The ICC has issued a Request for Proposals (RFP) for Sports Presentation Management Service providers. ICC requires the services of a provider who will be able to manage sports presentation requirements for the ICC Women’s Twenty20 World Cup 2023 in South Africa.
New performance racket available now, exclusively at the US Open, Wilson store locations and Wilson.com
CHICAGO, Aug. 31, 2022 /PRNewswire/ -- Wilson Sporting Goods Co., the official ball and racket stringer of the US Open for over 40 years, today launched the Ultra v4, a significant evolution of its popular tour frame. Drawing upon the Ultra features the pros rely on at the highest levels of competition, the newly upgraded tennis racket includes even more power through stability, empowering athletes to play with Pure Beauty and Ruthless Power.
Ireland Women’s batter, Gaby Lewis, has risen six places to a career-best number 27 in the latest MRF Tyres ICC Women’s ODI Player Rankings. The move comes after Ireland’s dominant, outbound tour success against the Netherlands, where her side returned three emphatic wins to end the series unbeaten.
The Olympic and Paralympic Games Paris 2024 are “right on track” – that was the message delivered by the International Olympic Committee (IOC)’s Coordination Commission this week following a visit to the French capital. Optimisations to Games delivery, meticulous budgetary planning and increasing engagement were highlighted as key to advancing Games preparations.
MIES (Switzerland) - Efforts to increase visibility and expand the popularity of women's basketball received a massive boost today as Google becomes FIBA's first-ever Global Partner of Women's Basketball and the FIBA Women's Basketball World Cup.
The partnership will start with this year's FIBA Women's Basketball World Cup in Sydney, Australia on September 22, where Google will be the Exclusive Presenter of the All-Star 5, recognizing the best players of the tournament.
Concrete and expert-supported measures were put in place to ensure the protection and well-being of players and adults, both participating and attending the event
ZURICH, Switzerland, August 30, 2022/ -- Comprehensive programme implemented at FIFA U-20 Women’s World Cup™ in Costa Rica; FIFA (www.FIFA.com) safeguarding official on duty for each of the 32 matches; Additional measures implemented in cooperation with teams and stakeholders at the tournament.
The FIFA U-20 Women’s World Cup Costa Rica 2022™ held from 10 to 28 August 2022 saw the introduction and successful implementation of the first-ever comprehensive event-safeguarding programme at a FIFA youth tournament. Concrete and expert-supported measures were put in place to ensure the protection and well-being of players and adults, both participating and attending the event.
NEW YORK, Aug. 31, 2022 /PRNewswire/ -- The Kanpai Pandas will officially be sponsoring Hamdy ("The Hammer") Abdelwahab, the FIRST Egyptian UFC fighter (6–0 record)! Hamdy is an Olympian wrestler who fights in UFC's heavyweight division and who recently defeated Don'tale Mayes on July 30th at UFC 277. Hamdy is the Kanpai Pandas' first sponsored athlete who will be representing us in upcoming fights and other related events. One Hamdy, 10,000 Pandas, and 100 million Egyptians.
Three-Hour Football Preview Special Airs LIVE Saturday, September 3rd at 12 noon ET from the Pro Football Hall of Fame in Canton, Ohio on HBCU GO and Features Interviews with NFL, HBCU Alumni and Icons Including Deion Sanders, Doug Williams, Troy Vincent, Carl Francis, Will Packer, Tracey Edmonds, Keisha Knight Pulliam and More
LOS ANGELES, Sept. 1, 2022 /PRNewswire/ -- Byron Allen's Allen Media Group (AMG) FREE-streaming digital platform, HBCU GO -- the leading media provider for the nation's 107 Historically Black Colleges and Universities (HBCUs) will launch its inaugural football season with an event special featuring the nation's top Gridiron NFL and Black College Football Hall of Famers and HBCU Alums. The "The HBCU GO Sports Kickoff Show" is not your average game day program. This star-studded special offers fans an exclusive look at the cultural engagement that can only be experienced at an HBCU football game. The pre-season show will air LIVE on Saturday, September 3 at 12 noon/ET on the AMG platforms HBCU GO, theGrio television network, theGrio Streaming App, Sports.TV, Local Now, and on broadcast television stations throughout the U.S.
