Host City Belo Horizonte announces plans for FIFA FAN FEST during 2014 FIFA World Cup™

Belo Horizonte, Brazil, 28 May 2014:

Host City Belo Horizonte will today announce plans for its FIFA FAN FEST taking place in the city during the 2014 FIFA World Cup™.  The FIFA FAN FEST will have a capacity of 21,000 people and will host more than 40 events with at least one major national artist performing every day during the […]

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Host City Belo Horizonte fine-tuning its visitor experience for the 2014 FIFA World Cup™

Belo Horizonte, Brazil, 19th May 2014:  160,000 international tourists and 230,000 Brazilian visitors are expected to visit Belo Horizonte during the World Cup period.  Bunting and decorations are already lining the city’s store fronts and newspaper stands and the City Hall of Belo Horizonte is in the process of finalising its preparations for the 2014 FIFA World Cup™.

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ITU President sets out vision after successful World Triathlon Series event in Yokohama, Japan

Yokohama, Japan, 17 May 2014:

Marisol Casado, President of the International Triathlon Union [ITU] and IOC Member, has today set out her vision for the organisation, highlighting the desire for Triathlon Mixed Relay to be added to the Olympic Sports Programme, while also celebrating the development, growth and innovation of other Triathlon disciplines, including Paratriathlon.

The ITU President, speaking at […]

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ISA President, Fernando Aguerre, shares Olympic vision at Global Surf Summit

Los Cabos, Mexico, 16 May 2014:

ISA [International Surfing Association] President, Fernando Aguerre, has addressed leading members of the Surfing industry at the 17th SIMA [Surfing Industry Manufacturers Association] Surf Summit in Los Cabos, Mexico. Known as the ‘Davos of Surfing’, the annual summit is seen as the number one gathering for the global Surfing leadership, providing a platform for […]

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ISA celebrates record participation at 2014 World Standup Paddle (SUP) and Paddleboard Championship; Underlines Consistent Growth of SUP Discipline

La Boquita and Granada, Nicaragua, 12 May 2014:

The 2014 ISA World Standup Paddle [SUP] and Paddleboard Championship came to end yesterday in La Boquita and Granada, Nicaragua, after a week of world class competition that saw record participation numbers at the showcase event.

SUP is one of the fastest growing and most exciting of the Surfing disciplines which was underlined […]

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International Triathlon Union appoints VERO Communications to help develop its international communications strategy

Madrid, Spain: 8 May 2014
The International Triathlon Union [ITU], the world governing body of Triathlon, has contracted VERO Communications, the London based sports communications consultancy led by Chairman Mike Lee OBE.

VERO’s scope of work will include helping to develop ITU’s international communications strategy, liaising with international sports media and promoting the federation. VERO will also assist ITU in strengthening […]

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UCI and IOC Agree Cycling Qualification Systems for Rio 2016 Olympic Games

After a detailed review process which started in August 2013 between the UCI and the International Olympic Committee [IOC], the qualification systems for the four cycling disciplines that will feature at the Rio 2016 Olympic Games [Road, Track, BMX and Mountain Bike] have now been agreed.

The qualification systems are based on those used with success at the London 2012 […]

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International Surfing Association targets growth in Africa

Sal, Cape Verde, 2 May 2014:
 As part of the plan to step up its aim for inclusion in the Olympic Games Sports Programme, the International Surfing Association [ISA] has today presented to delegates at the Africa International Sports Convention [CISA] in Sal, Cape Verde, showcasing Surfing’s vision and ambition for further growth in Africa and around the world.

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