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    England Netball Submits bid to host Netball World Cup 2019 in Liverpool

England Netball Submits bid to host Netball World Cup 2019 in Liverpool

Offers unique single site competition, training and congress venue
Liverpool, England, 30 June:   England Netball, in partnership with Liverpool City Council, UK Sport and ACC Liverpool has today submitted a bid to the International Netball Federation [INF] to host the Netball World Cup 2019.  At the heart of the bid is the stunning ACC Liverpool complex, located on a single […]

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Belo Horizonte: A city known for world-class football

Brazil v Chile, 2014 FIFA World Cup, Round of 16 – 28 June 2014
Estádio Mineirão, Belo Horizonte
 
A city that lives and breathes football…

The state capital of Minas Gerais, Belo Horizonte is a city that lives and breathes football and has a reputation for producing world-class players.

Pelé was born in Três Corações, Minas Gerais and Ronaldo made his name as a […]

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International Surfing Association welcomes construction of ‘Surf Snowdonia’, innovative Surfing centre in Wales, UK

World’s first inland Surfing centre with wave technology capable of hosting ISA World Championships and offering entry to the Olympic Games 
California, US; 26 June 2014:

The International Surfing Association [ISA] today welcomed the news that construction has commenced on the Surf Snowdonia facility in Wales, UK.

An exciting new Surfing and water sports centre to be built in the village of […]

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British Paralympic Association chooses Belo Horizonte as ParalympicsGB training base ahead of Rio 2016 Paralympic Games

HRH Prince Harry present as agreement is signed 
Team GB will also be based in Belo Horizonte in lead up to Rio 2016
24 June 2014, Belo Horizonte, Brazil:

The British Paralympic Association has today signed an agreement with the City of Belo Horizonte and the State Government of Minas Gerais that will see ParalympicsGB train and prepare in the city in […]

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ISA honours Olympic Day with successful International Surfing Day celebrations

California, US; 21 June 2014:
The International Surfing Association [ISA] yesterday celebrated International Surfing Day – the annual occasion that showcases the sport’s unique culture, youthful appeal, worldwide popularity and its environmental and sustainability principles.

As it is the ISA’s 50th anniversary this year, the global celebration in 2014 was also a way to express Surfing’s dedication to the Olympic spirit, […]

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Image Gallery – 1950 World Cup: England in Belo Horizonte

                 

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Major Rugby Conference to Take Place in London

IRB World Rugby Conference and Exhibition 2014 will be held at Hilton London Metropole
Second year of the event after successful start in Dublin last year
New and improved website launched

The International Rugby Board has today confirmed Hilton London Metropole as the venue for the World Rugby ConfEx 2014.

The event will take place on November 17-18 and will provide a unique […]

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UCI President and Director General meet International Olympic Committee President Thomas Bach

The Union Cycliste Internationale (UCI) President Brian Cookson and Director General Martin Gibbs yesterday met with Thomas Bach, President of the International Olympic Committee (IOC) and Director General Christophe De Kepper at the IOC headquarters in Lausanne (Switzerland) ahead of a two-day UCI Management Committee meeting which is also being held at the IOC HQ this week.

Earlier in the […]

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Road to Brazil 2014

Road to Brazil 2014 Special Discussion Show:  Mike Lee, OBE, Chairman of VERO Communications is the special guest on the iSportconnect dedicated analysis show.

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    Argentinian and Uruguayan national teams land in Belo Horizonte ahead of 2014 FIFA World Cup

Argentinian and Uruguayan national teams land in Belo Horizonte ahead of 2014 FIFA World Cup

Belo Horizonte, Brazil, 10 June 2014:

Last night saw the arrival of the Argentinian and Uruguayan football teams in Host City Belo Horizonte which will be their home during the 2014 FIFA World Cup. The teams join the Chilean squad who arrived last week in Belo Horizonte and will also be based in the city during the tournament.

Argentina will […]

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Brazil President, Dilma Rousseff, praises Belo Horizonte as the city prepares to take centre stage at the 2014 FIFA World Cup

Belo Horizonte, Brazil, 8 June 2014:   Dilma Rousseff, President of Brazil, today praised Belo Horizonte as a city with ‘quality’ that will provide a ‘warm welcome’ for the many tourists that will visit during the 2014 FIFA World Cup. The young and dynamic capital of Minas Gerais, the country’s fastest growing state, will host six matches, including a […]

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