• Strong Awareness Driving Corporate Interest in Partnering with TORONTO 2015 Pan Am/Parapan Am Games

    Games remain on time, on budget in latest TO2015 fiscal results TORONTO November 21, 2013 – The TORONTO 2015 Games and its growing community awareness in southern Ontario is proving attractive to major Canadian companies, with four more coming on board this fall, the TORONTO 2015 Pan Am/Parapan Am Games Organizing […]

  • IOC appoints two new directors

    Features, Olympics, Press Releases November 21, 2013 at 6:42 am 0 comments

    LAUSANNE, November 21, 2013 (IOC) – The International Olympic Committee (IOC) today announced that it has appointed Ms Lindsay Glassco as International Cooperation and Development Director and Mrs Lana Haddad as Chief Finance Officer. Ms Glassco currently holds the position of President and CEO of Special Olympics Canada, overseeing all Canadian operations […]

  • To interfere with the opponents’ focus

    To interfere with the opponents’ focus

    Commentary, Features November 16, 2013 at 4:24 pm 0 comments

    Commentary by Dr Cliff Bertrand Mind games, seeking the edge or bullying in sports, call it what you will, but getting into the heads of the opposition has been around as long as sports has been in existence. Players and fans alike will do whatever they feel is necessary to […]

  • WADA adopts new compliant code

    WADA adopts new compliant code

    Features, Press Releases November 15, 2013 at 3:56 pm 0 comments

    by Kern Mason JOHANNESBURG, South Africa, November 15, 2013 – The World Anti-Doping Agency (WADA) has resolved to strengthen the fight against doping in sports and approved the 2015 World Anti-Doping Code and four accompanying International Standards (IS). The decisions were taken as WADA concluded its World Conference on Doping […]

  • IAAF President Lamine Diack with heads of the delegations from Portland & Birmingham (IAAF)

    Portland and Birmingham to host IAAF World Indoor championships

    Athletics, Features, Press Releases, Sports November 15, 2013 at 1:05 pm 0 comments

    MONACO, November 15, 2013 (IAAF) – The IAAF Council chaired by President Lamine Diack today met in the Fairmont Hotel, Monaco, for the second and final day of its traditional autumnal session in Monaco. Dominating today’s meeting were the bid presentations by the potential hosts for three IAAF World Athletics Series (WAS) events in […]

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