the U-18…

WBSC Unveils Game Schedule for Women’s Baseball World Cup 2018 Viera, Florida

The World Baseball Softball Confederation (WBSC) today revealed the Official Game Schedule of the VIII Women’s Baseball World Cup® 2018, which for the first time will be staged in the United States at the USSSA Space Coast Complex in Viera, Florida, from 22-31 August. The Women’s Baseball World Cup — baseball’s biggest event for women…