CADEX releases a behind-the-scenes look at Kristian Blummenfelt's journey to "achieve the impossible" and complete a full-Ironman distance in less than 7 hours
NEWBURY PARK, Calif., Sept. 1, 2022 /PRNewswire/ -- CADEX, a leading brand of high-performance cycling products, is set to release "Impossibly Fast: Kristian Blummenfelt's Pursuit of Sub7," a new film that documents the Norwegian's journey to becoming the first athlete to complete the full Ironman triathlon distance in less than 7 hours.
Floyd Mayweather Jr. Sports "Limitless X" and "VYBE" Logos at Promotion Event for September Fight Against Mikuru Asakur
Recently inducted into International Boxing Hall of Fame, Mayweather will continue The Floyd Mayweather exhibition tour under the Rizin Fighting Federation against Mikuru Asakura
Limitless X's recent ticker change "VYBE" now better aligns the Company's vision of being a digital marketing powerhouse for brands and companies within the health & wellness, beauty & skincare, and CBD industry
LOS ANGELES, Sept. 1, 2022 /PRNewswire/ -- Limitless X Inc., (OTCQB: VYBE) ("the Company"), a creative and empowering lifestyle agency and brand house, announced that recent International Boxing Hall of Famer, Floyd Mayweather Jr. arrived wearing a "Limitless X" sports cap and "VYBE" t-shirt at a press conference in Hawaii, promoting his latest exhibition fight against Japanese star and two-weight MMA champion Mikuru Asakura.
The Legacy Continues: An exclusive one-to-one with Khabib Nurmagedomov MMA champion raises Pakistan Flood Relief funds in joint venture with Human Appeal
MANCHESTER, England, Sept. 1, 2022 /PRNewswire/ -- World-famous MMA fighter Khabib Nurmagomedov partners with Class A events and international humanitarian aid charity Human Appeal for two exclusive one-to-one interviews and panel discussions this September.
This joint venture will feature two events, with funds raised going to Human Appeal's emergency aid programme for the current flooding emergency in Pakistan. The first event will be held at The ICC Birmingham on 9th September, followed by London's Excel Centre on the 11th September.
THE COURT OF ARBITRATION FOR SPORT (CAS) DISMISSESTHE APPEAL FILED BY CARDIFF CITY FC AND CONFIRMS THAT THE TRANSFER OF EMILIANO SALA HAD BEEN FULLY COMPLETED PRIOR TO HIS DEATH
Lausanne, 26 August 2022 – The Court of Arbitration for Sport (CAS) has dismissed the appeal filed by Cardiff City Football Club (Cardiff City FC) against Football Club de Nantes (FC Nantes) in relation to the decision issued by the Bureau of the FIFA Players’ Status Committee on 25 September 2019 (the Challenged Decision). The Challenged Decision, in which Cardiff City FC was ordered to pay EUR 6 million to FC Nantes in connection with the transfer of the player Emiliano Sala between the clubs, is confirmed.
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2. George Njorage (Kenya) Male
3. Abeka Williams (Ghana) Male
Partnership Combines Mutual Focus on Bringing Data Together for Performance and Social Impact
Philadelphia – August 30, 2022 – Qlik® today announced it has become the official Analytics Partner of Team Qhubeka for the 2022 / 2023 race season. With Qlik, Team Qhubeka will expand its long-term strategy of using data and analytics to optimize the logistics, planning and performance of every aspect of its mission-driven cycling team.
Philadelphia Union Midfielder Dániel GazdagMLS Player of the Week presented by Continental Tire for Week 27
NEW YORK (Monday, August 29, 2022) – Philadelphia Union midfielder Dániel Gazdag was voted the Major League Soccer Player of the Week presented by Continental Tire for the 27th week of the 2022 MLS season.
Gazdag scored his first career hat trick against the Colorado Rapids in Philadelphia’s second-consecutive 6-0 victory on Saturday, August 27 (Watch Highlights from His Performance Here ). Gazdag’s three goals marked the second consecutive match in which a Philadelphia player has scored a hat trick, joining Julián Carranza in Week 26. The last time a team had two different players score a hat trick in consecutive matches was LAFC’s Carlos Vela and Diego Rossi from March 30 – April 6, 2019. Gazdag became the sixth different player in club history to score a hat trick and he now has 16 goals on the season, which is tied with CJ Sapong (2017) for the most by a Union player in a single season. His 16 goals are tied for the second most in MLS and his 24 goal contributions are the third most behind Nashville SC’s Hany Mukhtar (27) and Austin FC’s Sebastián Driussi (26).
