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22.04.2009

IWG / WomenWin Grant Applications First Round closing 30 April 2009

Following the success of the 2008 grants, the IWG and WomenWin are pleased to advise that applications for the funding of sporting projects for the empowerment of women and girls are being accepted for 2009. Applicants will need to read the grant procedures and complete the relevant grant application form available on the IWG website ( […]

20.04.2009

Matthias Steiner in a TV advertisement spot

The relationship between German Soccer Leage and German Sport Aid (Deutsche Sporthilfe) culminated in an action when 36 clubs of the league dramatized great media focus on the work of ‘Deutsche Sporthilfe’ and on more than 50 other branches of sports. On one of the league days in all stadiums athletes representing ‘Deutsche Sporthilfe’ were […]

20.04.2009

One Hundred and Ten Countries Have Now Ratified UNESCO Convention

With Malawi having completed its ratification procedure, 110 countries out of the 193 UNESCO Member States have now ratified the International Convention against Doping in Sport, which came into force on February 1, 2007. The UNESCO Convention is the practical instrument by which governments formalize their commitment to the fight against doping. Given that many […]

20.04.2009
20.04.2009
19.04.2009

Finalists for the 2009 Laureus Sports Awards have been announced

A glittering collection of the world’s greatest sports stars have been nominated for the 10th Laureus World Sports Awards, following a ballot by the world’s media. Many of the nominations reflect the highly successful Olympic and Paralympic Games held in Beijing. The Laureus World Sports Awards is the premier global sports awards honouring the greatest […]

16.04.2009

Volunteer recruitment for Asian Games begins next week

The 16th Asian Games (www.gz2010.cn/en), part of the worldwide Olympic movement and governed by the Olympic Council of Asia announced that the recruitment of more than 560,000 Asian Games volunteers will begin next week. “We look forward to receiving volunteer applications for the Guangzhou 2010 Asian Games from all social sectors and from Hong Kong, […]

16.04.2009

Nepal’s sport feast

The 5th National Games including 32 sports was organized in Nepal. More than 3000 athletes participated from various regions of the country. In weightlifting tournament new and talented young lifters appeared on the scene and six new national records were set up.

16.04.2009

The first ever weightlifting coaching clinic in Malawi

The first ever weightlifting coaching clinic in the Malawi started in Blantyre with 22 participants. Egyptian weightlifting expert Maged Salama is conducting the week-long course.Weightlifting Association of Malawi chairman Charles Ulaya said the course marked a new era in the Olympic sport. “This is the fist ever technical course since the inception of weightlifting some […]

16.04.2009

Thai assurance for no disturbance to 1st EGAT Youth World Championships

Mrs. Boossaba Yodbangtoey, President of the Thai Amateur Weightlifting Association and Executive Member of the Thai Olympic Committee assures the Weightlifting Family through the IWF that – despite the recent street protests – the organisation of the 1st EGAT Youth World Championships in ChiangMai will go ahead as planned, completely undisturbed.The events would have had […]

15.04.2009

Calendar for Africa in 2009

Zone one championships ???, Nigeria (not confirmed yet) Zone two championships 24-28/09 Sierra Leone Zone three championships 02-06/06 Mauritius African Championships (youth and junior) 26/07-02/08 Uganda African Championships (senior) 20-27/12 Libya (not confirmed yet) Zone One : Egypt, Libya, Sudan, Chad, Eritrea, Djibouti, Ethiopia, Nigeria,Somalia, Central African Republic, Congo, Tanzania, Rwanda & Burundi, Sao Tome […]

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