(ATR) IOC Coordination Commission Chair John Coates says Yokohama Stadium “promises to be a very good venue” for the return of baseball and softball to the Olympics. Yokohama mayor Fumiko Hayashi (ATR)The IOC Coordination Commission on Monday toured Yokohama Stadium, which will host the bulk of Olympic baseball and softball during Tokyo 2020. Opening matches
(ATR) For the second time in a decade there is uncertainty over the leadership of the world’s National Olympic Committee umbrella body. Sheikh Ahmad at the 2018 Asian Games (ATR)All 206 recognized NOCs will travel to Tokyo for the 2018 Association of National Olympic Committees General Assembly. The annual meeting was unlikely to produce big
(ATR) World football’s governing body, FIFA, is the latest federation to acquire a .sport domain name portfolio. FIFA acquires .sport domain name (GAISF)FIFA is one of the biggest and most influential IF’s in sport and is a feather in the cap for the program operated and managed by the Global Association of International Sports Federations
(ATR) The IV Youth Olympic Games in Senegal in 2022 begin to receive the first international support for their new sports infrastructure. Dakar, Senegal (Wikimedia Commons)The Government of the People’s Republic of China has just signed an agreement to rehabilitate four stadiums in different regions of that African nation. The agreement amounts to about 70
(ATR) The Cuban team at the under 20 CONCACAF championship in Bradenton, Florida sets a dubious record. In the past week 12 players from the team appear to have defected, the largest ever desertion suffered so far by Cuba in international sport. The U – 20 Cuban football team and officials in Bradenton, Florida.So far
(ATR) There is sure to be a somber atmosphere surrounding the 12th IF Forum next week in Lausanne. Thomas Bach and Patrick Baumann at last year’s IF Forum (SportAccord)The annual gathering of federation leaders in the Olympic capital will be without GAISF and SportAccord president Patrick Baumann, who died last month at age 51 while
(ATR) IOC Vice President Ugur Erdener will be delivering the keynote address at Host City 2018 later this month. Host City 2018 will feature interactive agenda (Host City)The largest meeting of cities and sports, business and cultural events, Host City 2018 will be held in Glasgow, Scotland on November 20-21. The title for this year
(WFI) Veteran Dutch coach tasked with leading China to berth in Tokyo 2020 football tournament.
Frankfurt/Herzogenaurach, September 10, 2018 – One of the most successful partnerships in sport continues: Today, the German Football Association (DFB) and adidas announced the extension of their partnership. adidas will remain the Official Supplier of the world’s largest sports federation until 2026. DFB President Reinhard Grindel and Kasper Rorsted, adidas CEO, look forward to continuing
(WFI) Defending champions Real Madrid should be pleased but Barcelona lands in Group of Death.