The attention of the Ghana Swimming Association (GSA) has been drawn to a Facebook post by Ms Sara Asafu-Ajdaye, which seems to denigrate the Ministry of Youth and Sports in the wake of Ghana’s sterling performance at the just-ended 15th CANA Swimming Championship in Tunisia.
The Facebook post read: “A shame our Ministry of Youth & Sports didn’t see fit to sponsor Team Ghana, but big shout out to the passionate parents who raced around at the 11th hour soliciting donations from private companies to cover airfares etc, Ayekoo.”
ABUJA, Nigeria, August 30, 2022/ -- The Minister of Youth and Sports Development, Sunday Dare has described domestic football clubs as the fulcrum of Nigeria’s domestic leagues, stating they represent the livewire of Nigeria’s Football development.
Speaking while receiving the Club Owners Association led by its chairman, Barr. Isaac Danladi, at his Moshood Abiola Stadium office, Abuja, the Minister emphasised that in the instance where the domestic leagues lack a definitive governance structure of licensing and enforcement, poor financial controls, inconsistent standards, the end result is a weak national team
Hayley Matthews on Captaincy, Dottin's surprise retirement announcement, Leadership and Tattoos in new episode of the ICC 100% Cricket Podcast
Hayley Matthews is the featured guest of this month’s ICC 100% Cricket Podcast, which went live on the ICC’s platforms today.
The newly appointed West Indies captain discussed a variety of topics in her conversation with broadcaster, Isa Guha and New Zealand off-spinner, Frankie Mackay, including the surprising timing of teammate, Deandra Dottin’s retirement during the Commonwealth Games in Birmingham last month.
An international declaration on advancing truth, respect and reconciliation seeks to harness the power of sport to address issues impacting Indigenous Peoples, a key focus of the Commonwealth Games Federation (CGF) at the Victoria Forum at the University of Victoria.
The Commonwealth lək̓ʷəŋən Sport Declaration on Truth, Reconciliation and Partnership with Indigenous Peoples is a key topic of the Aug. 28-30 forum, Bridging Divides: Turf, Truth and Trust taking place in British Columbia, Canada. The declaration aims to respect, protect and promote the rights and opportunities of Indigenous Peoples through sport, and in particular the legacy planning and delivery of Commonwealth Games and Commonwealth Sport events.
The ICC Men’s T20 World Cup 2022 is now less than 50 days away, with 16 teams getting set global showpiece event from 16 October to 13 November. From one side of the country to the other, the T20 World Cup took to the skies in Perth and Sydney today as fans countdown to ‘The Big Time’.
Ghana’s Ring Warrior, 21 years old Samuel Takyi used 2:54 of round one to destroy 36 years old Samuel Moses in Lagos, Nigeria.
Samuel Takyi, the only African boxing medalist at the Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games lives up to the prediction of his revered Ike 'Bazooka' Quartey trainer by defeating Samuel Moses on Sunday night at the Teslim Balogun Sports Stadium in Lagos.
GOC Youth Coordinator Commends Ghana Armwrestling Federation For Organizing Exciting Kids Competition
Mr. Emmanuel Olla Williams, Youth Coordinator of the Ghana Olympic Committee (GOC) has congratulated Mr. Charles Osei Asibey, Vice President of the World Armwrestling Federation who doubles as the President of Africa and Ghana Armwrestling for the successful staging of the HD+ Kids competition which took place over the weekend at the Teachers Hall in Accra.
He said finding some sports for the kids to do has been a problem as not everyone can play football or box or run.
"Our kids have different talents and skills, so we must try to identify where they are very good so that we can develop them to become top stars "he told Yours Truly after the event.
The documents have been signed and the countdown now begins for the 2023 Commonwealth Youth Games (CYG 2023) to be held in Trinidad and Tobago.
After a whirlwind week of site visits and frank discussions with the Local Organising Committee on the islands of Trinidad and Tobago, all parties agree that while there are a few upgrades to be done, the sites are well chosen.
The International Cricket Council today confirmed Disney Star will be the home of all ICC cricket in India for the next four years having won the TV and digital rights to both men’s and women’s global events through to the end of 2027.