Azercosmos, an Azerbaijani satellite services company, have been announced as the 11th Official Supporter of the Baku 2015 European Games, whilst being named at the Official Satellite Services Provider for the inaugural event.
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National Paralympic Committees (NPC) and Regional Organisations have been invited to submit funding proposals for the Agitos Foundation’s 2015 Grant Support Programme which would help to develop and educate athletes, coaches and technical officials, while attempting to raise the profile of Paralympic sport.
The Gwangju Universiade 2015 Heads of Delegation (HOD) meeting drew to a close with a series of venue inspections and a question and answer session, in the South Korean city.
WADA sign agreement with Innovative Medicines Initiative to increase collaboration between organisations
The World Anti-Doping Agency (WADA) and the Innovative Medicines Initiative (IMI) have signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU), which will see the two organisations collaborate and share knowledge.
Ontario have launched two volunteer initiatives aimed at increasing volunteerism and job placements in the Province as a legacy of the Toronto 2015 Pan Am/Parapan Am Games in the Canadian city.
Spanish Paralympic Committee director Alberto Jofre and Enrique Huerta, chief executive of insurance company Liberty Seguros, have launched the latest Liberty Seguros team of Para-athletics at the company’s headquarters in Madrid.
Toronto 2015 have welcomed the election of Julio César Maglione as interim President of the Pan American Sports Organization (PASO), ahead of hosting the Pan American Games in the Canadian city this summer.
Home favourite Jordan Spieth remains on course to claim his first major championship title after finishing the penultimate day of the US Masters with a four shot advantage over his nearest challenger at Augusta in Georgia.
Bahrain’s Prime Minister Prince Khalifa bin Salman Al Khalifa has met with the Bahrain Olympic Committee President Sheikh Nasser bin Hamad Al Khalifa at the Gudaibiya Palace, to discuss upcoming youth and sport programmes.
Turkey claimed all three golds in the women’s under 48 kilogram events on the opening day of the European Weightlifting Championships in Tbilisi, Georgia.
American Gwen Jorgensen made International Triathlon Union (ITU) history by claiming her eighth consecutive World Triathlon Series victory, the longest winning streak since the event began, while Britain’s Jonathan Brownlee clinched victory in the men’s race in the Gold Coast.
Hosts Australia achieved a clean sweep of gold medals at the International Table Tennis Federation (ITTF) Oceania Para-Table Tennis Championships, in Bendigo, with the event running alongside the able-bodied Oceania Cup.
Several athletes are preparing to defend multiple titles at the European Weightlifting Championships in Tbilisi, with the European Weightlifting Federation (EWF) event set to begin in the Georgian capital tomorrow.
International Paralympic Committee holds athletics education programme in Ecuador to train officials
The International Paralympic Committee (IPC), in association with the Agitos Foundation have held an athletics education programme in Ecuador, as the South American country prepares to host their own competition.