Lapasset Hails Record-Breaking Glasgow 2014 as Rugby Sevens Looks Forward to Olympic Debut

International Rugby Board Chairman Bernard Lapasset has hailed a record-breaking Glasgow 2014 Commonwealth Games Rugby Sevens event as the perfect Olympic Games springboard.

A Rugby Sevens world record crowd of more than 170,000 fans over four sessions were treated to thrills, spills and spectacular tries as the sport’s brand of high-octane action and carnival atmosphere demonstrated why it is one […]

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International Surfing Association welcomes newest Member Federations in drive for Surfing’s expansion into Africa

California, US, 25 July 2014

The International Surfing Association (ISA) announced today two new Member Federations, Algeria and Madagascar, have become the 85th and 86th countries to gain full Membership taking the number of ISA Members in Africa to 14 and further driving the expansion of the sport on this important continent.

A sport imbued with youthful values and energy, Surfing […]

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Newsletter – 2014 FIFA World Cup: Our World Cup Journey

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Belo Horizonte – Brazil’s Hidden Gem

Highlights of the City’s World Cup journey as presence in tournament ends
Belo Horizonte, Brazil, 11th July 2014:  

As the 2014 FIFA World Cup draws to a close, Belo Horizonte reflects on its role within the tournament and the key moments of the city’s World Cup journey. With Germany’s 7-1 win over Brazil in Tuesday’s Semi-Final coming 64 years after England’s […]

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UCI launches Women’s Cycling Week ahead of La Course by Le Tour de France

Ahead of this month’s historic La Course by Le Tour de France, the Union Cycliste Internationale (UCI) is joining forces with key partners including Tour de France organiser Amaury Sport Organisation (ASO) and UCI Women Road World Cup sponsor The Sufferfest, to launch the Women’s Cycling Week (WCW), from 20 to 27 July. The goal of the WCW is to […]

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Minas Gerais local sees revolutionary ‘magic spray’ go global at the 2014 FIFA World Cup

Magic spray made its football debut in Belo Horizonte
Belo Horizonte, Brazil, 7th July 2014: 

The revolutionary spray used to keep a defensive wall 10 yards [9.15 metres] from the ball during free-kicks has made its mark on the global football stage at the 2014 FIFA World Cup, 14 years after it was first used in the Copa Belo Horizonte […]

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